Psalms 127:1 ←
Unless Yahweh builds the house, they who build it labor in vain. Unless Yahweh watches over the city, the watchman guards it in vain.
Psalms 127:2 ←
It is vain for you to rise up early, to stay up late, eating the bread of toil, for he gives sleep to his loved ones.
Psalms 127:3 ←
Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward.
Psalms 127:4 ←
As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.
Psalms 127:5 ←
Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. They won’t be disappointed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.