Psalm 128

First, from the King James version of the Bible:

1 Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.
2 For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
3 Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.
4 Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.
5 The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion: and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life.
6 Yea, thou shalt see thy children’s children, and peace upon Israel.

Next, from The Psalms of David in Metre, according to the version approved by the Church of Scotland and appointed to be used in worship:

1 Bless’d is each one that fears the Lord, and walketh in his ways;
2 For of thy labour thou shalt eat, and happy be always.
3 Thy wife shall as a fruitful vine by thy house’ sides be found:
Thy children like to olive-plants about thy table round.
4 Behold, the man that fears the Lord, thus blessed shall he be.
5 The Lord shall out of Sion give his blessing unto thee:
Thou shalt Jerus’lem’s good behold whilst thou on earth dost dwell.
6 Thou shalt thy children’s children see, and peace on Israel.

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