Behold, (A)children are a [a]gift of the Lord,
The (B)fruit of the womb is a reward.
Like arrows in the hand of a (C)warrior,
So are the children of one’s youth.
(D)Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them;
(E)They will not be ashamed
When they (F)speak with their enemies (G)in the gate.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 127:3 Or heritage