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Psalms 128:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine, In the innermost parts of thy house; Thy children like olive plants, Round about thy table.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thy wife [shall be] as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thy wife [shall be] as a fruitful vine by the sides of thy house: thy children like olive plants around thy table.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine in the inner part of thy house; thy children like olive-plants round about thy table.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thy wife, like a fruitful vine, within the recesses of thy house,—Thy children, like plantings of olive-trees, round about thy table.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Thy wife [is] as a fruitful vine in the sides of thy house, Thy sons as olive plants around thy table.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thy wife as a fruitful vine, on the sides of thy house. Thy children as olive plants, round about thy table.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thy wife [shalbe] as a fruitful Uine by the sides of thine house, thy children like Oliue plants: round about thy table.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine on the sides of thy house: thy children as young olive-plants round about thy table.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thy wife [shall be] as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thy wife 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
[shall be] as a fruitful 6509
{6509} Prime
פָּרָה
parah
{paw-raw'}
A primitive root; to bear fruit (literally or figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
vine 1612
{1612} Prime
גֶּפֶן
gephen
{gheh'-fen}
From an unused root meaning to bend; a vine (as twining), especially the grape.
by the sides 3411
{3411} Prime
יַרְכָה
y@rekah
{yer-ay-kaw'}
Feminine of H3409; properly the flank; but used only figuratively, the rear or recess.
of thine house: 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
thy children 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
like olive 2132
{2132} Prime
זַיִת
zayith
{zay'-yith}
Probably from an unused root (akin to H2099); an olive (as yielding illuminating oil), the tree, the branch or the berry.
plants 8363
{8363} Prime
שָׁתִיל
sh@thiyl
{sheth-eel'}
From H8362; a sprig (as if transplanted), that is, sucker.
round about 5439
{5439} Prime
סָבִיב
cabiyb
{saw-beeb'}
From H5437; (as noun) a circle, neighbor, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around.
thy table. 7979
{7979} Prime
שֻׁלְחָן
shulchan
{shool-khawn'}
From H7971; a table (as spread out); by implication a meal.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 128:3

_ _ by the sides — or, “within” (Psalms 48:2).

_ _ olive plants — are peculiarly luxuriant (Psalms 52:8).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 128:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 128:3

Olive — plants — Numerous, growing and flourishing.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 128:3

Thy wife [shall be] as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy (c) children like olive plants round about thy table.

(c) Because God's favour appears in no outward thing more than in the increase of children, he promises to enrich the faithful with this gift.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
a fruitful vine:

Genesis 49:22 Joseph [is] a fruitful bough, [even] a fruitful bough by a well; [whose] branches run over the wall:
Proverbs 5:15-18 Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well. ... Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
Ezekiel 19:10 Thy mother [is] like a vine in thy blood, planted by the waters: she was fruitful and full of branches by reason of many waters.

olive plants:

Psalms 52:8 But I [am] like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
Psalms 144:12 That our sons [may be] as plants grown up in their youth; [that] our daughters [may be] as corner stones, polished [after] the similitude of a palace:
Jeremiah 11:16 The LORD called thy name, A green olive tree, fair, [and] of goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he hath kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.
Hosea 14:6-7 His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon. ... They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive [as] the corn, and grow as the vine: the scent thereof [shall be] as the wine of Lebanon.
Romans 11:24 For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olive tree: how much more shall these, which be the natural [branches], be graffed into their own olive tree?

round about:

Psalms 127:5 Happy [is] the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
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Gn 49:22. Ps 52:8; 127:5; 144:12. Pv 5:15. Jr 11:16. Ezk 19:10. Ho 14:6. Ro 11:24.

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