Our Price: $23.99 Save: $6.00 (20%) Buy Now. The two areas are those of our work and our family.In our “workaholic” society Christian men often have misplaced priorities with respect to these responsibilities. It deals with two areas of our life that demand most of our time and cause us the most trouble. Our Price: $10.49 Save: $4.50 (30%) Buy Now. The Message, Complete Bible on MP3. It deals with two areas of our life that demand most of our time and cause us the most trouble. They are also the two areas which often compete with each other for our attention and energy. 1-2 If God doesn’t build the house, the builders only build shacks. The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible, softcover. Whole Psalm. View more titles. If God doesn’t guard the city, the night watchman might as well nap. Cancel at any time. 2 It's useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried fingers to the bone. Psalm 127:2 The Message (MSG) A Pilgrim Song of Solomon. 127 1-2 If God doesn’t build the house, the builders only build shacks. An EasyEnglish Translation with Notes (about 1200 word vocabulary) on Psalm 127. www.easyenglish.bible. Words in boxes are from the Bible. This is a family-psalm, as divers before were state-poems and church-poems. 127 1-2 If God doesn’t build the house, the builders only build shacks. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— for he grants sleep to those he loves. Don’t you know he enjoys. 2 It's useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried fingers to the bone. Learn more Start my trial Back . 2 It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. Words in brackets, ( ), are not in the *Hebrew Bible. Try it for 30 days FREE. The steps or degrees in this Psalm, though distinctly marked, are not so regular as in some others. Psalm 127 - NIV: Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. It’s useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried fingers … 3 Don't you see that children are God's best gift? The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. If God doesn't guard the city, the night watchman might as well nap. Introduction Psalm 127 is one of the most practical passages in the Bible. Psalm 127. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— for he grants sleep to those he loves. Gordon Churchyard. It’s useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried fingers to the bone. A Pilgrim Song of Solomon-2If God doesn’t build the house,the builders only build shacks.If God doesn’t guard the city,the night watchman might as well nap.It’s useless to rise early Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible Bible study and devotional books listed below. Psalm 127. It is entitled (as we read it) "for Solomon,' dedicated to him by his father. Don’t you know he enjoys giving rest to those he loves? Retail: $14.99. It’s useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried fingers to the bone. A Bible Devotion from Psalm 127. the fruit of the womb his generous legacy? 1 If God doesn't build the house, the builders only build shacks. Psalm 127. Psalm 127 is one of the most practical passages in the Bible. This principle is applied to four areas: building a house (verse 1a), guarding a city (verse 1b), working long hours (verse 2), and having children (verses 3-5). The two areas are those of our work and our family. 4 Like a … 1 of 1. If God doesn't guard the city, the night watchman might as well nap. Whole Psalm. Psalm 127. 127 1 If God doesn't build the house, the builders only build shacks. Prosperity Comes from the LORD. They are also the two areas which often compete with each other for our attention and energy. Don't you know he enjoys giving rest to those he loves? If God doesn’t guard the city, the night watchman might as well nap. Viewed as one of the "Degrees" in Christian virtue, the ninth, the Psalm is directed against self reliance. Learn more. Retail: $29.99. Study This × Bible Gateway Plus. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. Above the Clouds. If God doesn’t guard the city, the night watchman might as well nap. The workaholic pursues his career at the expense of his family. Psalm 127: The principal of this psalm is that all human efforts are in vain unless they have God’s blessing. He having a house to build, a city to keep, and seed to raise up to his father, David directs him to look up to God, and to depend upon his providence, without which all his wisdom, care, and industry, would not serve. 1 Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. --H. T. Armfield.