Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

New American Standard Bible

Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

King James Version

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.

Holman Bible

is like the morning light when the sun rises on a cloudless morning, the glisten of rain on sprouting grass."

International Standard Version

He is like dawn's first light, like bright sun blazing on a cloudless morning, glistening on grassland that flourishes after a rain shower.

A Conservative Version

[he shall be] as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, [when] the tender grass [springs] out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.

American Standard Version

He shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass'springeth out of the earth, Through clear shining after rain.

Amplified

He dawns on them like the morning light when the sun rises on a cloudless morning, when the tender grass springs out of the earth through clear shining after rain.

Bible in Basic English

It is as the light of the morning, when the sun comes up, a morning without clouds; making young grass come to life from the earth

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And as the light of the morning when the sun rises, of a morning shining forth without clouds, as the shining forth through light rain upon the tender grass of the earth:

Julia Smith Translation

And as the light of the morning the sun will rise: the morning not dense; from the shining of the rain bringing forth herbage from the earth.

King James 2000

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth, by clear shining after rain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like the light of [the] morning when the sun rises, shining with no clouds, [bringing] vegetation from the earth apart from rain.'

Modern King James verseion

is as the light of the morning, as the sun rises, a morning without clouds. The tender grass springs out of the earth through shining after rain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

shall be as the morning light, when the sun shineth in a morning in which are no clouds to let the brightness; and as the grass of the earth is by the virtue of the rain.'

NET Bible

is like the light of morning when the sun comes up, a morning in which there are no clouds. He is like the brightness after rain that produces grass from the earth.

New Heart English Bible

shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, when the tender grass springs out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.'

The Emphasized Bible

Is even as the light of the morning when ariseth the sun, - A morning, without clouds, As from brightness, and from rain, the fresh shoots out of the earth.

Webster

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.

World English Bible

shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, when the tender grass springs out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And as the light of morning he riseth, A morning sun -- no clouds! By the shining, by the rain, Tender grass of the earth!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he shall be as the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

of the morning
בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

when the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

זרח 
Zarach 
arise, rise, rise up, shine, up
Usage: 18

בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214


Usage: 0

עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

as the tender grass
דּשׁא 
Deshe' 
Usage: 15

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

נגהּ 
Nogahh 
Usage: 19

References

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

David Extols Yahweh

3 The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God; 4 And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth. 5 Although my house be not so before God, Yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, Ordered in every way and sure; For this is all my salvation, and every desire, Although he make it not to grow.


Cross References

Judges 5:31

"So perish all thine enemies, O LORD! But thy friends be like the sun as he rises in his might." And the land had rest for forty years.

Psalm 72:6

He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

Psalm 89:36

His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me;

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.

Hosea 6:5

Therefore have I hewed them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of my mouth: and my judgment goeth forth as the light.

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as rain, My speech flow down as dew, As small rain upon the tender herb, And as showers on the grass.

Psalm 110:3

Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in holy splendour: from the womb of the morning shall come to thee the dew of thy youth.

Isaiah 4:2

In that day there shall be a sprout of Jehovah for beauty and glory, and the fruit of the earth for excellency and for ornament for those that are escaped of Israel.

Isaiah 60:1

Arise, shine! for thy light is come, and the glory of Jehovah is risen upon thee.

Isaiah 60:3

And the nations shall walk by thy light, and kings by the brightness of thy rising.

Isaiah 60:18-20

Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

Micah 5:7

And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many peoples as dew from Jehovah, as showers upon the grass, that tarrieth not for man, neither waiteth for the sons of men.

Malachi 4:2

And unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth and leap like fatted calves.

Luke 1:78-79

on account of the bowels of mercy of our God; wherein the dayspring from on high has visited us,

John 1:7

He came for witness, that he might witness concerning the light, that all might believe through him.

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