Parallel Verses

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.'

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

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.

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.

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, 'One who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God, 4 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.' 5 Most certainly my house is not so with God, yet he has made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure, for it is all my salvation, and all [my] desire, although he doesn't make it grow.


Cross References

Judges 5:31

"So let all your enemies perish, Yahweh, but let those who love him be as the sun when it rises forth in its strength." Then the land had rest forty years.

Psalm 72:6

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

Psalm 89:36

His seed will endure forever, his throne like the sun before me.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.

Hosea 6:5

Therefore I have cut them to pieces with the prophets; I killed them with the words of my mouth. Your judgments are like a flash of lightning.

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain. My speech shall condense as the dew, as the small rain on the tender grass, as the showers on the herb.

Psalm 110:3

Your people offer themselves willingly in the day of your power, in holy array. Out of the womb of the morning, you have the dew of your youth.

Isaiah 4:2

In that day, Yahweh's branch will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be the beauty and glory of the survivors of Israel.

Isaiah 60:1

"Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of Yahweh is risen on you.

Isaiah 60:3

Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.

Isaiah 60:18-20

Violence shall no more be heard in your land, desolation nor destruction within your borders; but you shall call your walls Salvation, and your gates Praise.

Hosea 6:3

Let us acknowledge Yahweh. Let us press on to know Yahweh. As surely as the sun rises, Yahweh will appear. He will come to us like the rain, like the spring rain that waters the earth."

Micah 5:7

The remnant of Jacob will be in the midst of many peoples, like dew from Yahweh, like showers on the grass, that don't wait for man, nor wait for the sons of men.

Malachi 4:2

But to you who fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in its wings. You will go out, and leap like calves of the stall.

Luke 1:78-79

because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,

John 1:7

The same came as a witness, that he might testify about the light, that all might believe through him.

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