Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Like valleys that stretch out,
Like gardens beside the river,
Like aloes planted by the Lord,
Like cedars beside the waters.

King James Version

As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the LORD hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.

Holman Bible

They stretch out like river valleys,
like gardens beside a stream,
like aloes the Lord has planted,
like cedars beside the water.

International Standard Version

They're spread out like valleys, like gardens along river banks, like aloe planted by the LORD, or like cedars beside water.

A Conservative Version

As valleys they are spread forth, as gardens by the river-side, as aloes which LORD has planted, as cedar trees beside the waters.

American Standard Version

As valleys are they spread forth, As gardens by the river-side, As lign-aloes which Jehovah hath planted, As cedar-trees beside the waters.

Amplified


“Like valleys that stretch out,
Like gardens beside the river,
Like aloes planted by the Lord,
Like cedars beside the waters.

Bible in Basic English

They are stretched out like valleys, like gardens by the riverside, like flowering trees planted by the Lord, like cedar-trees by the waters.

Darby Translation

Like valleys are they spread forth, like gardens by the river side, Like aloe-trees which Jehovah hath planted, like cedars beside the waters.

Julia Smith Translation

As valleys extended, as a garden by the river, as tents Jehovah pitched, as cedars by the waters.

King James 2000

As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as aloes which the LORD has planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They are spread out like valleys, like gardens on a river, like aloes planted by Yahweh, like cedars at [the] waters.

Modern King James verseion

They are spread forth like the valleys, like gardens by the river's side, like the trees of aloes which Jehovah has planted, like cedar trees beside the waters.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

even as the broad valleys and as gardens by the river's side, as the tents which the LORD hath pitched and as cypress trees upon the water.

NET Bible

They are like valleys stretched forth, like gardens by the river's side, like aloes that the Lord has planted, and like cedar trees beside the waters.

New Heart English Bible

As valleys they are spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as aloes which the LORD has planted, as cedar trees beside the waters.

The Emphasized Bible

Like ravines extended, Like gardens by a river, - Like aloe-trees Yahweh hath planted, Like cedars by waters:

Webster

As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign-aloes which the LORD hath planted, and as cedar-trees beside the waters.

World English Bible

As valleys they are spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as aloes which Yahweh has planted, as cedar trees beside the waters.

Youngs Literal Translation

As valleys they have been stretched out, As gardens by a river; As aloes Jehovah hath planted, As cedars by waters;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As the valleys
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

as gardens
גּנּה 
Gannah 
Usage: 12

by the river's side
נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 119

as the trees of lign aloes
אהלות אהלים 
'ahaliym 
Usage: 4

which the Lord

Usage: 0

נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

and as cedar trees
ארז 
'erez 
Usage: 73

Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

5 How beautiful are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy habitations, O Israel! 6 “Like valleys that stretch out,
Like gardens beside the river,
Like aloes planted by the Lord,
Like cedars beside the waters.
7 From his branches he shall distil waters, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.



Cross References

Psalm 1:3

And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper.

Psalm 104:16

The trees of the LORD are satisfied; the cedars of Lebanon, which he has planted,

Genesis 2:8-10

And the LORD God had planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there he put the man whom he had formed.

Genesis 13:10

And Lot lifted up his eyes and beheld all the plain of the Jordan that it was well watered everywhere, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as a garden of the LORD like the land of Egypt as thou comest unto Zoar.

Psalm 45:8

All thy garments smell of myrrh and aloes and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, by which they have made thee glad.

Psalm 92:12-14

The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree; he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Song of Songs 4:12-15

A closed garden is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Song of Songs 6:11

I went down into the garden of nuts to see the fruits of the valley, and to see whether the vines flourished, and the pomegranates budded.

Isaiah 41:19

I will bring forth in the wilderness cedars, thorns, myrtles, and olive trees; I will set in the desert the fir tree and the pine and the box tree together:

Isaiah 58:11

And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

Jeremiah 17:18

Let them be confounded that persecute me, but do not let me be confounded; let them be dismayed; but do not let me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil and destroy them with double destruction.

Jeremiah 31:12

Therefore they shall come and do praises in the height of Zion and shall run unto the goodness of the LORD, unto the bread, and unto the wine, and unto the oil, and unto the gain of the flock and of the herd and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.

Ezekiel 31:3-4

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches and with a shadowing shroud and of a high stature; and his top was highest among the thick boughs.

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow every fruitful tree for food, whose leaf shall not fall, neither shall its fruit be lacking; it shall bring forth mature fruit in its months, because their waters come forth out of the sanctuary; and its fruit shall be for food, and its leaf for medicine.

Joel 3:18

And it shall come to pass in that day that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the LORD and shall water the valley of Shittim.

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