Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 goodly are your tents, Jacob, and your tents, Israel! 6 As valleys they are spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as aloes which Yahweh has planted, as cedar trees beside the waters. 7 Water shall flow from his buckets. His seed shall be in many waters. His king shall be higher than Agag. His kingdom shall be exalted.



Cross References

Psalm 1:3

He will be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also does not wither. Whatever he does shall prosper.

Psalm 104:16

Yahweh's trees are well watered, the cedars of Lebanon, which he has planted;

Genesis 2:8-10

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

Genesis 13:10

Lot lifted up his eyes, and saw all the plain of the Jordan, that it was well-watered everywhere, before Yahweh destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the garden of Yahweh, like the land of Egypt, as you go to Zoar.

Psalm 45:8

All your garments smell like myrrh, aloes, and cassia. Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made you glad.

Psalm 92:12-14

The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree. He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Song of Songs 4:12-15

A locked up garden is my sister, my bride; a locked up spring, a sealed fountain.

Song of Songs 6:11

I went down into the nut tree grove, to see the green plants of the valley, to see whether the vine budded, and the pomegranates were in flower.

Isaiah 41:19

I will put cedar, acacia, myrtle, and oil trees in the wilderness. I will set fir trees, pine, and box trees together in the desert;

Isaiah 58:11

and Yahweh will guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in dry places, and make strong your bones; and you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters don't fail.

Jeremiah 17:18

Let them be disappointed who persecute me, but let not me be disappointed; let them be dismayed, but don't let me be dismayed; bring on them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

Jeremiah 31:12

They shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow to the goodness of Yahweh, to the grain, and to the new wine, and to the oil, and to the young 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 beautiful branches, and with a forest-like shade, and of high stature; and its top was among the thick boughs.

Ezekiel 47:12

By the river on its bank, on this side and on that side, shall grow every tree for food, whose leaf shall not wither, neither shall its fruit fail: it shall bring forth new fruit every month, because its waters issue out of the sanctuary; and its fruit shall be for food, and its leaf for healing.

Joel 3:18

It will happen in that day, that the mountains will drop down sweet wine, the hills will flow with milk, all the brooks of Judah will flow with waters, and a fountain will come forth from the house of Yahweh, and will water the valley of Shittim.

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