Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 good have been thy tents, O Jacob, Thy tabernacles, O Israel; 6 As valleys they have been stretched out, As gardens by a river; As aloes Jehovah hath planted, As cedars by waters; 7 He maketh water flow from his buckets, And his seed is in many waters; And higher than Agag is his king, And exalted is his kingdom.



Cross References

Psalm 1:3

And he hath been as a tree, Planted by rivulets of water, That giveth its fruit in its season, And its leaf doth not wither, And all that he doth he causeth to prosper.

Psalm 104:16

Satisfied are the trees of Jehovah, Cedars of Lebanon that He hath planted,

Genesis 2:8-10

And Jehovah God planteth a garden in Eden, at the east, and He setteth there the man whom He hath formed;

Genesis 13:10

And Lot lifteth up his eyes, and seeth the whole circuit of the Jordan that it is all a watered country (before Jehovah's destroying Sodom and Gomorrah, as Jehovah's garden, as the land of Egypt,) in thy coming toward Zoar,

Psalm 45:8

Myrrh and aloes, cassia! all thy garments, Out of palaces of ivory Stringed instruments have made thee glad.

Psalm 92:12-14

The righteous as a palm-tree flourisheth, As a cedar in Lebanon he groweth.

Song of Songs 4:12-15

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

Song of Songs 6:11

Unto a garden of nuts I went down, To look on the buds of the valley, To see whither the vine had flourished, The pomegranates had blossomed --

Isaiah 41:19

I give in a wilderness the cedar, Shittah, and myrtle, and oil-tree, I set in a desert the fir-pine and box-wood together.

Isaiah 58:11

And Jehovah doth lead thee continually, And hath satisfied in drought thy soul, And thy bones He armeth, And thou hast been as a watered garden, And as an outlet of waters, whose waters lie not.

Jeremiah 17:18

Let my pursuers be ashamed, and let not me be ashamed -- me! Let them be affrighted, and let not me be affrighted -- me! Bring in on them a day of evil, And a second time with destruction destroy them.

Jeremiah 31:12

And they have come in, And have sung in the high place of Zion, And flowed unto the goodness of Jehovah, For wheat, and for new wine, and for oil, And for the young of the flock and herd, And their soul hath been as a watered garden, And they add not to grieve any more.

Ezekiel 31:3-4

Lo, Asshur, a cedar in Lebanon, Fair in branch, and shading bough, and high in stature, And between thickets hath its foliage been.

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the stream there cometh up on its edge, on this side and on that side, every kind of fruit-tree whose leaf fadeth not, and not consumed is its fruit, according to its months it yieldeth first-fruits, because its waters from the sanctuary are coming forth; and its fruits hath been for food, and its leaf for medicine.

Joel 3:18

And it hath come to pass, in that day, Drop down do the mountains juice, And the hills do flow with milk, And all streams of Judah do go with water, And a fountain from the house of Jehovah goeth forth, And hath watered the valley of Shittim.

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