Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He causes the grass to grow for the livestock, and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth:

New American Standard Bible

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle,
And vegetation for the labor of man,
So that he may bring forth food from the earth,

King James Version

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;

Holman Bible

He causes grass to grow for the livestock
and provides crops for man to cultivate,
producing food from the earth,

International Standard Version

He causes grass to sprout for the cattle and plants for people to cultivate, to produce food from the land,

A Conservative Version

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, and herbage for the service of man, that he may bring forth food out of the earth,

American Standard Version

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, And herb for the service of man; That he may bring forth food out of the earth,

Amplified


He causes grass to grow for the cattle,
And all that the earth produces for cultivation by man,
So that he may bring food from the earth—

Bible in Basic English

He makes the grass come up for the cattle, and plants for the use of man; so that bread may come out of the earth;

Darby Translation

He maketh the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man; bringing forth bread out of the earth,

Julia Smith Translation

Causing grass to spring up for the cattle, and the green herb for the service of man, to bring forth bread from the earth:

King James 2000

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;

Lexham Expanded Bible

[who] causes grass to grow for the cattle and herbs for the service of humankind, to bring forth food from the earth,

Modern King James verseion

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, and plants for the service of man, to bring forth food out of the earth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou bringest forth grass for the cattle, and green herbs for the service of men.

NET Bible

He provides grass for the cattle, and crops for people to cultivate, so they can produce food from the ground,

New Heart English Bible

He causes the grass to grow for the livestock, and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth:

The Emphasized Bible

Who causeth the grass to shoot forth for the cattle, And the herb, for the service of man, That he may bring forth food out of the earth;

Webster

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;

Youngs Literal Translation

Causing grass to spring up for cattle, And herb for the service of man, To bring forth bread from the earth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He causeth the grass
חציר 
Chatsiyr 
Usage: 21

to grow
צמח 
Tsamach 
Usage: 33

for the cattle
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

and herb
עשׂב 
`eseb 
Usage: 33

for the service
עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

References

American

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Creation And Providence

13 He waters the mountains from his rooms. The earth is filled with the fruit of your works. 14 He causes the grass to grow for the livestock, and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth: 15 wine that makes glad the heart of man, oil to make his face to shine, and bread that strengthens man's heart.


Cross References

Job 28:5

As for the earth, out of it comes bread; Underneath it is turned up as it were by fire.

Psalm 147:8-9

who covers the sky with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass grow on the mountains.

Genesis 3:18

Thorns also and thistles will it bring forth to you; and you will eat the herb of the field.

Genesis 9:3

Every moving thing that lives will be food for you. As the green herb, I have given everything to you.

Psalm 136:25

Who gives food to every creature; for his loving kindness endures forever.

Genesis 1:11-12

God said, "Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with its seed in it, on the earth;" and it was so.

Genesis 1:29-30

God said, "Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed, which is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree, which bears fruit yielding seed. It will be your food.

Genesis 2:5

No plant of the field was yet in the earth, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for Yahweh God had not caused it to rain on the earth. There was not a man to till the ground,

Genesis 2:9

Out of the ground Yahweh God made every tree to grow that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the middle of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 4:12

From now on, when you till the ground, it won't yield its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth."

1 Kings 18:5

Ahab said to Obadiah, "Go through the land, to all the springs of water, and to all the brooks. Perhaps we may find grass and save the horses and mules alive, that we not lose all the animals."

Job 38:27

to satisfy the waste and desolate ground, to cause the tender grass to spring forth?

Psalm 145:15-16

The eyes of all wait for you. You give them their food in due season.

Jeremiah 14:5-6

Yes, the hind also in the field calves, and forsakes [her young], because there is no grass.

Joel 2:22

Don't be afraid, you animals of the field; for the pastures of the wilderness spring up, for the tree bears its fruit. The fig tree and the vine yield their strength.

1 Corinthians 3:7

So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.

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