Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Though one goes along weeping,
carrying the bag of seed,
he will surely come back with shouts of joy,
carrying his sheaves.

New American Standard Bible

He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

King James Version

He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

International Standard Version

The one who goes out weeping, carrying a bag of seeds, will surely return with a joyful song, bearing sheaves from his harvest. A Solomonic Song of Ascents

A Conservative Version

He who goes forth and weeps, bearing seed for sowing, shall doubtless come again with joy, bringing his sheaves.

American Standard Version

He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with joy, bringing his sheaves with him .

Amplified

He who goes forth bearing seed and weeping [at needing his precious supply of grain for sowing] shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Darby Translation

He goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for scattering; he cometh again with rejoicing, bearing his sheaves.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that goes forth and weeps, bearing the precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Julia Smith Translation

He going, shall go; and weeping he lifted up the drawing of the seed: coming, he shall come with joy, lifting up his sheaves.

King James 2000

He that goes forth weeping, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who diligently goes [out] with weeping, carrying the seed bag, shall certainly come [in] with rejoicing, carrying his sheaves.

Modern King James verseion

He who goes forth and weeps, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that now goeth on his way weeping, and beareth forth good seed, shall doubtless come again with joy, and bring his sheaves with him.

NET Bible

The one who weeps as he walks along, carrying his bag of seed, will certainly come in with a shout of joy, carrying his sheaves of grain.

New Heart English Bible

He who goes out weeping, carrying seed for sowing, will certainly come again with joy, carrying his sheaves.

The Emphasized Bible

He that, doth indeed go forth, and weep, bearing seed enough to trail along, doth, surely come in, with shouting, bringing his sheaves.

Webster

He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless return with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

World English Bible

He who goes out weeping, carrying seed for sowing, will certainly come again with joy, carrying his sheaves. A Song of Ascents. By Solomon.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso goeth on and weepeth, Bearing the basket of seed, Surely cometh in with singing, bearing his sheaves!

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Zion's Restoration

5 Those who sow in tears
will reap with shouts of joy.
6 Though one goes along weeping,
carrying the bag of seed,
he will surely come back with shouts of joy,
carrying his sheaves.


Cross References

Job 11:13-17

As for you, if you redirect your heart
and lift up your hands to Him in prayer—

Psalm 30:5

For His anger lasts only a moment,
but His favor, a lifetime.
Weeping may spend the night,
but there is joy in the morning.

Isaiah 9:2-3

The people walking in darkness
have seen a great light;
a light has dawned
on those living in the land of darkness.

Isaiah 61:3

to provide for those who mourn in Zion;
to give them a crown of beauty instead of ashes,
festive oil instead of mourning,
and splendid clothes instead of despair.
And they will be called righteous trees,
planted by the Lord
to glorify Him.

Jeremiah 50:4-5

In those days and at that time—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
the Israelites and Judeans will come together,
weeping as they come,
and will seek the Lord their God.

Luke 15:18-24

I’ll get up, go to my father, and say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight.

Acts 16:29-34

Then the jailer called for lights, rushed in, and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas.

Galatians 6:7-8

Don’t be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap,

Revelation 7:15-17

For this reason they are before the throne of God,
and they serve Him day and night in His sanctuary.
The One seated on the throne will shelter them:

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