Psalm 147:8



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who provides rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.

King James Version

Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.

International Standard Version

He shields the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth and making grass grow on the hills.

A Conservative Version

who covers the heavens with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow upon the mountains.

American Standard Version

Who covereth the heavens with clouds, Who prepareth rain for the earth, Who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.

Amplified

Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who prepares rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.

Bible in Basic English

By his hand the heaven is covered with clouds and rain is stored up for the earth; he makes the grass tall on the mountains.

Darby Translation

Who covereth the heavens with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains;

Holman Bible

who covers the sky with clouds, prepares rain for the earth, and causes grass to grow on the hills.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who covers the heavens with clouds, who prepares the rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow upon the mountains.

Julia Smith Translation

Covering the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth, causing the grass to spring up on the mountains.

King James 2000

Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow upon the mountains.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who covers [the] heavens with clouds, who provides rain for the earth, who causes grass to grow on the mountains.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which covereth the heaven with clouds, and prepareth rain for the earth, and maketh the grass to grow upon the mountains;

NET Bible

He covers the sky with clouds, provides the earth with rain, and causes grass to grow on the hillsides.

New Heart English Bible

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

New simplified Bible

He covers the sky with clouds. He provides rain for the ground. He makes grass grow on the mountains.

The Emphasized Bible

Who covereth the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth, who causeth the mountains to sprout grass:

Webster

Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is covering the heavens with clouds, Who is preparing for the earth rain, Who is causing grass to spring up on mountains,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

with clouds
עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

כּוּן 
Kuwn 
Usage: 217

מטר 
Matar 
Usage: 38

for the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

חציר 
Chatsiyr 
Usage: 21

to grow
צמח 
Tsamach 
Usage: 33

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Providence

7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; Sing praises to our God on the lyre, 8 Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who provides rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains. 9 He gives to the beast its food, And to the young ravens which cry.


Cross References

Job 5:10

"He gives rain on the earth And sends water on the fields,

Psalm 104:13-14

He waters the mountains from His upper chambers; The earth is satisfied with the fruit of His works.

Genesis 9:14

"It shall come about, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow will be seen in the cloud,

1 Kings 18:44-45

It came about at the seventh time, that he said, "Behold, a cloud as small as a man's hand is coming up from the sea." And he said, "Go up, say to Ahab, 'Prepare your chariot and go down, so that the heavy shower does not stop you.'"

Job 26:8-9

"He wraps up the waters in His clouds, And the cloud does not burst under them.

Job 36:27-33

"For He draws up the drops of water, They distill rain from the mist,

Job 38:24-27

"Where is the way that the light is divided, Or the east wind scattered on the earth?

Psalm 65:9-13

You visit the earth and cause it to overflow; You greatly enrich it; The stream of God is full of water; You prepare their grain, for thus You prepare the earth.

Psalm 135:1

Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD; Praise Him, O servants of the LORD,

Isaiah 5:6

"I will lay it waste; It will not be pruned or hoed, But briars and thorns will come up I will also charge the clouds to rain no rain on it."

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the idols of the nations who give rain? Or can the heavens grant showers? Is it not You, O LORD our God? Therefore we hope in You, For You are the one who has done all these things.

Joel 2:23

So rejoice, O sons of Zion, And be glad in the LORD your God; For He has given you the early rain for your vindication And He has poured down for you the rain, The early and latter rain as before.

Amos 5:7-8

For those who turn justice into wormwood And cast righteousness down to the earth."

Matthew 5:45

so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Acts 14:17

and yet He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."

James 5:17-18

Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.



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