Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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;

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.

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.

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

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 unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God: 8 Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow upon the mountains. 9 He gives to the beast its food, and to the young ravens that cry.


Cross References

Job 5:10

Who gives rain upon the earth, and sends waters upon the fields:

Psalm 104:13-14

He waters the hills from his chambers: the earth is satisfied with the fruit of your works.

Genesis 9:14

And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:

1 Kings 18:44-45

And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there arises a little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand. And he said, Go up, say unto Ahab, Prepare your chariot, and get you down, that the rain stops you not.

Job 26:8-9

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not torn under them.

Job 36:27-33

For he makes small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to its vapor:

Job 38:24-27

By what way is the light distributed, which scatters the east wind upon the earth?

Psalm 65:9-13

You visit the earth, and water it: you greatly enrich it with the river of God, which is full of water: you prepare them grain, when you have so provided for it.

Psalm 135:1

Praise you the LORD. Praise you the name of the LORD; praise him, O you servants of the LORD.

Isaiah 5:6

And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor dug; but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the idols of the nations that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? are not you he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait upon you: for you have made all these things.

Joel 2:23

Be glad then, you children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God: for he has given you the former rain faithfully, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.

Amos 5:7-8

You who turn justice to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth,

Matthew 5:45

That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

Acts 14:17

Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

James 5:17-18

Elijah was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth for three years and six months.

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