Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You water its furrows abundantly,
You settle its ridges,
You soften it with showers,
You bless its growth.

King James Version

Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the furrows thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof.

Holman Bible

You soften it with showers and bless its growth,
soaking its furrows and leveling its ridges.

International Standard Version

You fill the furrows of the field with water so that their ridges overflow. You soften them with rain showers; their sprouts you have blessed.

A Conservative Version

Thou water its furrows abundantly. Thou settle the ridges of it. Thou make it soft with showers. Thou bless the springing of it.

American Standard Version

Thou waterest its furrows abundantly; Thou settlest the ridges thereof: Thou makest it soft with showers; Thou blessest the springing thereof.

Amplified


You water its furrows abundantly,
You smooth its ridges;
You soften it with showers,
You bless its growth.

Bible in Basic English

You make the ploughed lands full of water; you make smooth the slopes: you make the earth soft with showers, sending your blessing on its growth.

Darby Translation

Thou dost satiate its furrows, thou smoothest its clods, thou makest it soft with showers; thou blessest the springing thereof.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou givest its furrows to drink to the full: thou wilt cause its incisions to flow down in showers: thou wilt bless its springing up.

King James 2000

You water its ridges abundantly: you settle its furrows: you make it soft with showers: you bless its growth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You drench its furrows, penetrating its ridges. With rains you soften it; its growth you bless.

Modern King James verseion

You fill its terraces with water; You deepen its furrows; You make it soft with showers; You bless the sprouting of it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou waterest her furrows, thou breakest the hard clots thereof, thou makest it soft with the drops of rain, and blessest the increase of it.

NET Bible

You saturate its furrows, and soak its plowed ground. With rain showers you soften its soil, and make its crops grow.

New Heart English Bible

You drench its furrows. You level its ridges. You soften it with showers. You bless it with a crop.

The Emphasized Bible

The ridges thereof, drenching, Settling the furrows thereof, With myriad drops, dost thou soften it, The sprouting thereof, doth thou bless.

Webster

Thou waterest the ridges of it abundantly: thou settlest the furrows of it: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing of it.

World English Bible

You drench its furrows. You level its ridges. You soften it with showers. You bless it with a crop.

Youngs Literal Translation

Its ridges have been filled, Deepened hath been its furrow, With showers Thou dost soften it, Its springing up Thou blessest.

References

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Care For The Earth

9 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.
10 You water its furrows abundantly,
You settle its ridges,
You soften it with showers,
You bless its growth.
11 You have crowned the year with Your bounty,
And Your paths drip with fatness.


Cross References

Psalm 147:8

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

Deuteronomy 32:2

Let my teaching drop as the rain,
My speech distill as the dew,
As the droplets on the fresh grass
And as the showers on the herb.

1 Corinthians 3:6-7

I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth.

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