Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

May there be an abundance of corn in the earth, in the top of the mountains, - Let the fruit thereof, wave like Lebanon, And they of the city bloom like the fresh shoots of the earth.

New American Standard Bible

May there be abundance of grain in the earth on top of the mountains;
Its fruit will wave like the cedars of Lebanon;
And may those from the city flourish like vegetation of the earth.

King James Version

There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

Holman Bible

May there be plenty of grain in the land;
may it wave on the tops of the mountains.
May its crops be like Lebanon.
May people flourish in the cities
like the grass of the field.

International Standard Version

May grain be abundant in the land all the way to the mountain tops; may its fruits flourish like the forests of Lebanon, and may the cities sprout like the grass of the earth.

A Conservative Version

There shall be abundance of grain in the earth upon the top of the mountains. The fruit of it shall shake like Lebanon. And they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

American Standard Version

There shall be abundance of grain in the earth upon the top of the mountains; The fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: And they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

Amplified


There will be an abundance of grain in the soil on the top of the mountains;
Its fruit will wave like [the cedars of] Lebanon,
And those of the city will flourish like grass of the earth.

Bible in Basic English

May there be wide-stretching fields of grain in the land, shaking on the top of the mountains, full of fruit like Lebanon: may its stems be unnumbered like the grass of the earth.

Darby Translation

There shall be abundance of corn in the earth, upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon; and they of the city shall bloom like the herb of the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

There shall be diffusion of grain in the earth upon the head of the mountains; its fruit shall shake as Lebanon, and they shall blossom from the city as the grass of the earth.

King James 2000

There shall be a handful of grain in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like the grass of the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May there be an abundance of grain in the land [even] on [the] top of [the] mountains. May his crop sway like the [trees of] Lebanon, and may [those] from [the] city blossom like the grass of the earth.

Modern King James verseion

There shall be a fullness of grain in the earth on the top of the mountains; its fruit shall shake like Lebanon, and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There shall be a heap of corn in the earth, high upon the hills; his fruit shall shake like Lebanon, and shall be green in the city like grass upon the earth.

NET Bible

May there be an abundance of grain in the earth; on the tops of the mountains may it sway! May its fruit trees flourish like the forests of Lebanon! May its crops be as abundant as the grass of the earth!

New Heart English Bible

There shall be abundance of grain throughout the land. Its fruit sways like Lebanon. Let it flourish, thriving like the grass of the field.

Webster

There shall be a handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit of it shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

World English Bible

Abundance of grain shall be throughout the land. Its fruit sways like Lebanon. Let it flourish, thriving like the grass of the field.

Youngs Literal Translation

There is a handful of corn in the earth, On the top of mountains, Shake like Lebanon doth its fruit, And they flourish out of the city as the herb of the earth.

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Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

15 Let him live, then! And be there given unto him of the gold of Sheba, - Let prayer also be offered for him continually, All the day, let him be blessed. 16 May there be an abundance of corn in the earth, in the top of the mountains, - Let the fruit thereof, wave like Lebanon, And they of the city bloom like the fresh shoots of the earth. 17 May his Name he age-abiding, In the presence of the sun, let his Name flourish, - And may all the families of the ground bless themselves in him, All nations, pronounce him happy!


Cross References

1 Kings 4:20

Judah and Israel, were many, as the sand that is by the sea, for multitude, - eating and drinking, and rejoicing.

Job 5:25

And thou shalt know, that numerous is thy seed, and, thine offspring, like the young shoots of the field.

Job 8:7

So shall thy beginning appear small, - when, thy latter end, he shall greatly increase!

Psalm 72:6

Let him come down, Like rain on fields to be mown, Like myriad drops on land to be reaped.

Psalm 92:12-14

The righteous, like the palm-tree, shall thrive, Like the cedar in Lebanon, shall he grow;

Psalm 104:16

Satisfied are, The trees of Yahweh, The cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;

Isaiah 2:2-3

But it shall come to pass, in the afterpart of the days, That the mountain of the house of Yahweh Shall be, set up, as the head of the mountains, And be exalted above the hills, - And all the nations, shall stream thereunto;

Isaiah 29:17

Is it not yet a very little while, And Lebanon shall be turned, into garden land, - And garden land, for a forest, be reckoned?

Isaiah 30:23

Then will he give - Rain for thy seed - wherewith thou shalt sow thy ground and Bread as the increase of thy ground, which shall be fertile and fat, - Thy cattle, in that day, shall feed in broad pasture:

Isaiah 32:15

Until there be poured out upon us the spirit, from on high, - Then shall the wilderness become, garden-land, And the garden-land, for a forest, be reckoned;

Isaiah 32:20

How happy are ye who sow beside all waters, - Who send forth the foot of the ox and the ass.

Isaiah 35:2

It shall, blossom abundantly, and exult, Yea with exultation and shouts of triumph, The glory of Lebanon, hath been given to it, The splendour of Carmel, and Sharon, - They, shall see the glory of Yahweh, the splendour of our God.

Isaiah 44:3-5

For I will pour, Water upon the thirsty soil, and Floods upon the dry ground, - I will pour My spirit upon thy seed, and My blessing upon thine offspring;

Jeremiah 33:22

As, the host of the heavens, cannot be recorded, Nor the sand of the sea, be measured, So, will I multiply, The seed of David my servant, And the Levites who attend upon me.

Hosea 14:5-7

I will become as the dew unto Israel, he shall break forth as the lily, - and he shall strike his roots as Lebanon:

Matthew 13:31-33

Another parable, put he before them, saying - The kingdom of the heavens is like unto, a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;

Matthew 13:31-16

Another parable, put he before them, saying - The kingdom of the heavens is like unto, a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;

Acts 1:15

And, in these days, Peter, standing up in the midst of the brethren, said, - and there was a multitude of names, of one accord, about a hundred and twenty, -

Acts 2:41

They, therefore, who welcomed his word, were immersed; and there were added, on that day, about three thousand souls.

Acts 4:4

Howbeit, many of them that heard the word, believed; and the number of the men became about five thousand.

1 Corinthians 3:6-9

I, planted, Apollos, watered, - but, God, caused to, grow.

Revelation 7:9

After these things, I saw, and 1o! a great multitude, - which, to number it! no one was able, - of every nation, and of all tribes, and peoples, and tongues; standing before the throne, and before the Lamb; arrayed in white robes, and palm-branches in their hands; -

Revelation 7:14

And I at once said to him - My lord! thou, knowest! And he said unto me - These, are they who come out of the great tribulation, and they washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb;

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