Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

May he come down like rain upon the mown grass, Like showers that water the earth.

King James Version

He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.

Holman Bible

May he be like rain that falls on the cut grass, like spring showers that water the earth.

International Standard Version

May he be like the rain that descends on mown grass, like showers sprinkling on the ground.

A Conservative Version

He will come down like rain upon the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

American Standard Version

He will come down like rain upon the mown grass, As showers that water the earth.

Amplified

May he [Solomon as a type of King David's greater Son] be like rain that comes down upon the mown grass, like showers that water the earth.

Bible in Basic English

May he come down like rain on the cut grass; like showers watering the earth.

Darby Translation

He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass as the dew that waters the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall come down as rain upon a fleece, as showers of pouring rain upon the earth.

King James 2000

He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May he descend like rain on mown grass, like showers watering [the] earth.

Modern King James verseion

He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall come down like the rain into a fleece of wool, even as the drops that water the earth.

NET Bible

He will descend like rain on the mown grass, like showers that drench the earth.

New Heart English Bible

He will come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

New simplified Bible

He will come down like rain on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.

World English Bible

He will come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

He cometh down as rain on mown grass, As showers -- sprinkling the earth.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 72:6

References

Easton

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Images Psalm 72:6

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

5 Let them fear You while the sun endures, And as long as the moon, throughout all generations. 6 May he come down like rain upon the mown grass, Like showers that water the earth. 7 In his days may the righteous flourish, And abundance of peace till the moon is no more.


Cross References

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.

Hosea 6:3

"So let us know, let us press on to know the LORD His going forth is as certain as the dawn; And He will come to us like the rain, Like the spring rain watering the earth."

2 Samuel 23:4

Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

Psalm 65:10

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

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of a king's face is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.

Proverbs 19:12

The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, But his favor is like dew on the grass.

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."

Isaiah 14:3-5

And it will be in the day when the LORD gives you rest from your pain and turmoil and harsh service in which you have been enslaved,

Ezekiel 34:23-26

"Then I will set over them one shepherd, My servant David, and he will feed them; he will feed them himself and be their shepherd.

Hosea 14:5-7

I will be like the dew to Israel; He will blossom like the lily, And he will take root like the cedars of Lebanon.



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