Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 come down like rain on 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.

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.

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

Fausets

Images Psalm 72:6

Prayers for Psalm 72:6

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

5 They shall fear thee as long as sun and moon endure, from generation to generation. 6 He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth. 7 In his days shall the righteous flourish, and abundance of peace till the moon be no more.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as rain, My speech flow down as dew, As small rain upon the tender herb, And as showers on the grass.

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

Psalm 65:10

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

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

Proverbs 19:12

The king's displeasure is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.

Isaiah 5:6

and I will make it a waste it shall not be pruned nor cultivated, but there shall come up briars and thorns; and I will command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Isaiah 14:3-5

And it shall come to pass in the day that Jehovah shall give thee rest from thy sorrow and from thy trouble and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve,

Ezekiel 34:23-26

And I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

Hosea 14:5-7

I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall blossom as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.

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