Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 Let men revere thee, With the sun, And in presence of the moon, Unto the remotest generation. 6 Let him come down, Like rain on fields to be mown, Like myriad drops on land to be reaped. 7 May righteousness, in his days, blossom forth, And abundance of peace, till there be no moon.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

Let my teaching drop as the rain, Let my speech distil as the dew, - As copious rains on tender grass, As myriad drops on seeding plants.

Hosea 6:3

Then let us know - let us press on to know - Yahweh, Like the dawn, is his coming forth assured, - that he may come like a down-pour upon us, like the harvest-rain, and the seed-rain of the land.

2 Samuel 23:4

Is even as the light of the morning when ariseth the sun, - A morning, without clouds, As from brightness, and from rain, the fresh shoots out of the earth.

Psalm 65:10

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

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of a king's countenance, is life, and, his good-pleasure, is like the cloud of harvest-rain.

Proverbs 19:12

The growl as of a young lion, is the rage of a king, but, like dew upon the grass, is his good pleasure.

Isaiah 5:6

And I will make it a waste; - It shall be neither pruned nor hoed, But there shall come up briars and thorns, - And upon the clouds, will I lay a charge, That they rain thereon no rain.

Isaiah 14:3-5

And it shall come to pass, in the day when Yahweh shall give thee rest flora thy toil, and from thy disquiet, - and from the hard service which had been laid upon thee,

Ezekiel 34:23-26

And I will raise up over them one shepherd And he shall tend them, Even my servant David, - Hell will tend them, And libel will become to them a shepherd;

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:

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