Parallel Verses

King James 2000

He shall come down like rain upon 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 [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.

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

Fausets

Images Psalm 72:6

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

5 They shall fear you as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations. 6 He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth. 7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endures.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

My teaching shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us press on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth, by clear shining after rain.

Psalm 65:10

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

Proverbs 16:15

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

Proverbs 19:12

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

Isaiah 5:6

And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor dug; but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Isaiah 14:3-5

And it shall come to pass in the day that the LORD shall give you rest from your sorrow, and from your fear, and from the hard bondage in which you were 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 grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.



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