Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He will 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 [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.

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.

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 They shall fear you while the sun endures; and as long as the moon, throughout all generations. 6 He will come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth. 7 In his days, the righteous shall flourish, and abundance of peace, until the moon is no more.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain. My speech shall condense as the dew, as the small rain on the tender grass, as the showers on the herb.

Hosea 6:3

Let us acknowledge Yahweh. Let us press on to know Yahweh. As surely as the sun rises, Yahweh will appear. He will come to us like the rain, like the spring rain that waters the earth."

2 Samuel 23:4

shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, when the tender grass springs out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.'

Psalm 65:10

You drench its furrows. You level its ridges. You soften it with showers. You bless it with a crop.

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of the king's face is life. His favor is like a cloud of 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 a wasteland. It won't be pruned nor hoed, but it will grow briers and thorns. I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain on it."

Isaiah 14:3-5

It will happen in the day that Yahweh will give you rest from your sorrow, from your trouble, and from the hard service in which you were made to serve,

Ezekiel 34:23-26

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 like the dew to Israel. He will blossom like the lily, and send down his roots like Lebanon.

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