Parallel Verses

Amplified


Passing through the Valley of Weeping (Baca), they make it a place of springs;
The early rain also covers it with blessings.

New American Standard Bible

Passing through the valley of Baca they make it a spring;
The early rain also covers it with blessings.

King James Version

Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.

Holman Bible

As they pass through the Valley of Baca,
they make it a source of springwater;
even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.

International Standard Version

They will pass through the Baca Valley where he will prepare a spring for them; even the early rain will cover it with blessings.

A Conservative Version

Passing through the valley of weeping they make it a place of springs. Yea, the early rain covers it with blessings.

American Standard Version

Passing through the valley of Weeping they make it a place of springs; Yea, the early rain covereth it with blessings.

Bible in Basic English

Going through the valley of balsam-trees, they make it a place of springs; it is clothed with blessings by the early rain.

Darby Translation

Passing through the valley of Baca, they make it a well-spring; yea, the early rain covereth it with blessings.

Julia Smith Translation

Passing through in the valley of Baca they will set it a fountain; also the early rain will cover the ponds.

King James 2000

Who passing through the valley of Baca makes it a well; the rain also fills the pools.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Passing through the Valley of Baca, they make it a spring. The early rain covers [it with] blessings as well.

Modern King James verseion

Passing through the valley of weeping, they will make it a fountain; the early rain also covers it with blessings.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

who going through the vale of misery use it for a well; and the pools are filled with water.

NET Bible

As they pass through the Baca Valley, he provides a spring for them. The rain even covers it with pools of water.

New Heart English Bible

Passing through the valley of Weeping, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.

The Emphasized Bible

Passing through the balsam-vale, A place of fountains, they make it, Yea, with blessings, is it covered by the early rain.

Webster

Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.

World English Bible

Passing through the valley of Weeping, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.

Youngs Literal Translation

Those passing through a valley of weeping, A fountain do make it, Blessings also cover the director.

Context Readings

Longing For God's House

5
Blessed and greatly favored is the man whose strength is in You,
In whose heart are the highways to Zion.
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Passing through the Valley of Weeping (Baca), they make it a place of springs;
The early rain also covers it with blessings.
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They go from strength to strength [increasing in victorious power];
Each of them appears before God in Zion.


Cross References

Joel 2:23


So rejoice, O children of Zion,
And delight in the Lord, your God;
For He has given you the early [autumn] rain in vindication
And He has poured down the rain for you,
The early [autumn] rain and the late [spring] rain, as before.

2 Samuel 5:22-24

The Philistines came up once again and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim.

2 Kings 3:9-20

So the king of Israel went with the king of Judah and the king of Edom. They made a circuit of seven days’ journey, but there was no water for the army or for the cattle that followed them.

Psalm 66:10-12


For You have tested us, O God;
You have refined us as silver is refined.

Psalm 68:9


You, O God, sent abroad plentiful rain;
You confirmed Your inheritance when it was parched and weary.

John 16:33

I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace. In the world you have tribulation and distress and suffering, but be courageous [be confident, be undaunted, be filled with joy]; I have overcome the world.” [My conquest is accomplished, My victory abiding.]

Acts 14:22

strengthening and establishing the hearts of the disciples; encouraging them to remain firm in the faith, saying, “It is through many tribulations and hardships that we must enter the kingdom of God.”

Romans 5:3-5

And not only this, but [with joy] let us exult in our sufferings and rejoice in our hardships, knowing that hardship (distress, pressure, trouble) produces patient endurance;

Romans 8:37

Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors and gain an overwhelming victory through Him who loved us [so much that He died for us].

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our momentary, light distress [this passing trouble] is producing for us an eternal weight of glory [a fullness] beyond all measure [surpassing all comparisons, a transcendent splendor and an endless blessedness]!

Revelation 7:14

I said to him, “My lord, you know [the answer].” And he said to me, “These are the people who come out of the great tribulation (persecution), and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb [because of His atoning sacrifice].

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