Psalm 65:12
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New Living Translation
The grasslands of the wilderness become a lush pasture, and the hillsides blossom with joy.

King James Bible
They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side.

Darby Bible Translation
They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness, and the hills are girded with gladness.

World English Bible
The wilderness grasslands overflow. The hills are clothed with gladness.

Young's Literal Translation
Drop do the pastures of a wilderness, And joy of the heights Thou girdest on.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

65:12 Wilderness - Which though neglected by men, are furnished with food for beasts.

Psalm 65:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Question of the Active Life
I. Do all Acts of the Moral Virtues come under the Active Life? II. Does Prudence pertain to the Active Life? III. Does Teaching belong to the Active or to the Contemplative Life? IV. Does the Active Life continue after this Life? I Do all Acts of the Moral Virtues come under the Active Life? S. Isidore says[407]: "In the active life all the vices are first of all to be removed by the practice of good works, so that in the contemplative life a man may, with now purified mental gaze, pass to the
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

But in Order that we Fall not Away from Continence...
10. But in order that we fall not away from Continence, we ought to watch specially against those snares of the suggestions of the devil, that we presume not of our own strength. For, "Cursed is every one that setteth his hope in man." [1838] And who is he, but man? We cannot therefore truly say that he setteth not his hope in man, who setteth it in himself. For this also, to "live after man," what is it but to "live after the flesh?" Whoso therefore is tempted by such a suggestion, let him hear,
St. Augustine—On Continence

If, Therefore, You had not as yet Vowed unto God Widowed Continence...
23. If, therefore, you had not as yet vowed unto God widowed continence, we would assuredly exhort you to vow it; but, in that you have already vowed it, we exhort you to persevere. And yet I see that I must so speak as to lead those also who had as yet thought of marriage to love it and to seize on it. Therefore let us give ear unto the Apostle, "She who is unmarried," saith he, "is careful about the things of the Lord, to be holy both in body and spirit; but she who is married is careful about
St. Augustine—On the Good of Widowhood.

Prayer
But I give myself unto prayer.' Psa 109: 4. I shall not here expatiate upon prayer, as it will be considered more fully in the Lord's prayer. It is one thing to pray, and another thing to be given to prayer: he who prays frequently, is said to be given to prayer; as he who often distributes alms, is said to be given to charity. Prayer is a glorious ordinance, it is the soul's trading with heaven. God comes down to us by his Spirit, and we go up to him by prayer. What is prayer? It is an offering
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Job 38:26
Who makes the rain fall on barren land, in a desert where no one lives?

Job 38:27
Who sends rain to satisfy the parched ground and make the tender grass spring up?

Psalm 98:8
Let the rivers clap their hands in glee! Let the hills sing out their songs of joy

Isaiah 55:12
You will live in joy and peace. The mountains and hills will burst into song, and the trees of the field will clap their hands!

Joel 2:22
Don't be afraid, you animals of the field, for the wilderness pastures will soon be green. The trees will again be filled with fruit; fig trees and grapevines will be loaded down once more.

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