2 Samuel 23:4
Good News Translation
is like the sun shining on a cloudless dawn, the sun that makes the grass sparkle after rain."

Contemporary English Version
is like the sunrise on a cloudless day, or like rain that sparkles on the grass."

Douay-Rheims Bible
As the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, shineth in the morning without clouds, and as the grass springeth out of the earth by rain.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

As the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, shineth in the morning without clouds, and as the grass springeth out of the earth by rain.

as the light

Judges 5:31 So let all thy enemies perish, O Lord: but let them that love thee shine, as the sun shineth in his rising. [32] And the land rested for forty years.

Psalm 89:36 His seed shall endure for ever.

Psalm 110:3 With thee is the principality in the day of thy strength: in the brightness of the saints: from the womb before the day star I begot thee.

Proverbs 4:18 The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall.

Isaiah 60:1,3,18-20 Arise, be enlightened, O Jerusalem: for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. . . .

Hosea 6:5 For this reason have I hewed them by the prophets, I have slain them by the words of my mouth: and thy judgments shall go forth as the light.

Malachi 4:2 But unto you that fear my name, the Sun of justice shall arise, and health in his wings: and you shall go forth, and shall leap like calves of the herd.

Luke 1:78,79 Through the bowels of the mercy of our God, in which the Orient from on high hath visited us: . . .

John 1:7 This man came for a witness, to give testimony of the light, that all men might believe through him.

mourning

Hosea 6:3 He will revive us after two days: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. We shall know, and we shall follow on, that we may know the Lord. His going forth is prepared as the morning light, and he will come to us as the early and the latter rain to the earth.

tender

Deuteronomy 32:2 Let my doctrine gather as the rain, let my speech distil as the dew, as a shower upon the herb, and as drops upon the grass.

Psalm 72:6 He shall come down like rain upon the fleece; and as showers falling gently upon the earth.

Isaiah 4:2 In that day the bud of the Lord shall be in magnificence and glory, and the fruit of the earth shall be high, and a great joy to them that shall have escaped of Israel.

Micah 5:7 And they shall feed the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nemrod with the spears thereof: and he shall deliver us from the Assyrian when he shall come into our land, and when he shall tread in our borders.

Context
David's Last Song
3The God of Israel said to me, the strong one of Israel spoke, the ruler of men, the just ruler in the fear of God. 4As the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, shineth in the morning without clouds, and as the grass springeth out of the earth by rain.5Neither is my house so great with God, that he should make with me an eternal covenant, firm in all things and assured. For he is all my salvation, and all my will: neither is there ought thereof that springeth not up.…
Cross References
Judges 5:31
So let all thy enemies perish, O Lord: but let them that love thee shine, as the sun shineth in his rising. [32] And the land rested for forty years.

Psalm 72:6
He shall come down like rain upon the fleece; and as showers falling gently upon the earth.

Proverbs 4:18
The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall.

Isaiah 18:4
For thus saith the Lord to me: I will take my rest, and consider in my place, as the noon light is clear, and as a cloud of dew in the day of harvest.

Malachi 4:2
But unto you that fear my name, the Sun of justice shall arise, and health in his wings: and you shall go forth, and shall leap like calves of the herd.

Additional Translations
is like the light of the morning at sunrise of a cloudless dawn, the glistening after the rain on the sprouting grass of the earth.’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.

He shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass'springeth out of the earth, Through clear shining after rain.

And in the morning light of God, let the sun arise in the morning, from the light of which the Lord passed on, and as it were from the rain of the tender grass upon the earth.

And [he shall be] as the light or the morning, [like] the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; [When] from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

He shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, a morning without clouds; when the tender grass springeth out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.

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

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.'

And as the light of morning he riseth, A morning sun -- no clouds! By the shining, by the rain, Tender grass of the earth!
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