Psalm 72:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
May he come downיֵ֭רֵד
(ye·red)
3381: to come or go down, descenda prim. root
like rainכְּמָטָ֣ר
(ke·ma·tar)
4306: raina prim. root
upon the mownגֵּ֑ז
(gez;)
1488: a shearing, mowingfrom gazaz
grass, Like showersכִּ֝רְבִיבִ֗ים
(kir·vi·vim)
7241: abundant showersfrom rabab
that waterזַרְזִ֥יף
(zar·zif)
2222: a drop, drippingfrom an unused word
the earth.אָֽרֶץ׃
(a·retz.)
776: earth, landa prim. root







KJV Lexicon
He shall come down
yarad  (yaw-rad')
to descend; causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications)
like rain
matar  (maw-tawr')
rain -- rain.
upon the mown
gez  (gaze)
a fleece (as shorn); also mown grass -- fleece, mowing, mown grass.
grass as showers
rabiyb  (raw-beeb')
a rain (as an accumulation of drops) -- shower.
that water
zarziyph  (zar-zeef')
a pouring rain -- water.
the earth
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
May he come down like rain upon the mown grass, Like showers that water the earth.

King James Bible
He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.

Holman Christian Standard 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.

NET Bible
He will descend like rain on the mown grass, like showers that drench the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He will descend like rain upon the grass and like gentle showers that descend upon the Earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
May he be like rain that falls on [freshly] cut grass, like showers that water the land.

King James 2000 Bible
He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.
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