New International Version
yet at the scent of water it will bud and put forth shoots like a plant.
King James Bible
Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
Darby Bible Translation
Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and put forth boughs like a young plant.
World English Bible
yet through the scent of water it will bud, and put forth boughs like a plant.
Young's Literal Translation
From the fragrance of water it doth flourish, And hath made a crop as a plant.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Through the scent of water it will bud - A fine metaphor: the water acts upon the decaying and perishing tree, as strong and powerful odors from musk, otto of roses, ammonia, etc., act on a fainting or swooning person.
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Adam . . . begat a son in his own likeness.--GEN. 5:3. Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean?--Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. Dead in trespasses and sins; . . . by nature the children of wrath, even as others.--I am carnal, sold under sin. That which I do I allow not; for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing. By one man sin entered into the world, . . . by one man's …
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Its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump die in the soil,
But a man dies and is laid low; he breathes his last and is no more.
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