Psalm 107:36
New International Version
there he brought the hungry to live, and they founded a city where they could settle.

New Living Translation
He brings the hungry to settle there and to build their cities.

English Standard Version
And there he lets the hungry dwell, and they establish a city to live in;

Berean Study Bible
He causes the hungry to settle there, that they may establish a city in which to dwell.

King James Bible
And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city for habitation;

New King James Version
There He makes the hungry dwell, That they may establish a city for a dwelling place,

New American Standard Bible
And He has the hungry live there, So that they may establish an inhabited city,

NASB 1995
And there He makes the hungry to dwell, So that they may establish an inhabited city,

NASB 1977
And there He makes the hungry to dwell, So that they may establish an inhabited city,

Amplified Bible
And there He has the hungry dwell, So that they may establish an inhabited city,

Christian Standard Bible
He causes the hungry to settle there, and they establish a city where they can live.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He causes the hungry to settle there, and they establish a city where they can live.

American Standard Version
And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, That they may prepare a city of habitation,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And there he causes the hungry to dwell, and they establish for themselves cities of habitation.

Contemporary English Version
If you are hungry, you can settle there and build a town.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And hath placed there the hungry; and they made a city for their habitation.

English Revised Version
And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city of habitation;

Good News Translation
He let hungry people settle there, and they built a city to live in.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There he settles those who are hungry, and they build cities to live in.

International Standard Version
There he settled the hungry, where they built a city to live in.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And there He maketh the hungry to dwell, And they establish a city of habitation;

Literal Standard Version
And He causes the hungry to dwell there, "" And they prepare a city of habitation.

NET Bible
He allowed the hungry to settle there, and they established a city in which to live.

New Heart English Bible
There he makes the hungry live, that they may prepare a city to live in,

World English Bible
There he makes the hungry live, that they may prepare a city to live in,

Young's Literal Translation
And He causeth the hungry to dwell there, And they prepare a city of habitation.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
35He turns a desert into pools of water and a dry land into flowing springs. 36He causes the hungry to settle there, that they may establish a city in which to dwell. 37They sow fields and plant vineyards that yield a fruitful harvest.…

Cross References
Psalm 107:4
Some wandered in desert wastelands, finding no path to a city in which to dwell.

Psalm 107:7
He led them on a straight path to reach a city where they could live.


Treasury of Scripture

And there he makes the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city for habitation;

there he

Psalm 146:7
Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:

Luke 1:52
He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.

a city

Psalm 107:7
And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.

Acts 17:26
And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;









Verse 36. - And there he maketh the hungry to dwell. God gives the laud, which he has thus blessed, to some previously famishing people; as he did Canaan to Israel after they had had but scant fare in the wilderness. That they may prepare a city for habitation; literally, and they prepare. It is naturally their first thought to prepare themselves a settled dwelling-place (comp. Genesis 4:17; Genesis 11:4; Genesis 25:16, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
He causes the hungry
רְעֵבִ֑ים (rə·‘ê·ḇîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7457: Hungry

to settle
וַיּ֣וֹשֶׁב (way·yō·wō·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

there,
שָׁ֣ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8033: There, then, thither

that they may establish
וַ֝יְכוֹנְנ֗וּ (way·ḵō·wn·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3559: To be erect

a city
עִ֣יר (‘îr)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

to dwell.
מוֹשָֽׁב׃ (mō·wō·šāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4186: A seat, assembly, dwelling place, dwelling, dwellers


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