Psalm 78:16
New International Version
he brought streams out of a rocky crag and made water flow down like rivers.

New Living Translation
He made streams pour from the rock, making the waters flow down like a river!

English Standard Version
He made streams come out of the rock and caused waters to flow down like rivers.

Berean Study Bible
He brought streams from the stone and made water flow down like rivers.

King James Bible
He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers.

New King James Version
He also brought streams out of the rock, And caused waters to run down like rivers.

New American Standard Bible
He brought forth streams from the rock And made waters run down like rivers.

NASB 1995
He brought forth streams also from the rock And caused waters to run down like rivers.

NASB 1977
He brought forth streams also from the rock, And caused waters to run down like rivers.

Amplified Bible
He brought streams also from the rock [at Rephidim and Kadesh] And caused waters to run down like rivers.

Christian Standard Bible
He brought streams out of the stone and made water flow down like rivers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He brought streams out of the stone and made water flow down like rivers.

American Standard Version
He brought streams also out of the rock, And caused waters to run down like rivers.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He brought out streams from the rock and the waters flowed like rivers.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he brought water out of the rock, and caused waters to flow down as rivers.

Contemporary English Version
He made streams gush out like rivers from rocks.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He brought forth water out of the rock: and made streams run down as rivers.

English Revised Version
He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers.

Good News Translation
He caused a stream to come out of the rock and made water flow like a river.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He made streams come out of a rock. He made the water flow like rivers.

International Standard Version
He brought streams from rock, causing water to flow like a river.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He brought streams also out of the rock, And caused waters to run down like rivers.

Literal Standard Version
And brings out streams from a rock, "" And causes waters to come down as rivers.

NET Bible
He caused streams to flow from the rock, and made the water flow like rivers.

New Heart English Bible
He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers.

World English Bible
He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers.

Young's Literal Translation
And bringeth out streams from a rock, And causeth waters to come down as rivers.

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
15He split the rocks in the wilderness and gave them drink as abundant as the seas. 16He brought streams from the stone and made water flow down like rivers. 17But they continued to sin against Him, rebelling in the desert against the Most High.…

Cross References
Numbers 20:8
"Take the staff and assemble the congregation. You and your brother Aaron are to speak to the rock while they watch, and it will pour out its water. You will bring out water from the rock and provide drink for the congregation and their livestock."

Numbers 20:10
Then Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly in front of the rock, and Moses said to them, "Listen now, you rebels, must we bring you water out of this rock?"

Numbers 20:11
Then Moses raised his hand and struck the rock twice with his staff, so that a great amount of water gushed out, and the congregation and their livestock were able to drink.

Psalm 78:20
When He struck the rock, water gushed out and torrents raged. But can He also give bread or supply His people with meat?"

Isaiah 43:19
Behold, I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it? Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness and streams in the desert.

Isaiah 48:21
They did not thirst when He led them through the deserts; He made water flow for them from the rock; He split the rock, and water gushed out.

Habakkuk 3:9
You brandished Your bow; You called for many arrows. Selah You split the earth with rivers.


Treasury of Scripture

He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers.

Psalm 105:41
He opened the rock, and the waters gushed out; they ran in the dry places like a river.

Deuteronomy 8:15
Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness, wherein were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where there was no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;

Deuteronomy 9:21
And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small, even until it was as small as dust: and I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.









(16) Rock.--Rather, cliff--sela, the word always used of the event that took place at Kadesh (Numbers 20:8-11), as ts-r is of the rock in Horeb. The plural of this latter word in Psalm 78:15 is poetical and general.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He brought
וַיּוֹצִ֣א (way·yō·w·ṣi)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

streams
נוֹזְלִ֣ים (nō·wz·lîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5140: To flow, trickle, drop, distill

from the stone
מִסָּ֑לַע (mis·sā·la‘)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5553: A craggy rock

and made water
מָֽיִם׃ (mā·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

flow down
וַיּ֖וֹרֶד (way·yō·w·reḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

like rivers.
כַּנְּהָר֣וֹת (kan·nə·hā·rō·wṯ)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5104: A stream, prosperity


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