Psalm 84:6
New International Version
As they pass through the Valley of Baka, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools.

New Living Translation
When they walk through the Valley of Weeping, it will become a place of refreshing springs. The autumn rains will clothe it with blessings.

English Standard Version
As they go through the Valley of Baca they make it a place of springs; the early rain also covers it with pools.

Berean Study Bible
As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs; even the autumn rain covers it with pools.

King James Bible
Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.

New King James Version
As they pass through the Valley of Baca, They make it a spring; The rain also covers it with pools.

New American Standard Bible
Passing through the Valley of Baca they make it a spring; The early rain also covers it with blessings.

NASB 1995
Passing through the valley of Baca they make it a spring; The early rain also covers it with blessings.

NASB 1977
Passing through the valley of Baca, they make it a spring, The early rain also covers it with blessings.

Amplified Bible
Passing through the Valley of Weeping (Baca), they make it a place of springs; The early rain also covers it with blessings.

Christian Standard Bible
As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a source of spring water; even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a source of springwater; even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.

American Standard Version
Passing through the valley of Weeping they make it a place of springs; Yea, the early rain covereth it with blessings.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They passed by the valley of weeping and they have made it a dwelling place, also blessings will cover The Lawgiver.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
the valley of weeping, to the place which he has appointed, for there the law-giver will grant blessings.

Contemporary English Version
When they reach Dry Valley, springs start flowing, and the autumn rain fills it with pools of water.

Douay-Rheims Bible
in the vale of tears, in the place which be hath set.

English Revised Version
Passing through the valley of Weeping they make it a place of springs; yea, the early rain covereth it with blessings.

Good News Translation
As they pass through the dry valley of Baca, it becomes a place of springs; the autumn rain fills it with pools.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As they pass through a valley where balsam trees grow, they make it a place of springs. The early rains cover it with blessings.

International Standard Version
They will pass through the Baca Valley where he will prepare a spring for them; even the early rain will cover it with blessings.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Passing through the valley of Baca they make it a place of springs; Yea, the early rain clotheth it with blessings.

Literal Standard Version
Those passing through a valley of weeping make it a spring, The early rain covers it with pools.

NET Bible
As they pass through the Baca Valley, he provides a spring for them. The rain even covers it with pools of water.

New Heart English Bible
Passing through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.

World English Bible
Passing through the valley of Weeping, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.

Young's Literal Translation
Those passing through a valley of weeping, A fountain do make it, Blessings also cover the director.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Better is One Day in Your Courts
5Blessed are those whose strength is in You, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage. 6As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs; even the autumn rain covers it with pools. 7They go from strength to strength, until each appears before God in Zion.…

Cross References
Psalm 107:35
He turns a desert into pools of water and a dry land into flowing springs.

Isaiah 29:17
In a very short time, will not Lebanon become an orchard, and the orchard seem like a forest?

Joel 2:23
Be glad, O children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God, for He has given you the autumn rains for your vindication. He sends you showers, both autumn and spring rains, as before.


Treasury of Scripture

Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also fills the pools.

who

Psalm 66:10-12
For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver is tried…

John 16:33
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

Acts 4:22
For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed.

Baca, etc.

2 Samuel 5:22-24
And the Philistines came up yet again, and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim…

the rain

Psalm 68:9
Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.

2 Kings 3:9-20
So the king of Israel went, and the king of Judah, and the king of Edom: and they fetched a compass of seven days' journey: and there was no water for the host, and for the cattle that followed them…

filleth.









(6) Who passing through the valley of Baca.--All the ancient versions have "valley of weeping," which, through the Vulg. vallis lacrymosa, has passed into the religious language of Europe as a synonym for life. And Baca (b?kha) seems to have this signification, whatever origin we give the word. The valley has been variously identified--with the valley of Achor (Hosea 2:15; Joshua 7:24); the valley of Rephaim (2Samuel 5:22)--a valley found by Burckhardt in the neighbourhood of Sinai; and one, more recently, by Renan, the last station of the present caravan route from the north to Jerusalem. Of these, the valley of Rephaim is most probably in the poet's mind, since it is described (Isaiah 17:5) as sterile, and as the text stands, we think of some place devoid of water, but which the courage and faith of the pilgrims treats as if it were well supplied with that indispensable requisite, thus turning adversity itself into a blessing. He either plays on the sound of the word (Baca, and becaim) or the exudations of the balsam shrub gave the valley its name.

The rain also filleth the pools.--That rain is the right rendering of the Hebrew word here appears from Joel 2:23. The rendering pools follows the reading, berech�th; but the text has berach�th, "blessings," as read by the LXX. and generally adopted now. Render yea, as the autumn rain covers (it) with blessings, i.e., just as the benign showers turn a wilderness into a garden, so resolution and faith turn disadvantage to profit. (Comp. Isaiah 35:6-8; Isaiah 43:18 seq.) . . .

Verse 6. - Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a wall; rather, through the valley of weeping (τὴν κοιλάδα τοῦ κλαυθμῶνος, LXX.). So Hupfeld. Hengstenberg, Kay, and the Revised Version; compare Hosea's "valley of Achor," i.e. "of Grief." When the righteous pass through a time of suffering or calamity, they turn it into a time of refreshment. The rain also filleth the pools; rather, the early rain (Joel 2:23) covereth it with blessings. The rain of God's grace mantles all the valley with a luxuriant vegetation; in other words, the blessing of God rests on those who act as above described, and causes them ever to increase in righteousness and true holiness.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
As they pass
עֹבְרֵ֤י ׀ (‘ō·ḇə·rê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

through the Valley
בְּעֵ֣מֶק (bə·‘ê·meq)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6010: A vale

of Baca,
הַ֭בָּכָא (hab·bā·ḵā)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1056: Baca -- a valley in Palestine

they make it
יְשִׁית֑וּהוּ (yə·šî·ṯū·hū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7896: To put, set

a place of springs;
מַעְיָ֣ן (ma‘·yān)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4599: A fountain, a source

even
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

the autumn rain
מוֹרֶֽה׃ (mō·w·reh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4175: An archer, teacher, teaching, the early rain

covers it
יַעְטֶ֥ה (ya‘·ṭeh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5844: To wrap oneself, enwrap, envelop oneself

with pools.
בְּ֝רָכ֗וֹת (bə·rā·ḵō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 1293: Benediction, prosperity


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