Psalm 72:16
May there be an abundance of grain in the land; may it sway atop the hills. May its fruit trees flourish like the forests of Lebanon, and its people like the grass of the field.
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Job 8:7
Though your beginnings were modest, your latter days will be full of prosperity.

Isaiah 30:23
Then He will send rain for the seed that you have sown in the ground, and the food that comes from your land will be rich and plentiful. On that day your cattle will graze in open pastures.

Isaiah 32:15, 20
until the Spirit is poured out upon us from on high. Then the desert will be an orchard, and the orchard will seem like a forest. . . .

Matthew 13:31-33
Jesus put before them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man planted in his field. . . .

Mark 16:15, 16
And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. . . .

Acts 1:15
In those days Peter stood up among the brothers (a gathering of about a hundred and twenty) and said,

Acts 2:41
Those who embraced his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to the believers that day.

Acts 4:4
But many who heard the message believed, and the number of men grew to about five thousand.

1 Corinthians 3:6-9
I planted the seed and Apollos watered it, but God made it grow. . . .

Revelation 7:9
After this I looked and saw a multitude too large to count, from every nation and tribe and people and tongue, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands.


Isaiah 2:2, 3
In the last days the mountain of the house of the LORD will be established as the chief of the mountains; it will be raised above the hills, and all nations will stream to it. . . .

the fruit

Psalm 92:12-14
The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. . . .

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

Isaiah 35:1
The wilderness and the land will be glad; the desert will rejoice and blossom like a rose.

Hosea 14:5-7
I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like the lily and take root like the cedars of Lebanon. . . .

of the city

Psalm 72:6
May he be like rain that falls on freshly cut grass, like spring showers that water the earth.

1 Kings 4:20
Judah and Israel became as numerous as the sand by the sea, eating and drinking and rejoicing.

Isaiah 44:3-5
For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and currents on the dry ground; I will pour out My Spirit on your descendants, and My blessing on your offspring. . . .

Jeremiah 33:22
As the hosts of heaven cannot be counted and the sand of the sea cannot be measured, so too will I multiply the descendants of My servant David and the Levites who minister before Me."

Revelation 7:14
"Sir, " I answered, "you know." So he replied, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
May there be abundance of grain in the earth on top of the mountains; Its fruit will wave like the cedars of Lebanon; And may those from the city flourish like vegetation of the earth.

King James Bible
There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May there be plenty of grain in the land; may it wave on the tops of the mountains. May its crops be like Lebanon. May people flourish in the cities like the grass of the field.

International Standard Version
May grain be abundant in the land all the way to the mountain tops; may its fruits flourish like the forests of Lebanon, and may the cities sprout like the grass of the earth.

NET Bible
May there be an abundance of grain in the earth; on the tops of the mountains may it sway! May its fruit trees flourish like the forests of Lebanon! May its crops be as abundant as the grass of the earth!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He shall be like the abundance of grain in the Earth and its fruit will spring up in the top of the mountains like Lebanon and they will sprout from the city like the grass of the Earth.
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