Psalm 126:4 {125:4}
Good News Translation
LORD, make us prosperous again, just as the rain brings water back to dry riverbeds.

New Revised Standard Version
Restore our fortunes, O LORD, like the watercourses in the Negeb.

Contemporary English Version
Our LORD, we ask you to bless our people again, and let us be like streams in the Southern Desert.

New American Bible
Restore our captives, LORD, like the dry stream beds of the Negeb.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as a stream in the south.

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Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as a stream in the south.

turn again

Psalm 126:1 A gradual canticle. When the Lord brought back the captivity of Sion, we became like men comforted.

Psalm 85:4 Convert us, O God our saviour: and turn off thy anger from us.

Hosea 1:11 And the children of Juda, and the children of Israel, shall be gathered together: and they shall appoint themselves one head, and shall come up out of the land: for great is the day of Jezrahel.

as the streams

Joshua 3:16 The waters that came down from above stood in one place, and swelling up like a mountain, were seen afar off, from the city that is called Adom, to the place of Sarthan: but those that were beneath, ran down into the sea of the wilderness, (which now is called the Dead Sea) until they wholly failed.

Isaiah 41:18 I will open rivers in the high hills, and fountains in the midst of the plains: I will turn the desert into pools of waters, and the impassable land into streams of waters.

The LORD Has Done Great Things
3The Lord hath done great things for us: we are become joyful. 4Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as a stream in the south.5They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.…
Cross References
Genesis 12:9
And Abram went forward, going and proceeding on to the south.

Deuteronomy 30:3
The Lord thy God will bring back again thy captivity, and will have mercy on thee, and gather thee again out of all the nations, into which he scattered thee before.

Isaiah 35:6
Then shall the lame man leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall be free: for waters are broken out in the desert, and streams in the wilderness.

Isaiah 43:19
Behold I do new things, and now they shall spring forth, verily you shall know them: I will make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

Psalm 126:3
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