Psalm 72:16 {71:16}
Good News Translation
May there be plenty of grain in the land; may the hills be covered with crops, as fruitful as those of Lebanon. May the cities be filled with people, like fields full of grass.

Contemporary English Version
Let cities overflow with food and hills be covered with grain, just like Mount Lebanon. Let the people in the cities prosper like wild flowers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there shall be a firmament on the earth on the tops of mountains, above Libanus shall the fruit thereof be exalted: and they of the city shall flourish like the grass of the earth.

New American Bible
May wheat abound in the land, flourish even on the mountain heights. May his fruit be like that of Lebanon, and flourish in the city like the grasses of the land.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And there shall be a firmament on the earth on the tops of mountains, above Libanus shall the fruit thereof be exalted: and they of the city shall flourish like the grass of the earth.

there

Job 8:7 In so much, that if thy former things were small thy latter things would be multiplied exceedingly.

Isaiah 30:23 And rain shall be given to thy seed, wheresoever thou shalt sow in the land: and the bread of the corn of the land shall be most plentiful, and fat. The lamb in that day shall feed at large in thy possession:

Isaiah 32:15,20 Until the spirit be poured upon us from on high: and the desert shall be as a charmel, and charmel shall be counted for a forest. . . .

Matthew 13:31-33 Another parable he proposed unto them, saying: The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field. . . .

Mark 16:15,16 And he said to them: Go ye into the whole world and preach the gospel to every creature. . . .

Acts 1:15 In those days Peter rising up in the midst of the brethren, said (now the number of persons together was about an hundred and twenty):

Acts 2:41 They therefore that received his word were baptized: and there were added in that day about three thousand souls.

Acts 4:4 But many of them who had heard the word believed: and the number of the men was made five thousand.

1 Corinthians 3:6-9 I have planted, Apollo watered: but God gave the increase. . . .

Revelation 7:9 After this, I saw a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and in sight of the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands.

upon

Isaiah 2:2,3 And in the last days the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be prepared on the top of mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills, and all nations shall flow unto it. . . .

the fruit

Psalm 92:12-14 The just shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow up like the cedar of Libanus. . . .

Isaiah 29:17 Is it not yet a very little while, and Libanus shall be turned into charmel, and charmel shall be esteemed as a forest?

Isaiah 35:1 The land that was desolate and impassable shall be glad, and the wilderness shall rejoice, and shall flourish like the lily.

Hosea 14:5-7 I will be as the dew, Israel shall spring as the lily, and his root shall shoot forth as that of Libanus. . . .

of the city

Psalm 72:6 He shall come down like rain upon the fleece; and as showers falling gently upon the earth.

1 Kings 4:20 Juda and Israel were innumerable, as the sand of the sea in multitude; eating and drinking, and rejoicing.

Isaiah 44:3-5 For I will pour out waters upon the thirsty ground, and streams upon the dry land: I will pour out my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thy stock. . . .

Jeremiah 33:22 As the stars of heaven cannot be numbered, nor the sand of the sea be measured: so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites my ministers.

Revelation 7:14 And I said to him: My Lord, thou knowest. And he said to me: These are they who are come out of great tribulation and have washed their robes and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Context
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15And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Arabia, for him they shall always adore: they shall bless him all the day. 16And there shall be a firmament on the earth on the tops of mountains, above Libanus shall the fruit thereof be exalted: and they of the city shall flourish like the grass of the earth.17Let his name be blessed for evermore: his name continueth before the sun. And in him shall all the tribes of the earth be blessed: all nations shall magnify him.…
Cross References
Job 5:25
Thou shalt know also that thy seed shall be multiplied, and thy offspring like the grass of the earth.

Psalm 65:13
The rams of the flock are clothed, and the vales shall abound with corn: they shall shout, yea they shall sing a hymn.

Psalm 104:16
The trees of the field shall be filled, and the cedars of Libanus which he hath planted:

Songs 4:8
Come from Libanus, my spouse, come from Libanus, come: thou shalt be crowned from the top of Amana, from the top of Sanir and Hermon, from the dens of the lions, from the mountains of the leopards.

Isaiah 4:2
In that day the bud of the Lord shall be in magnificence and glory, and the fruit of the earth shall be high, and a great joy to them that shall have escaped of Israel.

Ezekiel 17:22
Thus saith the Lord God: I myself will take of the marrow of the high cedar, and will set it: I will crop off a tender twig from the top of the branches thereof, and I will plant it on a mountain high and eminent.

Additional Translations
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.There shall be an handful of corn in the earth on the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

There shall be abundance of grain 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.

There shall be an establishment on the earth on the tops of the mountains: the fruit thereof shall be exalted above Libanus, and they of the city shall flourish as grass of the earth.

There shall be abundance of corn in the earth, upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon; and they of the city shall bloom like the herb of the earth.

There shall be abundance 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.

There shall be a handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit of it shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

Abundance of grain shall be throughout the land. Its fruit sways like Lebanon. Let it flourish, thriving like the grass of the field.

There is a handful of corn in the earth, On the top of mountains, Shake like Lebanon doth its fruit, And they flourish out of the city as the herb of the earth.
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