Psalm 72:6 {71:6}
Good News Translation
May the king be like rain on the fields, like showers falling on the land.

Contemporary English Version
Let him be as helpful as rain that refreshes the meadows and the ground.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall come down like rain upon the fleece; and as showers falling gently upon the earth.

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

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Deuteronomy 32:2 Let my doctrine gather as the rain, let my speech distil as the dew, as a shower upon the herb, and as drops upon the grass.

2 Samuel 23:4 As the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, shineth in the morning without clouds, and as the grass springeth out of the earth by rain.

Proverbs 16:15 In the cheerfulness of the king's countenance is life: and his clemency is like the latter rain.

Proverbs 19:12 As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass.

Isaiah 5:6 And I will make it desolate: it shall not be pruned, and it shall not be digged: but briers and thorns shall come up: and I will command the clouds to rain no rain upon it.

Isaiah 14:3-5 And it shall come to pass in that day, that when God shall give thee rest from thy labour, and from thy vexation, and from the hard bondage, wherewith thou didst serve before, . . .

Ezekiel 34:23-26 And I WILL SET UP ONE SHEPHERD OVER THEM, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd. . . .

Hosea 6:3 He will revive us after two days: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. We shall know, and we shall follow on, that we may know the Lord. His going forth is prepared as the morning light, and he will come to us as the early and the latter rain to the earth.

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. . . .

Context
Endow the King with Your Justice
5And he shall continue with the sun and before the moon, throughout all generations. 6He shall come down like rain upon the fleece; and as showers falling gently upon the earth.7In his days shall justice spring up, and abundance of peace, till the moon be taken away.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:2
Let my doctrine gather as the rain, let my speech distil as the dew, as a shower upon the herb, and as drops upon the grass.

2 Samuel 23:4
As the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, shineth in the morning without clouds, and as the grass springeth out of the earth by rain.

Psalm 65:10
Fill up plentifully the streams thereof, multiply its fruits; it shall spring up and rejoice in its showers.

Isaiah 45:8
Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain the just: let the earth be opened, and bud forth a saviour: and let justice spring up together: I the Lord have created him.

Hosea 6:3
He will revive us after two days: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. We shall know, and we shall follow on, that we may know the Lord. His going forth is prepared as the morning light, and he will come to us as the early and the latter rain to the earth.

Micah 5:7
And they shall feed the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nemrod with the spears thereof: and he shall deliver us from the Assyrian when he shall come into our land, and when he shall tread in our borders.

Additional Translations
May he be like rain that falls on freshly cut grass, like spring showers that water the earth.He shall come down like rain on the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.

He will come down like rain upon the mown grass, As showers that water the earth.

He shall come down as rain upon a fleece; and as drops falling upon the earth.

He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.

He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.

He will come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

He cometh down as rain on mown grass, As showers -- sprinkling the earth.
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