James 5:18
New International Version
Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth produced its crops.

New Living Translation
Then, when he prayed again, the sky sent down rain and the earth began to yield its crops.

English Standard Version
Then he prayed again, and heaven gave rain, and the earth bore its fruit.

Berean Study Bible
Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth yielded its crops.

Berean Literal Bible
And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth produced its fruit.

King James Bible
And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.

New King James Version
And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth produced its fruit.

New American Standard Bible
Then he prayed again, and the sky poured rain and the earth produced its fruit.

NASB 1995
Then he prayed again, and the sky poured rain and the earth produced its fruit.

NASB 1977
And he prayed again, and the sky poured rain, and the earth produced its fruit.

Amplified Bible
Then he prayed again, and the sky gave rain and the land produced its crops [as usual].

Christian Standard Bible
Then he prayed again, and the sky gave rain and the land produced its fruit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he prayed again, and the sky gave rain and the land produced its fruit.

American Standard Version
And he prayed again; and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he prayed again, and the skies gave rain and the land yielded its fruit.

Contemporary English Version
But when he did pray for rain, it fell from the skies and made the crops grow.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he prayed again: and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.

English Revised Version
And he prayed again; and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.

Good News Translation
Once again he prayed, and the sky poured out its rain and the earth produced its crops.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then he prayed again. It rained, and the ground produced crops.

International Standard Version
Then he prayed again, and the skies poured out rain, and the ground produced its crops.

Literal Standard Version
and again he prayed, and the sky gave rain, and the land brought forth her fruit.

NET Bible
Then he prayed again, and the sky gave rain and the land sprouted with a harvest.

New Heart English Bible
He prayed again, and the sky gave rain, and the earth brought forth its fruit.

Weymouth New Testament
Again he prayed, and the sky gave rain and the land yielded its crops.

World English Bible
He prayed again, and the sky gave rain, and the earth brought forth its fruit.

Young's Literal Translation
and again he did pray, and the heaven did give rain, and the land did bring forth her fruit.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Prayer of Faith
17Elijah was a man just like us. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years. 18 Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth yielded its crops. 19My brothers, if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring him back,…

Cross References
1 Kings 18:42
So Ahab went up to eat and drink. But Elijah climbed to the summit of Carmel, bent down on the ground, and put his face between his knees.

1 Kings 18:45
Meanwhile, the sky grew dark with clouds and wind, and a heavy rain began to fall. So Ahab rode away and went to Jezreel.


Treasury of Scripture

And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.

1 Kings 18:18,42-45
And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim…

Jeremiah 14:22
Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.

Acts 14:17
Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Again
πάλιν (palin)
Adverb
Strong's 3825: Probably from the same as pale; anew, i.e. back, once more, or furthermore or on the other hand.

he prayed,
προσηύξατο (prosēuxato)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4336: To pray, pray for, offer prayer. From pros and euchomai; to pray to God, i.e. Supplicate, worship.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

heavens
οὐρανὸς (ouranos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3772: Perhaps from the same as oros; the sky; by extension, heaven; by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel.

gave
ἔδωκεν (edōken)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

rain,
ὑετὸν (hyeton)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5205: Rain. From a primary huo; rain, especially a shower.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
(hē)
Article - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

earth
γῆ (gē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1093: Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe.

yielded
ἐβλάστησεν (eblastēsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 985: Intrans: I sprout; trans: I cause to sprout, make to grow up. From blastos; to germinate; by implication, to yield fruit.

its
αὐτῆς (autēs)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

crops.
καρπὸν (karpon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2590: Probably from the base of harpazo; fruit, literally or figuratively.


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