New American Standard Bible
In the light of a king's face is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.
King James Bible
In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.
Darby Bible Translation
In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.
World English Bible
In the light of the king's face is life. His favor is like a cloud of the spring rain.
Young's Literal Translation
In the light of a king's face is life, And his good-will is as a cloud of the latter rain.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The "latter rain" is that which falls in March or April just before the harvest. The "cloud" which brings it, immediately screening people from the scorching sun, and bringing plenty and blessing, is a fit type of the highest favor.
LibraryApril 17. "He that Ruleth his Spirit is Better than He that Taketh a City" (Prov. xvi. 32).
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"They waited for me as for the rain, And opened their mouth as for the spring rain.
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