New International Version
I made reservoirs to water groves of flourishing trees.
King James Bible
I made me pools of water, to water therewith the wood that bringeth forth trees:
Darby Bible Translation
I made me ponds of water, to water therewith the wood, where the trees are reared.
World English Bible
I made myself pools of water, to water from it the forest where trees were reared.
Young's Literal Translation
I made for me pools of water, to water from them a forest shooting forth trees.
Ecclesiastes 2:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Pools of waters - Tanks and reservoirs.
To water therewith the wood - Aqueducts to lead the water from the tanks to different parts.
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Of Spiritual Aridity Though God hath no other desire than to impart Himself to the loving soul that seeks Him, yet He frequently conceals Himself that the soul may be roused from sloth, and impelled to seek Him with fidelity and love. But with what abundant goodness doth He recompense the faithfulness of His beloved? And how sweetly are these apparent withdrawings of Himself succeeded by the consoling caresses of love? At these seasons we are apt to believe, either that it proves our fidelity, and …
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"And These Things Write we unto You, that Your Joy May be Full. "
And may I have a letter to Asaph, keeper of the royal park, so he will give me timber to make beams for the gates of the citadel by the temple and for the city wall and for the residence I will occupy?" And because the gracious hand of my God was on me, the king granted my requests.
Then I moved on toward the Fountain Gate and the King's Pool, but there was not enough room for my mount to get through;
The Fountain Gate was repaired by Shallun son of Kol-Hozeh, ruler of the district of Mizpah. He rebuilt it, roofing it over and putting its doors and bolts and bars in place. He also repaired the wall of the Pool of Siloam, by the King's Garden, as far as the steps going down from the City of David.
Beyond him, Nehemiah son of Azbuk, ruler of a half-district of Beth Zur, made repairs up to a point opposite the tombs of David, as far as the artificial pool and the House of the Heroes.
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