New Living Translation
I built reservoirs to collect the water to irrigate my many flourishing groves.
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:6 The wood - The nurseries of young trees, which for the multitude of them were like a wood or forest.
LibraryA Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
OF THE HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains of Lebanon are situated, is the border country adjoining Syria, having Sidon for its seaport, and Land, nearly adjoining the city of Damascus, on the north. This metropolitan city of Syria, and capital of the kingdom of Damascus, was strongly fortified; and during the border conflicts it served as a cover to the Assyrian army. Bunyan, with great reason, supposes that, to keep …
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And please give me a letter addressed to Asaph, the manager of the king's forest, instructing him to give me timber. I will need it to make beams for the gates of the Temple fortress, for the city walls, and for a house for myself." And the king granted these requests, because the gracious hand of God was on me.
Then I went to the Fountain Gate and to the King's Pool, but my donkey couldn't get through the rubble.
The Fountain Gate was repaired by Shallum son of Col-hozeh, the leader of the Mizpah district. He rebuilt it, roofed it, set up its doors, and installed its bolts and bars. Then he repaired the wall of the pool of Siloam near the king's garden, and he rebuilt the wall as far as the stairs that descend from the City of David.
Next to him was Nehemiah son of Azbuk, the leader of half the district of Beth-zur. He rebuilt the wall from a place across from the tombs of David's family as far as the water reservoir and the House of the Warriors.
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