New Living Translation
I will be to Israel like a refreshing dew from heaven. Israel will blossom like the lily; it will send roots deep into the soil like the cedars in Lebanon.
King James Bible
I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
Darby Bible Translation
I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall blossom as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
World English Bible
I will be like the dew to Israel. He will blossom like the lily, and send down his roots like Lebanon.
Young's Literal Translation
I am as dew to Israel, he flourisheth as a lily, And he striketh forth his roots as Lebanon.
Hosea 14:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:5 As the dew - I will refresh and comfort, and make fruitful in good works, such as return to me. As Lebanon - As the cedars in Lebanon, so shall the true Israel, converted backsliders, be blessed of God: so flourishing and happy shall the church be under Christ.
LibraryThe Joyous Return
"When God's right arm is bared for war, And thunders clothe his cloudy car." e'en then he stays his uplifted hand, reins in the steeds of vengeance, and holds communion with grace; "for his mercy endureth for ever," and "judgment is his strange work." To use another figure: the whole book of Hosea is like a great trial wherein witnesses have appeared against the accused, and the arguments and excuses of the guilty have been answered and baffled. All has been heard for them, and much, very much against …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891
The Great Change
6Th Day. Restoring Grace.
"And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don't work or make their clothing,
For I am like a tree whose roots reach the water, whose branches are refreshed with the dew.
You cleared the ground for us, and we took root and filled the land.
But the godly will flourish like palm trees and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon.
Harmony is as refreshing as the dew from Mount Hermon that falls on the mountains of Zion. And there the LORD has pronounced his blessing, even life everlasting.
The king's anger is like a lion's roar, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
Song of Solomon 2:1
I am the spring crocus blooming on the Sharon Plain, the lily of the valley.
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