New Living Translation
A river brings joy to the city of our God, the sacred home of the Most High.
King James Bible
There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.
Darby Bible Translation
There is a river the streams whereof make glad the city of God, the sanctuary of the habitations of the Most High.
World English Bible
There is a river, the streams of which make the city of God glad, the holy place of the tents of the Most High.
Young's Literal Translation
A river -- its rivulets rejoice the city of God, Thy holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
46:4 A river - This may design the gracious presence, and blessing of the Lord, which is frequently described under the name of waters. Make glad - Shall not barely preserve it from danger, but give great occasion for rejoicing and thanksgiving. The city - Jerusalem, the place where God's holy tabernacle is settled.
LibraryHigher Degree of Prayer, which is that of the Simple Presence of God, or Active Contemplation.
The soul, faithfully exercising itself in the affection and love of its God, is astonished to find Him taking complete possession of it. His presence becomes so natural, that it would be impossible not to have it: it becomes habitual to the soul, which is also conscious of a great calm spreading over it. Its prayer is all silence, and God imparts to it an intrinsic love, which is the commencement of ineffable happiness. Oh, if I could describe the infinite degrees which follow! But I must stop here, …
Jeanne Marie Bouvières—A Short Method Of Prayer And Spiritual Torrents
The River of God
Twenty-First Sunday after Trinity. Be Strong in the Lord
All who are victorious will become pillars in the Temple of my God, and they will never have to leave it. And I will write on them the name of my God, and they will be citizens in the city of my God--the new Jerusalem that comes down from heaven from my God. And I will also write on them my new name.
Then the angel showed me a river with the water of life, clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb.
A river flowed from the land of Eden, watering the garden and then dividing into four branches.
You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.
He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams.
You feed them from the abundance of your own house, letting them drink from your river of delights.
Send out your light and your truth; let them guide me. Let them lead me to your holy mountain, to the place where you live.
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