Psalm 68:9
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New Living Translation
You sent abundant rain, O God, to refresh the weary land.

King James Bible
Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou, O God, didst pour a plentiful rain upon thine inheritance, and when it was weary thou strengthenedst it.

World English Bible
You, God, sent a plentiful rain. You confirmed your inheritance, when it was weary.

Young's Literal Translation
A shower of free-will gifts thou shakest out, O God. Thine inheritance, when it hath been weary, Thou hast established it.

Psalm 68:9 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

68:9 Weary - Dry and thirsty, and parched with excessive heat, and ready to faint for want of rain, Psal 63:1.

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Library
The First Part
Of the Apocalyptical Commentaries, according to the Rule of the Apocalyptical Key, on the First Prophecy which is contained in the Seals and Trumpets; with an Introduction concerning the Scene of the Apocalypse. As it is my design to investigate the meaning of the Apocalyptical visions, it is requisite for me to treat, in the first place, of that celestial theatre to which John was called, in order to behold them, exhibited as on a stage, and afterwards of the prophecies in succession, examined by
Joseph Mede—A Key to the Apocalypse

And That, Being Raised from the Dead, He was to Ascend into Heaven...
And that, being raised from the dead, He was to ascend into heaven, (Ps. lxviii 17) David says thus: The chariot of God (is) ten-thousandfold, thousands are the drivers: [263] the Lord (is) among then in Sinai in (his) sanctuary. He ascended up on high, he led captivity captive: he received, he gave gifts to men. And by captivity he means the destruction of the rule of the apostate angels. [264] He declares also the place where He was to ascend into heaven from the earth. For the Lord, he says, from
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching

The Ascension of Christ
It seemed expedient for him to stay, to accomplish the conversion of the world. Would not his presence have had an influence to win by eloquence of gracious word and argument of loving miracle? If he put forth his power the battle would soon be over, and his rule over all hearts would be for ever established. "Thine arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; whereby the people fall under thee." Go not from the conflict, thou mighty bowman, but still cast thine all-subduing darts abroad.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

Twentieth Day for God's Spirit on the Heathen
WHAT TO PRAY.--For God's Spirit on the Heathen "Behold, these shall come from far; and these from the land of Sinim."--ISA. xlix. 12. "Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall haste to stretch out her hands to God."--PS. lxviii. 31. "I the Lord will hasten it in His time."--ISA. lx. 22. Pray for the heathen, who are yet without the word. Think of China, with her three hundred millions--a million a month dying without Christ. Think of Dark Africa, with its two hundred millions. Think
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Cross References
Leviticus 26:4
I will send you the seasonal rains. The land will then yield its crops, and the trees of the field will produce their fruit.

Deuteronomy 11:11
Rather, the land you will soon take over is a land of hills and valleys with plenty of rain--

Judges 5:4
"LORD, when you set out from Seir and marched across the fields of Edom, the earth trembled, and the cloudy skies poured down rain.

Job 5:10
He gives rain for the earth and water for the fields.

Psalm 65:9
You take care of the earth and water it, making it rich and fertile. The river of God has plenty of water; it provides a bountiful harvest of grain, for you have ordered it so.

Ezekiel 34:26
I will bless my people and their homes around my holy hill. And in the proper season I will send the showers they need. There will be showers of blessing.

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