New Living Translation
May the king's rule be refreshing like spring rain on freshly cut grass, like the showers that water the earth.
King James Bible
He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.
World English Bible
He will come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
He cometh down as rain on mown grass, As showers -- sprinkling the earth.
Psalm 72:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
72:6 He shall come - Christ did come down from heaven, and brought or sent down from heaven his doctrine, (which is often compared to rain) and the sweet and powerful influences of his spirit.
LibraryPrayer and Missions
"One day, about this time, I heard an unusual bleating amongst my few remaining goats, as if they were being killed or tortured. I rushed to the goat-house and found myself instantly surrounded by a band of armed men. The snare had caught me, their weapons were raised, and I expected the next moment to die. But God moved me to talk to them firmly and kindly; I warned them of their sin and its punishment; I showed them that only my love and pity led me to remain there seeking their good, and that …
Edward M. Bounds—The Essentials of Prayer
All Nations Shall Serve Him. --Ps. Lxxii. 11
The Reign of Christ on Earth. --Ps. Lxxii.
Let my teaching fall on you like rain; let my speech settle like dew. Let my words fall like rain on tender grass, like gentle showers on young plants.
2 Samuel 23:4
is like the light of morning at sunrise, like a morning without clouds, like the gleaming of the sun on new grass after rain.'
You drench the plowed ground with rain, melting the clods and leveling the ridges. You soften the earth with showers and bless its abundant crops.
"Open up, O heavens, and pour out your righteousness. Let the earth open wide so salvation and righteousness can sprout up together. I, the LORD, created them.
Oh, that we might know the LORD! Let us press on to know him. He will respond to us as surely as the arrival of dawn or the coming of rains in early spring."
Then the remnant left in Israel will take their place among the nations. They will be like dew sent by the LORD or like rain falling on the grass, which no one can hold back and no one can restrain.
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