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Psalm 72

Psa. 72:6 KJV (With Strong’s)

He shall come down
yarad (Hebrew #3381)
a primitive root; to descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications): --X abundantly, bring down, carry down, cast down, (cause to) come(-ing) down, fall (down), get down, go(-ing) down(-ward), hang down, X indeed, let down, light (down), put down (off), (cause to, let) run down, sink, subdue, take down.
Pronounce: yaw-rad'
like rain
matar (Hebrew #4306)
KJV usage: rain.
Pronounce: maw-tawr'
Origin: from 4305
upong the mown
gez (Hebrew #1488)
a fleece (as shorn); also mown grass
KJV usage: fleece, mowing, mown grass.
Pronounce: gaze
Origin: from 1494
grass: as showers
rabiyb (Hebrew #7241)
a rain (as an accumulation of drops)
KJV usage: shower.
Pronounce: raw-beeb'
Origin: from 7231
that water
zarziyph (Hebrew #2222)
a pouring rain
KJV usage: water.
Pronounce: zar-zeef'
Origin: by reduplication from an unused root meaning to flow
the earth
'erets (Hebrew #776)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land)
KJV usage: X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Pronounce: eh'-rets
Origin: from an unused root probably meaning to be firm

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Ministry on This Verse

Deut. 32:2• 2My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass: (Deut. 32:2)
2 Sam. 23:4• 4And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain. (2 Sam. 23:4)
Prov. 16:15• 15In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favor is as a cloud of the latter rain. (Prov. 16:15)
Prov. 19:12• 12The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favor is as dew upon the grass. (Prov. 19:12)
Isa. 5:6• 6And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor digged; but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it. (Isa. 5:6)
Isa. 14:3‑5• 3And it shall come to pass in the day that the Lord shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy fear, and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve,
4That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
5The Lord hath broken the staff of the wicked, and the sceptre of the rulers.
(Isa. 14:3‑5)
Ezek. 34:23‑26• 23And I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David; he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.
24And I the Lord will be their God, and my servant David a prince among them; I the Lord have spoken it.
25And I will make with them a covenant of peace, and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land: and they shall dwell safely in the wilderness, and sleep in the woods.
26And I will make them and the places round about my hill a blessing; and I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing.
(Ezek. 34:23‑26)
Hos. 6:3• 3Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth. (Hos. 6:3)
Hos. 14:5‑7• 5I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
6His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon.
7They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine: the scent thereof shall be as the wine of Lebanon.
(Hos. 14:5‑7)
 {v.6-7} Further it will be a kingdom of spiritual and material prosperity. (Psalms 72 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earthk.

JND Translation Notes

Or "land," see Ps. 2.8; 58.2.