2 Samuel 23:4

“And 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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the Sunne riseth, euen a morning, without cloudes; as the tender grasse springing out of the earth by cleare shining after raine:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Is as the light of the morning {when} the sun rises, A morning without clouds, {When} the tender grass {springs} out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`He shall be' as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, A morning without clouds, `When' the tender grass `springeth' out of the earth, Through clear shining after rain.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is as the light of the morning, when the sun comes up, a morning without clouds; making young grass come to life from the earth.
- Basic English Bible

And [he shall be] as the light or the morning, [like] the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; [When] from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.
- Darby Bible

And 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.
- Webster's Bible

shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, when the tender grass springs out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.'
- World English Bible

And as the light of morning he riseth, A morning sun -- no clouds! By the shining, by the rain, Tender grass of the earth!
- Youngs Literal Bible

And as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, a morning without clouds; when through clear shining after rain, the tender grass springeth out of the earth.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 23:4

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 23:4


23:4 Shall be - These words are a farther description of the king's duty, which is not only to rule with justice and piety, but also with sweetness, and gentleness, and condescension to the infirmities of his people; to render his government as acceptable to them, as is the sun - shine in a clear morning, or the tender grass which springs out of the earth by the warm beams of the sun after the rain.


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