Psalms 104:14

“He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 104:14

He causeth the grasse to grow for the cattell, and herbe for the seruice of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, And vegetation for the labor of man, So that he may bring forth food from the earth,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, And herb for the service of man; That he may bring forth food out of the earth,
- American Standard Version (1901)

He makes the grass come up for the cattle, and plants for the use of man; so that bread may come out of the earth;
- Basic English Bible

He maketh the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man; bringing forth bread out of the earth,
- Darby Bible

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;
- Webster's Bible

He causes the grass to grow for the livestock, and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth:
- World English Bible

Causing grass to spring up for cattle, And herb for the service of man, To bring forth bread from the earth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Who causeth the grass to spring up for the cattle, and herb for the service of man; to bring forth bread out of the earth,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 104:14

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 104:14


104:13 The hills - Which most need moisture. From - From the clouds. Satisfied - By this means all the parts of the earth, are made fruitful. The fruit - With the effects of those sweet showers.

104:15 Oil - He alludes to the custom of those times and places, which was upon festival occasions to anoint their faces with oil. Bread - Which preserves or renews our strength and vigour.

104:16 Trees - Which come up, and thrive not by man's industry, but merely by the care of God's providence.


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