Psalms 126:5

“They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 126:5

They that sow in teares: shall reape in ioy.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Those who put in seed with weeping will get in the grain with cries of joy.
- Basic English Bible

They that sow in tears shall reap with rejoicing:
- Darby Bible

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
- Webster's Bible

Those who sow in tears will reap in joy.
- World English Bible

Those sowing in tears, with singing do reap,
- Youngs Literal Bible

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 126:5

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 126:5

126:4 Turn - As thou hast brought us home, bring also the rest of our brethren. As - As thou art pleased sometimes to send floods of water into dry and barren grounds, such as the southern parts of Canaan were.

Discussion for Psalms 126:5

  • Martin Doyle on Psalms 126:5
    the best explanation of this verse is... " An African woman is ploughing and sowing a field with her baby on her back. The baby is crying from hunger, and she is crying while listening to her baby cry. She could alleviate the intense hunger right now, if she would only grind the seed she is planting into flour and make bread... but where would the harvest be...
  • James on Psalms 126:5
    It think the reference to sowing and reaping here is key It speaks of the seasons of the life of a Christian. Those who are in mourning now shall not be in a season of mourning forever, if we yield to the Lord, the refining spiritual growth during the period of mourning shall result in a period of joy on the harvest of the "mountain top ". That is not to say that the cycle will stop, but that we will get stronger and stronger in this often recurring process, and that our joy will magnify and become more consistent as we mature spiritually through the "seasons " of life.
  • Sunday on Psalms 126:5
    Compare Galatians 6:6; Hebrew 1-3 and psalm 126:5
    In the Old covenant is was more of external righteousness but in the new covenant is the inner righteousness, Higher righteousness, please read Matthew chapter 5,6,7 God bless you , await your response
  • Harry allison on Psalms 126:5
    I believe genuine ,heartfelt,tears reach the HEART of JESUS!REAL GRATITUDE can bring JOY to me knowing JESUS is in control...


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