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Proverbs 27:25

    Proverbs 27:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The hay appears, and the tender grass shows itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The hay is carried, and the tender grass showeth itself, And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The grass comes up and the young grass is seen, and the mountain plants are got in.

    Webster's Revision

    The hay is carried, and the tender grass showeth itself, And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in.

    World English Bible

    The hay is removed, and the new growth appears, the grasses of the hills are gathered in.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The hay is carried, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and the herbs of the mountains are gathered in.

    Definitions for Proverbs 27:25

    Herbs - Vegetables.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 27:25

    The hay appeareth - Take care that this be timeously mown, carefully dried and safely ricked or housed. And when the tender grass and the proper herbs appear in the mountains in the spring, then send forth the lambs, the young of the flock, that they may get suitable pasturage, without too much impoverishing the home fields; for by the sale of the lambs and goats, the price of the field is paid - all the landlord's demands are discharged. Either a certain number of lambs, goats, and other cattle, was given to the landlord; or so much money as so many lambs, etc., were then worth.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 27:25

    Appeareth - Better, When the grass disappeareth, the "tender grass showeth itself." Stress is laid on the regular succession of the products of the earth. The "grass" ("hay") of the first clause is (compare Psalm 37:2; Psalm 90:5; Psalm 103:15; 2 Kings 19:26) the proverbial type of what is perishable and fleeting. The verse gives a picture of the pleasantness of the farmer's calling; compared with this what can wealth or rank offer? With this there mingles (compare Proverbs 27:23) the thought that each stage of that life in its season requires care and watchfulness.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 27:25

    27:25 The hay - Another encouragement to diligence; God invites thee to it by the plentiful provisions wherewith he has enriched the earth for thy sake. The mountains - Even the most barren parts afford thee their help.