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Psalms 147:9

    Psalms 147:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He gives to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He giveth to the beast his food, And to the young ravens which cry.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He gives food to every beast, and to the young ravens in answer to their cry.

    Webster's Revision

    He giveth to the beast his food, And to the young ravens which cry.

    World English Bible

    He provides food for the livestock, and for the young ravens when they call.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 147:9

    He giveth to the beast his food - To the wild beast; to the animals that cannot toil for it themselves, as man does. Compare Psalm 104:21, note; Psalm 104:27-28, notes.

    To the young ravens which cry - Compare the notes at Job 38:41. See also Psalm 145:15.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 147:9

    147:9 Ravens - Which he mentions because they were most contemptible, especially to the Jews, to whom they were unclean: and because they are not only neglected by men, but also forsaken by their dams as soon as ever they can fly, and so are wholly left to the care of Divine providence.