What Does the Bible Say About the Spring? 11 Inspirational Verses


Song of Solomon 2:11-12

ESVFor behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.
KJVFor, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;
NASB‘For behold, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone. ‘The blossoms have already appeared in the land; The time has arrived for pruning the vines,
NIVSee! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land.
NLTLook, the winter is past, and the rains are over and gone. The flowers are springing up, the season of singing birdsc has come, and the cooing of turtledoves fills the air.

Hosea 6:3

ESVLet us know; let us press on to know the Lord; his going out is sure as the dawn; he will come to us as the showers, as the spring rains that water the earth.”
KJVThen shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.
NASB“So let us know, let us press on to know the LORD. His going forth is as certain as the dawn; And He will come to us like the rain, Like the spring rain watering the earth.”
NIVLet us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth.”
NLTOh, that we might know the LORD! Let us press on to know him. He will respond to us as surely as the arrival of dawn or the coming of rains in early spring.”

Proverbs 16:15

ESVIn the light of a king’s face there is life, and his favor is like the clouds that bring the spring rain.
KJVIn the light of the king’s countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.
NASBIn the light of a king’s face is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.
NIVWhen a king’s face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring.
NLTWhen the king smiles, there is life; his favor refreshes like a spring rain.

Genesis 1:14

ESVAnd God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night. And let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days and years,
KJVAnd God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
NASBThen God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years;
NIVAnd God said, “Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days and years,
NLTThen God said, “Let lights appear in the sky to separate the day from the night. Let them be signs to mark the seasons, days, and years.

Psalm 104:10

ESVYou make springs gush forth in the valleys; they flow between the hills;
KJVHe sendeth the springs into the valleys, which run among the hills.
NASBHe sends forth springs in the valleys; They flow between the mountains;
NIVHe makes springs pour water into the ravines; it flows between the mountains.
NLTYou make springs pour water into the ravines, so streams gush down from the mountains.

Zechariah 10:1

ESVAsk rain from the Lord in the season of the spring rain, from the Lord who makes the storm clouds, and he will give them showers of rain, to everyone the vegetation in the field.
KJVAsk ye of the LORD rain in the time of the latter rain; so the LORD shall make bright clouds, and give them showers of rain, to every one grass in the field.
NASBAsk rain from the LORD at the time of the spring rain— The LORD who makes the storm clouds; And He will give them showers of rain, vegetation in the field to each man.
NIVAsk the LORD for rain in the springtime; it is the LORD who sends the thunderstorms. He gives showers of rain to all people, and plants of the field to everyone.
NLTAsk the LORD for rain in the spring, for he makes the storm clouds. And he will send showers of rain so every field becomes a lush pasture.

Proverbs 25:26

ESVLike a muddied spring or a polluted fountain is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
KJVA righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.
NASBLike a trampled spring and a polluted well Is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
NIVLike a muddied spring or a polluted well are the righteous who give way to the wicked.
NLTIf the godly give in to the wicked, it’s like polluting a fountain or muddying a spring.

Isaiah 61:11

ESVFor as the earth brings forth its sprouts, and as a garden causes what is sown in it to sprout up, so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to sprout up before all the nations.
KJVFor as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.
NASBFor as the earth brings forth its sprouts, And as a garden causes the things sown in it to spring up, So the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise To spring up before all the nations.
NIVFor as the soil makes the sprout come up and a garden causes seeds to grow, so the Sovereign LORD will make righteousness and praise spring up before all nations.
NLTThe Sovereign LORD will show his justice to the nations of the world. Everyone will praise him! His righteousness will be like a garden in early spring, with plants springing up everywhere.

Job 29:23

ESVThey waited for me as for the rain, and they opened their mouths as for the spring rain.
KJVAnd they waited for me as for the rain; and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter rain.
NASB“They waited for me as for the rain, And opened their mouth as for the spring rain.
NIVThey waited for me as for showers and drank in my words as the spring rain.
NLTThey longed for me to speak as people long for rain. They drank my words like a refreshing spring rain.

Hebrews 13:8

ESVJesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
KJVJesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
NASBJesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
NIVJesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
NLTJesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

Romans 1:20

ESVFor his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.
KJVFor the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:
NASBFor since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
NIVFor since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.
NLTFor ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.

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