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Psalms 85:11-12

Context

85:11 Faithfulness grows from the ground,

and deliverance looks down from the sky. 1 

85:12 Yes, the Lord will bestow his good blessings, 2 

and our land will yield 3  its crops.

1 sn The psalmist already sees undeniable signs of God’s faithfulness and expects deliverance to arrive soon.

2 tn Heb “what is good.”

3 tn Both “bestow” and “yield” translate the same Hebrew verb (נָתַן, natan). The repetition of the word emphasizes that agricultural prosperity is the direct result of divine blessing.



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