The soul may "be as a watered garden"

— Author Unknown


Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majestie
Date
1611
Metaphor
The soul may "be as a watered garden"
Metaphor in Context
10: Hear the word of the LORD, O ye nations, and declare it in the isles afar off, and say, He that scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd doth his flock.
11: For the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and ransomed him from the hand of him that was stronger than he.
12: Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.
13: Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
14: And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the LORD.
(Jeremiah 31:10-4)
Provenance
Searching KJV at UVA's Electronic Text Center
Citation
Bible, King James. University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.
Date of Entry
07/15/2003
Date of Review
10/22/2003

The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.