“Like palm groves that stretch afar, like gardens beside a river, like aloes that the LORD has planted, like cedar trees beside the waters.”
Like palm groves (or valleys) that stretch afar,
Valleys H5158: From נָחַל H5157 in its original sense; a stream, especially a winter torrent ; (by implication) a (narrow) valley (in which a brook runs); also a shaft (of a mine). H5157: A primitive root; to inherit (as a (figurative) mode of descent), or (generally) to occupy ; causatively to bequeath, or (generally) distribute, instate.
Stretch afar H5186: A primitive root; to stretch or spread out; by implication to bend away (including moral deflection); used in a great variety of applications.
“There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High.”
“A river flowed out of Eden to water the garden, and there it divided and became four rivers.”
“You make springs gush forth in the valleys; they flow between the hills;”
Like gardens beside a river,
Gardens H1593: Feminine of גַּן H1588; a garden. H1588: From גָּנַן H1598; a garden (as fenced). H1598: A primitive root; to hedge about, that is, (generally) protect.
“He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.”
“A garden locked is my sister, my bride, a spring locked, a fountain sealed.”
Song of Solomon 4:12
“I, the LORD, am its keeper; every moment I water it. Lest anyone punish it, I keep it night and day;”
Beside a river H5104: From נָהַר H5102; a stream (including the sea ; especially the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity: - flood, river. H5102: A primitive root; to sparkle, that is, (figuratively) be cheerful ; hence (from the sheen of a running stream) to flow, that is, (figuratively) assemble: - flow (together), be lightened.
“Thus says the LORD, ‘By this you shall know that I am the LORD: behold, with the staff that is in my hand I will strike the water that is in the Nile, and it shall turn into blood. The fish in the Nile shall die, and the Nile will stink, and the Egyptians will grow weary of drinking water from the Nile.’”
“And now what do you gain by going to Egypt to drink the waters of the Nile? Or what do you gain by going to Assyria to drink the waters of the Euphrates?”
“And behold, seven other cows, ugly and thin, came up out of the Nile after them, and stood by the other cows on the bank of the Nile.”
“There will be bare places by the Nile, on the brink of the Nile, and all that is sown by the Nile will be parched, will be driven away, and will be no more.”
“And on many waters your revenue was the grain of Shihor, the harvest of the Nile; you were the merchant of the nations.”
“Depart, depart, go out from there; touch no unclean thing; go out from the midst of her; purify yourselves, you who bear the vessels of the LORD.”
Like aloes that the LORD has planted,
Aloes H174: (The second form, which is feminine, is used only in the plural); of foreign origin; aloe wood (that is, sticks): - (tree of lign-) aloes.
“Your shoots are an orchard of pomegranates with all choicest fruits, henna with nard, nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes, with all choice spices—”
Song of Solomon 4:13-14
“Your robes are all fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia. From ivory palaces stringed instruments make you glad;”
“For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing,”
2 Corinthians 2:15
Planted H5193: A primitive root; properly to strike in, that is, fix ; specifically to plant (literally or figuratively): - fastened, plant (-er).
“He answered, ‘Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up.’”
Like cedar trees beside the waters.
Cedar H730: From אָרַז H729; a cedar tree (from the tenacity of its roots). H729: A primitive root; to be firm.
“So he built the house and finished it, and he made the ceiling of the house of beams and planks of cedar.”
1 Kings 6:9
“The trees of the LORD are watered abundantly, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted.”
“If she is a wall, we will build on her a battlement of silver, but if she is a door, we will enclose her with boards of cedar.”
Song of Solomon 8:9
Waters H4325: Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water ; figuratively juice ; by euphemism urine, semen: - + piss, wasting, water (-ing, [-course, -flood, -spring]).
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.”