For the LORD thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills;
"When the LORD your God brings you into the land He swore to your fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob that He would give you-- a [land with] large and beautiful cities that you did not build,
houses full of every good thing that you did not fill [them with], wells dug that you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves that you did not plant-- and when you eat and are satisfied,
For the land you are entering to possess is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated by hand as in a vegetable garden.
But the land you are entering to possess is a land of mountains and valleys, watered by rain from the sky.
It is a land the LORD your God cares for. He is always watching over it from the beginning to the end of the year.
I have come down to rescue them from the power of the Egyptians and to bring them from that land to a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey-- the territory of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.
So their descendants went in and possessed the land: You subdued the Canaanites who inhabited the land before them and handed their kings and the surrounding peoples over to them, to do as they pleased with them.
They captured fortified cities and fertile land and took possession of well-supplied houses, rock-hewn cisterns, vineyards, olive groves, and fruit trees in abundance. They ate, were filled, became prosperous, and delighted in Your great goodness.
You visit the earth and water it abundantly, enriching it greatly. God's stream is filled with water, for You prepare the earth in this way, providing [people] with grain.
You soften it with showers and bless its growth, soaking its furrows and leveling its ridges.
You crown the year with Your goodness; Your ways overflow with plenty.
The wilderness pastures overflow, and the hills are robed with joy.
The pastures are clothed with flocks, and the valleys covered with grain. They shout in triumph; indeed, they sing.
On that day I swore to them that I would bring them out of the land of Egypt into a land I had searched out for them, [a land] flowing with milk and honey, the most beautiful of all lands.