Psalms 80:11

11 Its branches reached as far as the Sea,[a]its shoots as far as the River.[b]

Psalms 80:11 in Other Translations

11 She sent out her boughs unto the sea, and her branches unto the river.
11 It sent out its branches to the sea and its shoots to the River.
11 We spread our branches west to the Mediterranean Sea; our shoots spread east to the Euphrates River.
11 Your vine ranged west to the Sea, east to the River.
11 It sent out sprouts toward the Sea and shoots toward the River.

Psalms 80:11 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 80:11

She sent out her boughs unto the sea
The Mediterranean, or midland sea, which was the border of the land of Canaan to the west:

and her branches unto the river;
the river Euphrates, which was its border to the east; see ( Deuteronomy 11:24 ) . This, in the spiritual sense of it, will have its accomplishment in the church of Christ, when he shall have dominion from sea to sea, and from the river to the ends of the earth, ( Psalms 72:8 ) . The Targum is,

``she sent out her disciples to the great sea, and to the river Euphrates her babes;''

or sucklings.

Psalms 80:11 In-Context

9 You cleared the ground for it, and it took root and filled the land.
10 The mountains were covered with its shade, the mighty cedars with its branches.
11 Its branches reached as far as the Sea,its shoots as far as the River.
12 Why have you broken down its walls so that all who pass by pick its grapes?
13 Boars from the forest ravage it, and insects from the fields feed on it.

Cross References 1

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. Probably the Mediterranean
  • [b]. That is, the Euphrates
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