After the dead cold of winter spring brings forth new life
Just rewards for trials and strife
beautiful gifts that winter tried to kill
bloom and blossom as they shake off the chill
grass that was brown and withered
Now clothed in brilliant green
Flowers and birds of vast species to be seen
trees once whipped bare by winter's icy breeze
now overflowing with an abundance of leaves
winter thought it had defeated me
my end it thought it had seen
then I bloomed and blossemed in the glory of spring
Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
Command the children of Israel, and say unto them, My offering, [and] my bread for my sacrifices made by fire, [for] a sweet savour unto me, shall ye observe to offer unto me in their due season.
These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give [them] their meat in due season.
The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word [spoken] in due season, how good [is it]!
Blessed [art] thou, O land, when thy king [is] the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom [his] lord shall make ruler over his household, to give [them their] portion of meat in due season?
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
For his anger [endureth but] a moment; in his favour [is] life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy [cometh] in the morning.
For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected