Psalm 112:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous.

King James Version

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

International Standard Version

A light shines in the darkness for the upright, for the one who is gracious, compassionate, and just.

A Conservative Version

To the upright there arises light in the darkness. [He is] gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

American Standard Version

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: He is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

Amplified

Light arises in the darkness for the upright, gracious, compassionate, and just [who are in right standing with God].

Bible in Basic English

For the upright there is a light shining in the dark; he is full of grace and pity.

Darby Translation

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness; he is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

Holman Bible

Light shines in the darkness for the upright. He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Zain A light has shined in the darkness upon the upright: Cheth Gracious and merciful and righteous.

Julia Smith Translation

Light arose in darkness to the upright: merciful and compassionate and just

King James 2000

Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[His] light rises in the darkness for the upright; [he is] gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Modern King James verseion

To the upright there arises light in the darkness; he is gracious and full of pity and righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto the godly there ariseth up light in the darkness: he is merciful, loving and righteous.

NET Bible

In the darkness a light shines for the godly, for each one who is merciful, compassionate, and just.

New Heart English Bible

Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.

New simplified Bible

Light shines in the darkness for the upright. He is gracious, compassionate, and fair.

The Emphasized Bible

Risen - in darkness, is light to the upright, The gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Webster

To the upright there ariseth light in darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

World English Bible

Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

Light hath risen in darkness to the upright, Gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 119

זרח 
Zarach 
arise , rise , rise up , shine , up
Usage: 18

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

in the darkness
חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

he is gracious
חנּוּן 
Channuwn 
Usage: 13

רחוּם 
Rachuwm 
Usage: 13

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Path Of The Righteous And The Path Of The Wicked

3 Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness endures forever. 4 Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous. 5 It is well with the man who is gracious and lends; He will maintain his cause in judgment.


Cross References

Job 11:17

"Your life would be brighter than noonday; Darkness would be like the morning.

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart.

John 12:46

"I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.

Psalm 37:6

He will bring forth your righteousness as the light And your judgment as the noonday.

Psalm 106:1

Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you that fears the LORD, That obeys the voice of His servant, That walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.

Isaiah 58:10

And if you give yourself to the hungry And satisfy the desire of the afflicted, Then your light will rise in darkness And your gloom will become like midday.

Micah 7:8-9

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Malachi 4:2

"But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.

Luke 6:36

"Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.

2 Corinthians 8:8-9

I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love also.

Ephesians 4:32-2

Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.

Ephesians 5:9

(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Ephesians 5:15

Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise,

Colossians 3:12-13

So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

1 John 2:29

If you know that He is righteous, you know that everyone also who practices righteousness is born of Him.

1 John 3:7

Little children, make sure no one deceives you; the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous;

1 John 3:10

By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.



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