Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Those who are wise shall shine as the brightness of the expanse; and those who turn many to righteousness as the stars forever and ever.

New American Standard Bible

Those who have insight will shine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who lead the many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.

King James Version

And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Holman Bible

Those who are wise will shine
like the bright expanse of the heavens,
and those who lead many to righteousness,
like the stars forever and ever.

International Standard Version

Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever.

A Conservative Version

And those who are wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament, and those who turn many to righteousness as the stars forever and ever.

American Standard Version

And they that are wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Amplified

Those who are [spiritually] wise will shine brightly like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who lead many to righteousness, [will shine] like the stars forever and ever.

Bible in Basic English

And those who are wise will be shining like the light of the outstretched sky; and those by whom numbers have been turned to righteousness will be like the stars for ever and ever.

Darby Translation

And they that are wise shall shine as the brightness of the expanse; and they that turn the many to righteousness as the stars, for ever and ever.

Julia Smith Translation

And those understanding shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and those justifying many, as the stars forever and ever.

King James 2000

And they that are wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars forever and ever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the [ones] having insight will shine like the brightness of the expanse, and [the ones] providing justice [for] the many [will be] like the stars {forever and ever}.

Modern King James verseion

And those who are wise shall shine as the brightness of the sky; and those who turn many to righteousness shall shine as the stars forever and ever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The wise, such as have taught others, shall glister as the shining of heaven: and those that have instructed the multitude unto Godliness, shall be as the stars, world without end.

NET Bible

But the wise will shine like the brightness of the heavenly expanse. And those bringing many to righteousness will be like the stars forever and ever.

New Heart English Bible

And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who turn many to righteousness like the stars forever and ever.

The Emphasized Bible

and, they who make wise, shall shine like the shining of the expanse, - and, they who bring the many to righteousness, like the stars to times age-abiding and beyond.

Webster

And they that are wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Youngs Literal Translation

And those teaching do shine as the brightness of the expanse, and those justifying the multitude as stars to the age and for ever.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זהר 
Zahar 
Usage: 22

as the brightness
זהר 
Zohar 
Usage: 2

of the firmament
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

as the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

Context Readings

Kings Of The South And The North

2 Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. 3 Those who are wise shall shine as the brightness of the expanse; and those who turn many to righteousness as the stars forever and ever. 4 But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run back and forth, and knowledge shall be increased."



Cross References

Daniel 11:33

Those who are wise among the people shall instruct many; yet they shall fall by the sword and by flame, by captivity and by spoil, [many] days.

Matthew 13:43

Then the righteous will shine forth like the sun in the Kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.

Daniel 11:35

Some of those who are wise shall fall, to refine them, and to purify, and to make them white, even to the time of the end; because it is yet for the time appointed.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.

Proverbs 11:30

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life. He who is wise wins souls.

Jeremiah 23:22

But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

Matthew 19:28

Jesus said to them, "Most certainly I tell you that you who have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on the throne of his glory, you also will sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Matthew 24:45

"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has set over his household, to give them their food in due season?

Luke 1:16-17

He will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord, their God.

John 4:36

He who reaps receives wages, and gathers fruit to eternal life; that both he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together.

John 5:35

He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

Acts 13:1

Now in the assembly that was at Antioch there were some prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen the foster brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

1 Corinthians 3:10

According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But let each man be careful how he builds on it.

1 Corinthians 15:40-42

There are also celestial bodies, and terrestrial bodies; but the glory of the celestial differs from that of the terrestrial.

Ephesians 4:11

He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers;

Philippians 2:16-17

holding up the word of life; that I may have something to boast in the day of Christ, that I didn't run in vain nor labor in vain.

1 Thessalonians 2:19-20

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Isn't it even you, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?

Hebrews 5:12

For although by this time you should be teachers, you again need to have someone teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God. You have come to need milk, and not solid food.

James 5:19-20

Brothers, if any among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back,

2 Peter 3:15

Regard the patience of our Lord as salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also, according to the wisdom given to him, wrote to you;

Revelation 1:20

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands are seven assemblies.

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