Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.

King James Version

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

Holman Bible

Light is sweet,
and it is pleasing for the eyes to see the sun.

International Standard Version

How sweet is the daylight, and how pleasant it is for someone's eyes to behold the sunshine!

A Conservative Version

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.

American Standard Version

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.

Amplified

The light is sweet and pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.

Bible in Basic English

Truly the light is sweet, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.

Darby Translation

Now the light is sweet, and pleasant is it to the eyes to see the sun;

Julia Smith Translation

And the light is sweet, and good to the eyes to see the sun:

King James 2000

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

Lexham Expanded Bible

The light is sweet, and it [is] pleasant for the eyes to see the sun.

Modern King James verseion

Also the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The light is sweet, and a pleasant thing is it for the eyes to look upon the Sun.

NET Bible

Light is sweet, and it is pleasant for a person to see the sun.

New Heart English Bible

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to see the sun.

The Emphasized Bible

Truly sweet is the light, - and, pleasant to the eyes, to see the sun:

Webster

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

World English Bible

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to see the sun.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sweet also is the light, And good for the eyes to see the sun.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Truly the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

is sweet
מתוּק מתוק 
Mathowq 
Usage: 12

thing it is for the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

to behold
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

Hastings

Sun

Context Readings

Enjoy Life To The Fullest Within The Auspices Of The Fear Of God

6 Sow your seed in the morning and do not be idle in the evening, for you do not know whether morning or evening sowing will succeed, or whether both of them alike will be good. 7 The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun. 8 Indeed, if a man should live many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything that is to come will be futility.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 7:11

Wisdom along with an inheritance is good
And an advantage to those who see the sun.

Job 33:28

‘He has redeemed my soul from going to the pit,
And my life shall see the light.’

Job 33:30

To bring back his soul from the pit,
That he may be enlightened with the light of life.

Psalm 56:13

For You have delivered my soul from death,
Indeed my feet from stumbling,
So that I may walk before God
In the light of the living.

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
The Lord gives grace and glory;
No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Proverbs 15:30

Bright eyes gladden the heart;
Good news puts fat on the bones.

Proverbs 29:13

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common:
The Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

Ecclesiastes 6:5

It never sees the sun and it never knows anything; it is better off than he.

Matthew 5:45

so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

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