Parallel Verses

World English Bible

I will bring the blind by a way that they don't know. I will lead them in paths that they don't know. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. I will do these things, and I will not forsake them.

New American Standard Bible

"I will lead the blind by a way they do not know, In paths they do not know I will guide them I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone."

King James Version

And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.

Holman Bible

I will lead the blind by a way they did not know;
I will guide them on paths they have not known.
I will turn darkness to light in front of them
and rough places into level ground.
This is what I will do for them,
and I will not forsake them.

International Standard Version

I'll help the blind walk, even on a road they do not know; I'll guide them in directions they do not know. I'll turn the dark places into light in front of them, and the rough places into level ground. These are the things I will do, and I won't abandon them.

A Conservative Version

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not. I will lead them in paths that they know not. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. These things I will do, and I will not forsake them.

American Standard Version

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not; in paths that they know not will I lead them; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. These things will I do, and I will not forsake them.

Amplified

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known. I will make darkness into light before them and make uneven places into a plain. These things I have determined to do [for them]; and I will not leave them forsaken.

Bible in Basic English

And I will take the blind by a way of which they had no knowledge, guiding them by roads strange to them: I will make the dark places light before them, and the rough places level. These things will I do and will not give them up.

Darby Translation

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not, in paths that they know not will I lead them; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will cause them to walk in paths that they have not known; I will make darkness light before them and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them and not forsake them.

Julia Smith Translation

I brought the blind by a way they knew not; and I will cause them to tread in beaten paths they knew not: I will set darkness for light before them, and crooked ways into straightness; these words I did them, and I forsook them not

King James 2000

And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will lead the blind by a road they do not know; I will cause [them] to tread on paths they have not known. I will make darkness {in their presence} into light and rough places into level ground. These [are] the things I will do, and I will not forsake them.

Modern King James verseion

And I will bring the blind by a way they knew not; I will lead them in paths they have not known; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. I will do these things to them, and not forsake them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will bring the blind into the street, that they know not: and lead them in to a foot path, that they are ignorant in. I shall make darkness light before them, and the thing that is crooked to be straight. These things will I do, and not forget them.

NET Bible

I will lead the blind along an unfamiliar way; I will guide them down paths they have never traveled. I will turn the darkness in front of them into light, and level out the rough ground. This is what I will do for them. I will not abandon them.

New Heart English Bible

I will bring the blind by a way that they do not know. I will lead them in paths that they do not know. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. I will do these things, and I will not forsake them.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus will I lead the blind, by a way they know not, In paths they know not, will I guide them, - I will make the place that was dark before them to be, light. And crooked ways, to be, straight, These things, have I done unto them, And have not forsaken them.

Webster

And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do for them, and not forsake them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have caused the blind to go, In a way they have not known, In paths they have not known I cause them to tread, I make a dark place before them become light, And unlevelled places become a plain, These are the things I have done to them, And I have not forsaken them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will bring
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

the blind
עוּר 
`ivver 
Usage: 26

by a way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

not I will lead
דּרך 
Darak 
Usage: 63

them in paths
נתבה נתיבה נתיב 
Nathiyb 
Usage: 26

I will make
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

מחשׁך 
Machshak 
Usage: 7

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

מעקשׁ 
Ma`aqash 
Usage: 1

מישׁר מישׁור 
Miyshowr 
Usage: 23

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

will I do

Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Song Of Praise To Yahweh

15 I will destroy mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs. I will make the rivers islands, and will dry up the pools. 16 I will bring the blind by a way that they don't know. I will lead them in paths that they don't know. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. I will do these things, and I will not forsake them. 17 "Those who trust in engraved images, who tell molten images, 'You are our gods' will be turned back. They will be utterly disappointed.



Cross References

Isaiah 29:18

In that day, the deaf will hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind will see out of obscurity and out of darkness.

Isaiah 32:3

The eyes of those who see will not be dim, and the ears of those who hear will listen.

Isaiah 40:4

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain.

Luke 1:78-79

because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,

Luke 3:5

Every valley will be filled. Every mountain and hill will be brought low. The crooked will become straight, and the rough ways smooth.

Hebrews 13:5

Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you."

Psalm 94:14

For Yahweh won't reject his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.

Isaiah 30:21

and when you turn to the right hand, and when you turn to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, "This is the way. Walk in it."

Isaiah 35:5

Then the eyes of the blind will be opened, and the ears of the deaf will be unstopped.

Isaiah 35:8

A highway will be there, a road, and it will be called The Holy Way. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it will be for those who walk in the Way. Wicked fools will not go there.

Jeremiah 31:8-9

Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them from the uttermost parts of the earth, [and] with them the blind and the lame, the woman with child and her who travails with child together: a great company shall they return here.

Ephesians 5:8

For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,

Joshua 3:4

Yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure. Don't come near to it, that you may know the way by which you must go; for you have not passed this way before."

Ecclesiastes 1:15

That which is crooked can't be made straight; and that which is lacking can't be counted.

Ecclesiastes 7:13

Consider the work of God, for who can make that straight, which he has made crooked?

Isaiah 29:24

They also who err in spirit will come to understanding, and those who grumble will receive instruction."

Isaiah 41:3

He pursues them, and passes by safely, Even by a way that he had not gone with his feet.

Isaiah 45:2

"I will go before you, and make the rough places smooth. I will break the doors of brass in pieces, and cut apart the bars of iron.

Isaiah 48:17

Thus says Yahweh, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I am Yahweh your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way that you should go.

Isaiah 54:13

All your children shall be taught of Yahweh; and great shall be the peace of your children.

Isaiah 60:1-2

"Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of Yahweh is risen on you.

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light to you: but Yahweh will be to you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Jeremiah 32:39-41

and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear me forever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:

Ezekiel 14:23

They shall comfort you, when you see their way and their doings; and you shall know that I have not done without cause all that I have done in it, says the Lord Yahweh.

Hosea 2:6

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up your way with thorns, and I will build a wall against her, that she can't find her way.

Hosea 2:14

"Therefore, behold, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak tenderly to her.

Romans 5:8-10

But God commends his own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 8:29-31

For whom he foreknew, he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief in the truth;

1 Peter 1:3-5

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy became our father again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

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