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Bible in Basic English

To give eyes to the blind, to make free the prisoners from the prison, to let out those who are shut up in the dark.

New American Standard Bible

To open blind eyes,
To bring out prisoners from the dungeon
And those who dwell in darkness from the prison.

King James Version

To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.

Holman Bible

in order to open blind eyes,
to bring out prisoners from the dungeon,
and those sitting in darkness from the prison house.

International Standard Version

to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.

A Conservative Version

to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon, and those who sit in darkness out of the prison-house.

American Standard Version

to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison-house.

Amplified


To open the eyes of the blind,
To bring out prisoners from the dungeon
And those who sit in darkness from the prison.

Darby Translation

to open the blind eyes, to bring forth the prisoner from the prison, them that sit in darkness out of the house of restraint.

Julia Smith Translation

To open the eyes of the blind, to bring forth the bound out of prison, those sitting in darkness out of the house of the prison.

King James 2000

To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

to open [the] blind eyes, to bring [the] prisoner out from [the] dungeon, those who sit [in] darkness from [the] house of imprisonment.

Modern King James verseion

to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, those who sit in darkness out of the prison house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That thou mayest open the eyes of the blind; let out the prisoners, and them that sit in darkness, out of the dungeon house.

NET Bible

to open blind eyes, to release prisoners from dungeons, those who live in darkness from prisons.

New Heart English Bible

to open the blind eyes, to bring the prisoners out of the dungeon, and those who sit in darkness out of the prison.

The Emphasized Bible

To open eyes that are blind, - To bring forth Out of the dungeon the captive Out of the prison, the dwellers in darkness.

Webster

To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison-house.

World English Bible

to open the blind eyes, to bring the prisoners out of the dungeon, and those who sit in darkness out of the prison.

Youngs Literal Translation

To open the eyes of the blind, To bring forth from prison the bound one, From the house of restraint those sitting in darkness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To open
פּקח 
Paqach 
Usage: 20

the blind
עוּר 
`ivver 
Usage: 26

to bring out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

the prisoners
אסּיר 
'acciyr 
Usage: 3

from the prison
מסגּר 
Macger 
Usage: 7

and them that sit
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

out of the prison
כּלא 
Kele' 
Usage: 10

References

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Fausets

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Context Readings

The Mission Of Yahweh's Servant

6 I the Lord have made you the vessel of my purpose, I have taken you by the hand, and kept you safe, and I have given you to be an agreement to the people, and a light to the nations: 7 To give eyes to the blind, to make free the prisoners from the prison, to let out those who are shut up in the dark. 8 I am the Lord; that is my name: I will not give my glory to another, or my praise to pictured images.


Cross References

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;

Isaiah 35:5

Then the eyes of the blind will see, and the ears which are stopped will be open.

Isaiah 49:9

Saying to those who are in chains, Go free; to those who are in the dark, Come out into the light. They will get food by the way wherever they go, and have grass-lands on all the dry mountain-tops.

Hebrews 2:14-15

And because the children are flesh and blood, he took a body himself and became like them; so that by his death he might put an end to him who had the power of death, that is to say, the Evil One;

Psalm 107:10-16

Those who were in the dark, in the black night, in chains of sorrow and iron;

Isaiah 9:2

The people who went in the dark have seen a great light, and for those who were living in the land of the deepest night, the light is shining.

Isaiah 29:18

And in that day those whose ears are stopped will be hearing the words of the book; and the eyes of the blind will see through the mist and the dark.

Luke 24:45

Then he made the holy Writings clear to their minds.

John 9:39

And Jesus said, I came into this world to be a judge, so that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.

Ephesians 1:17-18

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

2 Timothy 2:26

And so they may get themselves free from the net of the Evil One, being made the prisoners of the Lord's servant, for the purpose of God.

Psalm 146:7-8

Who gives their rights to those who are crushed down; and gives food to those who are in need of it: the Lord makes the prisoners free;

Isaiah 42:16

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.

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a people whose property has been taken away from them by force; they are all taken in holes, and shut up in prisons: they are made prisoners, and no one makes them free; they are taken by force and no one says, Give them back.

Zechariah 9:11-12

And as for you, because of the blood of your agreement, I have sent out your prisoners from the deep hole in which there is no water.

Matthew 11:5

The blind see; those who were not able to, are walking; lepers are made clean; those who were without hearing, now have their ears open; the dead come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.

Luke 4:18-21

The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make well those who are broken-hearted; to say that the prisoners will be let go, and the blind will see, and to make the wounded free from their chains,

Acts 26:18

To make their eyes open, turning them from the dark to the light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may have forgiveness of sins and a heritage among those who are made holy by faith in me.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Seeing that it is God who said, Let light be shining out of the dark, who has put in our hearts the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a special people, a holy nation, priests and kings, a people given up completely to God, so that you may make clear the virtues of him who took you out of the dark into the light of heaven.

Revelation 3:18

If you are wise you will get from me gold tested by fire, so that you may have true wealth; and white robes to put on, so that your shame may not be seen; and oil for your eyes, so that you may see.

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