Parallel Verses

World English Bible

and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then your light shall rise in darkness, and your obscurity be as the noonday;

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:

Holman Bible

and if you offer yourself to the hungry,
and satisfy the afflicted one,
then your light will shine in the darkness,
and your night will be like noonday.

International Standard Version

if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the needs of afflicted souls, then your light will rise in darkness, and your night will be like noonday.

A Conservative Version

and if thou draw out thy soul to a hungry man, and satisfy an afflicted soul, then thy light shall rise in darkness, and thine obscurity be as the noonday.

American Standard Version

and if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then shall thy light rise in darkness, and thine obscurity be as the noonday;

Amplified

And if you pour out that with which you sustain your own life for the hungry and satisfy the need of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in darkness, and your obscurity and gloom become like the noonday.

Bible in Basic English

And if you give your bread to those in need of it, so that the troubled one may have his desire; then you will have light in the dark, and your night will be as the full light of the sun:

Darby Translation

and thou proffer thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then shall thy light rise in the darkness, and thine obscurity be as midday;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and if thou pour out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:

Julia Smith Translation

And thou shalt give out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the humble soul; and thy light rising in darkness,, and thy thick darkness as the noon.

King James 2000

And if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall your light rise in the darkness, and your darkness be as the noon day:

Lexham Expanded Bible

if you offer your soul to the hungry, and you satisfy [the] appetite of [the] afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness, and your darkness [will be] like noon.

Modern King James verseion

and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall your light rise in darkness, and your darkness shall be as the noonday.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea If thou layest away thy burdens, and holdest thy fingers, and ceasest from blasphemous talking; if thou hast compassion upon the hungry, and refreshest the troubled soul: Then shall thy light spring out in the darkness, and thy darkness shall be as the noon day.

NET Bible

You must actively help the hungry and feed the oppressed. Then your light will dispel the darkness, and your darkness will be transformed into noonday.

New Heart English Bible

and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then your light shall rise in darkness, and your obscurity be as the noonday;

The Emphasized Bible

And shalt let thine own soul a go out to the hungry, And the soul of the oppressed, thou shalt satisfy, Then shall break forth in darkness thy light, And thy thick darkness, become as the splendour of noon;

Webster

And if thou shalt draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noon day:

Youngs Literal Translation

And dost bring out to the hungry thy soul, And the afflicted soul dost satisfy, Then risen in the darkness hath thy light, And thy thick darkness is as noon.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And if thou draw out
פּוּק 
Puwq 
Usage: 7

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

to the hungry
רעב 
Ra`eb 
Usage: 19

and satisfy
שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

the afflicted
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 83

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

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

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

אפלה 
'aphelah 
Usage: 10

References

Context Readings

True Fasts And Sabbaths

9 Then you shall call, and Yahweh will answer; you shall cry, and he will say, 'Here I am.' "If you take away from the midst of you the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking wickedly; 10 and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then your light shall rise in darkness, and your obscurity be as the noonday; 11 and Yahweh will guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in dry places, and make strong your bones; and you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters don't fail.


Cross References

Job 11:17

Life shall be clearer than the noonday. Though there is darkness, it shall be as the morning.

Isaiah 58:7-8

Isn't it to distribute your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor who are cast out to your house? When you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you not hide yourself from your own flesh?

Psalm 37:6

he will make your righteousness go forth as the light, and your justice as the noon day sun.

Proverbs 11:24-25

There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.

Deuteronomy 15:7-10

If a poor man, one of your brothers, is with you within any of your gates in your land which Yahweh your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother;

Psalm 41:1

Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil.

Psalm 112:5-9

It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He will maintain his cause in judgment.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.

Proverbs 28:27

One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

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 42:16

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.

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard these things, he said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have, and distribute it to the poor. You will have treasure in heaven. Come, follow me."

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