Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“For behold, darkness will cover the earth
And deep darkness the peoples;
But the Lord will rise upon you
And His glory will appear upon you.

King James Version

For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

Holman Bible

For look, darkness covers the earth,
and total darkness the peoples;
but the Lord will shine over you,
and His glory will appear over you.

International Standard Version

For look! Darkness will cover the earth and thick darkness is over the people, but the LORD will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you.

A Conservative Version

For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples. But LORD will arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

American Standard Version

For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but Jehovah will arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

Amplified


“For in fact, darkness will cover the earth
And deep darkness will cover the peoples;
But the Lord will rise upon you [Jerusalem]
And His glory and brilliance will be seen on you.

Bible in Basic English

For truly, the earth will be dark, and the peoples veiled in blackest night; but the Lord will be shining on you, and his glory will be seen among you.

Darby Translation

For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but Jehovah will arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen on thee.

Julia Smith Translation

For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gloom the nations: and Jehovah shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

King James 2000

For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon you, and his glory shall be seen upon you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For look! darkness shall cover [the] earth, and thick darkness [the] peoples, but Yahweh will rise on you, and his glory will appear over you.

Modern King James verseion

For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but Jehovah shall rise on you, and His glory shall be seen on you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and a thick mist the nations. But the LORD shall rise as the sun over thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

NET Bible

For, look, darkness covers the earth and deep darkness covers the nations, but the Lord shines on you; his splendor appears over you.

New Heart English Bible

For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but the LORD will arise on you, and his glory shall be seen on you.

The Emphasized Bible

For lo! darkness, covereth the earth, And, deep gloom the peoples, - But, on thee, beameth Yahweh, And, his glory, on thee is seen.

Webster

For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD will arise upon thee, and his glory will be seen upon thee.

World English Bible

For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but Yahweh will arise on you, and his glory shall be seen on you.

Youngs Literal Translation

For, lo, the darkness doth cover the earth, And thick darkness the peoples, And on thee rise doth Jehovah, And His honour on thee is seen.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

ערפל 
`araphel 
Usage: 16

the people
לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

but the Lord

Usage: 0

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

כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

shall be seen
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

Context Readings

Zion Glorified

1 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. 2 “For behold, darkness will cover the earth
And deep darkness the peoples;
But the Lord will rise upon you
And His glory will appear upon you.
3 And the Gentiles shall walk to thy light, and the kings to the brightness of thy birth.


Cross References

Leviticus 9:23

And Moses and Aaron went into the tabernacle of the testimony and came out and blessed the people; and the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the people.

Numbers 16:19

And Korah had gathered all the congregation against them unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony; then the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the congregation.

1 Kings 8:11

And the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the LORD.

Psalm 80:1

Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubim, shine forth.

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God before he causes darkness and before your feet stumble in mountains of darkness, and while ye look for light, he turns it into the shadow of death and makes it gross darkness.

Ezekiel 10:4

And the glory of the LORD had gone up from the cherubim to the threshold of the door, and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was full of the brightness of the LORD's glory.

Habakkuk 3:3-4

God shall come from Teman, and the Holy One from Mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was filled with his praise.

Haggai 2:7-9

and I will shake all the Gentiles; and the desire of all the Gentiles shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, said the LORD of the hosts.

Malachi 4:2

But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness be born, and in his wings he shall bring saving health; and ye shall go forth and jump like calves of the herd.

Matthew 15:14

Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a pit.

Matthew 23:19

Ye fools and blind, for which one is greater, the gift or the altar that sanctifies the gift?

Matthew 23:24

Ye blind guides, who strain at a gnat and swallow a camel.

John 1:1

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with the God, and the Word was God.

John 1:14

And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.

John 1:18

No man has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

John 8:55

yet ye have not known him, but I know him; and if I should say, I do not know him, I shall be a liar like unto you; but I know him and keep his word.

Acts 14:16

who in generations past suffered all the Gentiles to walk in their own ways.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed by and beheld your sanctuaries, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him I declare unto you.

Acts 17:30-31

For the times of this ignorance God overlooked, but he now commands all men everywhere to repent

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among those who are sanctified by the faith that is in me.

Romans 1:21-32

because having known God, they did not glorify him as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

2 Corinthians 3:18

Therefore we all, beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord with uncovered face, are transformed from glory to glory into the same likeness, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

In whom the god of this age has blinded the understanding of those who do not believe, that the light of the gospel of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine in them.

Ephesians 4:17-20

This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,

Colossians 1:13

who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son,

Hebrews 1:2-3

has in these last times spoken unto us by his Son, whom he has appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the ages;

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.

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