Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them light hath shone.

New American Standard Bible

The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark land, The light will shine on them.

King James Version

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.

Holman Bible

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of darkness, a light has dawned.

International Standard Version

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; for those living in a land of deep darkness, a light has shined upon them.

A Conservative Version

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them the light has shone.

American Standard Version

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.

Amplified

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great Light; those who dwelt in the land of intense darkness and the shadow of death, upon them has the Light shined.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; those that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them has the light shined.

Julia Smith Translation

The people going in darkness saw a great light: they dwelling in the land of the shadow of death, light shone upon them.

King James 2000

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them has the light shined.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; light has shined on those who lived in a land of darkness.

Modern King James verseion

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; they who dwell in the land of the shadow of death, on them the light has shined.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The people that have dwelt in darkness, shall see a great light. As for them that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them shall the light shine.

NET Bible

The people walking in darkness see a bright light; light shines on those who live in a land of deep darkness.

New Heart English Bible

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Those who lived in the land of the shadow of death, on them the light has shined.

The Emphasized Bible

the people who were walking in darkness, Have seen a great light, - The dwellers in a land death-shadowed, A light, hath shined upon them.

Webster

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shades of death, upon them hath the light shined.

World English Bible

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Those who lived in the land of the shadow of death, on them the light has shined.

Youngs Literal Translation

The people who are walking in darkness Have seen a great light, Dwellers in a land of death-shade, Light hath shone upon them.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

a great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of the shadow of death
צלמות 
Tsalmaveth 
Usage: 18

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 9:2

Images Isaiah 9:2

Prayers for Isaiah 9:2

Context Readings

New Light: The Birth Of A King

1 Nevertheless the darkness shall not be as when the distress was in the land, at the time he at first lightly, and afterwards heavily, visited the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations: 2 the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them light hath shone. 3 Thou hast multiplied the nation, hast increased its joy: they joy before thee like to the joy in harvest; as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.



Cross References

Matthew 4:16

the people sitting in darkness has seen a great light, and to those sitting in the country and shadow of death, to them has light sprung up.

Ephesians 5:8

for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light,

Luke 1:78-79

on account of the bowels of mercy of our God; wherein the dayspring from on high has visited us,

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation of the Gentiles and the glory of thy people Israel.

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 12:46

I am come into the world as light, that every one that believes on me may not abide in darkness;

Job 10:21

Before I go, and never to return, to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;

Psalm 23:4

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 107:10

Such as inhabit darkness and the shadow of death, bound in affliction and iron,

Psalm 107:14

He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and broke their bands in sunder.

Isaiah 9:1

Nevertheless the darkness shall not be as when the distress was in the land, at the time he at first lightly, and afterwards heavily, visited the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations:

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you that feareth Jehovah, that hearkeneth to the voice of his servant? he that walketh in darkness, and hath no light, let him confide in the name of Jehovah, and stay himself upon his God.

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine! for thy light is come, and the glory of Jehovah is risen upon thee.

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more thy light by day, neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee; but Jehovah shall be thine everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

Amos 5:8

seek him that made the Pleiades and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

Micah 7:8-9

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: though I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light unto me.

John 12:35

Jesus therefore said to them, Yet a little while is the light amongst you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you. And he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

Ephesians 5:13-14

But all things having their true character exposed by the light are made manifest; for that which makes everything manifest is light.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;

1 John 1:5-7

And this is the message which we have heard from him, and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

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