Parallel Verses

Amplified

You shall also decide and decree a thing, and it shall be established for you; and the light [of God's favor] shall shine upon your ways.

New American Standard Bible

"You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you; And light will shine on your ways.

King James Version

Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways.

Holman Bible

When you make a decision, it will be carried out,
and light will shine on your ways.

International Standard Version

When you make a decision on something, it will be established for you, and light will brighten your way.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established to thee. And light shall shine upon thy ways.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee; And light shall shine upon thy ways.

Bible in Basic English

Your purposes will come about, and light will be shining on your ways.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee; and light shall shine upon thy ways.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee; and the light shall shine upon thy ways.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou shalt decide the word, and it shall be set up to thee: and the light shone upon thy ways.

King James 2000

You shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established for you: and the light shall shine upon your ways.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you will decide on a matter, and it will be established for you, and light will shine on your ways.

Modern King James verseion

You shall also order a thing, and it shall be fulfilled to you; and the light shall shine on your ways.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then, look what thou takest in hand: he shall make it to prosper with thee, and the light shall shine in thy ways.

NET Bible

Whatever you decide on a matter, it will be established for you, and light will shine on your ways.

New Heart English Bible

You shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established for you, and light shall shine on your ways.

The Emphasized Bible

And thou shalt decree a purpose, and it shall be fulfilled unto thee, and, upon thy ways, shall have shone a light;

Webster

Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established to thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways.

World English Bible

You shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established to you. Light shall shine on your ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou decreest a saying, And it is established to thee, And on thy ways hath light shone.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּזר 
Gazar 
Usage: 13

a thing
אמר 
'omer 
Usage: 6

and it shall be established
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

unto thee and the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

נגהּ 
Nagahh 
Usage: 6

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Third Speech

27 You will make your prayer to Him, and He will hear you, and you will pay your vows. 28 You shall also decide and decree a thing, and it shall be established for you; and the light [of God's favor] shall shine upon your ways. 29 When they make [you] low, you will say, [There is] a lifting up; and the humble person He lifts up and saves.



Cross References

Psalm 112:4

Light arises in the darkness for the upright, gracious, compassionate, and just [who are in right standing with God].

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous is like the light of dawn, that shines more and more (brighter and clearer) until [it reaches its full strength and glory in] the perfect day [to be prepared].

Matthew 21:22

And whatever you ask for in prayer, having faith and [really] believing, you will receive.

Job 29:3

When His lamp shone above and upon my head and by His light I walked through darkness;

Psalm 20:4

May He grant you according to your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans.

Psalm 90:17

And let the beauty and delightfulness and favor of the Lord our God be upon us; confirm and establish the work of our hands -- "yes, the work of our hands, confirm and establish it.

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the [uncompromisingly] righteous and strewn along their pathway, and joy for the upright in heart [the irrepressible joy which comes from consciousness of His favor and protection].

Isaiah 30:21

And your ears will hear a word behind you, saying, This is the way; walk in it, when you turn to the right hand and when you turn to the left.

Lamentations 3:37

Who is he who speaks and it comes to pass, if the Lord has not authorized and commanded it?

Malachi 4:2

But unto you who revere and worshipfully fear My name shall the Sun of Righteousness arise with healing in His wings and His beams, and you shall go forth and gambol like calves [released] from the stall and leap for joy.

John 8:12

Once more Jesus addressed the crowd. He said, I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me will not be walking in the dark, but will have the Light which is Life.

James 4:15

You ought instead to say, If the Lord is willing, we shall live and we shall do this or that [thing].

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