Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When His lamp shone over my head,
And by His light I walked through darkness;

King James Version

When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness;

Holman Bible

when His lamp shone above my head,
and I walked through darkness by His light!

International Standard Version

when his lamp used to shine over my head, so I could walk through the dark,

A Conservative Version

when his lamp shone upon my head, and by his light I walked through darkness,

American Standard Version

When his lamp shined upon my head, And by his light I walked through darkness;

Amplified


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

Bible in Basic English

When his light was shining over my head, and when I went through the dark by his light.

Darby Translation

When his lamp shone over my head, and by his light I walked through darkness;

Julia Smith Translation

In his causing his light to shine upon my head, before his light I shall go through darkness;

King James 2000

When his lamp shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness;

Lexham Expanded Bible

when his shining lamp [was] over my head-- by his light I walked through darkness--

Modern King James verseion

when His lamp shone on my head; I walked through darkness by His light;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When his light shined upon my head; when I went after the same light and shining, even through the darkness.

NET Bible

when he caused his lamp to shine upon my head, and by his light I walked through darkness;

New Heart English Bible

when his lamp shone on my head, and by his light I walked through darkness,

The Emphasized Bible

When his lamp shone over my head, by whose light, I could go through darkness;

Webster

When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness;

World English Bible

when his lamp shone on my head, and by his light I walked through darkness,

Youngs Literal Translation

In His causing His lamp to shine on my head, By His light I walk through darkness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

upon my head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

and when by his light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

I walked
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

Easton

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

2 “Oh that I were as in months gone by,
As in the days when God watched over me;
3 When His lamp shone over my head,
And by His light I walked through darkness;
4 As I was in the prime of my days,
When the friendship of God was over my tent;


Cross References

Job 18:6

“The light in his tent is darkened,
And his lamp goes out above him.

Psalm 18:28

For You light my lamp;
The Lord my God illumines my darkness.

Job 11:17

“Your life would be brighter than noonday;
Darkness would be like the morning.

Job 21:17

“How often is the lamp of the wicked put out,
Or does their calamity fall on them?
Does God apportion destruction in His anger?

Job 22:28

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

Psalm 4:6

Many are saying, “Who will show us any good?”
Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O Lord!

Psalm 23:4

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I fear no evil, for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 27:1

A Psalm of David.
The Lord is my light and my salvation;
Whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the defense of my life;
Whom shall I dread?

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
The Lord gives grace and glory;
No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices,
But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Proverbs 20:20

He who curses his father or his mother,
His lamp will go out in time of darkness.

Proverbs 24:20

For there will be no future for the evil man;
The lamp of the wicked will be put out.

Isaiah 2:4

And He will judge between the nations,
And will render decisions for many peoples;
And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.
Nation will not lift up sword against nation,
And never again will they learn war.

John 8:12

Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”

John 12:46

I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.

Ephesians 5:8

for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says,
Awake, sleeper,
And arise from the dead,
And Christ will shine on you.”

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