Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And darkness, where is its place,

King James Version

Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof,

Holman Bible

Where is the road to the home of light? [Do you know] where darkness lives,

International Standard Version

"Where is the road to where the light lives? Or where does the darkness live?

A Conservative Version

Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And as for darkness, where is the place of it

American Standard Version

Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And as for darkness, where is the place thereof,

Amplified

Where is the way where light dwells? And as for darkness, where is its abode,

Bible in Basic English

Which is the way to the resting-place of the light, and where is the store-house of the dark;

Darby Translation

Where is the way to where light dwelleth? and the darkness, where is its place,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Where is the way to the habitation of the light, and where is the place of the darkness?

Julia Smith Translation

Where the way light shall dwell? and darkness, where its place?

King James 2000

Where is the way where light dwells? and as for darkness, where is its place,

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Where then [is] the way [where] [the] light dwells? And where then [is] its place,

Modern King James verseion

Where is the way where light dwells? And where is the place of darkness,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then show me where light dwelleth, and where darkness is:

NET Bible

"In what direction does light reside, and darkness, where is its place,

New Heart English Bible

"What is the way to the dwelling of light? As for darkness, where is its place,

The Emphasized Bible

Where then is the way, the light shall abide? And, the darkness, where then is its place?

Webster

Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is its place,

World English Bible

"What is the way to the dwelling of light? As for darkness, where is its place,

Youngs Literal Translation

Where is this -- the way light dwelleth? And darkness, where is this -- its place?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Where is the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

and as for darkness
חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

where is the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Yahweh Interrogates Job

18 "Have you understood the expanse of the earth? Tell Me, if you know all this. 19 "Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And darkness, where is its place, 20 That you may take it to its territory And that you may discern the paths to its home?


Cross References

Genesis 1:3-4

Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.

Genesis 1:14-18

Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years;

Deuteronomy 4:19

"And beware not to lift up your eyes to heaven and see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, and be drawn away and worship them and serve them, those which the LORD your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.

Job 38:12-13

"Have you ever in your life commanded the morning, And caused the dawn to know its place,

Psalm 18:11

He made darkness His hiding place, His canopy around Him, Darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Psalm 104:20

You appoint darkness and it becomes night, In which all the beasts of the forest prowl about.

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness and made it dark; And they did not rebel against His words.

Isaiah 45:7

The One forming light and creating darkness, Causing well-being and creating calamity; I am the LORD who does all these.

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God, Before He brings darkness And before your feet stumble On the dusky mountains, And while you are hoping for light He makes it into deep darkness, And turns it into gloom.

Ezekiel 32:8

"All the shining lights in the heavens I will darken over you And will set darkness on your land," Declares the Lord GOD.

Amos 4:13

For behold, He who forms mountains and creates the wind And declares to man what are His thoughts, He who makes dawn into darkness And treads on the high places of the earth, The LORD God of hosts is His name.

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour.

John 1:9

There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.

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."

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