Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 place,

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,

Julia Smith Translation

Where the way light shall dwell? and darkness, where 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 perceived the breadth of the earth? declare if you know it all. 19  Where is the way where light dwells? and as for darkness, where is its place, 20 That you should take it to its domain, and that you should know the paths to its home?


Cross References

Genesis 1:3-4

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Genesis 1:14-18

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest you lift up your eyes unto heaven, and when you see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, should be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD your God has apportioned unto all nations under the whole heaven.

Job 38:12-13

Have you commanded the morning since your days began; and caused the dawn to know its place;

Psalm 18:11

He made darkness his secret place; his canopy round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.

Psalm 104:20

You make darkness, and it is night: in which all the beasts of the forest do creep forth.

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness, and made it dark; and they rebelled not against his word.

Isaiah 45:7

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create calamity: I the LORD do all these things.

Jeremiah 13:16

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

Ezekiel 32:8

All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over you, and set darkness upon your land, says the Lord GOD.

Amos 4:13

For, lo, he that forms the mountains, and creates the wind, and declares unto man what is his thought, that makes the morning darkness, and treads upon the high places of the earth, The LORD, The God of hosts, is his name.

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.

John 1:9

That was the true Light, that lights every man that comes into the world.

John 8:12

Then spoke Jesus again unto 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.

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