Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

King James Version

He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Holman Bible

John was a burning and shining lamp, and for a time you were willing to enjoy his light.

International Standard Version

That man John was a lamp that burns and brightly shines, and for a while you were willing to rejoice in his light.

A Conservative Version

That man was the lamp that burns and shines, and ye were willing to rejoice for an hour in his light.

American Standard Version

He was the lamp that burneth and shineth; and ye were willing to rejoice for a season in his light.

Amplified

John was the lamp that kept on burning and shining [to show you the way], and you were willing for a while to delight (sun) yourselves in his light.

An Understandable Version

John was the lamp that was burning and glowing and you people were willing to enjoy the light that he projected for awhile.

Anderson New Testament

He was the burning and shining lamp; and you were willing, for a time, to rejoice in his light.

Bible in Basic English

He was a burning and shining light, and for a time you were ready to be happy in his light.

Common New Testament

He was a burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a time in his light.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing to be entertain'd for a while with his light.

Darby Translation

He was the burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Godbey New Testament

He was a bright and shining light: and you were willing to rejoice for an hour in that light.

Goodspeed New Testament

He was the lamp that burned and shone, and you were ready to be gladdened for a while by his light.

John Wesley New Testament

He was a burning and a shining light, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He was a burning and a shining light, and ye were willing to rejoice for one hour in his light.

Julia Smith Translation

He was a burning and manifest light: and ye wished to rejoice for a time in his light.

King James 2000

He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Lexham Expanded Bible

That one was the lamp [which was] burning and shining, and you wanted to rejoice for an hour in his light.

Modern King James verseion

He was a burning and shining light, and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He was a burning, and a shining light; and ye would for a season have rejoiced in his light.

Moffatt New Testament

he was a burning and a shining lamp, and you chose to rejoice for a while in his light.

Montgomery New Testament

"That man was the Lamp-burning and shining??nd you were willing for a time rejoice in his light.

NET Bible

He was a lamp that was burning and shining, and you wanted to rejoice greatly for a short time in his light.

New Heart English Bible

He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

Noyes New Testament

He was the burning and shining lamp: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Sawyer New Testament

He was a burning and shining light, and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light.

The Emphasized Bible

He, was the burning and shining lamp, and, ye, were willing to exult, for an hour, in his light.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He was a lamp glowing and luminous: and ye were pleased for a time to exult in his light.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He was the 'Lamp that was burning' and shining, and you were ready to rejoice, for a time, in his light.

Webster

He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Weymouth New Testament

He was the lamp that burned and shone, and for a time you were willing to be gladdened by his light.

Williams New Testament

John was the lamp that kept on burning and shining, and you decided for a time to delight yourselves in his light.

World English Bible

He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

Worrell New Testament

He was a lamp that was burning and shining; and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Worsley New Testament

He was indeed a burning and shining light, and for a while ye willingly rejoiced in his light.

Youngs Literal Translation

he was the burning and shining lamp, and ye did will to be glad, for an hour, in his light.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He
ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

a
λύχνος 
Luchnos 
Usage: 4

καίω 
Kaio 
Usage: 7

and


δέ 
De 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 0
Usage: 2184

φαίνω 
Phaino 
Usage: 22

λύχνος 
Luchnos 
Usage: 4

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

for
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

a season
ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67

to rejoice
G21
ἀγαλλιάω 
Agalliao 
Usage: 8

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

his

Usage: 0

References

Easton

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Further Testimony About The Son

34 "But the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved. 35 "He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light. 36 "But the testimony which I have is greater than the testimony of John; for the works which the Father has given Me to accomplish--the very works that I do--testify about Me, that the Father has sent Me.



Cross References

2 Peter 1:19

So we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.

Matthew 21:26

"But if we say, 'From men,' we fear the people; for they all regard John as a prophet."

Ezekiel 33:31

"They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

Matthew 3:5-7

Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan;

Matthew 11:7-9

As these men were going away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John, "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Matthew 11:11

"Truly I say to you, among those born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptist! Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

Matthew 13:20-21

"The one on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, this is the man who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;

Mark 6:20

for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.

Luke 1:15-17

"For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; and he will drink no wine or liquor, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit while yet in his mother's womb.

Luke 1:76-77

"And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on BEFORE THE LORD TO PREPARE HIS WAYS;

Luke 7:28

"I say to you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet he who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he."

John 1:7-8

He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him.

John 6:66

As a result of this many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore.

Galatians 4:15-16

Where then is that sense of blessing you had? For I bear you witness that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.

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