Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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.

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

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

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

ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67

ἀγαλλιάω 
Agalliao 
Usage: 8

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


Usage: 0

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Further Testimony About The Son

34 But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved. 35 He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light. 36 But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.



Cross References

2 Peter 1:19

We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:

Matthew 21:26

But if we shall say, Of men; we fear the people; for all hold John as a prophet.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.

Matthew 3:5-7

Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan,

Matthew 11:7-9

And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

Matthew 11:11

Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

Matthew 13:20-21

But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;

Mark 6:20

For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.

Luke 1:15-17

For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb.

Luke 1:76-77

And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;

Luke 7:28

For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

John 1:7-8

The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

John 6:66

From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.

Galatians 4:15-16

Where is then the blessedness ye spake of? for I bear you record, that, if it had been possible, ye would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them to me.



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