Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 rejoice 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.

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.

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. However, I say these things that you may be saved. 35 He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light. 36 But the testimony which I have is greater than that of John, for the works which the Father gave me to accomplish, the very works that I do, testify about me, that the Father has sent me.



Cross References

2 Peter 1:19

We have the more sure word of prophecy; and you do well that you heed it, 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 multitude, for all hold John as a prophet."

Ezekiel 33:31

They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but don't do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.

Matthew 3:5-7

Then people from Jerusalem, all of Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him.

Matthew 11:7-9

As these went their way, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John, "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Matthew 11:11

Most certainly I tell you, among those who are born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptizer; yet he who is least in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he.

Matthew 13:20-21

What was sown on the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and immediately with joy receives it;

Mark 6:20

for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and kept him safe. When he heard him, he did many things, and he heard him gladly.

Luke 1:15-17

For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and he will drink no wine nor strong drink. He will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

Luke 1:76-77

And you, child, will be called a prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways,

Luke 7:28

"For I tell you, among those who are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptizer, yet he who is least in the Kingdom of God is greater than he."

John 1:7-8

The same came as a witness, that he might testify about the light, that all might believe through him.

John 6:66

At this, many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.

Galatians 4:15-16

What was the blessing you enjoyed? For I testify to you that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.

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