Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Again therefore Jesus spoke to 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.

New American Standard Bible

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."

King James Version

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Holman Bible

Then Jesus spoke to them again: "I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows Me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life."

International Standard Version

Later on, Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

A Conservative Version

Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world. He who follows me would, no, not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life.

American Standard Version

Again therefore Jesus spake unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Amplified

Once more Jesus addressed the crowd. He said, I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me will not be walking in the dark, but will have the Light which is Life.

An Understandable Version

So, Jesus spoke to them again [i.e., to the Jewish authorities. See 7:45], saying, "I am the light of the world. The person who becomes my follower will never live in [spiritual] darkness, but have the light of [i.e., for his] life [i.e., followers of Jesus will not live in error and sin but in truth and righteousness]."

Anderson New Testament

Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying: I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Bible in Basic English

Then again Jesus said to them, I am the light of the world; he who comes with me will not be walking in the dark but will have the light of life.

Common New Testament

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus then having reassumed his discourse, said to them, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me, shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Godbey New Testament

Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world: the one following me can not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of the life.

Goodspeed New Testament

Then Jesus spoke to them again and said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not have to walk in darkness but will have the light of life."

John Wesley New Testament

Then spake Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he that followeth me, shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Jesus spoke 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.

Julia Smith Translation

Again therefore Jesus spake to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he following me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world! The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

Modern King James verseion

Then Jesus spoke again to them, saying, I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He that followeth me shall not walk in darkness: but shall have the light of life."

Moffatt New Testament

Then Jesus again addressed them, saying, "I am the light of the world: he who follows me will not walk in darkness, he will enjoy the light of life."

Montgomery New Testament

Once more Jesus addressed them. "I am the light of the world," he said; "He who follows me shall not walk in the darkness, but he shall have the Light of life."

NET Bible

Then Jesus spoke out again, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

New Heart English Bible

Again, therefore, Jesus 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."

Noyes New Testament

Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he that followeth me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life.]

Sawyer New Testament

THEN Jesus spoke to them again, saying, I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness but shall have the light of life.

The Emphasized Bible

Again, therefore, unto them, spake Jesus, saying - I, am the light of the world: He that followeth me, shall in nowise walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then spake Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Jesus again addressed the people. "I am the Light of the World," he said. "He who follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the Light of Life."

Webster

Then Jesus spoke again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Weymouth New Testament

Once more Jesus addressed them. "I am the Light of the world," He said; "the man who follows me shall certainly not walk in the dark, but shall have the light of Life."

Williams New Testament

Then Jesus again addressed them and said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever continues to follow me need never walk in darkness, but he will enjoy the light that means life."

World English Bible

Again, therefore, Jesus 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."

Worrell New Testament

Again, therefore, Jesus spake to them, saying, "I am the Light of the world: he that follows Me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the Light of life."

Worsley New Testament

Then spake Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he, that followeth me, shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Youngs Literal Translation

Again, therefore, Jesus spake to them, saying, 'I am the light of the world; he who is following me shall not walk in the darkness, but he shall have the light of the life.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120


Usage: 0

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

the light
φῶς 
Phos 
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44
Usage: 44

of the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

ἀκολουθέω 
Akoloutheo 
Usage: 67

me
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
me, I, mine, my, 9
Usage: 58

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

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

σκοτία 
Skotia 
Usage: 10

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

Images John 8:12

Prayers for John 8:12

Context Readings

Jesus, The Light Of The World

11 And she said, No one, sir. And Jesus said to her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more. 12 Again therefore Jesus spoke to 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. 13 The Pharisees therefore said to him, Thou bearest witness concerning thyself; thy witness is not true.


Cross References

John 12:35

Jesus therefore said to them, Yet a little while is the light amongst you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you. And he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

Isaiah 49:6

and he saith, It is a small thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel; I have even given thee for a light of the nations, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.

Malachi 4:2

And unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth and leap like fatted calves.

Matthew 5:14

Ye are the light of the world: a city situated on the top of a mountain cannot be hid.

John 9:5

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.

John 14:6

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father unless by me.

Job 33:28

He hath delivered my soul from going into the pit, and my life shall see the light.

Psalm 18:28

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

Isaiah 9:2

the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them light hath shone.

Psalm 49:19

It shall go to the generation of his fathers: they shall never see light.

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart.

Isaiah 42:6-7

I, Jehovah, have called thee in righteousness, and will take hold of thy hand; and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the nations,

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you that feareth Jehovah, that hearkeneth to the voice of his servant? he that walketh in darkness, and hath no light, let him confide in the name of Jehovah, and stay himself upon his God.

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine! for thy light is come, and the glory of Jehovah is risen upon thee.

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

Matthew 4:14-16

that that might be fulfilled which was spoken through Esaias the prophet, saying,

Luke 1:78-79

on account of the bowels of mercy of our God; wherein the dayspring from on high has visited us,

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation of the Gentiles and the glory of thy people Israel.

John 1:4-9

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

John 3:19

And this is the judgment, that light is come into the world, and men have loved darkness rather than light; for their works were evil.

John 7:17

If any one desire to practise his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is of God, or that I speak from myself.

John 12:46

I am come into the world as light, that every one that believes on me may not abide in darkness;

Acts 13:47

for thus has the Lord enjoined us: I have set thee for a light of the nations, that thou shouldest be for salvation to the end of the earth.

Acts 26:23

namely, whether Christ should suffer; whether he first, through resurrection of the dead, should announce light both to the people and to the nations.

2 Peter 2:4

For if God spared not the angels who had sinned, but having cast them down to the deepest pit of gloom has delivered them to chains of darkness to be kept for judgment;

2 Peter 2:17

These are springs without water, and mists driven by storm, to whom the gloom of darkness is reserved for ever.

Jude 1:6

And angels who had not kept their own original state, but had abandoned their own dwelling, he keeps in eternal chains under gloomy darkness, to the judgment of the great day;

Jude 1:13

raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shames; wandering stars, to whom has been reserved the gloom of darkness for eternity.

Revelation 21:24

And the nations shall walk by its light; and the kings of the earth bring their glory to it.

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