Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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.

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."

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 She said, "No one, Lord." Jesus said, "Neither do I condemn you. Go your way. From now on, sin no more." 12 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." 13 The Pharisees therefore said to him, "You testify about yourself. Your testimony is not valid."


Cross References

John 12:35

Jesus therefore said to them, "Yet a little while the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, that darkness doesn't overtake you. He who walks in the darkness doesn't know where he is going.

Isaiah 49:6

yes, he says, "It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give you for a light to the nations, that you may be my salvation to the end of the earth."

Malachi 4:2

But to you who fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in its wings. You will go out, and leap like calves of the stall.

Matthew 5:14

You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.

John 9:5

While I am in the world, I am the light of the world."

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through me.

Job 33:28

He has redeemed my soul from going into the pit. My life shall see the light.'

Psalm 18:28

For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness.

Isaiah 9:2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Those who lived in the land of the shadow of death, on them the light has shined.

Psalm 49:19

he shall go to the generation of his fathers. They shall never see the light.

Psalm 97:11

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

Isaiah 42:6-7

"I, Yahweh, have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand, and will keep you, and make you a covenant for the people, as a light for the nations;

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you who fears Yahweh, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of Yahweh, and rely on his God.

Isaiah 60:1-3

"Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of Yahweh is risen on you.

Hosea 6:3

Let us acknowledge Yahweh. Let us press on to know Yahweh. As surely as the sun rises, Yahweh will appear. He will come to us like the rain, like the spring rain that waters the earth."

Matthew 4:14-16

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

Luke 1:78-79

because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation to the nations, and the glory of your people Israel."

John 1:4-9

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

John 3:19

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

John 7:17

If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.

John 12:46

I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in me may not remain in the darkness.

Acts 13:47

For so has the Lord commanded us, saying, 'I have set you as a light for the Gentiles, that you should bring salvation to the uttermost parts of the earth.'"

Acts 26:23

how the Christ must suffer, and how, by the resurrection of the dead, he would be first to proclaim light both to these people and to the Gentiles."

2 Peter 2:4

For if God didn't spare angels when they sinned, but cast them down to Tartarus, and committed them to pits of darkness, to be reserved for judgment;

2 Peter 2:17

These are wells without water, clouds driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.

Jude 1:6

Angels who didn't keep their first domain, but deserted their own dwelling place, he has kept in everlasting bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day.

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.

Revelation 21:24

The nations will walk in its light. The kings of the earth bring the glory and honor of the nations into it.

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