Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

to shine on those who live in darkness
and the shadow of death,
to guide our feet into the way of peace.

New American Standard Bible

TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace."

King James Version

To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

International Standard Version

to shine on those who sit in darkness and in death's shadow, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

A Conservative Version

to give light to those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into a way of peace.

American Standard Version

To shine upon them that sit in darkness and the shadow of death; To guide our feet into the way of peace.

Amplified

To shine upon and give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct and guide our feet in a straight line into the way of peace.

An Understandable Version

to shine on those who are sitting in darkness and [are under] the shadow of death, and to direct our feet into the way of peace."

Anderson New Testament

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, by guiding our feet in the way of peace.

Bible in Basic English

To give light to those in dark places, and in the shade of death, so that our feet may be guided into the way of peace.

Common New Testament

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Daniel Mace New Testament

to enlighten those, who are in darkness, and in the shadow of death, and to direct our steps into the ways of peace."

Darby Translation

to shine upon them who were sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Godbey New Testament

to appear unto those sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet in the way of peace.

Goodspeed New Testament

To shine on men who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, And guide our feet into the way of peace."

John Wesley New Testament

To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to give light to those that dwell in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace.

Julia Smith Translation

To shine forth to those in darkness and sitting in the shadow of death, to direct our feet in the way of peace.

King James 2000

To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace."

Modern King James verseion

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To give light to them that sat in darkness, and in shadow of death, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Moffatt New Testament

to shine on those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our steps into the way of peace."

Montgomery New Testament

"To give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, And to guide our feet into the paths of peace."

NET Bible

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace."

New Heart English Bible

to shine on those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death; to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Noyes New Testament

to give light to those sitting in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Sawyer New Testament

to illuminate those sitting in darkness and the shade of death, to direct our feet in the way of peace.

The Emphasized Bible

To shine on them who, in the darkness and shade of death, are sitting, to guide our feet into a way of peace.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

to illumine those who sat in darkness, and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace.

Twentieth Century New Testament

To give light to those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death, And guide our feet into the way of peace."

Webster

To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shades of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Weymouth New Testament

Dawning on those who now dwell in the darkness and shadow of death--To direct our feet into the path of peace."

Williams New Testament

to shine on those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace."

World English Bible

to shine on those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death; to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Worrell New Testament

to shine upon those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Worsley New Testament

to enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace."

Youngs Literal Translation

To give light to those sitting in darkness and death-shade, To guide our feet to a way of peace.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To give light
ἐπιφαίνω 
Epiphaino 
Usage: 4

to them

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

κάθημαι 
Kathemai 
sit, sit down, sit by, be set down, dwell
Usage: 78

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

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

in the shadow
σκία 
Skia 
Usage: 6

of death
θάνατος 
Thanatos 
Usage: 100

to guide
κατευθύνω 
Kateuthuno 
Usage: 3

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

πούς 
Pous 
Usage: 67

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 1:79

Images Luke 1:79

Prayers for Luke 1:79

Context Readings

The Praise And Prophecy Of Zechariah

78 Because of our God’s merciful compassion,
the Dawn from on high will visit us
79 to shine on those who live in darkness
and the shadow of death,
to guide our feet into the way of peace.
80 The child grew up and became spiritually strong, and he was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.


Cross References

Isaiah 9:2

The people walking in darkness
have seen a great light;
a light has dawned
on those living in the land of darkness.

Matthew 4:16

The people who live in darkness
have seen a great light,
and for those living in the shadowland of death,
light has dawned.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that by faith in Me they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified.’

Psalm 107:10

Others sat in darkness and gloom
prisoners in cruel chains

Isaiah 42:7

in order to open blind eyes,
to bring out prisoners from the dungeon,
and those sitting in darkness from the prison house.

Isaiah 59:8

They have not known the path of peace,
and there is no justice in their ways.
They have made their roads crooked;
no one who walks on them will know peace.

John 8:12

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.”

Romans 3:17

and the path of peace they have not known.

Job 3:5

May darkness and gloom reclaim it,
and a cloud settle over it.
May an eclipse of the sun terrify it.

Job 10:22

It is a land of blackness like the deepest darkness,
gloomy and chaotic,
where even the light is like the darkness.”

Psalm 23:4

Even when I go through the darkest valley,
I fear no danger,
for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff—they comfort me.

Psalm 25:8-10

The Lord is good and upright;
therefore He shows sinners the way.

Psalm 25:12

Who is the man who fears the Lord?
He will show him the way he should choose.

Psalm 44:19

But You have crushed us in a haunt of jackals
and have covered us with deepest darkness.

Psalm 85:10-13

Faithful love and truth will join together;
righteousness and peace will embrace.

Psalm 107:14

He brought them out of darkness and gloom
and broke their chains apart.

Proverbs 3:17

Her ways are pleasant,
and all her paths, peaceful.

Proverbs 8:20

I walk in the way of righteousness,
along the paths of justice,

Isaiah 42:16

I will lead the blind by a way they did not know;
I will guide them on paths they have not known.
I will turn darkness to light in front of them
and rough places into level ground.
This is what I will do for them,
and I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 48:17

This is what the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel says:I am Yahweh your God,
who teaches you for your benefit,
who leads you in the way you should go.

Isaiah 48:22

“There is no peace for the wicked,” says the Lord.

Isaiah 49:6

He says,
“It is not enough for you to be My Servant
raising up the tribes of Jacob
and restoring the protected ones of Israel.
I will also make you a light for the nations,
to be My salvation to the ends of the earth.”

Isaiah 49:9

saying to the prisoners: Come out,
and to those who are in darkness: Show yourselves.
They will feed along the pathways,
and their pastures will be on all the barren heights.

Isaiah 57:19-21

creating words of praise.”
The Lord says,
“Peace, peace to the one who is far or near,
and I will heal him.

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine, for your light has come,
and the glory of the Lord shines over you.

Jeremiah 2:6

They stopped asking, “Where is the Lord
who brought us from the land of Egypt,
who led us through the wilderness,
through a land of deserts and ravines,
through a land of drought and darkness,
a land no one traveled through
and where no one lived?”

Jeremiah 6:16

This is what the Lord says:Stand by the roadways and look.
Ask about the ancient paths:
Which is the way to what is good?
Then take it
and find rest for yourselves.
But they protested, “We won’t!”

Matthew 11:28-29

“Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation to the Gentiles
and glory to Your people Israel.

John 1:9

The true light, who gives light to everyone,
was coming into the world.

John 9:5

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

John 12:46

I have come as a light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me would not remain in darkness.

Ephesians 5:8

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

1 Thessalonians 5:4-5

But you, brothers, are not in the dark, for this day to overtake you like a thief.

1 John 1:5-7

Now this is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light, and there is absolutely no darkness in Him.

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