Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

to shine on those who live in darkness
and 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.

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 Through the tender mercy of our God; by which the dawn from on high has visited us, 79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace. 80 And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his showing unto Israel.


Cross References

Isaiah 9:2

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them has the light shined.

Matthew 4:16

The people who sat in darkness saw great light; and to them who sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprung up.

Acts 26:18

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Psalm 107:10

Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and in irons;

Isaiah 42:7

To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.

Isaiah 59:8

The way of peace they know not; and there is no justice in their paths: they have made themselves crooked paths: whosoever goes in them shall not know peace.

John 8:12

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.

Romans 3:17

And the way of peace have they not known:

Job 3:5

Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Job 10:22

A land of darkness, as darkness itself; and of the shadow of death, without any order, and where the light is as darkness.

Psalm 23:4

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.

Psalm 25:8-10

Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

Psalm 25:12

What man is he that fears the LORD? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.

Psalm 44:19

Though you have severely broken us in the place of jackals, and covered us with the shadow of death.

Psalm 85:10-13

Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Psalm 107:14

He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and broke their bands asunder.

Proverbs 3:17

Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

Proverbs 8:20

I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of justice:

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.

Isaiah 48:17

Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD your God who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way that you should go.

Isaiah 48:22

There is no peace, says the LORD, unto the wicked.

Isaiah 49:6

And he said, It is too small a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved ones of Israel: I will also give you for a light to the Gentiles, that you may be my salvation unto the ends of the earth.

Isaiah 49:9

That you may say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Show yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.

Isaiah 57:19-21

I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, says the LORD; and I will heal him.

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon you.

Jeremiah 2:6

Neither said they, Where is the LORD that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, that led us through the wilderness, through a land of deserts and of pits, through a land of drought, and of the shadow of death, through a land that no man passed through, and where no man dwelt?

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says the LORD, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk in it.

Matthew 11:28-29

Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Luke 2:32

A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.

John 1:9

That was the true Light, that lights every man that comes 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 am come a light into the world, that whosoever believes on me should not abide in darkness.

Ephesians 5:8

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

1 Thessalonians 5:4-5

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

1 John 1:5-7

This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

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