Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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.

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 the merciful compassion of our God by which the dawn will visit to help us from on high, 79 to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace." 80 And the child kept growing and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.


Cross References

Isaiah 9:2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; light has shined on those who lived in a land of darkness.

Matthew 4:16

the people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, and the ones who sit in the land and shadow of death, a light has dawned on them."

Acts 26:18

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

Psalm 107:10

[Those who] sat in darkness and gloom, prisoners of misery and iron--

Isaiah 42:7

to open [the] blind eyes, to bring [the] prisoner out from [the] dungeon, those who sit [in] darkness from [the] house of imprisonment.

Isaiah 59:8

They do not know [the] way of peace, and there is no justice in their firm paths. They have made their paths crooked for themselves; everyone {who walks} in it knows no peace.

John 8:12

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."

Romans 3:17

and they have not known the way of peace.

Job 3:5

Let darkness and deep shadow claim it; let clouds settle on it; let them terrify it [with the] blackness of day.

Job 10:22

to [the] land of darkness, like [the] darkness of a deep shadow and {chaos}, so that it shines forth like darkness.'"

Psalm 23:4

Even when I walk in a dark valley, I fear no evil because you [are] with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me

Psalm 25:8-10

Good and right [is] Yahweh; therefore he instructs sinners in the way.

Psalm 25:12

Who [is] the man fearing Yahweh? He will instruct him in [the] way he should choose.

Psalm 44:19

But you have crushed us in a place of jackals, and have covered us with deep shadow.

Psalm 85:10-13

Loyal love and faithfulness will meet one another; righteousness and peace will kiss.

Psalm 107:14

He brought them out of darkness and gloom, and tore off their bonds.

Proverbs 3:17

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

Proverbs 8:20

In the way of righteousness I walk, in the midst of paths of justice,

Isaiah 42:16

And I will lead the blind by a road they do not know; I will cause [them] to tread on paths they have not known. I will make darkness {in their presence} into light and rough places into level ground. These [are] the things I will do, and I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 48:17

Thus says Yahweh, your redeemer, the holy one of Israel: "I [am] Yahweh your God, {who teaches} you to profit, leads you in [the] way you should go.

Isaiah 48:22

"There is no peace," says Yahweh, "for the wicked."

Isaiah 49:6

And he says, "It is trivial {for you to be} a servant for me, to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the preserved of Israel. I will give you as a light [to the] nations, to be my salvation to the end of the earth."

Isaiah 49:9

saying to the {prisoners}, "Come out!" to those who [are] in darkness, "Show yourselves!" they shall feed {along} [the] ways, and their pasturage [shall be] on all [the] barren heights.

Isaiah 57:19-21

creating fruit of lips. Peace, peace to the far and near," says Yahweh, "and I will heal him.

Isaiah 60:1-3

"Arise, shine! For your light has come, and the glory of Yahweh has risen on you.

Jeremiah 2:6

And they did not say, 'Where [is] Yahweh, the one who brought us up from the land of Egypt, the one who led us in the desert, in a land of desert plains and gorges, in a land of dryness and deep darkness, in a land {that no one passes through}, and no human lives there?'

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says Yahweh: "Stand at [the] roads and look, and ask for [the] ancient paths, where the way of the good [is], and walk in it, and find rest for your inner selves. But they said, 'We will not walk [in it].'

Matthew 11:28-29

Come to me, all [of you] who labor and are 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 every person, was coming into the world.

John 9:5

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

John 12:46

I have come [as] a light into the world, in order that everyone who believes in me will not remain in the darkness.

Ephesians 5:8

for you were formerly darkness, but now [you are] light in the Lord. Live like children of light

1 Thessalonians 5:4-5

But you, brothers, are not in the darkness, so that the day should catch you like a thief,

1 John 1:5-7

And this is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light and there [is] no darkness in him at all.

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