Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

To give light to those sitting in darkness and death-shade, To guide our feet to a 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 those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death,
To guide our feet [in a straight line] into the way of peace and serenity.”

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.

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."

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 mercies of our God, In which the rising from on high did look upon us, 79 To give light to those sitting in darkness and death-shade, To guide our feet to a way of peace.' 80 And the child grew, and was strengthened in spirit, and he was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.


Cross References

Isaiah 9:2

The people who are walking in darkness Have seen a great light, Dwellers in a land of death-shade, Light hath shone upon them.

Matthew 4:16

the people that is sitting in darkness saw a great light, and to those sitting in a region and shadow of death -- light arose to them.'

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, to turn them from darkness to light, and from the authority of the Adversary unto God, for their receiving forgiveness of sins, and a lot among those having been sanctified, by faith that is toward me.

Psalm 107:10

Inhabitants of dark places and death-shade, Prisoners of affliction and of iron,

Isaiah 42:7

To open the eyes of the blind, To bring forth from prison the bound one, From the house of restraint those sitting in darkness.

Isaiah 59:8

A way of peace they have not known, And there is no judgment in their paths, Their paths they have made perverse for themselves, No treader in it hath known peace.

John 8:12

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.'

Romans 3:17

And a way of peace they did not know.

Job 3:5

Let darkness and death-shade redeem it, Let a cloud tabernacle upon it, Let them terrify it as the most bitter of days.

Job 10:22

A land of obscurity as thick darkness, Death-shade -- and no order, And the shining is as thick darkness.'

Psalm 23:4

Also -- when I walk in a valley of death-shade, I fear no evil, for Thou art with me, Thy rod and Thy staff -- they comfort me.

Psalm 25:8-10

Good and upright is Jehovah, Therefore He directeth sinners in the way.

Psalm 25:12

Who is this -- the man fearing Jehovah? He directeth him in the way He doth choose.

Psalm 44:19

But Thou hast smitten us in a place of dragons, And dost cover us over with death-shade.

Psalm 85:10-13

Kindness and truth have met, Righteousness and peace have kissed,

Psalm 107:14

He bringeth them out from the dark place, And death-shade, And their bands He draweth away.

Proverbs 3:17

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

Proverbs 8:20

In a path of righteousness I cause to walk, In midst of paths of judgment,

Isaiah 42:16

And I have caused the blind to go, In a way they have not known, In paths they have not known I cause them to tread, I make a dark place before them become light, And unlevelled places become a plain, These are the things I have done to them, And I have not forsaken them.

Isaiah 48:17

Thus said Jehovah, thy redeemer, The Holy One of Israel, 'I am Jehovah thy God, teaching thee to profit, Causing thee to tread in the way thou goest.

Isaiah 48:22

There is no peace, said Jehovah, to the wicked!

Isaiah 49:6

And He saith, 'It hath been a light thing That thou art to Me for a servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob, And the preserved of Israel to bring back, And I have given thee for a light of nations, To be My salvation unto the end of the earth.'

Isaiah 49:9

To say to the bound, Go out, To those in darkness, Be uncovered. On the ways they feed, And in all high places is their pasture.

Isaiah 57:19-21

Producing the fruit of the lips, 'Peace, peace,' to the far off, and to the near, And I have healed him, said Jehovah.

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, be bright, for come hath thy light, And the honour of Jehovah hath risen on thee.

Jeremiah 2:6

And have not said, Where is Jehovah, Who bringeth us up out of the land of Egypt, Who leadeth us in a wilderness, In a land of deserts and pits, In a dry land, and of death-shade, In a land -- none hath passed through it, Nor dwelt hath man there?'

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus said Jehovah: Stand ye by the ways and see, and ask for paths of old, Where is this -- the good way? and go ye in it, And find rest for yourselves. And they say, 'We do not go.'

Matthew 11:28-29

'Come unto me, all ye labouring and burdened ones, and I will give you rest,

Luke 2:32

a light to the uncovering of nations, and the glory of Thy people Israel.'

John 1:9

He was the true Light, which doth enlighten every man, coming to the world;

John 9:5

when I am in the world, I am a light of the world.'

John 12:46

I a light to the world have come, that every one who is believing in me -- in the darkness may not remain;

Ephesians 5:8

for ye were once darkness, and now light in the Lord; as children of light walk ye,

1 Thessalonians 5:4-5

and ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day may catch you as a thief;

1 John 1:5-7

And this is the message that we have heard from Him, and announce to you, that God is light, and darkness in Him is not at all;

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