Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Therefore see whether the light that is in you isn't darkness.

New American Standard Bible

"Then watch out that the light in you is not darkness.

King James Version

Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

Holman Bible

Take care then, that the light in you is not darkness.

International Standard Version

Therefore, be careful that the light in you isn't darkness.

A Conservative Version

Watch therefore the light in thee not be darkness.

American Standard Version

Look therefore whether the light that is in thee be not darkness.

Amplified

Be careful, therefore, that the light that is in you is not darkness.

An Understandable Version

Look therefore [to see] whether or not the light that is in you [i.e., your perspective on things] might [actually] be darkness [i.e., a distorted perspective].

Anderson New Testament

Take heed, therefore, lest the light that is in you be darkness.

Bible in Basic English

So take care that the light which is in you is not dark.

Common New Testament

Therefore be careful that the light in you is not darkness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

take care therefore, that the light which is in thee do not become darkness.

Darby Translation

See therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

Godbey New Testament

See then that the light which is in thee is not darkness.

Goodspeed New Testament

So take care! Your very light may be darkness!

John Wesley New Testament

Take heed therefore, left the light that is in thee be darkness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take heed therefore if the light which is in thee is darkness.

Julia Smith Translation

Take heed therefore lest the light in thee be darkness.

King James 2000

Take heed therefore that the light which is in you be not darkness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore pay careful attention [that] the light in you is not darkness!

Modern King James verseion

Therefore take heed that the light in you is not darkness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee, be not darkness.

Moffatt New Testament

(Look! perhaps your very light is dark.)

Montgomery New Testament

"Look carefully! Perhaps that very light of yours is darkness.

NET Bible

Therefore see to it that the light in you is not darkness.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore see whether the light that is in you is not darkness.

Noyes New Testament

Take heed therefore, that the light which is within thee be not darkness.

Sawyer New Testament

See, therefore, that the light which is in you be not darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

Be looking to it, therefore, lest, the light that is in thee, be, darkness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let it be thy aim then, that the light which is in thee do not become darkness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take care, therefore, that the inner Light is not darkness.

Webster

Take heed therefore, that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

Weymouth New Testament

Consider therefore whether the light that is in you is anything but mere darkness.

Williams New Testament

So be on your guard that the very source of light in you is not darkness.

Worrell New Testament

Take heed, therefore, lest the light in you be darkness.

Worsley New Testament

Take heed therefore least the light which is in thee be darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

take heed, then, lest the light that is in thee be darkness;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
σκοπέω 
Skopeo 
Usage: 5

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

σκοπέω 
Skopeo 
Usage: 5

the light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

which is

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

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

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

be
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

References

American

Hastings

Sin

Morish

Context Readings

Light And Darkness

34 The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore when your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light; but when it is evil, your body also is full of darkness. 35 Therefore see whether the light that is in you isn't darkness. 36 If therefore your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, it will be wholly full of light, as when the lamp with its bright shining gives you light."


Cross References

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Isaiah 5:20-21

Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

Jeremiah 8:8-9

How do you say, We are wise, and the law of Yahweh is with us? But, behold, the false pen of the scribes has worked falsely.

John 7:48-49

Have any of the rulers believed in him, or of the Pharisees?

John 9:39-41

Jesus said, "I came into this world for judgment, that those who don't see may see; and that those who see may become blind."

Romans 1:22

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 2:19-23

and are confident that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,

1 Corinthians 1:19-21

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, I will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing."

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.

James 3:13-17

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.

2 Peter 1:9

For he who lacks these things is blind, seeing only what is near, having forgotten the cleansing from his old sins.

2 Peter 2:18

For, uttering great swelling words of emptiness, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by licentiousness, those who are indeed escaping from those who live in error;

Revelation 3:17

Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and don't know that you are the wretched one, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;

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