Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

If therefore thy whole body is light, not having any part dark, it shall be all light as when the lamp lights thee with its brightness.

New American Standard Bible

"If therefore your whole body is full of light, with no dark part in it, it will be wholly illumined, as when the lamp illumines you with its rays."

King James Version

If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light.

Holman Bible

If, therefore, your whole body is full of light, with no part of it in darkness, it will be entirely illuminated, as when a lamp shines its light on you.”

International Standard Version

Now if your whole body is full of light, with no part of it in darkness, it will be as full of light as when a lamp gives you light with its rays."

A Conservative Version

If therefore thy whole body is bright, not having any part dark, the whole will be bright, as when the lamp illuminates thee by the radiance.

American Standard Version

If therefore thy whole body be full of light, having no part dark, it shall be wholly full of light, as when the lamp with its bright shining doth give thee light.

Amplified

If then your entire body is illuminated, having no part dark, it will be wholly bright [with light], as when a lamp with its bright rays gives you light.

An Understandable Version

If therefore your whole body [i.e., your entire life] is full of light [i.e., sees and responds to things correctly], with no blind spots [i.e., areas where you do not see and act correctly], your body [i.e., your life] will be fully illuminated [i.e., directed into proper conduct] just like a bright, shining lamp illuminating you [i.e., enabling you to see and respond to things properly]."

Anderson New Testament

If, therefore, your whole body is light, having no part dark, the whole shall be light, as when a lamp, by its brightness, gives you light.

Bible in Basic English

If, then, all your body is light, with no part of it dark, it will be completely full of light, as when a flame with its bright shining gives you light.

Common New Testament

If then your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, it will be completely lighted, as when the bright shining of a lamp gives you light."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if thy whole body be enlightned, and no part dark, your whole conduct will be regulated, just as the light of a lamp directs all your motions.

Godbey New Testament

If then thy whole body is lighted, having no part dark, all will be lighted, as when a lamp may light thee with its brightness.

Goodspeed New Testament

If, therefore, your whole body is light with no darkness in it at all, it will all be as light as a lamp makes things for you by its light."

John Wesley New Testament

If then thy whole body be full of light, not having any part dark, the whole shall be as full of light, as when a lamp enlightens thee with its bright shining.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If thy whole body therefore is full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light as when the bright shining of a lamp doth give thee light.

Julia Smith Translation

If therefore thy whole body clear, not having any part dark, the whole shall be clear, as when a lamp enlightens thee with its gleam.

King James 2000

If your whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the bright shining of a lamp does give you light.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If therefore your whole body [is] full of light, not having any part dark, it will be completely full of light, as when the lamp with [its] light gives light to you."

Modern King James verseion

Therefore if your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the shining of a lamp enlightens you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if all thy body shall be light, having no part dark: then shall all be full of light, even as when a candle doeth light thee with his brightness."

Moffatt New Testament

So if your whole body has light, without any corner of it in darkness, it will be lit up entirely, as when a lamp lights you with its rays."

Montgomery New Testament

"If, however, your whole body is full of light, without having any part dark, it will be wholly radiant with light, as when the lamp illumines you with its bright rays."

NET Bible

If then your whole body is full of light, with no part in the dark, it will be as full of light as when the light of a lamp shines on you."

New Heart English Bible

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."

Noyes New Testament

If then thy whole body is enlightened, having no part dark, the whole will be as fully enlightened, as when a lamp with its bright shining giveth thee light.

Sawyer New Testament

If, therefore, your whole body is light, not having any part dark, the whole will be light, as when a candle lights you clearly.

The Emphasized Bible

If, therefore, thy whole body, is lighted up, not having any part darkened, the whole, shall be lighted up, as whensoever, the lamp, with its radiance, may be giving thee light.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If then thy whole body be illuminated, not having any dark part, it will be wholly luminous, as a lamp by its brightness diffuseth light.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If, then, your whole body is lit up, and no corner of it darkened, the whole will be lit up, just as when a lamp gives you light by its brilliance."

Webster

If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light; as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light.

Weymouth New Testament

If, however, your whole body is penetrated with light, and has no part dark, it will be so lighted, all of it, as when the lamp with its bright shining gives you light."

Williams New Testament

If then your whole body is full of light with no part of it in darkness, it will all be as light for you as it is when a lamp makes it light for you by its shining."

World English Bible

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."

Worrell New Testament

If, therefore, your whole body be full of light, not having any part dark, it shall be wholly light, as when the lamp, with its bright shining, illuminates you."

Worsley New Testament

For if thy whole body be light, having no part dark, it will be (when all enlightened) as when a candle giveth thee light by its brightness.

Youngs Literal Translation

if then thy whole body is lightened, not having any part darkened, the whole shall be lightened, as when the lamp by the brightness may give thee light.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

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

be full of light
φωτεινός 
Photeinos 
Usage: 1

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

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

μέρος 
meros 
Usage: 36

σκοτεινός 
Skoteinos 
Usage: 0

the whole
ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

full of light
φωτεινός 
Photeinos 
Usage: 1

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when, as soon as, as long as, that, whensoever, while, till
Usage: 49

ἀστραπή 
Astrape 
Usage: 5

of a candle
λύχνος 
Luchnos 
Usage: 4

φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

References

American

Hastings

Sin

Morish

Context Readings

Light And Darkness

35 See therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness. 36 If therefore thy whole body is light, not having any part dark, it shall be all light as when the lamp lights thee with its brightness. 37 But as he spoke, a certain Pharisee asked him that he would dine with him; and entering in he placed himself at table.


Cross References

Psalm 119:97-105

MEM. Oh how I love thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

Proverbs 1:5

He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:

Proverbs 2:1-11

My son, if thou receivest my words, and layest up my commandments with thee,

Proverbs 4:18-19

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp, and the teaching a light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Proverbs 20:27

Man's spirit is the lamp of Jehovah, searching all the inner parts of the belly.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

Isaiah 42:16

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

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

Matthew 13:11-12

And he answering said to them, Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to them it is not given;

Matthew 13:52

And he said to them, For this reason every scribe discipled to the kingdom of the heavens is like a man that is a householder who brings out of his treasure things new and old.

Mark 4:24-25

And he said to them, Take heed what ye hear; with what measure ye mete, it shall be meted to you; and there shall be more added to you.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Because it is the God who spoke that out of darkness light should shine who has shone in our hearts for the shining forth of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 4:14

in order that we may be no longer babes, tossed and carried about by every wind of that teaching which is in the sleight of men, in unprincipled cunning with a view to systematized error;

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of the Christ dwell in you richly, in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another, in psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from a child thou hast known the sacred letters, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 5:14

but solid food belongs to full-grown men, who, on account of habit, have their senses exercised for distinguishing both good and evil.

James 1:25

But he that fixes his view on the perfect law, that of liberty, and abides in it, being not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, he shall be blessed in his doing.

2 Peter 3:18

but grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

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