Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit.

King James Version

Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning;

Holman Bible

“Be ready for service and have your lamps lit.

International Standard Version

"You must keep your belts fastened and your lamps burning.

A Conservative Version

Let your loins be girded about, and the lights burning,

American Standard Version

Let your loins be girded about, and your lamps burning;

Amplified

“Be dressed and ready for active service, and keep your lamps continuously burning.

An Understandable Version

"Fasten your belts [i.e., get things ready], keep your lamps lit,

Anderson New Testament

Let your loins be girded, and your lamps burning;

Bible in Basic English

Be ready, dressed as for a journey, with your lights burning.

Common New Testament

"Let your waist be girded and your lamps burning,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let your loins be girt, and your lamps burning:

Darby Translation

Let your loins be girded about, and lamps burning;

Godbey New Testament

Let your loins be girted, and your lamps burning;

Goodspeed New Testament

You must be ready with your lamps burning,

John Wesley New Testament

Let your loins be girt,

Julia Smith Translation

Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning;

King James 2000

Let your waists be girded about, and your lamps burning;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{You must be prepared for action} and [your] lamps burning.

Modern King James verseion

Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning,

Moffatt New Testament

Keep your loins girt and your lamps lit,

Montgomery New Testament

"Let your loins be girded about and your lamps burning;

NET Bible

"Get dressed for service and keep your lamps burning;

New Heart English Bible

"Let your waist be girded and your lamps burning.

Noyes New Testament

Let your loins be girded about, and your lamps burning;

Sawyer New Testament

Stand with your loins girded, and your candles lighted,

The Emphasized Bible

Let your loins be girded, and your lamps burning,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let your loins be firmly girded round, and your lamps burning:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Make yourselves ready, with your lamps alight;

Webster

Let your loins be girt, and your lights burning;

Weymouth New Testament

"Have your girdles on, and let your lamps be alight;

Williams New Testament

"You must keep your belts tight and your lamps burning,

World English Bible

"Let your waist be dressed and your lamps burning.

Worrell New Testament

"Let your loins be girded about, and your lamps burning;

Worsley New Testament

Let your loins be girt, and your lights burning, and

Youngs Literal Translation

'Let your loins be girded, and the lamps burning,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
ἔστω ἔστωσαν 
Esto 
let be, be, not tr
Usage: 10

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

ὀσφύς 
Osphus 
Usage: 7

be
ἔστω ἔστωσαν 
Esto 
let be, be, not tr
Usage: 10

περιζώννυμι 
Perizonnumi 
Usage: 4

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

λύχνος 
Luchnos 
Usage: 4

References

Hastings

Context Readings

On The Alert For The Master's Return

34 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 35 Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit. 36 and ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he comes and knocks, they may open unto him immediately.


Cross References

Matthew 25:1

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Matthew 25:4-10

but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their lamps.

Ephesians 6:14

Stand firm, therefore, having your loins girt about with truth and having on the breastplate, of righteousness,

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, having the loins of your understanding girded with temperance, wait perfectly in the grace that is presented unto you when Jesus, the Christ, is manifested unto you,

Proverbs 31:17

Cheth She girded her loins with strength and strengthened her arms.

Matthew 5:16

Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

Philippians 2:15

that ye may be blameless and innocent, children of God without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world,

1 Kings 18:46

And the hand of the LORD was upon Elijah, who girded up his loins and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Isaiah 5:27

None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken;

Isaiah 11:5

And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faith the girdle of his kidneys.

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