Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
Which sat in darkness
Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron,
"I, Yahweh, have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand, and will keep you, and make you a covenant for the people, as a light for the nations;
"Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of Yahweh is risen on you.
Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, Yahweh will be a light to me.
because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,
a light for revelation to the nations, and the glory of your people Israel."
Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own. Let a cloud dwell on it. Let all that makes black the day terrify it.
the land dark as midnight, of the shadow of death, without any order, where the light is as midnight.'"
There is no darkness, nor thick gloom, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
Though you have crushed us in the haunt of jackals, and covered us with the shadow of death.
Give glory to Yahweh your God, before he causes darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains, and, while you look for light, he turns it into the shadow of death, and makes it gross darkness.
seek him who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night; who calls for the waters of the sea, and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh is his name,
"Naphtali is a doe set free, who bears beautiful fawns.