Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Ye are the light of the world: a city situated on the top of a mountain cannot be hid.

New American Standard Bible

"You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden;

King James Version

Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

Holman Bible

“You are the light of the world. A city situated on a hill cannot be hidden.

International Standard Version

"You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.

A Conservative Version

Ye are the light of the world. A city setting on a hill cannot be hid,

American Standard Version

Ye are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid.

Amplified

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

An Understandable Version

You people are [like] light in the world. A city built on a hill will not go unnoticed.

Anderson New Testament

You are the light of the world: a city that lies upon a mountain can not be hid:

Bible in Basic English

You are the light of the world. A town put on a hill may be seen by all.

Common New Testament

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

Daniel Mace New Testament

ye are the light of the world. a city that is situated on an hill, cannot be hid;

Godbey New Testament

Ye are the light of the world. A city sitting on a mountain is unable to be hidden.

Goodspeed New Testament

You are the light of the world! A city that is built upon a hill cannot be hidden.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye are the light of the world.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye are the light of the world. A city set upon a mountain cannot be hid.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye are the light of the world. A city cannot be hid, set on a mountain.

King James 2000

You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You are the light of the world. A city located on top of a hill cannot be hidden,

Modern King James verseion

You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill, cannot be hid,

Moffatt New Testament

You are the light of the world. A town on the top of a hill cannot be hidden.

Montgomery New Testament

"You are the light of the world. A city built on a hilltop cannot be hid;

NET Bible

You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill cannot be hidden.

New Heart English Bible

You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill cannot be hidden.

Noyes New Testament

Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid;

Sawyer New Testament

You are the light of the world. A city situated on a mountain cannot be hid.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye, are the light of the world: it is impossible for a city to be hid, on the top of a mountain, lying.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye are the light of the world. A city cannot be hid that is situated on an eminence.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is you who are the Light of the world. A town that stands on a hill cannot be hidden.

Webster

Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid.

Weymouth New Testament

*You* are the light of the world; a town cannot be hid if built on a hill-top.

Williams New Testament

You are the light of the world. A city that is built upon a hill cannot be hidden.

World English Bible

You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.

Worrell New Testament

"Ye are the light of the world: a city, set upon a hill, cannot he hid.

Worsley New Testament

Ye are the light of the world: a city, that is situated on a hill, cannot be hid.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Ye are the light of the world, a city set upon a mount is not able to be hid;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

are
ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

the light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

of the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

A city
πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

that is set
κεῖμαι 
Keimai 
lie, be laid, be set, be appointed, be, be made, laid up, there
Usage: 23

on
ἐπάνω 
Epano 
Usage: 12

an hill
ὄρος 
Oros 
Usage: 55

δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:14

Devotionals containing Matthew 5:14

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Images Matthew 5:14

Prayers for Matthew 5:14

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Salt And Light

13 Ye are the salt of the earth; but if the salt have become insipid, wherewith shall it be salted? It is no longer fit for anything but to be cast out and to be trodden under foot by men. 14 Ye are the light of the world: a city situated on the top of a mountain cannot be hid. 15 Nor do men light a lamp and put it under the bushel, but upon the lamp-stand, and it shines for all who are in the house.


Cross References

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Proverbs 4:18

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

John 12:36

While ye have the light, believe in the light, that ye may become sons of light. Jesus said these things, and going away hid himself from them.

Philippians 2:15

that ye may be harmless and simple, irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation; among whom ye appear as lights in the world,

Genesis 11:4-8

And they said, Come on, let us build ourselves a city and a tower, the top of which may reach to the heavens; and let us make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth.

John 5:35

He was the burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Romans 2:19-20

and hast confidence that thou thyself art a leader of the blind, a light of those who are in darkness,

2 Corinthians 6:14

Be not diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what participation is there between righteousness and lawlessness? or what fellowship of light with darkness?

Ephesians 5:8-14

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

1 Thessalonians 5:5

for all ye are sons of light and sons of day; we are not of night nor of darkness.

Revelation 1:20-1

The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies.

Revelation 21:14-27

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

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