Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

In like manner let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

New American Standard Bible

Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

King James Version

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Holman Bible

In the same way, let your light shine before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

International Standard Version

In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."

A Conservative Version

Thus your light should shine before men, so that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father in the heavens.

American Standard Version

Even so let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Amplified

Let your light so shine before men that they may see your moral excellence and your praiseworthy, noble, and good deeds and recognize and honor and praise and glorify your Father Who is in heaven.

An Understandable Version

In that same way, you should allow your light [i.e., influence] to shine in front of people, so that they will see your good deeds and [be led to] honor your Father in heaven.

Anderson New Testament

In this way let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Even so let your light be shining before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Common New Testament

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

even so let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father who is in heaven.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

Your light must burn in that way among men so that they will see the good you do, and praise your Father in heaven.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

So let your light shine before men, that they see your good works, and praise your Father, him in the heavens.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the [same] way let your light shine before people, so that they can see your good works and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father which is in heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

So your light is to shine before men, that they may see the good you do and glorify your Father in heaven.

Montgomery New Testament

"So let your light shine before men that they may see good you do, and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

NET Bible

In the same way, let your light shine before people, so that they can see your good deeds and give honor to your Father in heaven.

New Heart English Bible

Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works, and glorify your father in heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

In like manner, let your light shine before men, - that they may see your good works, - and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let your light so shine before the eyes of your fellow men, that, seeing your good actions, they may praise your Father who is in Heaven.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Just so let your light shine before all men, in order that they may see your holy lives and may give glory to your Father who is in Heaven.

Williams New Testament

Let your light shine before people in such a way that they may see your good deeds, and praise your Father in heaven.

World English Bible

Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Worrell New Testament

So let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father Who is in Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

So let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father, who is in heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

λάμπω 
Lampo 
Usage: 4

ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before, in sight, of, against, in the sight of, in the presence of, at
Usage: 27

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ὅπως 
Hopos 
that, how, to, so that, when, because
Usage: 43

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

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

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

and

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

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

which is

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 5:16

References

Images Matthew 5:16

Prayers for Matthew 5:16

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Salt And Light

15 nor do men light a lamp, and put it under the bushel, but on the lampstand; and it giveth light to all that are in the house. 16 In like manner let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. 17 Think not that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfill.


Cross References

1 Peter 2:12

having your manner of life among the gentiles honorable; that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

John 15:8

Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; and ye will become my disciples.

Matthew 9:8

And when the multitudes saw it, they were struck with fear, and gave glory to God, who had given such power to men.

Matthew 9:8

And when the multitudes saw it, they were struck with fear, and gave glory to God, who had given such power to men.

Matthew 6:1-5

But take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen by them; otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

2 Corinthians 9:13

while by the proof afforded by this ministration they glorify God for your obedience to your profession in regard to the gospel of Christ, and for the liberality of your contribution in regard to them and in regard to all;

1 Peter 3:16

having a good conscience, that, wherein ye are evil spoken of, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conduct in Christ.

1 Peter 4:11

If any one speak, let him speak as uttering the oracles of God; if any minister, let him do it as from the ability which God giveth; that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory and the dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 4:14

If ye are reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye for the Spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you.

1 John 1:5-7

And this is the message which we have heard from him, and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

1 John 1:5

And this is the message which we have heard from him, and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

1 John 1:5-3

And this is the message which we have heard from him, and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

1 John 1:5

And this is the message which we have heard from him, and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Matthew 5:45

that ye may become sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

Matthew 6:9

After this manner therefore pray ye:Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name;

Matthew 6:16

Moreover, when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance; for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear to men to be fasting. Truly do I say to you, They have received their reward.

Matthew 23:5

And all their works they do to be observed by men. They make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge their fringes,

Matthew 23:9

And call no one your father on the earth; for one is your father, he who is in heaven.

Luke 11:2

And he said to them, When ye pray, say, Father, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;

Acts 9:36

Now at Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which name being interpreted is the same as Dorcas, that is, Gazelle. This woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

Romans 13:11-14

And this, since we know the time, that it is already high time for us to awake out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when we became believers.

1 Corinthians 14:25

the secrets of his heart become manifest; and so falling down on his face, he will worship God, and report that God is indeed within you.

Galatians 1:24

and they glorified God in me.

Ephesians 2:10

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God before prepared that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 5:8

For ye were once darkness, but now ye are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,

Philippians 2:15-16

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

1 Thessalonians 2:12

that ye should walk in a manner worthy of God, who is calling you to his own kingdom and glory.

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

Let us not sleep, then, as others, but let us watch and be sober.

2 Thessalonians 1:10-12

when he shall come in that day to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all who believed; for our testimony to you was believed.

1 Timothy 2:10

but, as becometh women professing godliness, with good works.

1 Timothy 5:10

well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

1 Timothy 5:25

In like manner also the good works of some are openly manifest; and those that are otherwise cannot be hid.

1 Timothy 6:18

that they be rich in good works, liberal in imparting, willing to communicate,

Titus 2:7

in all things showing thyself a pattern of good works, in teaching showing uncorruptness, gravity,

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a people to be his own, zealous in good works.

Titus 3:4

But when the kindness and love for men of God our Saviour appeared,

Titus 3:7-8

that having been accepted as righteous by his grace, we might become heirs according to the hope of everlasting life.

Titus 3:14

And let those also who belong to us learn to practise good works for the necessary wants that arise, that they may not be unfruitful.

Hebrews 10:24

and let us consider one another, to excite to love and to good works,

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye may show forth the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;

1 Peter 3:1

In like manner, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, that even if any obey not the word, they may without the word be won by the behavior of the wives,

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain