Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

King James Version

But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

Holman Bible

But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. So if the light within you is darkness—how deep is that darkness!

International Standard Version

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. Therefore, if the light within you has turned into darkness, how great is that darkness!"

A Conservative Version

But if thine eye is bad, thy whole body will be dark. If therefore the light that is in thee is darkness, how great is the darkness!

American Standard Version

But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is the darkness!

Amplified

But if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the very light in you [your conscience] is darkened, how dense is that darkness!

An Understandable Version

But if your eye sees things wrongly, [then] your whole body [i.e., your entire life] will be full of darkness [i.e., will not be lived properly]. If therefore, the light you have is [really] darkness [i.e., if you are not seeing life properly], that darkness will be very great [i.e., you cannot possibly live properly].

Anderson New Testament

But if your eye be diseased, your whole body will be dark. If therefore, the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!

Bible in Basic English

But if your eye is evil, all your body will be dark. If then the light which is in you is dark, how dark it will be!

Common New Testament

But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!

Daniel Mace New Testament

but if your eye be bad, your whole body will be dark: if therefore that, which should be light to you, be dark; how great is that darkness?

Darby Translation

but if thine eye be wicked, thy whole body will be dark. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great the darkness!

Godbey New Testament

If thine eye may be bad, thy whole body will be dark. Then if the light which is in you is darkness, the darkness is so great.

Goodspeed New Testament

but if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be dark. If, therefore, your very light is darkness, how deep the darkness will be!

John Wesley New Testament

But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness: if therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness?

Julia Smith Translation

But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be dark. If therefore the light which in thee is darkness, how much the darkness

King James 2000

But if your eye be evil, your whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you be darkness, how great is that darkness!

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be dark. Therefore if the light in you is darkness, how great [is] the darkness!

Modern King James verseion

But if your eye is evil, your whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But and if thine eye be wicked, then all thy body shall be full of darkness. Wherefore if the light that is in thee, be darkness: how great is that darkness?

Moffatt New Testament

but if your Eye is selfish, the whole of your body will be darkened. And if your very light turns dark, then ??what a darkness it is!

Montgomery New Testament

"but if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be darkened. If then the very light within you is darkness, how dense is that darkness!

NET Bible

But if your eye is diseased, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

New Heart English Bible

But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness.

Noyes New Testament

but if thine eye be disordered, thy whole body will be in darkness. If then the light that is within thee is darkness, how great that darkness!

Sawyer New Testament

but if your eye is evil, your whole body will be dark. If, therefore, the light which is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

The Emphasized Bible

But, if thine eye be, evil, thy whole body, shall be, in the dark; - if therefore, the light which is in thee, is, darkness, the darkness, how great!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if thine eye be vitiated, thy whole body will be darkened. If therefore the light which is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, if your eye is diseased, your whole body will be darkened. And, if the inner light is darkness, how intense must that darkness be!

Webster

But if thy eye be evil, thy whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee is darkness, how great is that darkness!

Weymouth New Testament

but if your eyesight is bad, your whole body will be dark. If however the very light within you is darkness, how dense must the darkness be!

Williams New Testament

But if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the very source of light in you is darkness, how dense is that darkness!

World English Bible

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Worrell New Testament

but, if your eye be evil, your whole body will be dark. If, therefore, the light that is in you be darkness, how great the darkness!

Worsley New Testament

but if thine eye be bad, thy whole body will be dark. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

Youngs Literal Translation

but if thine eye may be evil, all thy body shall be dark; if, therefore, the light that is in thee is darkness -- the darkness, how great!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

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

eye
ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

be
ὦ 

ἐστί 
Esti 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 41
Usage: 585

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

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

ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

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

σκοτεινός 
Skoteinos 
Usage: 0

If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

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

the light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

that is

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

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

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

πόσος 
Posos 
Usage: 9

References

Context Readings

The Light Of The Body

22 The lamp of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye is sincere, thy whole body shall be full of light. 23 "But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness! 24 No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other or else he will hold to the one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and riches.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:12

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Isaiah 5:20-21

Woe unto those that call evil good and good evil; that put darkness for light and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Isaiah 44:18-20

They did not know nor understand; for he has anointed their eyes that they not see and their hearts that they not understand.

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people are foolish; the ignorant sons with no understanding have not known me; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Jeremiah 8:8-9

How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Behold, certainly in vain did he make the pen; the scribes were in vain.

Matthew 6:22

The lamp of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye is sincere, thy whole body shall be full of light.

Matthew 20:15

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil because I am good?

Matthew 23:16-28

Woe unto you, ye blind guides, who say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!

Luke 8:10

And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the others in parables that seeing they might not see and hearing they might not understand.

John 9:39-41

And Jesus said, For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see might see and that those who see might be blinded.

Romans 1:22

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools

Romans 2:17-23

Behold, thou doth call thyself a Jew and art supported by the law and doth glory in God

1 Corinthians 1:18-20

For the word of the cross is foolishness to those that perish, but unto us who are saved, it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 3:18-19

Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you seems to be wise in this age, let them become a fool that they may be wise.

Ephesians 4:18

having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them because of the blindness of their heart,

Ephesians 5:8

For in another time ye were darkness, but now ye are light in the Lord: walk as children of light;

1 John 2:11

But he that hates his brother is in darkness and walks in darkness and does not know where he goes, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.

Revelation 3:17-18

Because thou sayest, I am rich and increased with goods and have need of nothing and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,

Mark 7:22

the thefts, the covetousness, the wickedness, the deceit, the lasciviousness, the evil eye, the slander, the pride, the unwiseness:

1 Corinthians 2:14

But the natural man does not perceive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him; neither can he understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

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