Parallel Verses

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?

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!

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 light of the body is thine eye: wherefore if thine eye be single, all thy body shall be full of light. 23 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? 24 No man can serve two masters: For either he shall hate the one, and love the other; or else he shall lean to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:12

If thou seest a man that is wise in his own conceit, there is more hope in a fool than in him.

Isaiah 5:20-21

Woe be unto them that call evil good, and good evil: which make darkness light, and light darkness, that make sour sweet, and sweet sour.

Isaiah 8:20

If any man want light, let him look upon the law and the testimony whether they speak not after this meaning.

Isaiah 44:18-20

Yet men neither consider nor understand; because their eyes are stopped that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they can not perceive.

Jeremiah 4:22

"Nevertheless this shall come upon them because my people is become foolish, and hath utterly no understanding. They are the children of foolishness, and without any discretion. To do evil, they have wit enough: but to do well, they have no wisdom."

Jeremiah 8:8-9

"How dare ye say then, 'We are wise, we have the law of the LORD among us'? Behold, the deceitful pen of the scribes, setteth forth lies:

Matthew 6:22

The light of the body is thine eye: wherefore if thine eye be single, all thy body shall be full of light.

Matthew 20:15

Is it not lawful for me to do as me listeth, with mine own? Is thine eye evil because I am good?

Matthew 23:16-28

Woe be unto you, blind guides, for ye which say, 'Whosoever swear by the temple, it is nothing: but whosoever swear by the gold of the temple, he offendeth.'

Luke 8:10

And he said, "Unto you is it given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God: but to others in similitudes, that when they see, they should not see, and when they hear they should not understand.

John 9:39-41

Jesus said, "I am come unto judgment, into this world: that they which see not, might see, and they which see might be made blind."

Romans 1:22

When they counted themselves wise, they became fools

Romans 2:17-23

Behold, thou art called a Jew, and trustest in the law and rejoicest in God,

1 Corinthians 1:18-20

For the preaching of the cross is, to them that perish, foolishness: but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 3:18-19

Let no man deceive himself. If any man seem wise among you, let him be a fool in this world, that he may be wise.

Ephesians 4:18

blinded in their understanding, being strangers from the life which is in God, through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their hearts.

Ephesians 5:8

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

1 John 2:11

And he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness; and knoweth not whither he goeth, for darkness hath blinded his eyes.

Revelation 3:17-18

because thou sayest thou art rich and increased with goods, and hast need of nothing, and knowest not how thou art wretched and miserable, poor, blind, and naked.

Mark 7:22

theft, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, uncleanness, and a wicked eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

1 Corinthians 2:14

For the natural man perceiveth not the things of the spirit of God, for they are but foolishness unto him: Neither can he perceive them, because he is spiritually examined.

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