Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Do not rejoice over me, my enemy!
Though I have fallen, I will stand up;
though I sit in darkness,
the Lord will be my light.

New American Standard Bible

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

King James Version

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.

International Standard Version

Don't be glad on my account, my enemy. When I fall, I'll get up. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

A Conservative Version

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy. When I fall, I shall arise. When I sit in darkness, LORD will be a light to me.

American Standard Version

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah will be a light unto me.

Amplified

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy! When I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light to me.

Bible in Basic English

Do not be glad because of my sorrow, O my hater: after my fall I will be lifted up; when I am seated in the dark, the Lord will be a light to me.

Darby Translation

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: though I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light unto me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not rejoice against me, O my enemy; for if I have fallen, I shall arise; if I sit in darkness, the LORD is my light.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not rejoice against me, O mine enemy: if I fell I arose: if I shall sit in darkness, Jehovah a light to me.

King James 2000

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You should not rejoice over me, O my enemy! When I fall I will stand up; when I sit in darkness Yahweh [will be] a light for me.

Modern King James verseion

Rejoice not against me, my enemy; for if I fall, I shall arise; for if I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light to me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O thou enemy of mine, rejoice not at my fall, for I shall get up again: and though I sit in darkness, yet the LORD is my light.

NET Bible

My enemies, do not gloat over me! Though I have fallen, I will get up. Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light.

New Heart English Bible

Do not rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, the LORD will be a light to me.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not rejoice, O mine enemy, against me, Though I fall, I shall rise again! Though I sit in darkness, Yahweh, is a light to me.

Webster

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD will be a light to me.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost not rejoice over me, O mine enemy, When I have fallen, I have risen, When I sit in darkness Jehovah is a light to me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

not against me, O mine enemy
אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

when I sit
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

the Lord

Usage: 0

shall be a light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Lord's Kindness

7 But I will look to the Lord;
I will wait for the God of my salvation.
My God will hear me.
8 Do not rejoice over me, my enemy!
Though I have fallen, I will stand up;
though I sit in darkness,
the Lord will be my light.
9 Because I have sinned against Him,
I must endure the Lord’s rage
until He argues my case
and establishes justice for me.
He will bring me into the light;
I will see His salvation.



Cross References

Psalm 112:4

Light shines in the darkness for the upright.
He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.

Isaiah 9:2

The people walking in darkness
have seen a great light;
a light has dawned
on those living in the land of darkness.

Jeremiah 50:11

Because you rejoice,
because you sing in triumph—
you who plundered My inheritance—
because you frolic like a young cow treading grain
and neigh like stallions,

Obadiah 1:12

Do not gloat over your brother
in the day of his calamity;
do not rejoice over the people of Judah
in the day of their destruction;
do not boastfully mock
in the day of distress.

Job 31:29

Have I rejoiced over my enemy’s distress,
or become excited when trouble came his way?

Psalm 13:4-6

My enemy will say, “I have triumphed over him,”
and my foes will rejoice because I am shaken.

Psalm 27:1

Davidic.The Lord is my light and my salvation—
whom should I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom should I be afraid?

Psalm 35:15-16

But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;
they gathered against me.
Assailants I did not know
tore at me and did not stop.

Psalm 35:19

Do not let my deceitful enemies rejoice over me;
do not let those who hate me without cause
look at me maliciously.

Psalm 35:24-26

Vindicate me, Lord my God,
in keeping with Your righteousness,
and do not let them rejoice over me.

Psalm 37:21

The wicked man borrows and does not repay,
but the righteous one is gracious and giving.

Psalm 37:24

Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed,
because the Lord holds his hand.

Psalm 38:16

For I said, “Don’t let them rejoice over me—
those who are arrogant toward me when I stumble.”

Psalm 41:10-12

But You, Lord, be gracious to me and raise me up;
then I will repay them.

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a sun and shield.
The Lord gives grace and glory;
He does not withhold the good
from those who live with integrity.

Psalm 97:11

Light dawns for the righteous,
gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 107:10-15

Others sat in darkness and gloom
prisoners in cruel chains

Proverbs 24:16-18

Though a righteous man falls seven times,
he will get up,
but the wicked will stumble into ruin.

Isaiah 2:5

House of Jacob,
come and let us walk in the Lord’s light.

Isaiah 49:9

saying to the prisoners: Come out,
and to those who are in darkness: Show yourselves.
They will feed along the pathways,
and their pastures will be on all the barren heights.

Isaiah 50:10

Who among you fears the Lord,
listening to the voice of His Servant?
Who among you walks in darkness,
and has no light?
Let him trust in the name of Yahweh;
let him lean on his God.

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine, for your light has come,
and the glory of the Lord shines over you.

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun will no longer be your light by day,
and the brightness of the moon will not shine on you;
but the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your splendor.

Lamentations 4:21-22

??SinSo rejoice and be glad, Daughter Edom,
you resident of the land of Uz!
Yet the cup will pass to you as well;
you will get drunk and expose yourself.

Ezekiel 25:6

For this is what the Lord God says: “Because you clapped your hands, stamped your feet, and rejoiced over the land of Israel with wholehearted contempt,

Ezekiel 35:15

Just as you rejoiced over the inheritance of the house of Israel because it became a desolation, so I will deal with you: you will become a desolation, Mount Seir, and so will all Edom in its entirety. Then they will know that I am Yahweh.

Amos 9:11

In that day
I will restore the fallen booth of David:
I will repair its gaps,
restore its ruins,
and rebuild it as in the days of old,

Micah 7:10

Then my enemy will see,
and she will be covered with shame,
the one who said to me,
“Where is the Lord your God?”
My eyes will look at her in triumph;
at that time she will be trampled
like mud in the streets.

Malachi 4:2

But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves from the stall.

Matthew 4:16

The people who live in darkness
have seen a great light,
and for those living in the shadowland of death,
light has dawned.

Luke 1:78-79

Because of our God’s merciful compassion,
the Dawn from on high will visit us

John 8:12

Then Jesus spoke to them again: “I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows Me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life.”

John 16:20

“I assure you: You will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that by faith in Me they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified.’

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of God’s glory in the face of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 11:10-12

Those who live on the earth will gloat over them and celebrate and send gifts to one another because these two prophets brought judgment to those who live on the earth.

Revelation 21:23

The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because God’s glory illuminates it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

Night will no longer exist, and people will not need lamplight or sunlight, because the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign forever and ever.

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