Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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


Do not rejoice over me [amid my tragedies], O my enemy!
Though I fall, I will rise;
Though I sit in the darkness [of distress], the Lord is a light for 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.

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.

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 keep watching for the Lord; I will wait for the God who delivers me. My God will hear my lament. 8 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. 9 I must endure the Lord's anger, for I have sinned against him. But then he will defend my cause, and accomplish justice on my behalf. He will lead me out into the light; I will experience firsthand his deliverance.



Cross References

Psalm 112:4

In the darkness a light shines for the godly, for each one who is merciful, compassionate, and just.

Isaiah 9:2

The people walking in darkness see a bright light; light shines on those who live in a land of deep darkness.

Jeremiah 50:11

"People of Babylonia, you plundered my people. That made you happy and glad. You frolic about like calves in a pasture. Your joyous sounds are like the neighs of a stallion.

Obadiah 1:12

You should not have gloated when your relatives suffered calamity. You should not have rejoiced over the people of Judah when they were destroyed. You should not have boasted when they suffered adversity.

Job 31:29

If I have rejoiced over the misfortune of my enemy or exulted because calamity found him --

Psalm 13:4-6

Then my enemy will say, "I have defeated him!" Then my foes will rejoice because I am upended.

Psalm 27:1

By David. The Lord delivers and vindicates me! I fear no one! The Lord protects my life! I am afraid of no one!

Psalm 35:15-16

But when I stumbled, they rejoiced and gathered together; they gathered together to ambush me. They tore at me without stopping to rest.

Psalm 35:19

Do not let those who are my enemies for no reason gloat over me! Do not let those who hate me without cause carry out their wicked schemes!

Psalm 35:24-26

Vindicate me by your justice, O Lord my God! Do not let them gloat over me!

Psalm 37:21

Evil men borrow, but do not repay their debt, but the godly show compassion and are generous.

Psalm 37:24

Even if he trips, he will not fall headlong, for the Lord holds his hand.

Psalm 38:16

I have prayed for deliverance, because otherwise they will gloat over me; when my foot slips they will arrogantly taunt me.

Psalm 41:10-12

As for you, O Lord, have mercy on me and raise me up, so I can pay them back!"

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is our sovereign protector. The Lord bestows favor and honor; he withholds no good thing from those who have integrity.

Psalm 97:11

The godly bask in the light; the morally upright experience joy.

Psalm 107:10-15

They sat in utter darkness, bound in painful iron chains,

Proverbs 24:16-18

Although a righteous person may fall seven times, he gets up again, but the wicked will be brought down by calamity.

Isaiah 2:5

O descendants of Jacob, come, let us walk in the Lord's guiding light.

Isaiah 49:9

You will say to the prisoners, 'Come out,' and to those who are in dark dungeons, 'Emerge.' They will graze beside the roads; on all the slopes they will find pasture.

Isaiah 50:10

Who among you fears the Lord? Who obeys his servant? Whoever walks in deep darkness, without light, should trust in the name of the Lord and rely on his God.

Isaiah 60:1-3

"Arise! Shine! For your light arrives! The splendor of the Lord shines on you!

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun will no longer supply light for you by day, nor will the moon's brightness shine on you; the Lord will be your permanent source of light -- the splendor of your God will shine upon you.

Lamentations 4:21-22

(Sin/Shin) Rejoice and be glad for now, O people of Edom, who reside in the land of Uz. But the cup of judgment will pass to you also; you will get drunk and take off your clothes.

Ezekiel 25:6

For this is what the sovereign Lord says: Because you clapped your hands, stamped your feet, and rejoiced with intense scorn over the land of Israel,

Ezekiel 35:15

As you rejoiced over the inheritance of the house of Israel because it was desolate, so will I deal with you -- you will be desolate, Mount Seir, and all of Edom -- all of it! Then they will know that I am the Lord.'"

Amos 9:11

"In that day I will rebuild the collapsing hut of David. I will seal its gaps, repair its ruins, and restore it to what it was like in days gone by.

Micah 7:10

When my enemies see this, they will be covered with shame. They say to me, "Where is the Lord your God?" I will gloat over them. Then they will be trampled down like mud in the streets.

Malachi 4:2

But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication will rise with healing wings, and you will skip about like calves released from the stall.

Matthew 4:16

the people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, and on those who sit in the region and shadow of death a light has dawned."

Luke 1:78-79

Because of our God's tender mercy the dawn will break upon us from on high

John 8:12

Then Jesus spoke out again, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

John 16:20

I tell you the solemn truth, you will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice; you will be sad, but your sadness will turn into joy.

Acts 26:18

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

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said "Let light shine out of darkness," is the one who shined in our hearts to give us the light of the glorious knowledge of God in the face of Christ.

Revelation 11:10-12

And those who live on the earth will rejoice over them and celebrate, even sending gifts to each other, because these two prophets had tormented those who live on the earth.

Revelation 21:23

The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because the glory of God lights it up, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

Night will be no more, and they will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, because the Lord God will shine on them, and they will reign forever and ever.

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