Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me. 8 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. 9 I will bear the indignation of the LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he shall plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.



Cross References

Psalm 112:4

To the upright there ariseth light in darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Isaiah 9:2

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shades of death, upon them hath the light shined.

Jeremiah 50:11

Because ye were glad, because ye rejoiced, O ye destroyers of my heritage, because ye are grown fat as the heifer at grass, and bellow as bulls;

Obadiah 1:12

But thou shouldst not have looked on the day of thy brother in the day that he became a stranger; neither shouldst thou have rejoiced over the children of Judah in the day of their destruction; neither shouldst thou have spoken proudly in the day of distress.

Job 31:29

If I have rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, or have lifted up myself when evil found him:

Psalm 13:4-6

Lest my enemy say, I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved.

Psalm 27:1

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 35:15-16

But in my adversity they rejoiced, and assembled themselves: yes, the abjects assembled themselves against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:

Psalm 35:19

Let not them that are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.

Psalm 35:24-26

Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me.

Psalm 37:21

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous showeth mercy, and giveth.

Psalm 37:24

Though he should fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.

Psalm 38:16

For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they magnify themselves against me.

Psalm 41:10-12

But thou, O LORD, be merciful to me, and raise me up, that I may requite them.

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 107:10-15

Such as sit in darkness and in the shades of death, being bound in affliction and iron;

Proverbs 24:16-18

For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.

Isaiah 2:5

O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the LORD.

Isaiah 49:9

That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Show yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and rely upon his God.

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light to thee: but the LORD will be to thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

Lamentations 4:21-22

Rejoice and be glad, O daughter of Edom, that dwellest in the land of Uz; the cup also shall pass through to thee: thou shalt be drunken, and shalt make thyself naked.

Ezekiel 25:6

For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thy hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all thy despite against the land of Israel;

Ezekiel 35:15

As thou didst rejoice at the inheritance of the house of Israel, because it was desolate, so will I do to thee: thou shalt be desolate, O mount Seir, and all Edom, even all of it: and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Amos 9:11

In that day will I raise up the tabernacle of David that is fallen, and close up their breaches; and I will raise up its ruins, and I will build it as in the days of old:

Micah 7:10

Then she that is my enemy shall see it, and shame shall cover her who said to me, Where is the LORD thy God? my eyes shall behold her: now shall she be trodden down as the mire of the streets.

Malachi 4:2

But to you that fear my name, shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.

Matthew 4:16

The people who sat in darkness, saw great light; and to them who sat in the region and shades of death, light hath arisen.

Luke 1:78-79

Through the tender mercy of our God; by which the day-spring from on high hath visited us,

John 8:12

Then Jesus spoke again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 16:20

Verily, verily, I say to you, that ye will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice: and ye will be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

Acts 26:18

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined into our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 11:10-12

And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.

Revelation 21:23

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God enlightened it, and the Lamb is the light of it.

Revelation 22:5

And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

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