Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The lantern of the LORD is the breath of man; and goeth through all the inward parts of the body.

New American Standard Bible

The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord,
Searching all the innermost parts of his being.

King James Version

The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.

Holman Bible

The Lord’s lamp sheds light on a person’s life,
searching the innermost parts.

International Standard Version

A person's spirit is the lamp of the LORD; it searches throughout one's innermost being.

A Conservative Version

The spirit of man is the lamp of LORD, searching all his innermost parts.

American Standard Version

The spirit of man is the lamp of Jehovah, Searching all his innermost parts.

Amplified


The spirit (conscience) of man is the lamp of the Lord,
Searching and examining all the innermost parts of his being.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord keeps watch over the spirit of man, searching all the deepest parts of the body.

Darby Translation

Man's spirit is the lamp of Jehovah, searching all the inner parts of the belly.

Julia Smith Translation

The light of Jehovah is the breath of man, searching all the chambers of the belly.

King James 2000

The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD, searching all the inner depths of the heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The lamp of Yahweh [is] the spirit of humankind, he who searches every {innermost part}.

Modern King James verseion

The spirit of man is the lamp of Jehovah, searching all the inward parts of the belly.

NET Bible

The human spirit is like the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts.

New Heart English Bible

The spirit of man is the LORD's lamp, searching all his innermost parts.

The Emphasized Bible

The lamp of Yahweh, is the spirit of a son of earth, searching all the chambers of the inner man.

Webster

The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.

World English Bible

The spirit of man is Yahweh's lamp, searching all his innermost parts.

Youngs Literal Translation

The breath of man is a lamp of Jehovah, Searching all the inner parts of the heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׁמה 
N@shamah 
Usage: 24

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

is the candle
נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

of the Lord

Usage: 0

חפשׂ 
Chaphas 
Usage: 23

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 20:27

Devotionals containing Proverbs 20:27

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Images Proverbs 20:27

Prayers for Proverbs 20:27

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

26 A wise king destroyeth the ungodly, and bringeth the wheel over them. 27 The lantern of the LORD is the breath of man; and goeth through all the inward parts of the body. 28 Mercy and faithfulness preserve the king, and with loving-kindness his seat is holden up.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:11

For what man knoweth the things of a man: save the spirit of a man which is within him? Even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the spirit of God.

Genesis 2:7

Then the LORD God shope man, even of the mold of the earth, and breathed into his face the breath of life. So man was made a living soul.

Job 32:8

Every man, no doubt, hath a mind; but it is the inspiration of the Almighty that giveth understanding.

Proverbs 20:30

Wounds drive away evil; and so do stripes the inward parts of the body.

Romans 2:15

which show the deed of the law written in their hearts: While their conscience beareth witness unto them, and also their thoughts, accusing one another, or excusing,

2 Corinthians 4:2-6

but have cast from us the cloaks of unhonesty, and walk not in craftiness, neither corrupt we the word of God: but walk in open truth, and report ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Hebrews 4:12-13

for the word of God is quick, and mighty in operation, and sharper than any two edged sword: and entereth through, even unto the dividing asunder of the soul and the spirit and of the joints, and the marrow: and judgeth the thoughts and the intents of the heart.

1 John 3:19-21

for thereby we know that we be of the truth, and so shall we certify our hearts in his sight.

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