Parallel Verses

Amplified

But the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous is like the light of dawn, that shines more and more (brighter and clearer) until [it reaches its full strength and glory in] the perfect day [to be prepared].

New American Standard Bible

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

King James Version

But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

Holman Bible

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,
shining brighter and brighter until midday.

International Standard Version

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn that grows brighter until the full light of day.

A Conservative Version

But the path of the righteous is as the dawning light, that shines more and more to the perfect day.

American Standard Version

But the path of the righteous is as the dawning light, That shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

Bible in Basic English

But the way of the upright is like the light of early morning, getting brighter and brighter till the full day.

Darby Translation

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the path of the just is as the light of the morning star, that shines more and more until the day is perfect.

Julia Smith Translation

The path of the just as the light shining, going and shining even to the day prepared.

King James 2000

But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shines more and more unto the perfect day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the path of the righteous ones [is] like the light of dawn, leading and shining until the day {is full}.

Modern King James verseion

But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shines more and more to the perfect day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The path of the righteous shineth as the light, and is ever brighter and brighter unto the perfect day.

NET Bible

But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.

New Heart English Bible

But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.

The Emphasized Bible

But, the path of the righteous, is as the light of dawn, - going on and brightening, unto meridian day.

Webster

But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more to the perfect day.

World English Bible

But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the path of the righteous is as a shining light, Going and brightening till the day is established,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But the path
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

of the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

is as the shining
נגהּ 
Nogahh 
Usage: 19

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

References

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Context Readings

The Right Path

17 For they eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence. 18 But the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous is like the light of dawn, that shines more and more (brighter and clearer) until [it reaches its full strength and glory in] the perfect day [to be prepared]. 19 The way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know over what they stumble.


Cross References

2 Samuel 23:4

He dawns on them like the morning light when the sun rises on a cloudless morning, when the tender grass springs out of the earth through clear shining after rain.

Job 11:17

And [your] life shall be clearer than the noonday and rise above it; though there be darkness, it shall be as the morning.

Matthew 5:14

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

Philippians 2:15

That you may show yourselves to be blameless and guileless, innocent and uncontaminated, children of God without blemish (faultless, unrebukable) in the midst of a crooked and wicked generation [spiritually perverted and perverse], among whom you are seen as bright lights (stars or beacons shining out clearly) in the [dark] world,

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength [increasing in victorious power]; each of them appears before God in Zion.

Daniel 12:3

And the teachers and those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the firmament, and those who turn many to righteousness (to uprightness and right standing with God) [shall give forth light] like the stars forever and ever.

Job 23:10

But He knows the way that I take [He has concern for it, appreciates, and pays attention to it]. When He has tried me, I shall come forth as refined gold [pure and luminous].

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the [consistently] righteous (those living in moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relationship of their lives) is level and straight; You, O [Lord], Who are upright, direct aright and make level the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous.

Hosea 6:3

Yes, let us know (recognize, be acquainted with, and understand) Him; let us be zealous to know the Lord [to appreciate, give heed to, and cherish Him]. His going forth is prepared and certain as the dawn, and He will come to us as the [heavy] rain, as the latter rain that waters the earth.

Zechariah 14:6-7

And it shall come to pass in that day that there shall not be light; the glorious and bright ones [the heavenly bodies] shall be darkened.

Matthew 5:16

Let your light so shine before men that they may see your moral excellence and your praiseworthy, noble, and good deeds and recognize and honor and praise and glorify your Father Who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:45

To show that you are the children of your Father Who is in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the wicked and on the good, and makes the rain fall upon the upright and the wrongdoers [alike].

John 8:12

Once more Jesus addressed the crowd. He said, I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me will not be walking in the dark, but will have the Light which is Life.

2 Corinthians 3:18

And all of us, as with unveiled face, [because we] continued to behold [in the Word of God] as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are constantly being transfigured into His very own image in ever increasing splendor and from one degree of glory to another; [for this comes] from the Lord [Who is] the Spirit.

2 Peter 1:19

And we have the prophetic word [made] firmer still. You will do well to pay close attention to it as to a lamp shining in a dismal (squalid and dark) place, until the day breaks through [the gloom] and the Morning Star rises ( comes into being) in your hearts.

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in grace (undeserved favor, spiritual strength) and recognition and knowledge and understanding of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (the Messiah). To Him [be] glory (honor, majesty, and splendor) both now and to the day of eternity. Amen (so be it)!

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun nor of the moon to give light to it, for the splendor and radiance (glory) of God illuminate it, and the Lamb is its lamp.

Revelation 22:5

And there shall be no more night; they have no need for lamplight or sunlight, for the Lord God will illuminate them and be their light, and they shall reign [as kings] forever and ever (through the eternities of the eternities).

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