Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

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].

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.

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

American

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Fausets

Watsons

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 righteous is as the dawning light, That shineth more and more unto the perfect day. 19 The way of the wicked is as darkness: They know not at what they stumble.


Cross References

2 Samuel 23:4

He shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass'springeth out of the earth, Through clear shining after rain.

Job 11:17

And thy life shall be clearer than the noonday; Though there be darkness, it shall be as the morning.

Matthew 5:14

Ye are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid.

Philippians 2:15

that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye are seen as lights in the world,

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength; Every one of them appeareth before God in Zion.

Daniel 12:3

And they that are wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Job 23:10

But he knoweth the way that I take; When he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: thou that art upright dost direct the path of the just.

Hosea 6:3

And let us know, let us follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is sure as the morning; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain that watereth the earth.

Zechariah 14:6-7

And it shall come to pass in that day, that there shall not be light; the bright ones shall withdraw themselves:

Matthew 5:16

Even so let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:45

that ye may be sons of your Father who is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sendeth rain on the just and the unjust.

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spake unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life.

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord the Spirit.

2 Peter 1:19

And we have the word of prophecy made more sure; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day-star arise in your hearts:

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and for ever. Amen.

Revelation 21:23

And the city hath no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine upon it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the lamp thereof is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

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

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