Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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

American

Sun

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

The Right Path

17 They eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.
18 The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,
shining brighter and brighter until midday.
19 But the way of the wicked is like the darkest gloom;
they don’t know what makes them stumble.


Cross References

2 Samuel 23:4

is like the morning light when the sun rises
on a cloudless morning,
the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

Job 11:17

Your life will be brighter than noonday;
its darkness will be like the morning.

Matthew 5:14

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

Philippians 2:15

so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world.

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength;
each appears before God in Zion.

Daniel 12:3

Those who are wise will shine
like the bright expanse of the heavens,
and those who lead many to righteousness,
like the stars forever and ever.

Job 23:10

Yet He knows the way I have taken;
when He has tested me, I will emerge as pure gold.

Isaiah 26:7

The path of the righteous is level;
You clear a straight path for the righteous.

Hosea 6:3

Let us strive to know the Lord.
His appearance is as sure as the dawn.
He will come to us like the rain,
like the spring showers that water the land.

Zechariah 14:6-7

On that day there will be no light; the sunlight and moonlight will diminish.

Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:45

so that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. For He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

John 8:12

Then Jesus spoke to them again: “I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows Me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life.”

2 Corinthians 3:18

We all, with unveiled faces, are looking as in a mirror at the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit.

2 Peter 1:19

So we have the prophetic word strongly confirmed. You will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp shining in a dismal place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

Revelation 21:23

The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because God’s glory illuminates it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

Night will no longer exist, and people will not need lamplight or sunlight, because the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign forever and ever.

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