Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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

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Watsons

Context Readings

The Right Path

17 For they eat the bread of wickedness, and they drink the wine of violence. 18 The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn that grows brighter until the full light of day. 19 But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness, and they do not know what they are stumbling over.


Cross References

2 Samuel 23:4

He is like dawn's first light, like bright sun blazing on a cloudless morning, glistening on grassland that flourishes after a rain shower.

Job 11:17

Your life will be brighter than noonday. Even its darkness will be like dawn.

Matthew 5:14

"You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.

Philippians 2:15

so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

Psalm 84:7

They will walk from strength to strength; each will appear before God in Zion.

Daniel 12:3

Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever.

Job 23:10

Because he knows the road on which I travel, when he had tested me, I'll come out like gold.

Isaiah 26:7

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us pursue knowledge of the LORD; his coming is as certain as the dawn. He will come to us like the rain, like the autumn and spring rains come on the earth.

Zechariah 14:6-7

"At that time, the daylight will be neither bright nor overcast.

Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."

Matthew 5:45

so that you will become children of your Father in heaven, because he makes his sun rise on both evil and good people, and he lets rain fall on the righteous and the unrighteous.

John 8:12

Later on, Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

2 Corinthians 3:18

As all of us reflect the glory of the Lord with unveiled faces, we are becoming more like him with ever-increasing glory by the Lord's Spirit.

2 Peter 1:19

Therefore we regard the message of the prophets as confirmed beyond doubt, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp that is shining in a gloomy place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.

2 Peter 3:18

Instead, continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Messiah. Glory belongs to him both now and on that eternal day! Amen.

Revelation 21:23

The city doesn't need any sun or moon to give it light, because the glory of God gave it light, and the lamb was its lamp.

Revelation 22:5

There will be no more night, and they will not need any light from lamps or the sun because the Lord God will shine on them. They will rule forever and ever.

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