Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.

New American Standard Bible

Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous.

King James Version

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Holman Bible

Light shines in the darkness for the upright.
He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.

International Standard Version

A light shines in the darkness for the upright, for the one who is gracious, compassionate, and just.

A Conservative Version

To the upright there arises light in the darkness. [He is] gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

American Standard Version

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: He is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

Amplified

Light arises in the darkness for the upright, gracious, compassionate, and just [who are in right standing with God].

Bible in Basic English

For the upright there is a light shining in the dark; he is full of grace and pity.

Darby Translation

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness; he is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

Julia Smith Translation

Light arose in darkness to the upright: merciful and compassionate and just

King James 2000

Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[His] light rises in the darkness for the upright; [he is] gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Modern King James verseion

To the upright there arises light in the darkness; he is gracious and full of pity and righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto the godly there ariseth up light in the darkness: he is merciful, loving and righteous.

NET Bible

In the darkness a light shines for the godly, for each one who is merciful, compassionate, and just.

New Heart English Bible

Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.

The Emphasized Bible

Risen - in darkness, is light to the upright, The gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Webster

To the upright there ariseth light in darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

Light hath risen in darkness to the upright, Gracious, and merciful, and righteous.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זרח 
Zarach 
arise, rise, rise up, shine, up
Usage: 18

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

in the darkness
חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

he is gracious
חנּוּן 
Channuwn 
Usage: 13

and full of compassion
רחוּם 
Rachuwm 
Usage: 13

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Path Of The Righteous And The Path Of The Wicked

3 Wealth and riches are in his house. His righteousness endures forever. 4 Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous. 5 It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He will maintain his cause in judgment.


Cross References

Job 11:17

Life shall be clearer than the noonday. Though there is darkness, it shall be as the morning.

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

John 12:46

I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in me may not remain in the darkness.

Psalm 37:6

he will make your righteousness go forth as the light, and your justice as the noon day sun.

Psalm 106:1

Praise Yahweh! Give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you who fears Yahweh, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of Yahweh, and rely on his God.

Isaiah 58:10

and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then your light shall rise in darkness, and your obscurity be as the noonday;

Micah 7:8-9

Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, Yahweh will be a light to me.

Malachi 4:2

But to you who fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in its wings. You will go out, and leap like calves of the stall.

Luke 6:36

Therefore be merciful, even as your Father is also merciful.

2 Corinthians 8:8-9

I speak not by way of commandment, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity also of your love.

Ephesians 4:32-2

And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.

Ephesians 5:9

for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,

Ephesians 5:15

Therefore watch carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise;

Colossians 3:12-13

Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

1 John 2:29

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness is born of him.

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one lead you astray. He who does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

1 John 3:10

In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the devil. Whoever doesn't do righteousness is not of God, neither is he who doesn't love his brother.

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