Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me, And the light around me will be night,"

King James Version

If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.

Holman Bible

If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me,
and the light around me will be night”

International Standard Version

If I say, "Darkness will surely conceal me, and the light around me will become night,"

A Conservative Version

If I say, Surely the darkness shall overwhelm me, and the light around me shall be night,

American Standard Version

If I say, Surely the darkness shall overwhelm me, And the light about me shall be night;

Amplified

If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me and the night shall be [the only] light about me,

Bible in Basic English

If I say, Only let me be covered by the dark, and the light about me be night;

Darby Translation

And if I say, Surely darkness shall cover me, and the light about me be night;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall shine because of me.

Julia Smith Translation

And saying, surely the darkness shall fall upon me; and the night shone about me.

King James 2000

If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if I should say, "Surely darkness will cover me, and [the] light around me [will be as] night,"

Modern King James verseion

If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me, even the night shall be light around me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If I say, "Peradventure the darkness shall cover me, then shall my night be turned to day." -

NET Bible

If I were to say, "Certainly the darkness will cover me, and the light will turn to night all around me,"

New Heart English Bible

If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me; the light around me will be night;"

The Emphasized Bible

If I say, Surely, darkness, shall cover me! then, night, is light about me.

Webster

If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.

World English Bible

If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me; the light around me will be night;"

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say, 'Surely darkness bruiseth me, Then night is light to me.

Verse Info

Context Readings

The All-Knowing, Ever-Present God

10 Even there Your hand will lead me, And Your right hand will lay hold of me. 11 If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me, And the light around me will be night," 12 Even the darkness is not dark to You, And the night is as bright as the day Darkness and light are alike to You.


Cross References

Job 12:22

"He reveals mysteries from the darkness And brings the deep darkness into light.

Job 22:12-14

"Is not God in the height of heaven? Look also at the distant stars, how high they are!

Psalm 10:11-13

He says to himself, "God has forgotten; He has hidden His face; He will never see it."

Psalm 94:7

They have said, "The LORD does not see, Nor does the God of Jacob pay heed."

Isaiah 29:15

Woe to those who deeply hide their plans from the LORD, And whose deeds are done in a dark place, And they say, "Who sees us?" or "Who knows us?"

Jeremiah 23:24

"Can a man hide himself in hiding places So I do not see him?" declares the LORD "Do I not fill the heavens and the earth?" declares the LORD.

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