Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 will cover me,
And the night will be the only light around 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;

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;"

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, thy hand shall lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. 11 If I say, Surely, darkness, shall cover me! then, night, is light about me. 12 Even darkness, will not conceal from thee, - but, night, like day, will shine, So is the darkness, as the light!


Cross References

Job 12:22

Laying open deep things, out of darkness, and bringing out to light, the death-shade:

Job 22:12-14

Is not, GOD, in the height of the heavens? Behold, then, the head of the stars, that they are high.

Psalm 10:11-13

He hath said in his heart, GOD hath forgotten, - He hath veiled his face, Oh he hath never seen!

Psalm 94:7

Yet have they said - Yah, doth not see, The God of Jacob, doth not understand.

Isaiah 29:15

Alas! for them who would fain have been too deep for Yahweh by giving secret counsel, - and therefore in the dark, have been their doings, and they have said Who can see us? and - Who can understand us?

Jeremiah 23:24

Can any hide himself in secret places that I, shall not see him? Demandeth Yahweh, - The heavens and the earth, do I not fill? Demandeth Yahweh.

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