Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Even the darkness is not dark to You,
And the night is as bright as the day.
Darkness and light are alike to You.

King James Version

Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.

Holman Bible

even the darkness is not dark to You.
The night shines like the day;
darkness and light are alike to You.

International Standard Version

even darkness isn't dark to you, darkness and light are the same to you.

A Conservative Version

even the darkness hides not from thee, but the night shines as the day. The darkness and the light are both alike [to thee].

American Standard Version

Even the darkness hideth not from thee, But the night shineth as the day: The darkness and the light are both alike to thee .

Amplified


Even the darkness is not dark to You and conceals nothing from You,
But the night shines as bright as the day;
Darkness and light are alike to You.

Bible in Basic English

Even the dark is not dark to you; the night is as bright as the day: for dark and light are the same to you.

Darby Translation

Even darkness hideth not from thee, and the night shineth as the day: the darkness is as the light.

Julia Smith Translation

Also darkness shall not darken from thee; and the night shall shine as the day: as the darkness, so the light

King James 2000

Yea, the darkness hides not from you; but the night shines as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

even [the] darkness is not too dark for you, and [the] night shines as the day-- the darkness [and] the light are alike [for you].

Modern King James verseion

Yea, the darkness does not hide from You; but the night shines as the day; as is the darkness, so is the light to You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, the darkness is no darkness with thee, but the night is as clear as the day; the darkness and light are both alike.

NET Bible

even the darkness is not too dark for you to see, and the night is as bright as day; darkness and light are the same to you.

New Heart English Bible

even the darkness doesn't hide from you, but the night shines as the day. The darkness is like light to you.

The Emphasized Bible

Even darkness, will not conceal from thee, - but, night, like day, will shine, So is the darkness, as the light!

Webster

Yes, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.

World English Bible

even the darkness doesn't hide from you, but the night shines as the day. The darkness is like light to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Also darkness hideth not from Thee, And night as day shineth, as is darkness so is light.

Verse Info

Context Readings

The All-Knowing, Ever-Present God

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.
13 For You formed my inward parts;
You wove me in my mother’s womb.


Cross References

Job 34:22

“There is no darkness or deep shadow
Where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.

Daniel 2:22

“It is He who reveals the profound and hidden things;
He knows what is in the darkness,
And the light dwells with Him.

Exodus 14:20

So it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud along with the darkness, yet it gave light at night. Thus the one did not come near the other all night.

Exodus 20:21

So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

Job 26:6

“Naked is Sheol before Him,
And Abaddon has no covering.

Hebrews 4:13

And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.

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