Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.

King James Version

For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Holman Bible

Lord, You light my lamp; my God illuminates my darkness.

International Standard Version

For you, LORD, make my lamp shine; my God enlightens my darkness.

A Conservative Version

For thou will light my lamp. LORD my God will lighten my darkness.

American Standard Version

For thou wilt light my lamp: Jehovah my God will lighten my darkness.

Amplified

For You cause my lamp to be lighted and to shine; the Lord my God illumines my darkness.

Bible in Basic English

You, O Lord, will be my light; by you, my God, the dark will be made bright for me.

Darby Translation

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For thou wilt light my fire: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou wilt enlighten my lamp Jehovah my God will give light to my darkness.

King James 2000

For you will light my lamp: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you light my lamp; Yahweh, my God, lights up my darkness.

Modern King James verseion

For You will light my candle; Jehovah my God will make my darkness light.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou also shalt light my candle; the LORD my God shall make my darkness to be light. {TYNDALE: Thou art my light, O LORD, and the LORD shall light my darkness.}

NET Bible

Indeed, you are my lamp, Lord. My God illuminates the darkness around me.

New Heart English Bible

For you will light my lamp, LORD. My God will light up my darkness.

New simplified Bible

O Jehovah, you light my lamp. My God turns my darkness into light.

The Emphasized Bible

For, thou, didst light up my lamp, Yahweh my God, enlightened my darkness;

Webster

For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

World English Bible

For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thou -- Thou lightest my lamp, Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

References

Easton

Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

27 For You save an afflicted people, But haughty eyes You abase. 28 For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness. 29 For by You I can run upon a troop; And by my God I can leap over a wall.


Cross References

Job 18:6

"The light in his tent is darkened, And his lamp goes out above him.

Psalm 132:17

"There I will cause the horn of David to spring forth; I have prepared a lamp for Mine anointed.

1 Kings 11:36

'But to his son I will give one tribe, that My servant David may have a lamp always before Me in Jerusalem, the city where I have chosen for Myself to put My name.

Job 29:3

When His lamp shone over my head, And by His light I walked through darkness;

2 Samuel 22:29

"For You are my lamp, O LORD; And the LORD illumines my darkness.

1 Kings 15:4

But for David's sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to raise up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem;

Psalm 112:4

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

Proverbs 20:27

The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD, Searching all the innermost parts of his being.

Isaiah 42:16

"I will lead the blind by a way they do not know, In paths they do not know I will guide them I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone."

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I will not keep quiet, Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness, And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

Matthew 4:16

"THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED."

Luke 1:79

TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace."

1 Peter 2:9

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

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