Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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.

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 it is thou that savest the afflicted people; but the haughty eyes wilt thou bring down. 28 For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness. 29 For by thee I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall.


Cross References

Job 18:6

The light shall become dark in his tent, and his lamp over him shall be put out.

Psalm 132:17

There will I cause the horn of David to bud forth; I have ordained a lamp for mine anointed.

1 Kings 11:36

And unto his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp always before me in Jerusalem, the city that I have chosen for myself to put my name there.

Job 29:3

When his lamp shone over my head, and by his light I walked through darkness;

2 Samuel 22:29

For thou art my lamp, Jehovah; And Jehovah enlighteneth my darkness.

1 Kings 15:4

But for David's sake Jehovah his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him, and establishing Jerusalem;

Psalm 112:4

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

Proverbs 20:27

Man's spirit is the lamp of Jehovah, searching all the inner parts of the belly.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not, in paths that they know not will I lead them; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not be still, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a torch that burneth.

Matthew 4:16

the people sitting in darkness has seen a great light, and to those sitting in the country and shadow of death, to them has light sprung up.

Luke 1:79

to shine upon them who were sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;

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