Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 Indeed, you deliver the oppressed, but you bring down those who exalt themselves in their own eyes. 28 For you, LORD, make my lamp shine; my God enlightens my darkness. 29 With your help I will run through an army, with help from my God I leap over walls.


Cross References

Job 18:6

Light in his tent is dark, and his lamp goes out above him.

Psalm 132:17

There I will create a power base for David I have prepared a lamp for my anointed one.

1 Kings 11:36

I'll give one tribe to his son, so my servant David will always have a light shining in my presence in Jerusalem, the city that I chose for myself and where I have placed my name.

Job 29:3

when his lamp used to shine over my head, so I could walk through the dark,

2 Samuel 22:29

For you are my lamp, LORD, the LORD who illuminates my darkness.

1 Kings 15:4

Nevertheless, for the sake of David, the LORD his God maintained a lamp for David in Jerusalem by raising up his son after him so that Jerusalem would be established,

Psalm 112:4

A light shines in the darkness for the upright, for the one who is gracious, compassionate, and just.

Proverbs 20:27

A person's spirit is the lamp of the LORD; it searches throughout one's innermost being.

Isaiah 42:16

I'll help the blind walk, even on a road they do not know; I'll guide them in directions they do not know. I'll turn the dark places into light in front of them, and the rough places into level ground. These are the things I will do, and I won't abandon them.

Isaiah 62:1

"And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.

Matthew 4:16

The people living in darkness have seen a great light, and for those living in the land and shadow of death, a light has risen."

Luke 1:79

to shine on those who sit in darkness and in death's shadow, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people to be his very own and to proclaim the wonderful deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

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