Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

Darby Translation

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth 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 Thou wilt save the humble people, and thou wilt humble the eyes of the lifted up. 28 For thou wilt enlighten my lamp Jehovah my God will give light to my darkness. 29 For by thee I will break down a troop, and in my God I will leap upon the wall.


Cross References

Job 18:6

The light was darkened in his tent, and his lamp shall be extinguished for him.

Psalm 132:17

There will I cause the horn to David to spring up: I prepared a lamp for my Messiah.

1 Kings 11:36

And to his son I will give one tribe on account of there being a light to David my servant all the days before me in Jerusalem the city which I chose to me to put my name there.

Job 29:3

In his causing his light to shine upon my head, before his light I shall go through darkness;

2 Samuel 22:29

For thou my light, O Jehovah: And Jehovah will enlighten my darkness.

1 Kings 15:4

For on account of David, Jehovah his God gave to him a light in Jerusalem, to raise up a son after him, to cause Jerusalem to stand:

Psalm 112:4

Light arose in darkness to the upright: merciful and compassionate and just

Proverbs 20:27

The light of Jehovah is the breath of man, searching all the chambers of the belly.

Isaiah 42:16

I brought the blind by a way they knew not; and I will cause them to tread in beaten paths they knew not: I will set darkness for light before them, and crooked ways into straightness; these words I did them, and I forsook them not

Isaiah 62:1

For sake of Zion I will not be silent, and for sake of Jerusalem I will not rest till its justice shall go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a flame shall burn.

Matthew 4:16

The people sitting in darkness saw a great light; and to them sitting in the room and shadow of death, light has sprung up to them.

Luke 1:79

To shine forth to those in darkness and sitting in the shadow of death, to direct our feet in the way of peace.

1 Peter 2:9

And ye a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for acquisition; so that ye should proclaim the excellencies of him having called you out of darkness into his wonderful light:

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