Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 you deliver humble people, but haughty eyes you humiliate. 28 For you light my lamp; Yahweh, my God, lights up my darkness. 29 For with you I can charge a troop, and with my God I can scale a wall.


Cross References

Job 18:6

The light becomes dark in his tent, and his lamp above him is put out.

Psalm 132:17

There I will cause a horn to grow for David; I will set a lamp for my anointed one.

1 Kings 11:36

To his son I will give one tribe in order to be a lamp for my servant David, always before my face, in Jerusalem the city in which I have chosen to place my name.

Job 29:3

when his shining lamp [was] over my head-- by his light I walked through darkness--

2 Samuel 22:29

For you, O Yahweh [are] my lamp, and Yahweh lightens my darkness.

1 Kings 15:4

For the sake of David, Yahweh his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, by establishing his son after him and by causing Jerusalem to exist;

Psalm 112:4

[His] light rises in the darkness for the upright; [he is] gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Proverbs 20:27

The lamp of Yahweh [is] the spirit of humankind, he who searches every {innermost part}.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will lead the blind by a road they do not know; I will cause [them] to tread on paths they have not known. I will make darkness {in their presence} into light and rough places into level ground. These [are] the things I will do, and I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 62:1

For the sake of Zion I will not be silent, and for the sake of Jerusalem I will not maintain a quiet attitude, until her righteousness goes out like the bright light, and her salvation burns like a torch.

Matthew 4:16

the people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, and the ones who sit in the land and shadow of death, a light has dawned on them."

Luke 1:79

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct 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] possession, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light,

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