Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 will save the afflicted people, but will bring down high looks. 28 For You will light my candle; Jehovah my God will make my darkness light. 29 For by You I have run through a troop; and by my God I have leaped over a wall.


Cross References

Job 18:6

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

Psalm 132:17

There I will make the horn of David to bud; I have prepared a lamp for My anointed.

1 Kings 11:36

And to his son I will give one tribe, so that David My servant may have a light always before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen for Me, to put My name there.

Job 29:3

when His lamp shone on my head; I walked through darkness by His light;

2 Samuel 22:29

For You are my lamp, O Jehovah. And Jehovah will lighten my darkness.

1 Kings 15:4

But for David's sake Jehovah his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem,

Psalm 112:4

To the upright there arises light in the darkness; he is gracious and full of pity and righteousness.

Proverbs 20:27

The spirit of man is the lamp of Jehovah, searching all the inward parts of the belly.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way they knew not; I will lead them in paths they have not known; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. I will do these things to them, and not forsake them.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not be silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness goes out as brightness, and her salvation as a burning lamp.

Matthew 4:16

The people who sat in darkness saw a great Light; and Light has sprung up to those who sat in the region and shadow of death."

Luke 1:79

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for possession, so that you might speak of the praises of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

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