Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart.

King James Version

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Holman Bible

Light dawns for the righteous, gladness for the upright in heart.

International Standard Version

Light shines on the righteous; gladness on the morally upright.

A Conservative Version

Light is sown for the righteous man, and gladness for the upright in heart.

American Standard Version

Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.

Amplified

Light is sown for the [uncompromisingly] righteous and strewn along their pathway, and joy for the upright in heart [the irrepressible joy which comes from consciousness of His favor and protection].

Bible in Basic English

Light is shining on the lovers of righteousness, and for the upright in heart there is joy.

Darby Translation

Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Light is sown for the righteous and gladness for the upright in heart.

Julia Smith Translation

Light was sown for the just one, and gladness for the upright of heart

King James 2000

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Light [is] sown for the righteous, and joy for [the] upright in heart.

Modern King James verseion

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is sprung up a light for the righteous, and a joyful gladness for such as are true hearted.

NET Bible

The godly bask in the light; the morally upright experience joy.

New Heart English Bible

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

The Emphasized Bible

Light, is sown for the righteous one, And, for the upright in heart, rejoicing:

Webster

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

World English Bible

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

Light is sown for the righteous, And for the upright of heart -- joy.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

is sown
זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

Context Readings

Yahweh's Glorious Reign

10 Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked. 11 Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart. 12 Be glad in the LORD, you righteous ones, And give thanks to His holy name.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Job 22:28

"You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you; And light will shine on your ways.

Psalm 112:4

Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Esther 8:16

For the Jews there was light and gladness and joy and honor.

Psalm 18:28

For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.

Isaiah 60:1-2

"Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I will not keep quiet, Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness, And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of the LORD Because I have sinned against Him, Until He pleads my case and executes justice for me He will bring me out to the light, And I will see His righteousness.

John 12:46

"I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.

Galatians 6:8

For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

James 5:7-11

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains.

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever.



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