Proverbs 4:18

“But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the path of the iust is as the shining light that shineth more and more vnto the perfect day.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the path of the righteous is as the dawning light, That shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the way of the upright is like the light of early morning, getting brighter and brighter till the full day.
- Basic English Bible

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.
- Darby Bible

But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more to the perfect day.
- Webster's Bible

But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.
- World English Bible

And the path of the righteous [is] as a shining light, Going and brightening till the day is established,
- Youngs Literal Bible

But the path of the righteous is as the light of dawn, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 4:18


4:18 But - Just men daily grow in knowledge, and grace, and consolation, 'till all be perfected and swallowed up in glory.


Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Jerry
    The heart of God wants people to understand Him. God didn't leave us here without His Holy Spirit teaching us His perspective on all things.
  • Ronald
    That's true,if You have knowledge you ,You have power.
  • Lilian
    We must be BORN AGAIN IN SPIRIT. JESUS IS OUR LIFE. IF WE ABIDE HIM AND HIS WORDS TO OUR LIFE. WE HAVE EVERYTHING WE NEED. OBEDIENCE TO HIS WORDS US THE MOST IMPORTANT IF WE LOVE JESUS WE WILL KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS.
    Lets give THANKS TO THE BLOOD OF JESUS AND PRAISE HIM FOR HE IS WORTHY. GOD COMMANDED US TO HONOR THY MOTHER AND FATHER. LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR AS JESUS LOVES US. AME
  • Oluwatobi opoola
    This made us understand that we should obey our parents and also god our creator, and moreover we should not keep bad company because according to an adage bad company corrupt good manners and we should be truthful in anything we do
  • R.L.Jackson
    Here we have our creator speeching to us as children though wisdom on how to avoid the wicked all that came to Jesus we're wicked and all be wicked how do you escape the night ?you do what Jesus say you do what Jesus said and you do what Jesus done you Walk on water it's not hard if you sit with the Light of this world.
  • Deloris Clarke
    Jesus help me to live this way,help me to demonstrate this to my children and my children's children Thank you Jesus Amen

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