Proverbs 4:18

“But the path of the iust is as the shining light that shineth more and more vnto the perfect day.”

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Other Translations

But the path of the just [is] as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
- King James Version

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

  • Roland
    FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from. Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance not willing to yield or comply with what is required unyielding ungovernable refractory disobedient peevish as a froward child We must understand this Fro'ward there is so much of this going around today.
  • Geraldine cole
    First thing we must do when we study the word of Jesus ie pray for understanding. Before that we must believe a nd become a child of Jesus read Act chapter 2 and do what it said Keep in mind Jesus Love all of us so much he gave his life just for u
  • Robert
    This verse is so true
  • BSP
    Verse 21~We want to keep Jehovah God's words deep within our heart so that we can make wise decisions and be pleasing to him.
  • Sg
    For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. Oh Doing God’s will is eating Godss meat.
  • Bill
    How wonderful is this chapter? How concise it is leaving nothing to doubt about the believer's response to evil and entering into or near to evil. Thank you Lord for these words.

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