John 5:35

He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to reioyce in his light.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He was the lamp that burneth and shineth; and ye were willing to rejoice for a season in his light.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He was a burning and shining light, and for a time you were ready to be happy in his light.
- Basic English Bible

*He* was the burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
- Darby Bible

He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
- Webster's Bible

He was the lamp that burned and shone, and for a time you were willing to be gladdened by his light.
- Weymouth Bible

He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.
- World English Bible

He was a lanterne brennynge and schynynge; but ye wolden glade at an our in his liyt.
- Wycliffe Bible

he was the burning and shining lamp, and ye did will to be glad, for an hour, in his light.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 5:35


5:35 He was a burning and a shining light - Inwardly burning with love and zeal, outwardly shining in all holiness. And even ye were willing for a season - A short time only.


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