John 9:5

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"While I am in the world, I am the Light of the world."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
- Basic English Bible

As long as I am in the world, I am [the] light of the world.
- Darby Bible

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
- Webster's Bible

When I am in the world, I am the Light of the world."
- Weymouth Bible

While I am in the world, I am the light of the world."
- World English Bible

As longe as Y am in the world, Y am the liyt of the world.
- Wycliffe Bible

when I am in the world, I am a light of the world.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 9:5


9:5 I am the light of the world - I teach men inwardly by my Spirit, and outwardly by my preaching, what is the will of God; and I show them, by my example, how they must do it.


People's Bible Notes for John 9:5


Joh 9:5 I am the light of the world. He opens the blind eyes of both the body and the soul. We see morally, because he has given us light.

Discussion for John 9:5

  • John Colbert for verse 5
    Jesus is the light of the world. When I stand for Jesus I become His light representing Him. If I am representing Jesus the world should see some of the love of Jesus in me and in my actions.

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