Luke 1:79

“To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To giue light to them that sit in darknes, and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To shine upon them that sit in darkness and the shadow of death; To guide our feet into the way of peace.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To give light to those in dark places, and in the shade of death, so that our feet may be guided into the way of peace.
- Basic English Bible

to shine upon them who were sitting in darkness and in [the] shadow of death, to guide our feet into [the] way of peace.
- Darby Bible

To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shades of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
- Webster's Bible

Dawning on those who now dwell in the darkness and shadow of death--To direct our feet into the path of peace."
- Weymouth Bible

to shine on those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death; to guide our feet into the way of peace."
- World English Bible

To yyue liyt to hem that sitten in derknessis and in schadewe of deeth; to dresse oure feet in to the weie of pees.
- Wycliffe Bible

To give light to those sitting in darkness and death-shade, To guide our feet to a way of peace.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Luke 1

  • Irene123
    V. 3 - " ..... most excellent Theophulis; v.4 - "That thou mightiest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed." "excellent" sounds like perhaps he was someone of the Temple, but Luke does not say, so neither can we state it as fact. But, he was a convert to Christianity of Luke's, We can know that much as per Luke's words to him. cont.
  • Irene123
    V. 36 - the angel Gabriel told Mary of Elisabeth's pregnancy. When you think on it, it seems 'odd' because now everybody concerned knows as soon as the couple knows. But then you think of the distance between Mary and Elis. and also their lives were just the same ol' same ol'; AND Elis. was 'old' so ...............
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 1:73 THE OATH WHICH HE SWARE TO OUR FATHER ABRAHAM 1:74 THAT HE WOULD GRANT UNTO US THAT WE BEING DELIVERED OUT OF THE HAND OF OUR ENEMIES MIGHT SERVE HIM WITHOUT FEAR 1:75 IN HOLINESS AND RIGHTEOUSNESS ALL THE DAYS OF OUR LIVES ***PSALM 119:172 MY TONGUE SHALL SPEAK OF THY WORD FOR ALL THY COMMANDMENTS ARE RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • Frank
    John the baptist would then be a cousin to Jesus
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The great King of Heaven-Jesus, is preparing to come down to this lowly, filthy, sins-soaked earth on His mission of redemption. Mary is blessed to be the channel of His birth and Elisabeth to bring forth John, the precursor prophet. All these plans have been in place since the beginning of time. Praise God.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The great King of Heaven-Jesus, is preparing to come down to this lowly, filthy, sins-soaked earth on His mission of redemption. Mary is blessed to be the channel of His birth and Elisabeth to bring forth John, the precursor prophet. All these plans have been in place since the beginning of time. Praise God.

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