Luke 11:34

The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light: but when thine eye is euill, thy body also is full of darkenesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye is clear, your whole body also is full of light; but when it is bad, your body also is full of darkness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The lamp of thy body is thine eye: when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when it is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The light of the body is the eye: when your eye is true, all your body is full of light; but when it is evil, your body is dark.
- Basic English Bible

The lamp of the body is thine eye: when thine eye is simple, thy whole body also is light; but when it is wicked, thy body also is dark.
- Darby Bible

The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thy eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thy eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.
- Webster's Bible

The lamp of the body is the eye. When your eyesight is good, your whole body also is lighted up; but when it is defective, your body is darkened.
- Weymouth Bible

The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore when your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light; but when it is evil, your body also is full of darkness.
- World English Bible

The lanterne of thi bodi is thin iye; if thin iye be symple, al thi bodi schal be liyti; but if it be weyward, al thi bodi schal be derkful.
- Wycliffe Bible

`The lamp of the body is the eye, when then thine eye may be simple, thy whole body also is lightened; and when it may be evil, thy body also is darkened;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 11:34


11:34 But when thine eye is evil - When thou aimest at any thing else, thou wilt be full of folly, sin, and misery. On the contrary, #Mt 6:22|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 11:34


Lu 11:34 Thy whole body also is full of light. If it were thus the whole body would be luminous, and if our souls be full of light, of the light of Christ, then our light shall shine as that of a lamp.

Discussion for Luke 11:34

  • please compare luke 11:34 and 35 to----mathew 6 versus 22 and 23..in king james bible.. your comments appreciated b.mca

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