Psalms 18:28

“For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For thou wilt light my candle: the Lord my God will enlighten my darkenesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For thou wilt light my lamp: Jehovah my God will lighten my darkness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You, O Lord, will be my light; by you, my God, the dark will be made bright for me.
- Basic English Bible

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.
- Darby Bible

For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.
- Webster's Bible

For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness.
- World English Bible

For Thou -- Thou lightest my lamp, Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(18:29) For Thou dost light my lamp; the LORD my God doth lighten my darkness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 18:28


18:28 Lightest - Given me safety, and comfort, and glory, and posterity also.


Discussion for Psalms 18:28

  • The light of God wipes out darkness. Where the light of Jehovah God is, works of darkness will have no place.