Luke 1:79
Good News Translation
and to shine from heaven on all those who live in the dark shadow of death, to guide our steps into the path of peace."

Contemporary English Version
On us who live in the dark shadow of death this light will shine to guide us into a life of peace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
To enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death: to direct our feet into the way of peace.

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To enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death: to direct our feet into the way of peace.

give.

Luke 2:32 A light to the revelation of the Gentiles and the glory of thy people Israel.

Isaiah 9:2 The people that walked in darkness, have seen a great light: to them that dwelt in the region of the shadow of death, light is risen.

Isaiah 42:7,16 That thou mightest open the eyes of the blind, and bring forth the prisoner out of prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house. . . .

Isaiah 49:6,9 And he said: It is a small thing that thou shouldst be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to convert the dregs of Israel. Behold, I have given thee to be the light of the Gentiles, that thou mayst be my salvation even to the farthest part of the earth. . . .

Isaiah 60:1-3 Arise, be enlightened, O Jerusalem: for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. . . .

Matthew 4:16 The people that sat in darkness, hath seen great light: and to them that sat in the region of the shadow of death, light is sprung up.

John 1:9 That was the true light, which enlighteneth every man that cometh into this world.

John 8:12 Again therefore, Jesus spoke to: them, saying: I am the light of the world. He that followeth me walketh not in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 9:5 As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.

John 12:46 I am come, a light into the world, that whosoever believeth in me may not remain in darkness.

Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, that they may be converted from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a lot among the saints, by the faith that is in me.

Ephesians 5:8 For you were heretofore darkness, but now light in the Lord. Walk then as children of the light.

1 Thessalonians 5:4,5 But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief. . . .

1 John 1:5-7 And this is the declaration which we have heard from him and declare unto you: That God is light and in him there is no darkness. . . .

and.

Job 3:5 Let darkness, and the shadow of death, cover it, let a mist overspread it, and let it be wrapped up in bitterness.

Job 10:22 A land of misery and darkness, where the shadow of death, and no order, but everlasting horror dwelleth.

Psalm 23:4 For though I should walk in the midst of the shadow of death, I will fear no evils, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they have comforted me.

Psalm 44:19 And our heart hath not turned back: neither hast thou turned aside our steps from thy way.

Psalm 107:10,14 Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death: bound in want and in iron. . . .

Jeremiah 2:6 And they have not said: Where is the Lord, that made us come up out of the land of Egypt? that led us through the desert, through a land uninhabited and unpassable, through a land of drought, and the image of death, through a land wherein no man walked, nor any man dwelt?

to guide.

Psalm 25:8-10,12 The Lord is sweet and righteous: therefore he will give a law to sinners in the way. . . .

Psalm 85:10-13 Mercy and truth have met each other: justice and peace have kissed. . . .

Proverbs 3:17 She is a tree of life to them that lay hold on her: and he that shall retain her is blessed.

Proverbs 8:20 That I may enrich them that love me, and may fill their treasures.

Isaiah 48:17,22 Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I am the Lord thy God that teach thee profitable things, that govern thee in the way that thou walkest. . . .

Isaiah 57:19-21 I created the fruit of the lips, peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the Lord, and I healed him. . . .

Isaiah 59:8 They have not known the way of peace, and there is no judgment in their steps: their paths are become crooked to them, every one that treadeth in them knoweth no peace.

Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk.

Matthew 11:28,29 Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you. . . .

Romans 3:17 And the way of peace they have not known.

Context
Zechariah's Song
78Through the bowels of the mercy of our God, in which the Orient from on high hath visited us: 79To enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death: to direct our feet into the way of peace. 80And the child grew and was strengthened in spirit: and was in the deserts until the day of his manifestation to Israel.…
Cross References
Psalm 107:10
Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death: bound in want and in iron.

Isaiah 9:2
The people that walked in darkness, have seen a great light: to them that dwelt in the region of the shadow of death, light is risen.

Isaiah 42:16
And I will lead the blind into the way which they know not: and in the paths which they were ignorant of I will make them walk: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight: these things have I done to them, and have not forsaken them.

Isaiah 59:8
They have not known the way of peace, and there is no judgment in their steps: their paths are become crooked to them, every one that treadeth in them knoweth no peace.

Matthew 4:16
The people that sat in darkness, hath seen great light: and to them that sat in the region of the shadow of death, light is sprung up.

Acts 10:36
God sent the word to the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ (He is Lord of all).

Additional Translations
to shine on those who live in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”

to shine upon those sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace."

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

To shine upon them that sit in darkness and the shadow of death; To guide our feet into the way of peace.

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

To shine upon them that sit in darkness and the shadow of death; To guide our feet into the way of peace.

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

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

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

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