King James Version
For thou art my lamp, O LORD: and the LORD will lighten my darkness.
Darby Bible Translation
For thou art my lamp, Jehovah; And Jehovah enlighteneth my darkness.
World English Bible
For you are my lamp, Yahweh. Yahweh will light up my darkness.
Young's Literal Translation
For Thou art my lamp, O Jehovah, And Jehovah doth lighten my darkness.
2 Samuel 22:29 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
lamp: or, candle
For thou art my lamp, O LORD: and the LORD will lighten my darkness.2 Samuel 22:29 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe First Commandment
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.' Exod 20: 3. Why is the commandment in the second person singular, Thou? Why does not God say, You shall have no other gods? Because the commandment concerns every one, and God would have each one take it as spoken to him by name. Though we are forward to take privileges to ourselves, yet we are apt to shift off duties from ourselves to others; therefore the commandment is in the second person, Thou and Thou, that every one may know that it is spoken to him, …
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A Discourse of Mercifulness
2 Samuel 21:17
But Abishai the son of Zeruiah succoured him, and smote the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David sware unto him, saying, Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, that thou quench not the light of Israel.
1 Kings 11:36
And unto his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a light alway before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
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