|New International Version (© 2011)|
You, LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.
King James Bible
For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.
American Standard Version
For thou wilt light my lamp: Jehovah my God will lighten my darkness.
Young's Literal Translation
For Thou -- Thou lightest my lamp, Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.
Psalm 18:28 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For thou wilt light my candle - Thou wilt restore me to prosperity, and give me a happy issue out of all my afflictions. By the lamp of David the Messiah may be meant: thou wilt not suffer my family to become extinct, nor the kingdom which thou hast promised me utterly to fail.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalm 112:4 To the upright there rises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
Job 18:6 The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.
Job 29:3 When his candle shined on my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness;
candle. or, lamp
Psalm 132:17 There will I make the horn of David to bud: I have ordained a lamp for my anointed.
2 Samuel 22:29 For you are my lamp, O LORD: and the LORD will lighten my darkness.
1 Kings 11:36 And to his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a light always before me in Jerusalem...
Proverbs 20:27 The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.
Isaiah 62:1 For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest...
Isaiah 42:16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known...
Matthew 4:16 The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
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.
1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people...
Psalm 18:28 Parallel CommentariesBright Burning Candle Dark Darkness Enlighten Enlighteneth Illumines Light Lightens Makest Shine Thou Turns WiltBright Burning Candle Dark Darkness Enlighten Enlighteneth Illumines Light Lightens Makest Shine Thou Turns WiltTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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1 Kings 15:4 Nevertheless, for David's sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem by raising up a son to succeed him and by making Jerusalem strong.
Job 18:6 The light in his tent becomes dark; the lamp beside him goes out.
Psalm 13:3 Look on me and answer, LORD my God. Give light to my eyes, or I will sleep in death,
Psalm 27:1 Of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation-- whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life-- of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 118:27 The LORD is God, and he has made his light shine on us. With boughs in hand, join in the festal procession up to the horns of the altar.
Psalm 132:17 "Here I will make a horn grow for David and set up a lamp for my anointed one.