Luke 1:79
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English Standard Version
to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

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

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

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

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

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

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Vincent's Word Studies

To guide (κατευθῦναι)

From εὐθύς, straight. Wyc. has dress, which is formed through the old French dresser, to arrange, from the Latin dirigere, to set in a straight line, draw up. Hence the military term dress for arranging a line.

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give.

Luke 2:32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.

Isaiah 9:2 The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death...

Isaiah 42:7,16 To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house...

Isaiah 49:6,9 And he said, It is a light thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel...

Isaiah 60:1-3 Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen on you...

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.

John 1:9 That was the true Light, which lights every man that comes into the world.

John 8:12 Then spoke Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness...

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 whoever believes on me should not abide in darkness.

Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God...

Ephesians 5:8 For you were sometimes darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light:

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

1 John 1:5-7 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all...

and.

Job 3:5 Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell on it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Job 10:22 A land of darkness, as darkness itself; and of the shadow of death, without any order, and where the light is as darkness.

Psalm 23:4 Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me...

Psalm 44:19 Though you have sore broken us in the place of dragons, and covered us with the shadow of death.

Psalm 107:10,14 Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron...

Jeremiah 2:6 Neither said they, Where is the LORD that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, that led us through the wilderness...

to guide.

Psalm 25:8-10,12 Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way...

Psalm 85:10-13 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other...

Proverbs 3:17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

Proverbs 8:20 I lead in the way of righteousness, in the middle of the paths of judgment:

Isaiah 48:17,22 Thus said the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD your God which teaches you to profit...

Isaiah 57:19-21 I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the LORD; and I will heal him...

Isaiah 59:8 The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths...

Jeremiah 6:16 Thus said the LORD, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein...

Matthew 11:28,29 Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest...

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

Cross References
Psalm 107:10
Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, prisoners in affliction and in irons,

Isaiah 9:2
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone.

Isaiah 42:16
And I will lead the blind in a way that they do not know, in paths that they have not known I will guide them. I will turn the darkness before them into light, the rough places into level ground. These are the things I do, and I do not forsake them.

Isaiah 59:8
The way of peace they do not know, and there is no justice in their paths; they have made their roads crooked; no one who treads on them knows peace.

Matthew 4:16
the people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a light has dawned."

Acts 10:36
As for the word that he sent to Israel, preaching good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all),

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