KJV LexiconBut the path
a well-trodden road; also a caravan -- manner, path, race, rank, traveller, troop, (by-, high-)way.
of the just
just -- just, lawful, righteous (man).
is as the shining
brilliancy -- bright(-ness), light, (clear) shining.
illumination or (concrete) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.) -- bright, clear, + day, light (-ning), morning, sun.
to be (causative, make) luminous (literally and metaphorically) -- break of day, glorious, kindle, (be, en-, give, show) light (-en, -ened), set on fire, shine.
to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively)
and more unto the perfect
to be erect (i.e. stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications
a day (as the warm hours),
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
King James Bible
But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, shining brighter and brighter until midday.
International Standard Version
The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn that grows brighter until the full light of day.
But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the way of the righteous ones is like the shining light, and the light progresses until the day is established.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the path of righteous people is like the light of dawn that becomes brighter and brighter until it reaches midday.
King James 2000 Bible
But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shines more and more unto the perfect day.
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