Proverbs 4:18
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
But the pathוְאֹ֣רַח
(ve·'o·rach)
734: a way, pathfrom arach
of the righteousצַ֭דִּיקִים
(tzad·di·kim)
6662: just, righteousfrom the same as tsedeq
is like the lightכְּאֹ֣ור
(ke·'o·vr)
216: a lightfrom or
of dawn,נֹ֑גַהּ
(no·gah;)
5051: brightnessfrom nagah
That shinesוָ֝אֹ֗ור
(va·'o·vr)
215: to be or become lighta prim. root
brighter and brighterהֹולֵ֥ךְ
(ho·v·lech)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
untilעַד־
(ad-)
5704: as far as, even to, up to, until, whilefrom adah
the fullנְכֹ֥ון
(ne·cho·vn)
3559: to be firma prim. root
day.הַיֹּֽום׃
(hai·yo·vm.)
3117: daya prim. root






KJV Lexicon
But the path
'orach  (o'-rakh)
a well-trodden road; also a caravan -- manner, path, race, rank, traveller, troop, (by-, high-)way.
of the just
tsaddiyq  (tsad-deek')
just -- just, lawful, righteous (man).
is as the shining
nogahh  (no'-gah)
brilliancy -- bright(-ness), light, (clear) shining.
light
'owr  (ore)
illumination or (concrete) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.) -- bright, clear, + day, light (-ning), morning, sun.
that shineth
'owr  (ore)
to be (causative, make) luminous (literally and metaphorically) -- break of day, glorious, kindle, (be, en-, give, show) light (-en, -ened), set on fire, shine.
more
halak  (haw-lak')
to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively)
and more unto the perfect
kuwn  (koon)
to be erect (i.e. stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications
day
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
Parallel Verses
New 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.

NET Bible
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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