Luke 11:35
New International Version
See to it, then, that the light within you is not darkness.

New Living Translation
Make sure that the light you think you have is not actually darkness.

English Standard Version
Therefore be careful lest the light in you be darkness.

Berean Study Bible
Be careful, then, that the light within you is not darkness.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore take heed, lest the light that is in you be darkness.

New American Standard Bible
"Then watch out that the light in you is not darkness.

King James Bible
Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

Christian Standard Bible
Take care, then, that the light in you is not darkness.

Contemporary English Version
So be sure your light isn't darkness.

Good News Translation
Make certain, then, that the light in you is not darkness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Take care then, that the light in you is not darkness.

International Standard Version
Therefore, be careful that the light in you isn't darkness.

NET Bible
Therefore see to it that the light in you is not darkness.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore see whether the light that is in you is not darkness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Take care therefore lest the light that is in you is darkness”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So be careful that the light in you isn't darkness.

New American Standard 1977
“Then watch out that the light in you may not be darkness.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Take heed therefore if the light which is in thee is darkness.

King James 2000 Bible
Take heed therefore that the light which is in you be not darkness.

American King James Version
Take heed therefore that the light which is in you be not darkness.

American Standard Version
Look therefore whether the light that is in thee be not darkness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take heed therefore, that the light which is in thee, be not darkness.

Darby Bible Translation
See therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

English Revised Version
Look therefore whether the light that is in thee be not darkness.

Webster's Bible Translation
Take heed therefore, that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

Weymouth New Testament
Consider therefore whether the light that is in you is anything but mere darkness.

World English Bible
Therefore see whether the light that is in you isn't darkness.

Young's Literal Translation
take heed, then, lest the light that is in thee be darkness;
Study Bible
The Lamp of the Body
34Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your vision is clear, your whole body also is full of light. But when it is poor, your body is full of darkness. 35Be careful, then, that the light within you is not darkness. 36So if your whole body is full of light, with no part of it in darkness, you will be radiant, as though a lamp were shining on you.”…
Cross References
Isaiah 5:20
Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who turn darkness to light and light to darkness, who replace bitter with sweet and sweet with bitter.

Matthew 6:22
The eye is the lamp of the body. If your vision is clear, your whole body will be full of light.

Luke 11:34
Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your vision is clear, your whole body also is full of light. But when it is poor, your body is full of darkness.

Luke 11:36
So if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it in darkness, you will be radiant, as though a lamp were shining on you."

Treasury of Scripture

Take heed therefore that the light which is in you be not darkness.

Proverbs 16:25
There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

Proverbs 26:12
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Isaiah 5:20,21
Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! …







Lexicon
Be careful,
σκόπει (skopei)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4648: To look at, regard attentively, take heed, beware, consider. From skopos; to take aim at, i.e. regard.

then,
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

[that] the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

light
φῶς (phōs)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5457: Light, a source of light, radiance. From an obsolete phao; luminousness.

within
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

you
σοὶ (soi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

is
ἐστίν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

darkness.
σκότος (skotos)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4655: Darkness, either physical or moral. From the base of skia; shadiness, i.e. Obscurity.
(35) Take heed therefore that the light . . .--Better, See to it whether the light that is in thee be darkness. This takes the place in St. Luke's report of St. Matthew's (Luke 6:23) "If the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!" The warning is one which calls men to self-scrutiny. They need to examine their primary beliefs, their very intuitions of right and wrong, lest all they do should be vitiated at its very source. The call to do this implies that they must have a Light by which to judge their light, a Standard by which to test their standard, and that Light and Standard are found in the teaching of the Light that lighteth every man, in the recorded words and acts of the Son of Man.

11:29-36 Christ promised that there should be one sign more given, even the sign of Jonah the prophet; which in Matthew is explained, as meaning the resurrection of Christ; and he warned them to improve this sign. But though Christ himself were the constant preacher in any congregation, and worked miracles daily among them, yet unless his grace humbled their hearts, they would not profit by his word. Let us not desire more evidence and fuller teaching than the Lord is pleased to afford us. We should pray without ceasing that our hearts and understandings may be opened, that we may profit by the light we enjoy. And especially take heed that the light which is in us be not darkness; for if our leading principles be wrong, our judgment and practice must become more so.
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