New American Standard Bible
Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us,
King James Bible
Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,
Darby Bible Translation
on account of the bowels of mercy of our God; wherein the dayspring from on high has visited us,
World English Bible
because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,
Young's Literal Translation
Through the tender mercies of our God, In which the rising from on high did look upon us,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Whereby the dayspring ... - The word "dayspring" means the morning light, the aurora, the rising of the sun. It is called the dayspring "from on high" because the light of the gospel shines forth from heaven. God is its Author, and through His mercy it shines upon people. There is here, doubtless, a reference to Isaiah 60:1-2; indeed, almost the very words of that place are quoted. Compare also Revelation 22:16.
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He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.--LUKE 1:53. Thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore and repent. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.--When …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
The Judgment Upon Zacharias
Of Fervent Love and Vehement Desire of Receiving Christ
"I will lead the blind by a way they do not know, In paths they do not know I will guide them. I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains. These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone."
"But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.
For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
2 Peter 1:19
So we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.
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