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.
Darby Bible Translation
But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.
World English Bible
But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.
Young's Literal Translation
And the path of the righteous is as a shining light, Going and brightening till the day is established,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Shining ... shineth - The two Hebrew words are different; the first having the sense of bright or clear. The beauty of a cloudless sunshine growing on, shining as it goes, to the full and perfect day, is chosen as the fittest figure of the ever increasing brightness of the good man's life. Compare the marginal reference.
LibraryKeeping and Kept
'Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.'--PROVERBS iv. 23. 'Kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation.'--1 PETER 1. 5. The former of these texts imposes a stringent duty, the latter promises divine help to perform it. The relation between them is that between the Law and the Gospel. The Law commands, the Gospel gives power to obey. The Law pays no attention to man's weakness, and points no finger to the source of strength. Its office is to set clearly …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Hold Fast
Truth Hidden when not Sought After.
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
"You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden;
so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,
2 Samuel 23:4
Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'
"Your life would be brighter than noonday; Darkness would be like the morning.
"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.
They go from strength to strength, Every one of them appears before God in Zion.
Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart.
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