New Living Translation
John was like a burning and shining lamp, and you were excited for a while about his message.
King James Bible
He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
Darby Bible Translation
He was the burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
World English Bible
He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.
Young's Literal Translation
he was the burning and shining lamp, and ye did will to be glad, for an hour, in his light.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:35 He was a burning and a shining light - Inwardly burning with love and zeal, outwardly shining in all holiness. And even ye were willing for a season - A short time only.
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We know that we have passed from death unto life.--I JOHN 3:14. He that heareth my word and believeth on him that sent me hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.--He that hath the Son hath life, and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. He which stablisheth us with you in Christ and hath anointed us, is God; who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.--Hereby we know that we are of the truth and shall …
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2 Samuel 21:17
But Abishai son of Zeruiah came to David's rescue and killed the Philistine. Then David's men declared, "You are not going out to battle with us again! Why risk snuffing out the light of Israel?"
Those who are wise will shine as bright as the sky, and those who lead many to righteousness will shine like the stars forever.
All of Judea, including all the people of Jerusalem, went out to see and hear John. And when they confessed their sins, he baptized them in the Jordan River.
2 Peter 1:19
Because of that experience, we have even greater confidence in the message proclaimed by the prophets. You must pay close attention to what they wrote, for their words are like a lamp shining in a dark place--until the Day dawns, and Christ the Morning Star shines in your hearts.
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