New Living Translation
the people who sat in darkness have seen a great light. And for those who lived in the land where death casts its shadow, a light has shined."
King James Bible
The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
Darby Bible Translation
the people sitting in darkness has seen a great light, and to those sitting in the country and shadow of death, to them has light sprung up.
World English Bible
the people who sat in darkness saw a great light, to those who sat in the region and shadow of death, to them light has dawned."
Young's Literal Translation
the people that is sitting in darkness saw a great light, and to those sitting in a region and shadow of death -- light arose to them.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:16 Here is a beautiful gradation, first, they walked, then they sat in darkness, and lastly, in the region of the shadow of death.
LibraryLight for those who Sit in Darkness
From the text it appears that some are in greater darkness than others; and that, secondly, for such there is a hope of light; but that, thirdly, the light which will come to them lies all in Christ; and, fourthly (joyful news!) that light is already sprung up all around them: they have but to open their eyes to delight in it. I. SOME SOULS ARE IN GREATER DARKNESS THAN OTHERS. It appears from the text that it was so in Christ's days, and certainly it is so now. Divine sovereignty runs through all …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
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Christ's First and Last Subject
Twenty-Fourth Day. Firmness in Temptation.
Nevertheless, that time of darkness and despair will not go on forever. The land of Zebulun and Naphtali will be humbled, but there will be a time in the future when Galilee of the Gentiles, which lies along the road that runs between the Jordan and the sea, will be filled with glory.
The people who walk in darkness will see a great light. For those who live in a land of deep darkness, a light will shine.
"Arise, Jerusalem! Let your light shine for all to see. For the glory of the LORD rises to shine on you.
to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and to guide us to the path of peace."
He is a light to reveal God to the nations, and he is the glory of your people Israel!"
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