Proverbs 4:18
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New Living Translation
The way of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, which shines ever brighter until the full light of 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,

Proverbs 4:18 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:18 But - Just men daily grow in knowledge, and grace, and consolation, 'till all be perfected and swallowed up in glory.

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The Great Reservoir
A sermon (No. 179) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 21, 1858 At The Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens, by C. H. Spurgeon. "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life."--Proverbs 4:23. If I should vainly attempt to fashion my discourse after lofty models, I should this morning compare the human heart to the ancient city of Thebes, out of whose hundred gates multitudes of warriors were wont to march. As was the city, such were her armies, as was her inward strength,
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

Eyes Right
A sermon (No. 2058) by C. H. Spurgeon "Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee."----Proverbs 4:25. These words occur in a passage wherein the wise man exhorts us to take care of all parts of our nature, which he indicates by members of the body. "Keep thy heart," says he "with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

The Aggravated Guilt of Him who Delivered Christ to Pilate.
"Then saith Pilate unto him, 'Speakest thou not unto me? Knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and have power to release thee?' Jesus answered, 'Thou couldest have no power against me, except it were given thee from above: Therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.'" Judea was conquered by the Romans and reduced to a province of their empire, before Christ suffered for the sins of men. When the Jews conspired his death, Pilate was governor of that province. The
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

The Great Reservoir
You have seen the great reservoirs provided by our water companies, in which the water which is to supply hundreds of streets and thousands of houses is kept. Now, the heart is just the reservoir of man, and our life is allowed to flow in its proper season. That life may flow through different pipes--the mouth, the hand, the eye; but still all the issues of hand, of eye, of lip, derive their source from the great fountain and central reservoir, the heart; and hence there is no difficulty in showing
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Cross References
Matthew 5:14
"You are the light of the world--like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.

Philippians 2:15
so that no one can criticize you. Live clean, innocent lives as children of God, shining like bright lights in a world full of crooked and perverse people.

2 Samuel 23:4
is like the light of morning at sunrise, like a morning without clouds, like the gleaming of the sun on new grass after rain.'

Job 11:17
Your life will be brighter than the noonday. Even darkness will be as bright as morning.

Job 17:9
The righteous keep moving forward, and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger.

Psalm 84:7
They will continue to grow stronger, and each of them will appear before God in Jerusalem.

Psalm 97:11
Light shines on the godly, and joy on those whose hearts are right.

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