Verse 28

Psalm 18:28

First … in the original language – Hebrew:
כי־אתה תאיר נרי יהוה אלהי יגיה חשׁכי׃

Next, the English translation that I chose making the Psalm “mine”:

It is you who light my lamp;

the LORD, my God, lights up my darkness. (nrsv)

Now, the English translations that I reviewed (words in white are ones that I chose for My Psalm 18 :)

(AMP) For You cause my lamp to be lighted and to shine; the Lord my God illumines my darkness.

(ASV) For thou wilt light my lamp: Jehovah my God will lighten my darkness.

(BBE) You, O Lord, will be my light; by you, my God, the dark will be made bright for me.

(Bishops) (18:27) Thou also hast lyghtened my candell: God my Lorde hath made my darknesse to be lyght.

(CEV) You, the LORD God, keep my lamp burning and turn darkness to light.

(CJB) (18:29) “For you, Adonai, light my lamp; Adonai, my God, lights up my darkness.

(Darby) For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

(DRB) (18:29) For thou lightest my lamp, O Lord: O my God, enlighten my darkness.

(ESV) For it is you who light my lamp; the LORD my God lightens my darkness.

(Geneva) Surely thou wilt light my candle: the Lord my God wil lighten my darkenes.

(GNB) O LORD, you give me light; you dispel my darkness.

(GW) O LORD, you light my lamp. My God turns my darkness into light.

(HCSB) LORD, You light my lamp; my God illuminates my darkness.

(JPS) (18:29) For Thou dost light my lamp; the LORD my God doth lighten my darkness.

(KJV) For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

(LITV) For You will light my lamp; Jehovah my God will make my darkness light.

(MKJV) For You will light my candle; Jehovah my God will make my darkness light.

(MSG) Suddenly, GOD, you floodlight my life; I’m blazing with glory, God’s glory!

(NAS77) For Thou dost light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.

(NASB) For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.

(NCV) Lord, you give light to my lamp.

My God brightens the darkness around me.

(NET) Indeed, you are my lamp, LORD.

My God illuminates the darkness around me.

(NIrV) LORD, you keep the lamp of my life burning brightly. You are my God. You bring light into my darkness.

(NIV) You, O LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.

(NKJV) For You will light my lamp; The LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

(NLT) You light a lamp for me. The LORD, my God, lights up my darkness.

(NRSV) It is you who light my lamp; the LORD, my God, lights up my darkness.

(RSV) Yea, thou dost light my lamp; the LORD my God lightens my darkness.

(RV) For thou wilt light my lamp: the LORD my God will lighten my darkness.

(TNIV) You, LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.

(Webster) For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

(YLT) For Thou–Thou lightest my lamp, Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

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