Luke 1:79 KJV (With Strong’s)

ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Tol give light
epiphaino (Greek #2014)
to shine upon, i.e. become (literally) visible or (figuratively) known
KJV usage: appear, give light.
Pronounce: ep-ee-fah'-ee-no
Origin: from 1909 and 5316
to them
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
that sit
kathemai (Greek #2521)
and ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of 1476); to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside
KJV usage: dwell, sit (by, down).
Pronounce: kath'-ay-mahee
Origin: from 2596
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
skotos (Greek #4655)
shadiness, i.e. obscurity (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: darkness.
Pronounce: skot'-os
Origin: from the base of 4639
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
in the shadow
skia (Greek #4639)
"shade" or a shadow (literally or figuratively (darkness of error or an adumbration))
KJV usage: shadow.
Pronounce: skee'-ah
Origin: apparently a primary word
of death
thanatos (Greek #2288)
(properly, an adjective used as a noun) death (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: X deadly, (be...) death.
Pronounce: than'-at-os
Origin: from 2348
, to guide
kateuthuno (Greek #2720)
to straighten fully, i.e. (figuratively) direct
KJV usage: guide, direct.
Pronounce: kat-yoo-thoo'-no
Origin: from 2596 and 2116
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
pous (Greek #4228)
a "foot" (figuratively or literally)
KJV usage: foot(-stool).
Pronounce: pooce
Origin: a primary word
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
the way
hodos (Greek #3598)
a road; by implication, a progress (the route, act or distance); figuratively, a mode or means
KJV usage: journey, (high-)way.
Pronounce: hod-os'
Origin: apparently a primary word
of peace
eirene (Greek #1515)
peace (literally or figuratively); by implication, prosperity
KJV usage: one, peace, quietness, rest, + set at one again.
Pronounce: i-ray'-nay
Origin: probably from a primary verb εἴρω (to join)

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Ministry on This Verse

Luke 2:32• 32a light for revelation of the Gentiles and the glory of thy people Israel. (Luke 2:32)
Isa. 9:2• 2the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them light hath shone. (Isa. 9:2)
Isa. 42:7,16• 7to open the blind eyes, to bring forth the prisoner from the prison, them that sit in darkness out of the house of restraint.
16And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not, in paths that they know not will I lead them; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
(Isa. 42:7,16)
Isa. 49:6,9• 6--and he saith, It is a small thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel; I have even given thee for a light of the nations, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
9saying to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pasture shall be on all bare hills.
(Isa. 49:6,9)
Isa. 60:1‑3• 1Arise, shine! for thy light is come, and the glory of Jehovah is risen upon thee.
2For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but Jehovah will arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen on thee.
3And the nations shall walk by thy light, and kings by the brightness of thy rising.
(Isa. 60:1‑3)
Matt. 4:16• 16--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. (Matt. 4:16)
John 1:9• 9The true light was that which, coming into the world, lightens every man. (John 1:9)
John 8:12• 12Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. (John 8:12)
John 9:5• 5As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. (John 9:5)
John 12:46• 46I am come into the world as light, that every one that believes on me may not abide in darkness; (John 12:46)
Acts 26:18• 18to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me. (Acts 26:18)
Eph. 5:8• 8for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light, (Eph. 5:8)
1 Thess. 5:4‑5• 4But *ye*, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief:
5for all *ye* are sons of light and sons of day; we are not of night nor of darkness.
(1 Thess. 5:4‑5)
1 John 1:5‑7• 5And this is the message which we have heard from him, and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
6If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not practise the truth.
7But if we walk in the light as *he* is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sin.
(1 John 1:5‑7)
to guide.
Psa. 25:8‑10,12• 8Good and upright is Jehovah; therefore will he instruct sinners in the way:
9The meek will he guide in judgment, and the meek will he teach his way.
10All the paths of Jehovah are loving-kindness and truth for such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
12What man is he that feareth Jehovah? him will he instruct in the way that he should choose.
(Psa. 25:8‑10,12)
Psa. 85:10‑13• 10Loving-kindness and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other:
11Truth shall spring out of the earth, and righteousness shall look down from the heavens.
12Jehovah also will give what is good, and our land shall yield its increase.
13Righteousness shall go before him, and shall set his footsteps on the way.
(Psa. 85:10‑13)
Prov. 3:17• 17Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. (Prov. 3:17)
Prov. 8:20• 20I walk in the path of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of judgment: (Prov. 8:20)
Isa. 48:17,22• 17Thus saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am Jehovah thy God, who teacheth thee for thy profit, who leadeth thee in the way that thou shouldest go.
22There is no peace, saith Jehovah, unto the wicked.
(Isa. 48:17,22)
Isa. 57:19‑21• 19I create the fruit of the lips: peace, peace to him that is afar off, and to him that is nigh, saith Jehovah; and I will heal him.
20But the wicked are like the troubled sea, which cannot rest, and whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
21There is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.
(Isa. 57:19‑21)
Isa. 59:8• 8the way of peace they know not, and there is no judgment in their goings; they have made their paths crooked: whoso goeth therein knoweth not peace. (Isa. 59:8)
Jer. 6:16• 16Thus saith Jehovah: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the ancient paths, which is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. (Jer. 6:16)
Matt. 11:28‑29• 28Come to me, all ye who labour and are burdened, and *I* will give you rest.
29Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest to your souls;
(Matt. 11:28‑29)
Rom. 3:17• 17and way of peace they have not known: (Rom. 3:17)
 The prophecy of Zacharias closes on this strikingly beautiful note. In the first glimpse we have of him he is a troubled and fearful man. His last word recorded in Scripture is “peace.” He had seen by faith the coming of the Saviour, like the dawning of a new day of blessing, and that made all the difference. (Luke 1 by F.B. Hole)

J. N. Darby Translation

to shine upon them who were sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

W. Kelly Translation

to shine upon them who were sitting in darkness and in [the] shadow of death, to guide our feet into [the] way of peace.