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1 John 1:5

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'

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Darkness At The End

Matthew 24:29

"But immediately after the tribulation of those days THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED, AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT, AND THE STARS WILL FALL from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Darkness During Daytime

Jeremiah 4:28

"For this the earth shall mourn And the heavens above be dark, Because I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind, nor will I turn from it."

darkness, natural

Exodus 20:18-21

All the people perceived the thunder and the lightning flashes and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood at a distance.

Outer Darkness

1 Samuel 2:9

"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

Overtaken By Darkness

Genesis 15:12

Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, terror and great darkness fell upon him.

The Outer Darkness

1 Samuel 2:9

"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

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Psalm 139:12

Even the darkness is not dark to You, And the night is as bright as the day Darkness and light are alike to You.

Ephesians 5:13

But all things become visible when they are exposed by the light, for everything that becomes visible is light.

Matthew 6:23

"But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Genesis 1:4

God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness.

Psalm 18:28

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

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;

Isaiah 45:3

"I will give you the treasures of darkness And hidden wealth of secret places, So that you may know that it is I, The LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by your name.

1 John 2:9

The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now.

Matthew 10:27

"What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

Isaiah 42:16

"I will lead the blind by a way they do not know, In paths they do not know I will guide them I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone."

Luke 11:34

"The eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye is clear, your whole body also is full of light; but when it is bad, your body also is full of darkness.

Isaiah 29:15

Woe to those who deeply hide their plans from the LORD, And whose deeds are done in a dark place, And they say, "Who sees us?" or "Who knows us?"

Psalm 107:10

There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death, Prisoners in misery and chains,

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Darkness » Spiritual

Matthew 6:23

"But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Darkness » Works of

Job 24:14

"The murderer arises at dawn; He kills the poor and the needy, And at night he is as a thief.

Proverbs 7:8-9

Passing through the street near her corner; And he takes the way to her house, In the twilight, in the evening, In the middle of the night and in the darkness.

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 5:7

Darkness » Illustrative of » Heavy afflictions

Isaiah 8:22

Then they will look to the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and they will be driven away into darkness.

Job 23:17

But I am not silenced by the darkness, Nor deep gloom which covers me.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Throughout his life he also eats in darkness with great vexation, sickness and anger.

Isaiah 5:30

And it will growl over it in that day like the roaring of the sea If one looks to the land, behold, there is darkness and distress; Even the light is darkened by its clouds.

More verses: Isaiah 59:9

Darkness » Figurative of punishment

Jude 1:6

And angels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, He has kept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day,

More verses: Job 18:5

Darkness » Illustrative of » Greatness and unsearchableness of God

2 Samuel 22:12

"And He made darkness canopies around Him, A mass of waters, thick clouds of the sky.

Exodus 20:21

So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

2 Samuel 22:10

"He bowed the heavens also, and came down With thick darkness under His feet.

1 Kings 8:12

Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.

Darkness » Physical

Genesis 1:18

and to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.

Job 3:6

"As for that night, let darkness seize it; Let it not rejoice among the days of the year; Let it not come into the number of the months.

Job 38:19

"Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And darkness, where is its place,

Psalm 104:20

You appoint darkness and it becomes night, In which all the beasts of the forest prowl about.

More verses: Amos 4:13

Darkness » Figurative » See also the following scriptures

1 Kings 8:12

Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.

Exodus 19:16

So it came about on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunder and lightning flashes and a thick cloud upon the mountain and a very loud trumpet sound, so that all the people who were in the camp trembled.

2 Samuel 22:10-12

"He bowed the heavens also, and came down With thick darkness under His feet. "And He rode on a cherub and flew; And He appeared on the wings of the wind. "And He made darkness canopies around Him, A mass of waters, thick clouds of the sky.

2 Chronicles 6:1

Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.

More verses: Psalm 18:11 Hebrews 12:18

Darkness » Illustrative of » Ignorance and error

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'

Job 37:19

"Teach us what we shall say to Him; We cannot arrange our case because of darkness.

Isaiah 60:2

"For behold, darkness will cover the earth And deep darkness the peoples; But the LORD will rise upon you And His glory will appear upon you.

More verses: John 12:35

Darkness » Who is in darkness

Proverbs 2:11-15

Discretion will guard you, Understanding will watch over you, To deliver you from the way of evil, From the man who speaks perverse things; From those who leave the paths of uprightness To walk in the ways of darkness; read more.
Who delight in doing evil And rejoice in the perversity of evil; Whose paths are crooked, And who are devious in their ways;

Job 24:13-16

"Others have been with those who rebel against the light; They do not want to know its ways Nor abide in its paths. "The murderer arises at dawn; He kills the poor and the needy, And at night he is as a thief. "The eye of the adulterer waits for the twilight, Saying, 'No eye will see me.' And he disguises his face. read more.
"In the dark they dig into houses, They shut themselves up by day; They do not know the light.

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise man's eyes are in his head, but the fool walks in darkness And yet I know that one fate befalls them both.

1 John 2:9-11

The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now. The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him. But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Darkness » Those that walk in darkness

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. "But if anyone walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him."

John 12:35-36

So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes. "While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light " These things Jesus spoke, and He went away and hid Himself from them.

Ephesians 4:17-18

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;

1 John 1:5-6

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;

Darkness » Supernatural

Exodus 10:22

So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness and made it dark; And they did not rebel against His words.

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour.

Darkness » Figurative » power of darkness,

Revelation 16:10

Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom became darkened; and they gnawed their tongues because of pain,

Darkness » Illustrative of » The punishment of devils and wicked men

Darkness » What came out of darkness

Genesis 1:2-3

The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters. Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.

Darkness » Illustrative of » The power of satan

Darkness » Illustrative of » A course of sin

Proverbs 2:13

From those who leave the paths of uprightness To walk in the ways of darkness;

Darkness » Illustrative of » Secrecy

Matthew 10:27

"What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

Isaiah 45:19

"I have not spoken in secret, In some dark land; I did not say to the offspring of Jacob, 'Seek Me in a waste place'; I, the LORD, speak righteousness, Declaring things that are upright.

Darkness » Miraculous » On mount sinai

Exodus 19:16

So it came about on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunder and lightning flashes and a thick cloud upon the mountain and a very loud trumpet sound, so that all the people who were in the camp trembled.

Hebrews 12:18

For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind,

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » Thick

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness As the dawn is spread over the mountains, So there is a great and mighty people; There has never been anything like it, Nor will there be again after it To the years of many generations.

Deuteronomy 5:22

"These words the LORD spoke to all your assembly at the mountain from the midst of the fire, of the cloud and of the thick gloom, with a great voice, and He added no more. He wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

Darkness » Illustrative of » The grave

1 Samuel 2:9

"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

Job 10:21-22

Before I go--and I shall not return-- To the land of darkness and deep shadow, The land of utter gloom as darkness itself, Of deep shadow without order, And which shines as the darkness."

Darkness » Over the face of the earth

Job 38:9

When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band,

Jeremiah 4:23

I looked on the earth, and behold, it was formless and void; And to the heavens, and they had no light.

Darkness » Created by God

Psalm 104:20

You appoint darkness and it becomes night, In which all the beasts of the forest prowl about.

Darkness » Caused by the setting of the sun

Genesis 15:17

It came about when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a flaming torch which passed between these pieces.

John 6:17

and after getting into a boat, they started to cross the sea to Capernaum. It had already become dark, and Jesus had not yet come to them.

Darkness » Effects of » Causes us to go astray

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

John 12:35

So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

Darkness » Miraculous » In egypt

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness and made it dark; And they did not rebel against His words.

Exodus 10:21-22

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even a darkness which may be felt." So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

Darkness » Figurative » outer darkness,

Darkness » Who is not in darkness

1 Thessalonians 5:4-5

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day would overtake you like a thief; for you are all sons of light and sons of day We are not of night nor of darkness;

Darkness » The wicked » The children of

Darkness » Miraculous » At mount sinai

Exodus 20:21

So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

Hebrews 12:18

For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind,

Darkness » What happens in the night

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those who sleep do their sleeping at night, and those who get drunk get drunk at night.

Darkness » Miraculous » At the crucifixion

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour.

Mark 15:33

When the sixth hour came, darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour.

Darkness » Miraculous » Over the land of egypt

Exodus 10:21-22

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even a darkness which may be felt." So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

Darkness » Casting off the works of darkness

Romans 13:11-12

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed. The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Darkness » Cannot hide us from God

Psalm 139:11-12

If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me, And the light around me will be night," Even the darkness is not dark to You, And the night is as bright as the day Darkness and light are alike to You.

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » Gross

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God, Before He brings darkness And before your feet stumble On the dusky mountains, And while you are hoping for light He makes it into deep darkness, And turns it into gloom.

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » Great

Genesis 15:12

Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, terror and great darkness fell upon him.

Darkness » Miraculous » Before the destruction of jerusalem

Matthew 24:29

"But immediately after the tribulation of those days THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED, AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT, AND THE STARS WILL FALL from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Darkness » Miraculous » At the death of Christ

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour.

Darkness » When your body is full of darkness

Luke 11:34-35

"The eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye is clear, your whole body also is full of light; but when it is bad, your body also is full of darkness. "Then watch out that the light in you is not darkness.

Darkness » What is as darkness

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » That may be felt

Exodus 10:21

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even a darkness which may be felt."

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » Outer or extreme

Darkness » Effects of » Causes us to stumble

Isaiah 59:10

We grope along the wall like blind men, We grope like those who have no eyes; We stumble at midday as in the twilight, Among those who are vigorous we are like dead men.

Darkness » Effects of » Cannot » See » Objects

Exodus 10:23

They did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days, but all the sons of Israel had light in their dwellings.

Darkness » The wicked » Being Full of

Matthew 6:23

"But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Darkness » The wicked » Live in

Psalm 107:10

There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death, Prisoners in misery and chains,

Darkness » Inexplicable nature of

Job 38:19-20

"Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And darkness, where is its place, That you may take it to its territory And that you may discern the paths to its home?

Darkness » The lord creating darkness

Darkness » Those that put darkness for light, and light for darkness

Isaiah 5:20

Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Darkness » Originally covered the earth

Darkness » Separated from the light

Genesis 1:4

God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness.

Darkness » Called night

Darkness » The wicked » Walk in

Darkness » There being no darkness in God

1 John 1:5

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

Darkness » Exhibits God's power and greatness

Job 38:8-9

"Or who enclosed the sea with doors When, bursting forth, it went out from the womb; When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band,

Darkness » Often put for night

Psalm 91:6

Of the pestilence that stalks in darkness, Or of the destruction that lays waste at noon.

Darkness » Illustrative of » Anything hateful

Job 3:4-9

"May that day be darkness; Let not God above care for it, Nor light shine on it. "Let darkness and black gloom claim it; Let a cloud settle on it; Let the blackness of the day terrify it. "As for that night, let darkness seize it; Let it not rejoice among the days of the year; Let it not come into the number of the months. read more.
"Behold, let that night be barren; Let no joyful shout enter it. "Let those curse it who curse the day, Who are prepared to rouse Leviathan. "Let the stars of its twilight be darkened; Let it wait for light but have none, And let it not see the breaking dawn;

Darkness » The wicked » Perpetrate their designs in

Job 24:16

"In the dark they dig into houses, They shut themselves up by day; They do not know the light.

Darkness » Illustrative of » Abstruse and deep subjects

Job 28:3

"Man puts an end to darkness, And to the farthest limit he searches out The rock in gloom and deep shadow.

Darkness » God creates

Darkness » Called the swaddling band of the sea

Job 38:9

When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band,

Day » A time of judgment called a day of » Darkness

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness As the dawn is spread over the mountains, So there is a great and mighty people; There has never been anything like it, Nor will there be again after it To the years of many generations.

Zephaniah 1:15

A day of wrath is that day, A day of trouble and distress, A day of destruction and desolation, A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness,

intercession » Answered » Instances of » Of moses, in behalf of pharaoh » Plague » Darkness

Exodus 10:21-23

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even a darkness which may be felt." So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. They did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days, but all the sons of Israel had light in their dwellings.

Miracles » To witness to Christ as messiah spurious » Darkness

Exodus 10:22

So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

Plague » Darkness

Exodus 10:21-23

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even a darkness which may be felt." So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. They did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days, but all the sons of Israel had light in their dwellings.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Darkness

Spiritual » Crowns » Darkness

Matthew 6:23

"But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!



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