Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The Jews had light, and gladness, and joy, and honour.

Bible References

Jews

Esther 4:1
Now when Mordecai became aware of all that had been done, he tore his garments and put on sackcloth and ashes. He went out into the city, crying out in a loud and bitter voice.
Psalm 30:5
For his anger lasts only a brief moment, and his good favor restores one's life. One may experience sorrow during the night, but joy arrives in the morning.

Had light

Esther 9:17
All of this happened on the thirteenth day of the month of Adar. They then rested on the fourteenth day and made it a day for banqueting and happiness.
Psalm 18:28
Indeed, you are my lamp, Lord. My God illuminates the darkness around me.
Psalm 97:11
The godly bask in the light; the morally upright experience joy.
Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.
Proverbs 11:10
When the righteous do well, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there is joy.
Isaiah 30:29
You will sing as you do in the evening when you are celebrating a festival. You will be happy like one who plays a flute as he goes to the mountain of the Lord, the Rock who shelters Israel.
Isaiah 35:10
those whom the Lord has ransomed will return that way. They will enter Zion with a happy shout. Unending joy will crown them, happiness and joy will overwhelm them; grief and suffering will disappear.

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