Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Genesis 1:3
Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.
Psalm 8:3
When I observe Your heavens,
the work of Your fingers,
the moon and the stars,
which You set in place,
Psalm 104:20
You bring darkness, and it becomes night,
when all the forest animals stir.
Jeremiah 31:35
This is what the Lord says:

The One who gives the sun for light by day,
the fixed order of moon and stars for light by night,
who stirs up the sea and makes its waves roar
Yahweh of Hosts is His name:
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of God’s glory in the face of Jesus Christ.
James 1:17
Every generous act and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights; with Him there is no variation or shadow cast by turning.

Create darkness

Exodus 10:21
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward heaven, and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that can be felt.”
Exodus 14:20
It came between the Egyptian and Israelite forces. The cloud was there in the darkness, yet it lit up the night. So neither group came near the other all night long.
Jeremiah 13:16
Give glory to the Lord your God
before He brings darkness,
before your feet stumble
on the mountains at dusk.
You wait for light,
but He brings darkest gloom
and makes thick darkness.
Ezekiel 32:8
I will darken all the shining lights
in the heavens over you,
and will bring darkness on your land.
This is the declaration of the Lord God.
Joel 2:2
a day of darkness and gloom,
a day of clouds and dense overcast,
like the dawn spreading over the mountains;
a great and strong people appears,
such as never existed in ages past
and never will again
in all the generations to come.
Amos 4:13
He is here:
the One who forms the mountains,
creates the wind,
and reveals His thoughts to man,
the One who makes the dawn out of darkness
and strides on the heights of the earth.
Yahweh, the God of Hosts, is His name.
Nahum 1:8
But He will completely destroy Nineveh
with an overwhelming flood,
and He will chase His enemies into darkness.
Jude 1:6
and He has kept, with eternal chains in darkness for the judgment of the great day, the angels who did not keep their own position but deserted their proper dwelling.

I make peace

Isaiah 10:5
Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger—
the staff in their hands is My wrath.
Job 2:10
“You speak as a foolish woman speaks,” he told her. “Should we accept only good from God and not adversity?” Throughout all this Job did not sin in what he said.
Job 34:29
But when God is silent, who can declare Him guilty?
When He hides His face, who can see Him?
Yet He watches over both individuals and nations,
Psalm 29:11
The Lord gives His people strength;
the Lord blesses His people with peace.
Psalm 75:7
for God is the Judge:
He brings down one and exalts another.
Ecclesiastes 7:13
Consider the work of God,
for who can straighten out
what He has made crooked?
Jeremiah 18:7
At one moment I might announce concerning a nation or a kingdom that I will uproot, tear down, and destroy it.
Jeremiah 51:20
You are My battle club,
My weapons of war.
With you I will smash nations;
with you I will bring kingdoms to ruin.
Ezekiel 14:15
“If I allow dangerous animals to pass through the land and depopulate it so that it becomes desolate, with no one passing through it for fear of the animals,
Amos 3:6
If a ram’s horn is blown in a city,
aren’t people afraid?
If a disaster occurs in a city,
hasn’t the Lord done it?
Amos 5:6
Seek Yahweh and live,
or He will spread like fire
throughout the house of Joseph;
it will consume everything,
with no one at Bethel to extinguish it.
Acts 4:28
to do whatever Your hand and Your plan had predestined to take place.

General references

Isaiah 41:20
so that all may see and know,
consider and understand,
that the hand of the Lord has done this,
the Holy One of Israel has created it.
Isaiah 42:24
Who gave Jacob to the robber,
and Israel to the plunderers?
Was it not the Lord?
Have we not sinned against Him?
They were not willing to walk in His ways,
and they would not listen to His instruction.
Lamentations 3:38
Do not both adversity and good
come from the mouth of the Most High?
Acts 7:50
Did not My hand make all these things?

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