Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Let the blackness

Bible References

The shadow

Job 10:21
Before I go—and I shall not return—
To the land of darkness and deep shadow,
Job 16:16
“My face is flushed from weeping,
And deep darkness is on my eyelids,
Job 24:17
“For the morning is the same to him as thick darkness,
For he is familiar with the terrors of thick darkness.
Job 28:3
“Man puts an end to darkness,
And to the farthest limit he searches out
The rock in gloom and deep shadow.
Job 38:17
“Have the gates of death been revealed to you,
Or have you seen the gates of deep darkness?
Psalm 23:4
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I fear no evil, for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
Psalm 44:19
Yet You have crushed us in a place of jackals
And covered us with the shadow of death.
Psalm 107:10
There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death,
Prisoners in misery and chains,
Isaiah 9:2
The people who walk in darkness
Will see a great light;
Those who live in a dark land,
The light will shine on them.
Jeremiah 2:6
“They did not say, ‘Where is the Lord
Who brought us up out of the land of Egypt,
Who led us through the wilderness,
Through a land of deserts and of pits,
Through a land of drought and of deep darkness,
Through a land that no one crossed
And where no man dwelt?’
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.
Amos 5:8
He who made the Pleiades and Orion
And changes deep darkness into morning,
Who also darkens day into night,
Who calls for the waters of the sea
And pours them out on the surface of the earth,
The Lord is His name.
Matthew 4:16
The people who were sitting in darkness saw a great Light,
And those who were sitting in the land and shadow of death,
Upon them a Light dawned.”
Luke 1:79
To shine upon those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death,
To guide our feet into the way of peace.”

Let a cloud

Deuteronomy 4:11
You came near and stood at the foot of the mountain, and the mountain burned with fire to the very heart of the heavens: darkness, cloud and thick gloom.
Ezekiel 30:3
“For the day is near,
Even the day of the Lord is near;
It will be a day of clouds,
A time of doom for the nations.
Ezekiel 34:12
As a shepherd cares for his herd in the day when he is among his scattered sheep, so I will care for My sheep and will deliver them from all the places to which they were scattered on a cloudy and gloomy day.
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.
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,

Let the blackness

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.”
Amos 8:10
“Then I will turn your festivals into mourning
And all your songs into lamentation;
And I will bring sackcloth on everyone’s loins
And baldness on every head.
And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son,
And the end of it will be like a bitter day.