Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

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Matthew 4:16
the people who lived [there] in [spiritual] darkness saw a great light. Light shone upon these people, who lived in an area that was under the shadow of death."
Acts 13:47
For the Lord commanded us to do this by saying, 'I have appointed you to be a light to the [unconverted] Gentiles, so that you should be [the occasion] for [bringing] salvation to the farthest corner of the earth.' "
Acts 28:28
Then let it be known to you that salvation from God is [now] being announced to the Gentiles. They will listen [to it]." {{Some ancient manuscripts insert verse
Romans 15:8
For I tell you that Christ was [appointed] to be a servant of the circumcised ones [i.e., the Jews], in order to uphold the truth of God. This was so He could confirm [as valid] the promises made to our forefathers,


1 Corinthians 1:31
So, as it is written [Jer. 9:23f], "The person who [wants to] boast, let him boast about the Lord."
Revelation 21:23
And the city does not need the sun or the moon to illuminate it, for the splendor of God provides the light for it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

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Luke 3:6
And all mankind will see the salvation of God [i.e., become available to them]."