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Theasaurus: Candles

11 Bible Verses about Candles

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Matthew 5:15

Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a peck measure, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house.

Nehemiah 9:11-13

You divided the sea before them, so that they went through its midst on dry land; their persecutors You threw into the depths, as a stone into mighty waters. Moreover, by a pillar of cloud You led them by day, and by a pillar of fire by night to light the way they should go. You came down also upon Mount Sinai and spoke with them from Heaven and gave them right ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments.

Psalm 18:28

For You cause my lamp to be lighted and to shine; the Lord my God illumines my darkness.

Luke 11:33-35

No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or crypt or under a bushel measure, but on a lampstand, that those who are coming in may see the light. Your eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye ( your conscience) is sound and fulfilling its office, your whole body is full of light; but when it is not sound and is not fulfilling its office, your body is full of darkness. Be careful, therefore, that the light that is in you is not darkness.

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had gone down and a [thick] darkness had come on, behold, a smoking oven and a flaming torch passed between those pieces.

Exodus 25:31-40

You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. Of beaten and turned work shall the lampstand be made, both its base and its shaft; its cups, its knobs, and its flowers shall be of one piece with it. Six branches shall come out of the sides of it; three branches of the lampstand out of the one side and three branches out of its other side; Three cups made like almond blossoms, each with a knob and a flower on one branch, and three cups made like almond blossoms on the other branch with a knob and a flower; so for the six branches coming out of the lampstand;read more.
And on the [center shaft] itself you shall [make] four cups like almond blossoms with their knobs and their flowers. Also make a knob [on the shaft] under each pair of the six branches going out from the lampstand and one piece with it; Their knobs and their branches shall be of one piece with it; the whole of it one beaten work of pure gold. And you shall make the lamps of the [lampstand] to include a seventh one [at the top of the shaft]. [The priests] shall set up the [seven] lamps of it so they may give light in front of it. Its snuffers and its ashtrays shall be of pure gold. Use a talent of pure gold for it, including all these utensils. And see to it that you copy [exactly] their pattern which was shown you on the mountain.

Exodus 27:20

You shall command the Israelites to provide you with pure oil of crushed olives for the light, to cause it to burn continually [every night].