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46 Bible Verses about Darkness

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Psalm 139:12

even darkness isn't dark to you, darkness and light are the same to you.

Matthew 6:23

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. Therefore, if the light within you has turned into darkness, how great is that darkness!"

Genesis 1:4

God saw that the light was beautiful. He separated the light from the darkness,

Psalm 18:28

For you, LORD, make my lamp shine; my God enlightens my darkness.

Isaiah 45:3

I'll give you concealed treasures and riches hidden in secret places, so that you'll know that it is I, the LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by name.

Matthew 10:27

What I tell you in darkness you must speak in the daylight, and what is whispered in your ear you must shout from the housetops.

Isaiah 42:16

I'll help the blind walk, even on a road they do not know; I'll guide them in directions they do not know. I'll turn the dark places into light in front of them, and the rough places into level ground. These are the things I will do, and I won't abandon them.

Luke 11:34

Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light. But when it's evil, your body is full of darkness.

Isaiah 29:15

"How terrible it will be for you who go to great depths to hide your plans from the LORD, you whose deeds have been done in the dark, and who say, "Who can see us? Who has recognized us?'

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Darkness » Spiritual

Matthew 6:23

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. Therefore, if the light within you has turned into darkness, how great is that darkness!"

Darkness » Works of

Job 24:14

The murderer rises at dawn to kill the poor and needy; at night, he is like a thief.

Proverbs 7:8-9

Proceeding down the street near her corner, he makes his way toward her house at twilight, during the evening, even during the darkest part of the night.

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 5:7

Darkness » Illustrative of » Heavy afflictions

Isaiah 8:22

or they'll look toward the earth, but they'll see only distress and darkness, the gloom that comes from anguish, and then they'll be thrown into total darkness."

Job 23:17

Nevertheless, I haven't been silenced because of the darkness, even when thick darkness obscures my vision."

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Furthermore, all his days he lives in darkness with great sorrow, anger, and affliction.

Isaiah 5:30

They will roar over it at that time, like the sea waves roar. If one surveys the land, watch out! There's darkness and distress; even the daylight is darkened by its clouds.

More verses: Isaiah 59:9

Darkness » Figurative of punishment

Jude 1:6

He has also held in eternal chains those angels who did not keep their own position but abandoned their assigned place. They are held in deepest darkness for judgment on the great day.

More verses: Job 18:5

Darkness » Illustrative of » Greatness and unsearchableness of God

2 Samuel 22:12

The darkness around him was his canopies amassed water was his overhanging clouds!

Exodus 20:21

Then the people stood at a distance, and Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

2 Samuel 22:10

He deformed heaven itself as he descended. Thick darkness enveloped his feet.

1 Kings 8:12

Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he lives shrouded in darkness.

Darkness » Physical

Genesis 1:18

to differentiate between day and night, and to distinguish light from darkness. And God saw how good it was.

Job 3:6

Let darkness carry that night away; let it not take its place joyfully among the days of the year; let it not be entered into the calendar.

Job 38:19

"Where is the road to where the light lives? Or where does the darkness live?

Psalm 104:20

You bring darkness and it becomes night; when every beast of the forest prowls.

More verses: Amos 4:13

Darkness » Figurative » See also the following scriptures

1 Kings 8:12

Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he lives shrouded in darkness.

Exodus 19:16

When morning came on the third day, there was thunder and lightning, with a heavy cloud over the mountain, and the very loud sound of a ram's horn. All the people in the camp trembled.

2 Samuel 22:10-12

He deformed heaven itself as he descended. Thick darkness enveloped his feet. He rode on a cherub and flew, soaring on the wings of the wind! The darkness around him was his canopies amassed water was his overhanging clouds!

2 Chronicles 6:1

Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he lives shrouded in darkness.

More verses: Psalm 18:11 Hebrews 12:18

Darkness » Illustrative of » Ignorance and error

Job 37:19

Tell us! What are we to say to him? Can we prepare our case to face him when our faces are in darkness?

Isaiah 60:2

For look! Darkness will cover the earth and thick darkness is over the people, but the LORD will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you.

More verses: John 12:35

Darkness » Who is in darkness

Proverbs 2:11-15

Discretion will protect you; understanding will watch over you, delivering you from the way of evil, from men who speak perverse things, and from those who abandon the right path to travel along the ways of darkness; read more.
who delight in doing evil, and rejoice in the perverseness of evil; whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their ways,

Job 24:13-16

"Then there are those who rebel against the light; they are not acquainted with its ways; and they don't stay on its course. The murderer rises at dawn to kill the poor and needy; at night, he is like a thief. The adulterer watches for twilight, saying, "No eye is watching me' while he veils his face. read more.
They break into houses in the dark; during the day they remained sealed in. They don't know daylight.

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise use their eyes, but the fool walks in darkness. I also perceived that the same outcome affects them all.

1 John 2:9-11

The person who says that he is in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness. The person who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no reason for him to stumble. But the person who hates his brother is in the darkness and lives in the darkness. He does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Darkness » Those that walk in darkness

1 John 2:11

But the person who hates his brother is in the darkness and lives in the darkness. He does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

John 11:9-10

Jesus replied, "There are twelve hours in the day, aren't there? If anyone walks during the day he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if anyone walks at night he stumbles, because the light is not in him."

John 12:35-36

Jesus replied to the crowd, "The light is among you only for a short time. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. The person who walks in the darkness is in the darkness and does not know where he is going. As long as you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become children of light." After Jesus had said this, he went away and hid from them.

Ephesians 4:17-18

Therefore, I tell you and insist on in the Lord not to live any longer like the gentiles live, thinking worthless thoughts. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of their ignorance and hardness of heart.

1 John 1:5-6

This is the message that we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness none at all! If we claim that we have fellowship with him but keep living in darkness, we are lying and not practicing the truth.

Darkness » Supernatural

Exodus 10:22

So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness, and it became dark. Did they not rebel against his words?

Darkness » Figurative » power of darkness,

Revelation 16:10

The fifth angel poured his bowl on the throne of the beast. Its kingdom was plunged into darkness. People gnawed on their tongues in anguish

Darkness » Illustrative of » The punishment of devils and wicked men

Darkness » What came out of darkness

Genesis 1:2-3

When the earth was as yet unformed and desolate, with the surface of the ocean depths shrouded in darkness, and while the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters, God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light.

Darkness » Illustrative of » The power of satan

Darkness » Illustrative of » A course of sin

Proverbs 2:13

and from those who abandon the right path to travel along the ways of darkness;

Darkness » Illustrative of » Secrecy

Matthew 10:27

What I tell you in darkness you must speak in the daylight, and what is whispered in your ear you must shout from the housetops.

Isaiah 45:19

I didn't speak in secret, from somewhere in a land of darkness; I didn't say to Jacob's descendants, "Seek me in chaos.' I, the LORD, speak truth, declaring what is right.

Darkness » Miraculous » On mount sinai

Exodus 19:16

When morning came on the third day, there was thunder and lightning, with a heavy cloud over the mountain, and the very loud sound of a ram's horn. All the people in the camp trembled.

Hebrews 12:18

You have not come to something that can be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, to gloom,

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » Thick

Joel 2:2

A day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows like the dawn spreads out to cover the mountains a people strong and robust. Never has there been anything like it, neither will anything follow to compare with it, even through the lifetime of generation upon generation."

Deuteronomy 5:22

"The LORD declared these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly on the mountain from out of the fire and dark clouds, and nothing more was added. He inscribed them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

Darkness » Illustrative of » The grave

1 Samuel 2:9

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

Job 10:21-22

before I go, never to return, leaving for the land of deep darkness and shadow. It's a gloomy land, like deepest darkness; where there's no order, and where even the brightness is like darkness.'"

Darkness » Over the face of the earth

Job 38:9

when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket,

Jeremiah 4:23

I looked at the earth, and it was formless and void, at the heavens, and there was no light there.

Darkness » Created by God

Psalm 104:20

You bring darkness and it becomes night; when every beast of the forest prowls.

Darkness » Caused by the setting of the sun

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had fully set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a fiery torch passed between the animal pieces.

John 6:17

got into a boat, and started across the sea to Capernaum. Darkness had already fallen, and Jesus had not yet come to them.

Darkness » Effects of » Causes us to go astray

1 John 2:11

But the person who hates his brother is in the darkness and lives in the darkness. He does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

John 12:35

Jesus replied to the crowd, "The light is among you only for a short time. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. The person who walks in the darkness is in the darkness and does not know where he is going.

Darkness » Miraculous » In egypt

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness, and it became dark. Did they not rebel against his words?

Exodus 10:21-22

Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch your hand toward the sky and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that one can feel." So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

Darkness » Figurative » outer darkness,

Darkness » Who is not in darkness

1 Thessalonians 5:4-5

However, brothers, you are not in the darkness, in order that the Day of the Lord might surprise you like a thief. For all of you are children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to darkness.

Darkness » The wicked » The children of

Darkness » Miraculous » At mount sinai

Exodus 20:21

Then the people stood at a distance, and Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

Hebrews 12:18

You have not come to something that can be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, to gloom,

Darkness » What happens in the night

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For people who go to sleep, go to sleep at night; and people who get drunk, get drunk at night.

Darkness » Miraculous » At the crucifixion

Darkness » Miraculous » Over the land of egypt

Exodus 10:21-22

Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch your hand toward the sky and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that one can feel." So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

Darkness » Casting off the works of darkness

Romans 13:11-12

This is necessary because you know the times it's already time for you to wake up from sleep, because our salvation is nearer now than when we became believers. The night is almost over, and the day is near. Let's therefore put aside the actions of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Darkness » Cannot hide us from God

Psalm 139:11-12

If I say, "Darkness will surely conceal me, and the light around me will become night," even darkness isn't dark to you, darkness and light are the same to you.

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » Gross

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God before he brings darkness, before your feet stumble on the mountains at twilight. You hope for light, but he turns it into deep darkness. He changes it into heavy gloom.

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » Great

Genesis 15:12

As the sun began to set, Abram was overcome with deep sleep, and suddenly a frightening and terrifying darkness descended on him.

Darkness » Miraculous » Before the destruction of jerusalem

Darkness » Miraculous » At the death of Christ

Darkness » When your body is full of darkness

Luke 11:34-35

Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light. But when it's evil, your body is full of darkness. Therefore, be careful that the light in you isn't darkness.

Darkness » What is as darkness

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » That may be felt

Exodus 10:21

Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch your hand toward the sky and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that one can feel."

Darkness » Degrees of, mentioned » Outer or extreme

Darkness » Effects of » Causes us to stumble

Isaiah 59:10

Let's grope along the wall like the blind; let us grope like those who have no eyes. We stumble at midday as if it were twilight, in desolate places like dead people.

Darkness » Effects of » Cannot » See » Objects

Exodus 10:23

No one could see anyone else, nor could anyone get up from his place for three days. But there was light for all the Israelis in their dwellings.

Darkness » The wicked » Being Full of

Matthew 6:23

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. Therefore, if the light within you has turned into darkness, how great is that darkness!"

Darkness » The wicked » Live in

Darkness » Inexplicable nature of

Job 38:19-20

"Where is the road to where the light lives? Or where does the darkness live? Can you take it to its homeland, since you know the path to his house?

Darkness » The lord creating darkness

Darkness » Those that put darkness for light, and light for darkness

Isaiah 5:20

"How terrible it will be for those who call evil good and good evil, who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness, who substitute what is bitter for what is sweet and what is sweet for what is bitter!"

Darkness » Originally covered the earth

Darkness » Separated from the light

Genesis 1:4

God saw that the light was beautiful. He separated the light from the darkness,

Darkness » Called night

Darkness » The wicked » Walk in

Darkness » There being no darkness in God

Darkness » Exhibits God's power and greatness

Job 38:8-9

"Who enclosed the sea with limits when it gushed out of the womb, when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket,

Darkness » Often put for night

Psalm 91:6

plague that strikes in the darkness, or calamity that destroys at noon.

Darkness » Illustrative of » Anything hateful

Job 3:4-9

Let that day be dark; let God above not care about it; let no light shine over it. Let darkness and deep gloom reclaim it; let clouds settle down on it; let blackness in mid-day terrify it. Let darkness carry that night away; let it not take its place joyfully among the days of the year; let it not be entered into the calendar. read more.
"Yes, let that night be barren; let it not appear with its joyful shout. Let whoever curses days curse it those who are ready to awaken monsters. Let the stars of its evening twilight be dark; let it hope for light but let there be none; let it not see the breaking rays of the dawn.

Darkness » The wicked » Perpetrate their designs in

Job 24:16

They break into houses in the dark; during the day they remained sealed in. They don't know daylight.

Darkness » Illustrative of » Abstruse and deep subjects

Job 28:3

Mankind limits the darkness as they search the deepest depths for ore in unfathomable darkness.

Darkness » God creates

Darkness » Called the swaddling band of the sea

Job 38:9

when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket,

Day » A time of judgment called a day of » Darkness

Joel 2:2

A day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows like the dawn spreads out to cover the mountains a people strong and robust. Never has there been anything like it, neither will anything follow to compare with it, even through the lifetime of generation upon generation."

Zephaniah 1:15

That day will be filled with wrath, a day of trouble and tribulation, a day of desolation and devastation, a day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows,

intercession » Answered » Instances of » Of moses, in behalf of pharaoh » Plague » Darkness

Exodus 10:21-23

Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch your hand toward the sky and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that one can feel." So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. No one could see anyone else, nor could anyone get up from his place for three days. But there was light for all the Israelis in their dwellings.

Miracles » To witness to Christ as messiah spurious » Darkness

Exodus 10:22

So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

Plague » Darkness

Exodus 10:21-23

Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch your hand toward the sky and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that one can feel." So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. No one could see anyone else, nor could anyone get up from his place for three days. But there was light for all the Israelis in their dwellings.

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Darkness

Spiritual » Crowns » Darkness

Matthew 6:23

But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. Therefore, if the light within you has turned into darkness, how great is that darkness!"

Topics on Darkness

Coming Out Of Darkness

23;9;2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; for those living in a land of deep darkness, a light has shined upon them.

Darkness At The End

40;24;29

"Immediately after the troubles of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of heaven will be shaken loose.'

Darkness During Daytime

24;4;28

Because of this, the land will mourn, and the heavens above will be dark. Because I have spoken and decided, I won't turn back from doing it."

Darkness Of Evil

42;22;53

While I was with you day after day in the Temple, you didn't lay a hand on me. But this is your hour, when darkness reigns!"

Darkness Of Night

18;9;7

He commands the sun so that it doesn't shine and seals up the stars.

Darkness, As A Symbol Of Sin

45;1;21

For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him. Instead, their thoughts turned to worthless things, and their senseless hearts were darkened.

Darkness, And God's Judgment

40;25;30

Throw this useless servant into the darkness outside! In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'"

Darkness, Deliverance From

23;9;2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; for those living in a land of deep darkness, a light has shined upon them.

darkness, natural

2;20;18-21

All the people experienced the thunder and lightning, the sound of the ram's horn, and the smoking mountain. And as the people experienced it, they trembled and stood at a distance.

From Darkness To Light

23;9;2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; for those living in a land of deep darkness, a light has shined upon them.

Light And Darkness

23;45;7

"I form light and create darkness, I make goodness and create disaster. I am the LORD, who does all these things.

Outer Darkness

9;2;9

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

Overtaken By Darkness

1;15;12

As the sun began to set, Abram was overcome with deep sleep, and suddenly a frightening and terrifying darkness descended on him.

Supernatural Darkness

40;27;45

From noon on, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.

The Outer Darkness

9;2;9

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

Walking In Darkness

20;4;19

But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness, and they do not know what they are stumbling over.

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