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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 25:37

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.

Judges 7:16

And he divided the 300 men into three companies, and he put into the hands of all of them trumpets and empty pitchers, with torches inside the pitchers.

1 Samuel 3:3

The lamp of God had not yet gone out in the temple of the Lord, where the ark of God was, and Samuel was lying down

1 Kings 7:49

The lampstands of pure gold, five on the right side and five on the left, in front of the Holy of Holies; with the flowers, the lamps, and the tongs of gold;

Exodus 37:23

And he made of pure gold its seven lamps, its snuffers, and its ashtrays.

1 Chronicles 28:15

The weight of the golden lampstands and their lamps, the weight of gold or silver for each lampstand and its lamps, according to the use of each lampstand;

Matthew 25:1

Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

Zephaniah 1:12

And at that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps and punish the men who [like old wine] are thickening and settling on their lees, who say in their hearts, The Lord will not do good, nor will He do evil.

Proverbs 20:27

The spirit of man [that factor in human personality which proceeds immediately from God] is the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts.

Job 29:3

When His lamp shone above and upon my head and by His light I walked through darkness;

Proverbs 31:18

She tastes and sees that her gain from work [with and for God] is good; her lamp goes not out, but it burns on continually through the night [of trouble, privation, or sorrow, warning away fear, doubt, and distrust].

Job 18:6

The light shall be dark in his dwelling, and his lamp beside him shall be put out.

Revelation 1:20

As to the hidden meaning (the mystery) of the seven stars which you saw on My right hand and the seven lampstands of gold: the seven stars are the seven angels (messengers) of the seven assemblies (churches) and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

Job 21:17

How often [then] is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity comes upon them? That God distributes pains and sorrows to them in His anger?

Psalm 18:28

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

Acts 20:8

Now there were numerous lights in the upper room where we were assembled,

From Thematic Bible


Candlestick » Used for holding » Lamps

Exodus 25:37

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.

Exodus 25:31

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.

Lamps » Illustrative » (put out,) of destruction of the wicked

Job 21:17

How often [then] is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity comes upon them? That God distributes pains and sorrows to them in His anger?

Job 18:5

Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the flame of his fire shall not shine.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the [uncompromisingly] righteous [is within him -- "it grows brighter and] rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked [furnishes only a derived, temporary light and] shall be put out shortly.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of omniscience of Christ

Daniel 10:6

His body also was [a golden luster] like beryl, his face had the appearance of lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and his feet like glowing burnished bronze, and the sound of his words was like the noise of a multitude [of people or the roaring of the sea].

Lamps » Illustrative » Of the word of God

Lamps » Illustrative » Of a succession of heirs

1 Kings 15:4

Nevertheless, for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him and establishing Jerusalem,

1 Kings 11:36

Yet to his son I will give one tribe, that David My servant may always have a light before Me in Jerusalem, the city where I have chosen to put My Name.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of God's guidance

Psalm 18:28

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

Lamps » Illustrative » Of salvation of God

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I [Isaiah] not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest until her imputed righteousness and vindication go forth as brightness, and her salvation radiates as does a burning torch.

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.

Lamps » Lighted with oil

Matthew 25:3

For when the foolish took their lamps, they did not take any [extra] oil with them;

Matthew 25:8

And the foolish said to the wise, Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of severe judgments

Revelation 8:10

The third angel blew [his] trumpet, and a huge star fell from heaven, burning like a torch, and it dropped on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water -- "

Lamps » Illustrative » (totally quenched,) of complete destruction of those who curse parents

Lamps » Illustrative » Of graces of the holy ghost

Revelation 4:5

Out from the throne came flashes of lightning and rumblings and peals of thunder, and in front of the throne seven blazing torches burned, which are the seven Spirits of God [ the sevenfold Holy Spirit];

Lamps » Illustrative » Of spirit of man

Proverbs 20:27

The spirit of man [that factor in human personality which proceeds immediately from God] is the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of wise rulers

2 Samuel 21:17

But Abishai son of Zeruiah came to David's aid, and smote and killed the Philistine. Then David's men charged him, You shall no more go out with us to battle, lest you quench the lamp of Israel.

Lamps » Often kept lighting all night

Proverbs 31:18

She tastes and sees that her gain from work [with and for God] is good; her lamp goes not out, but it burns on continually through the night [of trouble, privation, or sorrow, warning away fear, doubt, and distrust].

Lamps » Described as » Burning

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.

Lamps » Sometimes supplied with oil from a bowl through pipes

Zechariah 4:2

And said to me, What do you see? I said, I see, and behold, a lampstand all of gold, with its bowl [for oil] on the top of it and its seven lamps on it, and [there are] seven pipes to each of the seven lamps which are upon the top of it.

Lamps » Used for lighting » Marriage processions

Matthew 25:1

Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

Lamps » Used for lighting » The tabernacle

Exodus 25:37

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.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of glory of the cherubim

Ezekiel 1:13

In the midst of the living creatures there was what looked like burning coals of fire, like torches moving to and fro among the living creatures; the fire was bright and out of the fire went forth lightning.

Lamps » Placed on a stand to give light to all in the house

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.

Lamps » Required to be constantly trimmed

Matthew 25:7

Then all those virgins got up and put their own lamps in order.

Lamps » Oil for, carried in vessels

Matthew 25:4

But the wise took flasks of oil along with them [also] with their lamps.

Lamps » Design of

2 Peter 1:19

And we have the prophetic word [made] firmer still. You will do well to pay close attention to it as to a lamp shining in a dismal (squalid and dark) place, until the day breaks through [the gloom] and the Morning Star rises ( comes into being) in your hearts.

Lamps » Used for lighting » Chariots of war by night

Nahum 2:3-4

The shields of the mighty men [of Media and Babylon] are [dyed] red; the valiant men are [clothed] in dyed scarlet. The chariots blaze with fire of steel on the day of his preparation [for battle], and the officers' horses prance like a cypress forest [reeling in the wind]. The chariots rage in confusion in the streets; they run to and fro [in wild terror] in the broad ways. They flash with steel [making them appear like torches]; they rush [in various directions] like forked lightnings.

Lamps » Probable origin of dark lantern

Judges 7:16

And he divided the 300 men into three companies, and he put into the hands of all of them trumpets and empty pitchers, with torches inside the pitchers.

Lamps » Illumination of the tents of arab chiefs by, alluded to

Job 29:3-4

When His lamp shone above and upon my head and by His light I walked through darkness; As I was in the [prime] ripeness of my days, when the friendship and counsel of God were over my tent,

Lamps » Used for lighting » Persons going out at night

John 18:3

So Judas, obtaining and taking charge of the band of soldiers and some guards (attendants) of the high priests and Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Lamps » Used for lighting » Private apartments

Acts 20:8

Now there were numerous lights in the upper room where we were assembled,

Lamps » Illustrative » Of ministers

John 5:35

John was the lamp that kept on burning and shining [to show you the way], and you were willing for a while to delight (sun) yourselves in his light.

Lamps » Described as » Shining

John 5:35

John was the lamp that kept on burning and shining [to show you the way], and you were willing for a while to delight (sun) yourselves in his light.

Topics on Lamps

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

Moses set up and lighted the lamps before the Lord, as the Lord commanded him.

Oil For Lamps

2;25;6

Oil for the light, spices for anointing oil and for sweet incense,