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Genesis 15:17

And it came to pass when the sun had gone down, and it was dark, that behold, there was a smoking furnace, and a flame of fire which passed between those pieces.

Exodus 25:37

And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof, and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may shine out before it;

Judges 7:16

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

1 Samuel 3:3

and the lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel lay in the temple of Jehovah, where the ark of God was,

1 Kings 7:49

and the candlesticks of pure gold, five on the right, and five on the left, before the oracle; and the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs of gold,

Exodus 37:23

And he made the seven lamps thereof, and the snuffers thereof, and the snuff-trays thereof, of pure gold.

1 Chronicles 28:15

and the weight of the golden candlesticks, and of their golden lamps, by weight for every candlestick, and for its lamps; and for the silver candlesticks, by weight, for the candlestick and for its lamps, according to the use of every candlestick;

Matthew 25:1

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Zephaniah 1:12

And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and punish the men that are settled on their lees, that say in their heart, Jehovah will not do good, neither will he do evil.

Job 29:3

When his lamp shone over my head, and by his light I walked through darkness;

Proverbs 31:18

She perceiveth that her earning is good; her lamp goeth not out by night.

Job 18:6

The light shall become dark in his tent, and his lamp over him shall be put out.

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies.

Job 21:17

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, and cometh their calamity upon them? Doth he distribute sorrows to them in his anger?

Psalm 18:28

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

Acts 20:8

And there were many lights in the upper room where we were assembled.

From Thematic Bible


Candlestick » Used for holding » Lamps

Exodus 25:37

And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof, and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may shine out before it;

Exodus 25:31

And thou shalt make a lamp-stand of pure gold; of beaten work shall the lamp-stand be made: its base and its shaft, its cups, its knobs, and its flowers shall be of the same.

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

Job 21:17

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, and cometh their calamity upon them? Doth he distribute sorrows to them in his anger?

Job 18:5

Yea, 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 righteous rejoiceth; but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of omniscience of Christ

Daniel 10:6

and his body was like a chrysolite, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as torches of fire, and his arms and his feet as the look of burnished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of the word of God

Lamps » Illustrative » Of a succession of heirs

1 Kings 15:4

But for David's sake Jehovah his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him, and establishing Jerusalem;

1 Kings 11:36

And unto his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp always before me in Jerusalem, the city that I have chosen for myself to put my name there.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of God's guidance

Psalm 18:28

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of salvation of God

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not be still, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a torch that burneth.

Genesis 15:17

And it came to pass when the sun had gone down, and it was dark, that behold, there was a smoking furnace, and a flame of fire which passed between those pieces.

Lamps » Lighted with oil

Matthew 25:3

They that were foolish took their torches and did not take oil with them;

Matthew 25:8

And the foolish said to the prudent, Give us of your oil, for our torches are going out.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of severe judgments

Revelation 8:10

And the third angel sounded his trumpet: and there fell out of the heaven a great star, burning as a torch, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters.

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

Lamps » Illustrative » Of graces of the holy ghost

Revelation 4:5

And out of the throne go forth lightnings, and voices, and thunders; and seven lamps of fire, burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God;

Lamps » Illustrative » Of spirit of man

Lamps » Illustrative » Of wise rulers

2 Samuel 21:17

And Abishai the son of Zeruiah succoured him, and smote the Philistine and killed him. Then the men of David swore to him, saying, Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, that thou quench not the lamp of Israel.

Lamps » Often kept lighting all night

Proverbs 31:18

She perceiveth that her earning is good; her lamp goeth not out by night.

Lamps » Described as » Burning

Genesis 15:17

And it came to pass when the sun had gone down, and it was dark, that behold, there was a smoking furnace, and a flame of fire which passed between those pieces.

Lamps » Sometimes supplied with oil from a bowl through pipes

Zechariah 4:2

And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I said, I see, and behold, a lamp-stand all of gold, with a bowl upon the top of it, and its seven lamps thereon, seven lamps and seven pipes to the lamps, which are upon the top thereof;

Lamps » Used for lighting » Marriage processions

Matthew 25:1

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Lamps » Used for lighting » The tabernacle

Exodus 25:37

And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof, and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may shine out before it;

Lamps » Illustrative » Of glory of the cherubim

Ezekiel 1:13

And as for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, as the appearance of torches: it went up and down among the living creatures; and 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 the bushel, but upon the lamp-stand, and it shines for all who are in the house.

Lamps » Required to be constantly trimmed

Matthew 25:7

Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their torches.

Lamps » Oil for, carried in vessels

Matthew 25:4

but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their torches.

Lamps » Design of

Lamps » Used for lighting » Chariots of war by night

Nahum 2:3-4

The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet: the chariots glitter with the sheen of steel, in the day of his preparation, and the spears are brandished. The chariots rush madly in the streets, they justle one against another in the broad ways: the appearance of them is like torches, they run like lightnings.

Lamps » Probable origin of dark lantern

Judges 7:16

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

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

Job 29:3-4

When his lamp shone over my head, and by his light I walked through darkness; As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret counsel of +God was over my tent,

Lamps » Used for lighting » Persons going out at night

John 18:3

Judas therefore, having got the band, and officers of the chief priests and Pharisees, comes there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Lamps » Used for lighting » Private apartments

Acts 20:8

And there were many lights in the upper room where we were assembled.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of ministers

John 5:35

He was the burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Lamps » Described as » Shining

John 5:35

He was the burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Topics on Lamps

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

And he lighted the lamps before Jehovah; as Jehovah had commanded Moses.

Oil For Lamps

2;25;6

oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil, and for the incense of fragrant drugs;