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23 Bible Verses about Lamps

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Genesis 15:17

When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided animals.

Exodus 25:37

“Make seven lamps on it. Its lamps are to be set up so they illuminate the area in front of it.

Judges 7:16

Then he divided the 300 men into three companies and gave each of the men a trumpet in one hand and an empty pitcher with a torch inside it in the other.

1 Samuel 3:3

Before the lamp of God had gone out, Samuel was lying down in the tabernacle of the Lord, where the ark of God was located.

1 Kings 7:49

the pure gold lampstands in front of the inner sanctuary, five on the right and five on the left; the gold flowers, lamps, and tongs;

Exodus 37:23

He also made its seven lamps, snuffers, and firepans of pure gold.

1 Chronicles 28:15

the weight of the gold lampstands and their gold lamps, including the weight of each lampstand and its lamps; the weight of each silver lampstand and its lamps, according to the service of each lampstand;

Matthew 25:1

“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like 10 virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom.

Zephaniah 1:12

And at that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps
and punish the men who settle down comfortably,
who say to themselves:
The Lord will not do good or evil.

Job 29:3

when His lamp shone above my head,
and I walked through darkness by His light!

Proverbs 31:18

She sees that her profits are good,
and her lamp never goes out at night.

Job 18:6

The light in his tent grows dark,
and the lamp beside him is put out.

Revelation 1:20

The secret of the seven stars you saw in My right hand and of the seven gold lampstands is this: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

Job 21:17

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out?
Does disaster come on them?
Does He apportion destruction in His anger?

Acts 20:8

There were many lamps in the room upstairs where we were assembled,

From Thematic Bible


Candlestick » Used for holding » Lamps

Exodus 25:37

“Make seven lamps on it. Its lamps are to be set up so they illuminate the area in front of it.

Exodus 25:31

“You are to make a lampstand out of pure, hammered gold. It is to be made of one piece: its base and shaft, its ornamental cups, and its calyxes and petals.

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

Job 21:17

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out?
Does disaster come on them?
Does He apportion destruction in His anger?

Job 18:5

Yes, the light of the wicked is extinguished;
the flame of his fire does not glow.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines brightly,
but the lamp of the wicked is put out.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of omniscience of Christ

Daniel 10:6

His body was like topaz, his face like the brilliance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and feet like the gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of the word of God

Lamps » Illustrative » Of a succession of heirs

1 Kings 15:4

But because of David, the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem to raise up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem.

1 Kings 11:36

I will give one tribe to his son, so that My servant David will always have a lamp before Me in Jerusalem, the city I chose for Myself to put My name there.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of God's guidance

Lamps » Illustrative » Of salvation of God

Isaiah 62:1

I will not keep silent because of Zion,
and I will not keep still because of Jerusalem,
until her righteousness shines like a bright light
and her salvation, like a flaming torch.

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided animals.

Lamps » Lighted with oil

Matthew 25:3

When the foolish took their lamps, they didn’t take olive oil with them.

Matthew 25:8

But the foolish ones said to the sensible ones, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’

Lamps » Illustrative » Of severe judgments

Revelation 8:10

The third angel blew his trumpet, and a great star, blazing like a torch, fell from heaven. It fell on a third of the rivers and 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

Flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder came from the throne. Seven fiery torches were 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

But Abishai son of Zeruiah came to his aid, struck the Philistine, and killed him. Then David’s men swore to him: “You must never again go out with us to battle. You must not extinguish the lamp of Israel.”

Lamps » Often kept lighting all night

Proverbs 31:18

She sees that her profits are good,
and her lamp never goes out at night.

Lamps » Described as » Burning

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided animals.

Lamps » Sometimes supplied with oil from a bowl through pipes

Zechariah 4:2

He asked me, “What do you see?”I replied, “I see a solid gold lampstand there with a bowl on its top. It has seven lamps on it and seven channels for each of the lamps on its top.

Lamps » Used for lighting » Marriage processions

Matthew 25:1

“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like 10 virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom.

Lamps » Used for lighting » The tabernacle

Exodus 25:37

“Make seven lamps on it. Its lamps are to be set up so they illuminate the area in front of it.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of glory of the cherubim

Ezekiel 1:13

The form of the living creatures was like the appearance of burning coals of fire and torches. Fire was moving back and forth between the living creatures; it was bright, with lightning coming out of it.

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

Matthew 5:15

No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket, but rather on a lampstand, and it gives light for all who are in the house.

Lamps » Required to be constantly trimmed

Matthew 25:7

“Then all those virgins got up and trimmed their lamps.

Lamps » Oil for, carried in vessels

Matthew 25:4

But the sensible ones took oil in their flasks with their lamps.

Lamps » Design of

Lamps » Used for lighting » Chariots of war by night

Nahum 2:3-4

The shields of his warriors are dyed red; the valiant men are dressed in scarlet. The fittings of the chariot flash like fire on the day of its [battle] preparations, and the spears are brandished. The chariots dash madly through the streets; they rush around in the plazas. They look like torches; they dart back and forth like lightning.

Lamps » Probable origin of dark lantern

Judges 7:16

Then he divided the 300 men into three companies and gave each of the men a trumpet in one hand and an empty pitcher with a torch inside it in the other.

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

Job 29:3-4

when His lamp shone above my head, and I walked through darkness by His light! [I would be] as I was in the days of my youth when God's friendship rested on my tent,

Lamps » Used for lighting » Persons going out at night

John 18:3

So Judas took a company of soldiers and some temple police from the chief priests and the Pharisees and came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.

Lamps » Used for lighting » Private apartments

Acts 20:8

There were many lamps in the room upstairs where we were assembled,

Lamps » Illustrative » Of ministers

John 5:35

Johnwas a burning and shining lamp, and for a time you were willing to enjoy his light.

Lamps » Described as » Shining

John 5:35

Johnwas a burning and shining lamp, and for a time you were willing to enjoy his light.

Topics on Lamps

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

and set up the lamps before the Lord, just as the Lord had commanded him.

Oil For Lamps

2;25;6

oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;

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