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23 Bible Verses about Lamps

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Genesis 15:17

And it came to pass that when the sun went down and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.

Exodus 25:37

And thou shalt make its seven lamps; and they shall light its lamps, that they may give light over against it.

Judges 7:16

And dividing the three hundred men into three companies, he put a shofar in each man's hand with empty pitchers and torches burning within the pitchers.

1 Samuel 3:3

and before the lamp of God was put out, Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORD, where the ark of God was;

1 Kings 7:49

and the lampstands of pure gold, five on the right hand, and five on the left, in front of the oracle, with the flowers and the lamps and the tongs of gold,

Exodus 37:23

He made likewise its seven lamps and its snuffers and its snuff dishes of pure gold.

1 Chronicles 28:15

Gold by weight for the lampstands of gold, and for their lamps of gold, by weight for every lampstand, and for its lamps; and for the lampstands of silver by weight, both for the lampstand and also for its lamps, according to the service of each lampstand.

Matthew 25:1

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, 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 make a visitation upon the men that are settled on their lees, that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.

Job 29:3

when his lamp shone upon my head, and by its light I walked in the darkness;

Proverbs 31:18

Teth She perceived that her merchandise was good; her fire did not go out by night.

Job 18:6

The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his lamp shall be put out with him.

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the angels of the seven congregations , and the seven lampstands which thou sawest are the seven congregations .

Job 21:17

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out and their destruction comes upon them, and God distributes sorrows upon them in his anger.

Psalm 18:28

For thou wilt light my fire: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Acts 20:8

And there were many lamps in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.

From Thematic Bible


Candlestick » Used for holding » Lamps

Exodus 25:37

And thou shalt make its seven lamps; and they shall light its lamps, that they may give light over against it.

Exodus 25:31

And thou shalt make a lampstand of pure gold; of beaten work shall the lampstand be made; its base and its branches, its bowls, its knops, 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 their destruction comes upon them, and God distributes sorrows upon them in his anger.

Job 18:5

The light of the wicked shall certainly be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shall rejoice: but the fire of the wicked shall be put out.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of omniscience of Christ

Daniel 10:6

his body was like the stone of Tarsis turquoise, and his face as a bolt of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to brilliant brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of an army.

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, to set up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem.

1 Kings 11:36

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

Lamps » Illustrative » Of God's guidance

Psalm 18:28

For thou wilt light my fire: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of salvation of God

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace; and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest until her righteousness goes forth as brightness and her saving health is lit as a flaming torch.

Genesis 15:17

And it came to pass that when the sun went down and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.

Lamps » Lighted with oil

Matthew 25:3

Those that were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them;

Matthew 25:8

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

Lamps » Illustrative » Of severe judgments

Revelation 8:10

And the third angel sounded the trumpet, and a great star fell from heaven, burning as a lit 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 proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices; and there were 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

But Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, helped David, and smote the Philistine and killed him. Then the men of David swore unto him, saying, From now on thou shalt not go out with us to battle that thou not quench the light of Israel.

Lamps » Often kept lighting all night

Proverbs 31:18

Teth She perceived that her merchandise was good; her fire did not go out by night.

Lamps » Described as » Burning

Genesis 15:17

And it came to pass that when the sun went down and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.

Lamps » Sometimes supplied with oil from a bowl through pipes

Zechariah 4:2

and said unto me, What seest thou? And I said, I have looked and behold a lampstand all of gold, with a bowl upon the top of it, and its seven lamps upon the lampstand, and seven pipes for 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 likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

Lamps » Used for lighting » The tabernacle

Exodus 25:37

And thou shalt make its seven lamps; and they shall light its lamps, that they may give light over against it.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of glory of the cherubim

Ezekiel 1:13

As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire and like the appearance of lit torches; the fire went up and down among the living creatures and the brightness of the fire; and out of the fire went forth lightning.

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

Matthew 5:15

Neither do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on the lampstand, and it gives light unto all that are in the house.

Lamps » Required to be constantly trimmed

Matthew 25:7

Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps.

Lamps » Oil for, carried in vessels

Matthew 25:4

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

Lamps » Design of

Lamps » Used for lighting » Chariots of war by night

Nahum 2:3-4

The shield of his valiant ones shall be red, the men of his army are in scarlet, the chariot as fire of torches in the day which shall be made ready; the fir trees shall be terribly shaken. The chariots shall rage in the streets; they shall flow through the streets, their faces like torches; they shall run like the lightnings.

Lamps » Probable origin of dark lantern

Judges 7:16

And dividing the three hundred men into three companies, he put a shofar in each man's hand with empty pitchers and torches burning within the pitchers.

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

Job 29:3-4

when his lamp shone upon my head, and by its light I walked in the darkness; as I was in the days of my youth, when God was familiar in my tent;

Lamps » Used for lighting » Persons going out at night

John 18:3

Judas then, taking a company of soldiers and ministers of the high priests and of the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Lamps » Used for lighting » Private apartments

Acts 20:8

And there were many lamps in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of ministers

John 5:35

He was a burning and a shining light, and ye were willing to rejoice for one hour in his light.

Lamps » Described as » Shining

John 5:35

He was a burning and a shining light, and ye were willing to rejoice for one hour in his light.

Topics on Lamps

Light Of Lamps

Exodus 40:25

And he lighted the lamps before the LORD, as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Oil For Lamps

Exodus 25:6

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