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Genesis 15:17

It came to pass that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold, a smoking furnace, and a flaming torch passed between these pieces.

Exodus 25:37

You shall make its lamps seven, and they shall light its lamps to give light to the space in front of it.

Judges 7:16

He divided the three hundred men into three companies, and he put into the hands of all of them trumpets, and empty pitchers, with torches within the pitchers.

1 Samuel 3:3

and the lamp of God hadn't yet gone out, and Samuel had laid down [to sleep], in the temple of Yahweh, where the ark of God was;

1 Kings 7:49

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

Exodus 37:23

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

1 Chronicles 28:15

by weight also for the lampstands of gold, and for its lamps, of gold, by weight for every lampstand and for its lamps; and for the lampstands of silver, [silver] by weight for [every] lampstand and for its lamps, according to the use of every lampstand;

Matthew 25:1

"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Zephaniah 1:12

It will happen at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men who are settled on their dregs, who say in their heart, "Yahweh will not do good, neither will he do evil."

Job 29:3

when his lamp shone on my head, and by his light I walked through darkness,

Proverbs 31:18

She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp doesn't go out by night.

Job 18:6

The light shall be dark in his tent. His lamp above him shall be put out.

Revelation 1:20

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands are seven assemblies.

Job 21:17

"How often is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out, that their calamity comes on them, that God distributes sorrows in his anger?

Psalm 18:28

For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness.

Acts 20:8

There were many lights in the upper room where we were gathered together.

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Candlestick » Used for holding » Lamps

Exodus 25:37

You shall make its lamps seven, and they shall light its lamps to give light to the space in front of it.

Exodus 25:31

"You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. Of hammered work shall the lampstand be made, even its base, its shaft, its cups, its buds, and its flowers, shall be of one piece with it.

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

Job 21:17

"How often is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out, that their calamity comes on them, that God distributes sorrows in his anger?

Job 18:5

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

Proverbs 13:9

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

Lamps » Illustrative » Of omniscience of Christ

Daniel 10:6

his body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as flaming torches, and his arms and his feet like 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

Nevertheless for David's sake did Yahweh his God give him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem;

1 Kings 11:36

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

Lamps » Illustrative » Of God's guidance

Psalm 18:28

For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up 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 rest, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns.

Genesis 15:17

It came to pass that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold, a smoking furnace, and a flaming torch passed between these pieces.

Lamps » Lighted with oil

Matthew 25:3

Those who were foolish, when they took their lamps, took no oil with them,

Matthew 25:8

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 sounded, and a great star fell from the sky, burning like a torch, and it fell on one third of the rivers, and on the springs of the waters.

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

Lamps » Illustrative » Of graces of the holy ghost

Revelation 4:5

Out of the throne proceed lightnings, sounds, and thunders. There were seven lamps of fire burning before his 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 him, and struck the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David swore to him, saying, "You shall go no more out with us to battle, that you don't quench the lamp of Israel."

Lamps » Often kept lighting all night

Proverbs 31:18

She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp doesn't go out by night.

Lamps » Described as » Burning

Genesis 15:17

It came to pass that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold, a smoking furnace, and a flaming torch passed between these pieces.

Lamps » Sometimes supplied with oil from a bowl through pipes

Zechariah 4:2

He said to me, "What do you see?" I said, "I have seen, and behold, a lampstand all of gold, with its bowl on the top of it, and its seven lamps thereon; there are seven pipes to each of the lamps, which are on the top of it;

Lamps » Used for lighting » Marriage processions

Matthew 25:1

"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Lamps » Used for lighting » The tabernacle

Exodus 25:37

You shall make its lamps seven, and they shall light its lamps to give light to the space in front of 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, like the appearance of torches: [the fire] 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

Neither do you light a lamp, and put it under a measuring basket, but on a stand; and it shines to all who 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 wise 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 mighty men is made red. The valiant men are in scarlet. The chariots flash with steel in the day of his preparation, and the pine spears are brandished. The chariots rage in the streets. They rush back and forth in the broad ways. Their appearance is like torches. They run like the lightnings.

Lamps » Probable origin of dark lantern

Judges 7:16

He divided the three hundred men into three companies, and he put into the hands of all of them trumpets, and empty pitchers, with torches within the pitchers.

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

Job 29:3-4

when his lamp shone on my head, and by his light I walked through darkness, as I was in the ripeness of my days, when the friendship of God was in my tent,

Lamps » Used for lighting » Persons going out at night

John 18:3

Judas then, having taken a detachment of soldiers and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.

Lamps » Used for lighting » Private apartments

Acts 20:8

There were many lights in the upper room where we were gathered together.

Lamps » Illustrative » Of ministers

John 5:35

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

Lamps » Described as » Shining

John 5:35

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

Topics on Lamps

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

He lit the lamps before Yahweh, as Yahweh commanded Moses.

Oil For Lamps

2;25;6

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