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55 Bible Verses about Light

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Ephesians 5:13

But all things become visible when they are exposed by the light, for everything that becomes visible is light.

Luke 16:8

"And his master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted shrewdly; for the sons of this age are more shrewd in relation to their own kind than the sons of light.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host. He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap; He lays up the deeps in storehouses. Let all the earth fear the LORD; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.read more.
For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast.

John 11:9

Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

Luke 11:34

"The eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye is clear, your whole body also is full of light; but when it is bad, your body also is full of darkness.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Job 12:22

"He reveals mysteries from the darkness And brings the deep darkness into light.

Job 11:6

And show you the secrets of wisdom! For sound wisdom has two sides Know then that God forgets a part of your iniquity.

Psalm 18:28

For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

Isaiah 52:1-2

Awake, awake, Clothe yourself in your strength, O Zion; Clothe yourself in your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city; For the uncircumcised and the unclean Will no longer come into you. Shake yourself from the dust, rise up, O captive Jerusalem; Loose yourself from the chains around your neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

John 1:20

And he confessed and did not deny, but confessed, "I am not the Christ."

Isaiah 60:19

"No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory.

2 Samuel 23:4

Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

Romans 2:19

and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,

John 1:4-9

In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men. The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. There came a man sent from God, whose name was John.read more.
He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him. He was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light. There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.

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Church » Light » Love for

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Having so fond an affection for you, we were well-pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become very dear to us.

Church » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I will not keep quiet, Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness, And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

Judges 5:31

"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.

God » Is declared to be » Light

Isaiah 60:19

"No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory.

Jesus Christ » Names of » Light

Light » Who is a light

John 12:35-36

So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes. "While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light " These things Jesus spoke, and He went away and hid Himself from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

Do all things without grumbling or disputing; so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,

Matthew 5:1-16

When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. read more.
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. "Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. "Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. "Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. "Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you. "You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men. "You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. "Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Ephesians 5:1-8

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma. But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints; read more.
and there must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks. For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. Therefore do not be partakers with them; for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

Now as to the times and the epochs, brethren, you have no need of anything to be written to you. For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night. While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape. read more.
But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day would overtake you like a thief; for you are all sons of light and sons of day We are not of night nor of darkness;

Light » The lord lighting darkness

Proverbs 29:13

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives light to the eyes of both.

Psalm 18:28

For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness.

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared and a light shone in the cell; and he struck Peter's side and woke him up, saying, "Get up quickly " And his chains fell off his hands.

Exodus 14:20

So it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud along with the darkness, yet it gave light at night. Thus the one did not come near the other all night.

Acts 9:3

As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;

Light » The lord being the creator of light

Genesis 1:1-5

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters. Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light. read more.
God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light day, and the darkness He called night And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Light » Illustrative of » Christ the source of all wisdom

Light » Illustrative of » The word of God

Light » Illustrative of » Saints

Luke 16:8

"And his master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted shrewdly; for the sons of this age are more shrewd in relation to their own kind than the sons of light.

Light » What is light

Ephesians 5:13

But all things become visible when they are exposed by the light, for everything that becomes visible is light.

Light » Those that walk in the light

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. "But if anyone walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him."

John 12:35-36

So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes. "While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light " These things Jesus spoke, and He went away and hid Himself from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

There will no longer be any curse; and the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and His bond-servants will serve Him; they will see His face, and His name will be on their foreheads. And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever.

Light » Sun, moon, and stars appointed to communicate to the earth

Genesis 1:14-17

Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years; and let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth"; and it was so. God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also. read more.
God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says the LORD, Who gives the sun for light by day And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar; The LORD of hosts is His name:

Light » Illustrative of » Gospel

Light » 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 not go out again with us to battle, so that you do not extinguish the lamp of Israel."

2 Samuel 23:4

Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

Light » Illustrative of » Future glory of saints

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart.

Light » Communicated to the body through the eye

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of God

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.

Psalm 104:2

Covering Yourself with light as with a cloak, Stretching out heaven like a tent curtain.

Light » Who shall see the light

Job 33:27-30

"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me. 'He has redeemed my soul from going to the pit, And my life shall see the light.' "Behold, God does all these oftentimes with men, read more.
To bring back his soul from the pit, That he may be enlightened with the light of life.

Psalm 36:7-9

How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge in the shadow of Your wings. They drink their fill of the abundance of Your house; And You give them to drink of the river of Your delights. For with You is the fountain of life; In Your light we see light.

Light » Created

Genesis 1:3-5

Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light. God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light day, and the darkness He called night And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Light » Divided into » Artificial

Acts 16:29

And he called for lights and rushed in, and trembling with fear he fell down before Paul and Silas,

Jeremiah 25:10

'Moreover, I will take from them the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones and the light of the lamp.

Light » Illustrative of » Whatever makes manifest

Ephesians 5:13

But all things become visible when they are exposed by the light, for everything that becomes visible is light.

Light » The lord showing light

Psalm 118:27

The LORD is God, and He has given us light; Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

Acts 26:23

that the Christ was to suffer, and that by reason of His resurrection from the dead He would be the first to proclaim light both to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles."

Light » Described as » Shining

2 Samuel 23:4

Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

Job 41:18

"His sneezes flash forth light, And his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.

Light » Created by God

Light » Illustrative of » Ministers

John 5:35

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

Light » The theory of, beyond man's comprehension

Job 38:19-20

"Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And darkness, where is its place, That you may take it to its territory And that you may discern the paths to its home?

Job 38:24

"Where is the way that the light is divided, Or the east wind scattered on the earth?

Light » Illustrative of » Guidance of God

Light » Divided into » Natural

Job 24:14

"The murderer arises at dawn; He kills the poor and the needy, And at night he is as a thief.

Isaiah 5:30

And it will growl over it in that day like the roaring of the sea If one looks to the land, behold, there is darkness and distress; Even the light is darkened by its clouds.

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 4:6

Many are saying, "Who will show us any good?" Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O LORD!

Isaiah 2:5

Come, house of Jacob, and let us walk in the light of the LORD.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;

Acts 26:13

at midday, O King, I saw on the way a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining all around me and those who were journeying with me.

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Job 25:3

"Is there any number to His troops? And upon whom does His light not rise?

Job 36:30

"Behold, He spreads His lightning about Him, And He covers the depths of the sea.

Light » Who shall walk in the light

John 12:44-46

And Jesus cried out and said, "He who believes in Me, does not believe in Me but in Him who sent Me. "He who sees Me sees the One who sent Me. "I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.

Light » What gives light

Psalm 119:126-130

It is time for the LORD to act, For they have broken Your law. Therefore I love Your commandments Above gold, yes, above fine gold. Therefore I esteem right all Your precepts concerning everything, I hate every false way. read more.
Your testimonies are wonderful; Therefore my soul observes them. The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.

Light » Described as » Useful and precious

Ecclesiastes 2:13

And I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness.

Light » Described as » Agreeable

Ecclesiastes 11:7

The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;

Light » The light of the eyes

Light » Illustrative of » The glory of the church

Isaiah 60:1-3

"Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the LORD has risen upon you. "For behold, darkness will cover the earth And deep darkness the peoples; But the LORD will rise upon you And His glory will appear upon you. "Nations will come to your light, And kings to the brightness of your rising.

Light » Illustrative of » The path of the just

Light » The light of the righteous

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

Beloved, I am not writing a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word which you have heard. On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true Light is already shining. The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now. read more.
The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

"No one, after lighting a lamp, puts it away in a cellar nor under a basket, but on the lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light. "The eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye is clear, your whole body also is full of light; but when it is bad, your body also is full of darkness. "Then watch out that the light in you is not darkness. read more.
"If therefore your whole body is full of light, with no dark part in it, it will be wholly illumined, as when the lamp illumines you with its rays."

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

"For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. "But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God."

Light » Described as » White and pure

Light » Illustrative of » Wisdom of God

Daniel 2:22

"It is He who reveals the profound and hidden things; He knows what is in the darkness, And the light dwells with Him.

Light » Those that put darkness for light, and light for darkness

Isaiah 5:20

Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Light » Separated from darkness

Genesis 1:4

God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness.

Light » Illustrative of » The soul of man

Job 18:5-6

"Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out, And the flame of his fire gives no light. "The light in his tent is darkened, And his lamp goes out above him.

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of God

Light » God the only source of

Light » Described as » Bright

Job 37:21

"Now men do not see the light which is bright in the skies; But the wind has passed and cleared them.

Light » Who does not come to the light

Light » Who comes to the light

Light » Who hates the light

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Light

Isaiah 60:19

"No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Psalm 118:27

The LORD is God, and He has given us light; Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

Revelation 22:5

And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever.

Spiritual » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I will not keep quiet, Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness, And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

Judges 5:31

"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Isaiah 58:10

And if you give yourself to the hungry And satisfy the desire of the afflicted, Then your light will rise in darkness And your gloom will become like midday.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

in that they show the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts alternately accusing or else defending them,

Topics on Light

Being A Light

40;5;16

"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

From Darkness To Light

23;9;2

The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark land, The light will shine on them.

God Dwelling In Light

54;6;16

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.

God Giving Light

19;27;1

The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread?

God Is Light

62;1;5

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

Light And Darkness

23;45;7

The One forming light and creating darkness, Causing well-being and creating calamity; I am the LORD who does all these.

Light As Chaff

19;1;4

The wicked are not so, But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.

Light In The World

1;1;3

Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.

Light Of God's People

40;5;14

"You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden;

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

He lighted the lamps before the LORD, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Light Yoke

40;11;30

"For My yoke is easy and My burden is light."

Light, Natural

1;1;3-5

Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.

Light, Spiritual

62;1;5

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

Living In The Light

49;5;8

for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light

Promised Light

18;22;28

"You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you; And light will shine on your ways.

Seven Lights

2;25;37

"Then you shall make its lamps seven in number; and they shall mount its lamps so as to shed light on the space in front of it.

The Light Of Christ

43;8;12

Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, "I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life."

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