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58 Bible Verses about Light

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Ephesians 5:13

But all things exposed are revealed by the light, for everything that is seen is light.

Luke 16:8

And his lord commended the unrighteous manager because he did shrewdly. Because the sons of this age are shrewder in their own generation than the sons of the light.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of LORD were the heavens made, and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap. He lays up the deeps in store-houses. Let all the earth fear 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 a man walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

Luke 11:34

The lamp of thy body is the eye. Therefore, when thine eye is sound, thy whole body is also bright, but when it is bad, thy body is also dark.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.

Galatians 5:22-23

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

Job 12:22

He uncovers deep things out of darkness, and brings out to light the shadow of death.

Job 11:6

and that he would show thee the secrets of wisdom! For he is manifold in understanding. Know therefore that God exacts of thee less than thine iniquity deserves.

Psalm 18:28

For thou will light my lamp. LORD my God will lighten my darkness.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy. When I fall, I shall arise. When I sit in darkness, LORD will be a light to me.

John 12:46

I have come a light into the world, so that every man who believes in me may not remain in the darkness.

Isaiah 8:20

[Seek] to the law and to the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.

Isaiah 52:1-2

Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Zion. Put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city. For henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean. Shake thyself from the dust. Arise, sit up, O Jerusalem. Loose thyself from the bonds of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

John 1:20

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

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall no more be thy light by day, nor for brightness shall the moon give light to thee, but LORD will be to thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

2 Samuel 23:4

[he shall be] as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, [when] the tender grass [springs] out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.

Romans 2:19

And thou have confidence in thyself to be a guide of the blind, a light of those in darkness,

John 1:4-9

In him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. A man came to be who was sent from God, his name was John.read more.
This man came for testimony so that he might testify about the light, so that all might believe through him. That man was not the light, but that he might testify about the light. He was the TRUE light coming into the world that enlightens every man.

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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 salvation as a lamp that burns.

Judges 5:31

So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD, but let those who love him be as the sun when he goes forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.

God » Is declared to be » Light

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall no more be thy light by day, nor for brightness shall the moon give light to thee, but LORD will be to thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

Jesus Christ » Names of » Light

Light » Who is a light

John 12:35-36

Jesus therefore said to them, Yet a little time the light is with you. Walk while ye have the light, so that darkness may not overcome you. And he who walks in the darkness knows not where he is going. While ye have the light, believe in the light, so that ye may become sons of light. Jesus spoke these things, and after departing, he was hid from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

Do all things without grumblings and arguments, so that ye may become blameless and pure children of God, blameless in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.

Matthew 5:1-16

And having seen the multitudes, he went up onto the mountain. And when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And having opened his mouth, he taught them, saying, Blessed are the poor in spirit, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs. read more.
Blessed are those who mourn, because they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, because they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, because they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, because they will obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, because they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God. Blessed are those who have been persecuted because of righteousness, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs. Blessed are ye when they revile you, and persecute you, and say every evil word, being deceitful against you because of me. Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, because your reward is great in the heavens, for so they persecuted the prophets before you. Ye are the salt material of the earth. But if the salt material becomes ineffective, by what will it be salted? It is potent for nothing further, except to be cast outside and to be trodden down by men. Ye are the light of the world. A city setting on a hill cannot be hid, nor do they light a lamp, and put it under the bushel, but on the lampstand, and it shines to all in the house. Thus your light should shine before men, so that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father in the heavens.

Ephesians 5:1-8

Become ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as also the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a fragrant aroma. But fornication, and all uncleanness, or greed, shall not even be named among you as befits the sanctified, read more.
also indecency, and foolish talking or jesting, things not befitting, but thankfulness instead. For ye are men who know this, that no fornicator, or unclean man, or covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God. Let no man deceive you by empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. Do not become ye therefore partakers with them. For ye were once darkness, but now light in Lord. Walk as children of light

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

But about the times and the seasons, brothers, ye have no need to be written to you. For ye yourselves know accurately that the day of Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction approaches them, as the woman having birth pangs in her womb, and they will, no, not escape. read more.
But ye, brothers, are not in darkness, so that the day would seize you as a thief. Ye are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.

Light » The lord lighting darkness

Proverbs 29:13

The poor man and the oppressor meet together. LORD enlightens the eyes of them both.

Psalm 18:28

For thou will light my lamp. LORD my God will lighten my darkness.

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

And behold, an agent of Lord stood near, and light shone in the room. And after striking the side of Peter, he raised him up, saying, Get up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.

Exodus 14:20

And it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel. And the cloud and the darkness was there, yet it gave light by night. And the one did not come near the other all the night.

Acts 9:3

And on going, it came to pass for him to approach Damascus. And suddenly there shone around him a light out of heaven.

Light » The lord being the creator of light

Genesis 1:1-5

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light, and there was light. read more.
And God saw the light, that it was good. And God divided the light from the darkness. And 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

John 12:46

I have come a light into the world, so that every man who believes in me may not remain in the darkness.

Light » Illustrative of » The word of God

Light » Illustrative of » Saints

Luke 16:8

And his lord commended the unrighteous manager because he did shrewdly. Because the sons of this age are shrewder in their own generation than the sons of the light.

Light » What is light

Ephesians 5:13

But all things exposed are revealed by the light, for everything that is seen is light.

Light » Those that walk in the light

John 11:9-10

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

John 12:35-36

Jesus therefore said to them, Yet a little time the light is with you. Walk while ye have the light, so that darkness may not overcome you. And he who walks in the darkness knows not where he is going. While ye have the light, believe in the light, so that ye may become sons of light. Jesus spoke these things, and after departing, he was hid from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

And there will be no curse there. And the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his bondmen will serve him. And they will see his face, and his name is on their foreheads. And there will be no night there, and they have no need of a lamp and the light of sun, because Lord God will illuminate them. And they will reign into the ages of the ages.

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

Genesis 1:14-17

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of heaven to divide 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 firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth. And it was so. And God made the two great lights, the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night, also the stars. read more.
And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth,

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says LORD, who gives the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, who stirs up the sea, so that the waves thereof roar. 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 smote the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David swore to him, saying, Thou shall no more go out with us to battle, that thou not quench the lamp of Israel.

2 Samuel 23:4

[he shall be] as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, [when] the tender grass [springs] out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.

Light » Illustrative of » Future glory of saints

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous man, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Light » Communicated to the body through the eye

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of God

Psalm 104:2

who covers thyself with light as with a garment, who stretches out the heavens like a curtain,

Light » Who shall see the light

Job 33:27-30

He sings before men, and says, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me. He has redeemed my soul from going into the pit, and my life shall behold the light. Lo, all these things God works twice, [yea] thrice, with a man, read more.
to bring back his soul from the pit, that he may be enlightened with the light of the living.

Psalm 36:7-9

How precious is thy loving kindness, O God, and the sons of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings. They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house, and thou will make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. For with thee is the fountain of life. In thy light we shall see light.

Light » Created

Genesis 1:3-5

And God said, Let there be light, and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good. And God divided the light from the darkness. And 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 having asked for lights, he rushed in, and having become trembling, he fell down before Paul and Silas.

Jeremiah 25:10

Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth 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 exposed are revealed by the light, for everything that is seen is light.

Light » The lord showing light

Psalm 118:27

LORD is God, and he has given us light. Bind the sacrifice with cords, even to the horns of the altar.

Light » Described as » Shining

2 Samuel 23:4

[he shall be] as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, [when] the tender grass [springs] out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.

Job 41:18

His sneezings flash forth light, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.

Light » Created by God

Light » Illustrative of » Ministers

John 5:35

That man was the lamp that burns and shines, and ye were willing to rejoice for an hour 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 as for darkness, where is the place of it that thou should take it to the bound of it, and that thou should discern the paths to the house of it?

Job 38:24

By what way is the light divided, or the east wind scattered upon the earth?

Light » Illustrative of » Guidance of God

Light » Divided into » Natural

Job 24:14

The murderer rises with the light. He kills the poor and needy. And in the night he is as a thief.

Isaiah 5:30

And they shall roar against them in that day like the roaring of the sea. And if [a man] looks to the land, behold, darkness [and] distress, and the light is darkened in the clouds of it.

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 4:6

Many there are who say, Who will show us good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

Isaiah 2:5

O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of LORD.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

And on going, it came to pass for him to approach Damascus. And suddenly there shone around him a light out of heaven.

Acts 26:13

at midday, O king, I saw on the road a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, which shone around me and those who went with me.

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Job 25:3

Is there any number of his armies? And upon whom does his light not arise?

Job 36:30

Behold, he spreads his light around him, and he covers the bottom 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, believes not in me, but in him who sent me. And he who sees me sees him who sent me. I have come a light into the world, so that every man who believes in me may not remain in the darkness.

Light » What gives light

Psalm 119:126-130

It is time for LORD to work. They have made void thy law. Therefore I love thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold. Therefore I esteem all precepts concerning all [things] to be right. I hate every FALSE way. read more.
Thy testimonies are wonderful, therefore my soul keeps them. The opening of thy words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.

Light » Described as » Useful and precious

Ecclesiastes 2:13

Then I saw that wisdom excels folly as far as light excels darkness.

Light » Described as » Agreeable

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

And on going, it came to pass for him to approach Damascus. And suddenly there shone around him a light out of heaven.

Light » The light of the eyes

Light » Illustrative of » The glory of the church

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine, for thy light has come, and the glory of LORD has risen upon thee. For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples. But LORD will arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And nations shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy 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 shall be put out.

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

Brothers, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment that ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that ye heard from the beginning. Again, a new commandment I write to you, which is TRUE in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away, and the TRUE light now shines. He who claims to be in the light, and hates his brother, is in the darkness until now. read more.
He who loves his brother abides in the light, and no cause of stumbling is in him.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

And no man, having lit a lamp, puts it in a concealed place, nor under the bushel, but on the lampstand, so that those who enter in may see the light. The lamp of thy body is the eye. Therefore, when thine eye is sound, thy whole body is also bright, but when it is bad, thy body is also dark. Watch therefore the light in thee not be darkness. read more.
If therefore thy whole body is bright, not having any part dark, the whole will be bright, as when the lamp illuminates thee by the radiance.

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

For every man who does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, so that his works may not be exposed. But he who does the truth comes to the light, so that his deeds may be made manifest that they are wrought in God.

Light » Described as » White and pure

Light » Illustrative of » Wisdom of God

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 put darkness for light, and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

Light » Separated from darkness

Genesis 1:4

And God saw the light, that it was good. And God divided the light from the darkness.

Light » Illustrative of » The soul of man

Job 18:5-6

Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine. The light shall be dark in his tent, and his lamp above him shall be put out.

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of God

Light » God the only source of

Light » Described as » Bright

Job 37:21

And now men do not see the light which is bright in the skies, but the wind passes, and clears 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

The sun shall no more be thy light by day, nor for brightness shall the moon give light to thee, but LORD will be to thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy. When I fall, I shall arise. When I sit in darkness, LORD will be a light to me.

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Psalm 118:27

LORD is God, and he has given us light. Bind the sacrifice with cords, even to the horns of the altar.

Spiritual » Light » Reflected from believers

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 salvation as a lamp that burns.

Judges 5:31

So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD, but let those who love him be as the sun when he goes forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Isaiah 58:10

and if thou draw out thy soul to a hungry man, and satisfy an afflicted soul, then thy light shall rise in darkness, and thine obscurity be as the noonday.

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, testifying of their conscience, and their thoughts amidst each other accusing or also defending them

Topics on Light

Light As Chaff

Psalm 1:4

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

Light Of Lamps

Exodus 40:25

And he lit the lamps before LORD, as LORD commanded Moses.

Light, Natural

Genesis 1:3-5

And God said, Let there be light, and there was light.

Promised Light

Job 22:28

Thou shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established to thee. And light shall shine upon thy ways.

Seven Lights

Exodus 25:37

And thou shall make the lamps of it, seven. And they shall light the lamps of it, to give light opposite it.