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55 Bible Verses about Light

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Ephesians 5:13

But all things having their true character exposed by the light are made manifest; for that which makes everything manifest is light.

Luke 16:8

And the lord praised the unrighteous steward because he had done prudently. For the sons of this world are, for their own generation, more prudent than the sons of light.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of Jehovah were the heavens made, and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. He gathereth the waters of the sea together as a heap; he layeth up the deeps in storehouses. Let all the earth fear Jehovah; 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 any one walk in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world;

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is thine eye: when thine eye is simple, thy whole body also is light; but when it is wicked, thy body also is dark.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Now the light is sweet, and pleasant is it to the eyes to see the sun;

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity, meekness, self-control: against such things there is no law.

Job 12:22

He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out into light the shadow of death;

Job 11:6

And that he would shew thee the secrets of wisdom, how that they are the double of what is realised; and know that +God passeth by much of thine iniquity!

Psalm 18:28

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: though I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light unto me.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

Isaiah 52:1-2

Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, 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 down, Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, captive daughter of Zion.

John 1:20

And he acknowledged and denied not, and acknowledged, I am not the Christ.

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more thy light by day, neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee; but Jehovah shall be thine everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

Romans 2:19

and hast confidence that thou thyself art a leader of the blind, a light of those who are in darkness,

John 1:4-9

In him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light appears in darkness, and the darkness apprehended it not. There was a man sent from God, his name John.read more.
He came for witness, that he might witness concerning the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but that he might witness concerning the light. The true light was that which, coming into the world, lightens every man.

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Church » Light » Love for

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Thus, yearning over you, we had found our delight in having imparted to you not only the glad tidings of God, but our own lives also, because ye had become beloved of us.

Church » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not be still, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a torch that burneth.

Judges 5:31

"So perish all thine enemies, O LORD! But thy friends be like the sun as he rises in his might." And the land had rest for forty years.

God » Is declared to be » Light

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more thy light by day, neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee; but Jehovah shall be thine 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 while is the light amongst you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you. And he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes. While ye have the light, believe in the light, that ye may become sons of light. Jesus said these things, and going away hid himself from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

Do all things without murmurings and reasonings, that ye may be harmless and simple, irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation; among whom ye appear as lights in the world,

Matthew 5:1-16

But seeing the crowds, he went up into the mountain, and having sat down, his disciples came to him; and, having opened his mouth, he taught them, saying, Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens. read more.
Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed they who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed the merciful, for they shall find mercy. Blessed the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Blessed the peace-makers, for they shall be called sons of God. Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens. Blessed are ye when they may reproach and persecute you, and say every wicked thing against you, lying, for my sake. Rejoice and exult, for your reward is great in the heavens; for thus have they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Ye are the salt of the earth; but if the salt have become insipid, wherewith shall it be salted? It is no longer fit for anything but to be cast out and to be trodden under foot by men. Ye are the light of the world: a city situated on the top of a mountain cannot be hid. Nor do men light a lamp and put it under the bushel, but upon the lamp-stand, and it shines for all who are in the house. Let your light thus shine before men, so that they may see your upright works, and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

Ephesians 5:1-8

Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children, and walk in love, even as the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour. But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints; read more.
and filthiness and foolish talking, or jesting, which are not convenient; but rather thanksgiving. For this ye are well informed of, knowing that no fornicator, or unclean person, or person of unbridled lust, who is an idolater, has inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. Be not ye therefore fellow-partakers with them; for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light,

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

But concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that ye should be written to, for ye know perfectly well yourselves, that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief by night. When they may say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction comes upon them, as travail upon her that is with child; and they shall in no wise escape. read more.
But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief: for all ye are sons of light and sons of day; we are not of night nor of darkness.

Light » The lord lighting darkness

Proverbs 29:13

The indigent and the oppressor meet together; Jehovah lighteneth the eyes of them both.

Psalm 18:28

For it is thou that makest my lamp to shine: Jehovah my God enlighteneth my darkness.

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

And lo, an angel of the Lord came there, and a light shone in the prison: and having smitten the side of Peter, he roused him up, saying, Rise up quickly. And his chains fell off his hands.

Exodus 14:20

And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and was a cloud and darkness, and lit up the night; and the one did not come near the other all the night.

Acts 9:3

But as he was journeying, it came to pass that he drew near to Damascus; and suddenly there shone round about 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 waste and empty, and darkness was on the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over 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 between the light and the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening, and there was morning the first 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 the lord praised the unrighteous steward because he had done prudently. For the sons of this world are, for their own generation, more prudent than the sons of light.

Light » What is light

Ephesians 5:13

But all things having their true character exposed by the light are made manifest; for that which makes everything manifest is light.

Light » Those that walk in the light

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any one walk in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world; but if any one walk in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.

John 12:35-36

Jesus therefore said to them, Yet a little while is the light amongst you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you. And he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes. While ye have the light, believe in the light, that ye may become sons of light. Jesus said these things, and going away hid himself from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

And no curse shall be any more; and the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him, and they shall see his face; and his name is on their foreheads. And night shall not be any more, and no need of a lamp, and light of the sun; for the Lord God shall shine upon them, and they shall reign to the ages of 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 expanse of the heavens, to divide between the day and 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. And God made the two great lights, the great light to rule the day, and the small light to rule the night, and the stars. read more.
And God set them in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth,

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus saith Jehovah, who giveth the sun for light by day, the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for light by night, who stirreth up the sea so that the waves thereof roar, Jehovah of hosts is his name:

Light » Illustrative of » Gospel

Light » Illustrative of » Wise rulers

2 Samuel 21:17

And Abishai the son of Zeruiah succoured him, and smote the Philistine and killed him. Then the men of David swore to him, saying, Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, that thou quench not the lamp of Israel.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

Light » Illustrative of » Future glory of saints

Light » Communicated to the body through the eye

Proverbs 15:30

That which enlighteneth the eyes rejoiceth the heart; good tidings make the bones fat.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of God

Psalm 104:2

Covering thyself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent-curtain; --

Light » Who shall see the light

Job 33:27-30

He will sing before men, and say, I have sinned, and perverted what was right, and it hath not been requited to me; He hath delivered my soul from going into the pit, and my life shall see the light. Lo, all these things worketh God twice, thrice, with 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! So 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 wilt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we 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 between the light and the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening, and there was morning the first day.

Light » Divided into » Artificial

Acts 16:29

And having asked for lights, he rushed in, and, trembling, fell down before Paul and Silas.

Jeremiah 25:10

And I will cause to perish from them the voice of mirth and the voice of joy, 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 having their true character exposed by the light are made manifest; for that which makes everything manifest is light.

Light » The lord showing light

Psalm 118:27

Jehovah is God, and he hath given us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, up to the horns of the altar.

Acts 26:23

namely, whether Christ should suffer; whether he first, through resurrection of the dead, should announce light both to the people and to the nations.

Light » Described as » Shining

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

Job 41:18

His sneezings flash 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 burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Light » The theory of, beyond man's comprehension

Job 38:19-20

Where is the way to where light dwelleth? and the darkness, where is its place, That thou shouldest take it to its bound, and that thou shouldest know the paths to its house?

Job 38:24

By what way is the light parted, and the east wind scattered upon the earth?

Light » Illustrative of » Guidance of God

Light » Divided into » Natural

Job 24:14

The murderer riseth with the light, killeth the afflicted and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

Isaiah 5:30

and they shall roar against them in that day like the roaring of the sea. And if one look upon the earth, behold darkness and distress, and the light is darkened in the heavens thereof.

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 4:6

Many say, Who shall cause us to see good? Lift up upon us the light of thy countenance, O Jehovah.

Isaiah 2:5

House of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of Jehovah.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

But as he was journeying, it came to pass that he drew near to Damascus; and suddenly there shone round about him a light out of heaven,

Acts 26:13

at mid-day, on the way, I saw, O king, a light above the brightness of the sun, shining from heaven round about me and those who were journeying with me.

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Job 25:3

Is there any number of his troops? and upon whom doth not his light arise?

Job 36:30

Lo, he spreadeth his light around him, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

Light » Who shall walk in the light

John 12:44-46

But Jesus cried and said, He that believes on me, believes not on me, but on him that sent me; and he that beholds me, beholds him that sent me. I am come into the world as light, that every one that believes on me may not abide in darkness;

Light » What gives light

Psalm 119:126-130

It is time for Jehovah to work: they have made void thy law. Therefore I love thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold. Therefore I regard all thy precepts concerning all things to be right: I hate every false path. read more.
PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful; therefore doth my soul observe them. The entrance of thy words giveth light, giving understanding unto the simple.

Light » Described as » Useful and precious

Ecclesiastes 2:13

And I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as light excelleth darkness.

Light » Described as » Agreeable

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Now the light is sweet, and pleasant is it to the eyes to see the sun;

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

But as he was journeying, it came to pass that he drew near to Damascus; and suddenly there shone round about him a light out of heaven,

Light » The light of the eyes

Proverbs 15:30

That which enlighteneth the eyes rejoiceth the heart; good tidings make the bones fat.

Light » Illustrative of » The glory of the church

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise, shine! for thy light is come, and the glory of Jehovah is risen upon thee. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but Jehovah will arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen on thee. And the nations shall walk by thy light, and kings by 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 rejoiceth; but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

Beloved, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment, which ye have had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye heard. Again, I write a new commandment to you, which thing is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing and the true light already shines. He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in the darkness until now. read more.
He that loves his brother abides in light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoiceth; but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

But no one having lit a lamp sets it in secret, nor under the corn-measure, but on the lamp-stand, that they who enter in may see the light. The lamp of the body is thine eye: when thine eye is simple, thy whole body also is light; but when it is wicked, thy body also is dark. See therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness. read more.
If therefore thy whole body is light, not having any part dark, it shall be all light as when the lamp lights thee with its brightness.

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

For every one that does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light that his works may not be shewn as they are; but he that practises the truth comes to the light, that his works may be manifested that they have been wrought in God.

Light » Described as » White and pure

Light » Illustrative of » Wisdom of God

Daniel 2:22

It is he that revealeth the deep and secret things; He knoweth what is in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.

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

Isaiah 5:20

Woe unto them 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 between the light and 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 flame of his fire shall not shine. The light shall become dark in his tent, and his lamp over 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 see not the light as it gleameth, it is hidden in the skies. But the wind passeth by and cleareth 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 be no more thy light by day, neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee; but Jehovah shall be thine everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: though I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light unto me.

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Psalm 118:27

Jehovah is God, and he hath given us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, up to the horns of the altar.

Spiritual » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not be still, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a torch that burneth.

Judges 5:31

"So perish all thine enemies, O LORD! But thy friends be like the sun as he rises in his might." And the land had rest for forty years.

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Isaiah 58:10

and thou proffer thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then shall thy light rise in the darkness, and thine obscurity be as midday;

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

who shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts accusing or else excusing themselves between themselves;)

Topics on Light

Being A Light

40;5;16

Let your light thus shine before men, so that they may see your upright works, and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

From Darkness To Light

23;9;2

the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them light hath shone.

God Dwelling In Light

54;6;16

who only has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor is able to see; to whom be honour and eternal might. Amen.

God Giving Light

19;27;1

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

God Is Light

62;1;5

And this is the message which we have heard from him, and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Light And Darkness

23;45;7

forming the light and creating darkness, making peace and creating evil: I, Jehovah, do all these things.

Light As Chaff

19;1;4

The wicked are not so; but are as the chaff which the wind driveth away.

Light In The World

1;1;3

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

Light Of God's People

40;5;14

Ye are the light of the world: a city situated on the top of a mountain cannot be hid.

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

And he lighted the lamps before Jehovah; as Jehovah had commanded Moses.

Light Yoke

40;11;30

for my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Light, Natural

1;1;3-5

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

Light, Spiritual

62;1;5

And this is the message which we have heard from him, and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Living In The Light

49;5;8

for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light,

Promised Light

18;22;28

And thou shalt decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee; and light shall shine upon thy ways.

Seven Lights

2;25;37

And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof, and they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may shine out before it;

The Light Of Christ

43;8;12

Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.