58 Bible Verses about Light

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Ephesians 5:13

All things, however, when reproved by the light, become manifest, for, all that of itself maketh manifest, is, light;

Luke 16:8

And the lord praised the unrighteous steward, in that with forethought he acted: - Because, the sons of this age, have more forethought than the sons of light, respecting their own generation.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of Yahweh, the heavens were made, and, by the spirit of his mouth, all their host: Who gathered as into a skin-bottle the waters of the sea, Delivering, into treasuries, the roaring deeps. Let all the earth, stand in awe of Yahweh, Of him, be in dread, all ye inhabitants of the world;read more.
For, he, spake, and it was, He, commanded, and it stood forth.

John 11:9

Jesus answered - Are there not, twelve hours, in the day? If one walk in the day, he doth no stumble, because, the light of this world, he seeth;

Luke 11:34

The lamp of thy body, is thine eye: Whensoever, thine eye, may be, single, even the whole of thy body, is, lighted up; but, whensoever it may be, useless, even thy body, is darkened.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Truly sweet is the light, - and, pleasant to the eyes, to see the sun:

Galatians 5:22-23

But, the fruit of the Spirit, is - love, joy, peace, long-suffering, graciousness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, self-control; - against such things as these, there is no law.

Job 12:22

Laying open deep things, out of darkness, and bringing out to light, the death-shade:

Job 11:6

That he would declare to thee the secrets of wisdom, for they are double to that which actually is, - -Know then that GOD could bring into forgetfulness for thee, a portion of thine iniquity.

Psalm 18:28

For, thou, didst light up my lamp, Yahweh my God, enlightened my darkness;

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice, O mine enemy, against me, Though I fall, I shall rise again! Though I sit in darkness, Yahweh, is a light to me.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, It is , because they have no dawning day.

Isaiah 52:1-2

Awake, awake, Put on thy strength, O Zion, - Fur on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem - thou holy city, For there shah not again come into thee any more the uncircumcised and unclean. Shake thyself from the dust arise - sit down O Jerusalem, - Loose thyself from the bonds of thy neck, O captive! daughter of Zion!

John 1:8

He, was not the light, - but, that he might bear witness concerning the light,

John 1:20

and he confessed, and did not deny, - and he confessed - I, am not, the Christ;

Isaiah 60:19

Thou shalt no more have the sun, for light by day, neither for brightness, shall the moon, give light unto thee, - But Yahweh shall become thine age-abiding light, And thy God thine adorning:

2 Samuel 23:4

Is even as the light of the morning when ariseth the sun, - A morning, without clouds, As from brightness, and from rain, the fresh shoots out of the earth.

Romans 2:19

Art persuaded, moreover, that, thou thyself, art - a guide of the blind, a light of them that are in darkness,

John 1:4-9

in him, was, life, and, the life, was, the light of men. - And, the light, in the darkness, shineth; and, the darkness, thereof, laid not hold. There arose a man, sent from God, whose name was, John:read more.
The same, came, for a witness, That he might bear witness, concerning the light, that, all, might believe, through him. He, was not the light, - but, that he might bear witness concerning the light, It, was - The real light that enlighteneth every man - Coming into the world.

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1 Thessalonians 2:8

Thus, yearning after you, we could have been well-pleased to impart unto you - not only the glad-message of God, but, our own lives also, - because, very dear to us, had ye become.

Church » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake, will I not hold my peace, And for Jerusalem's sake, will I not rest, - Until her righteousness, go forth as brightness, And her salvation, as a torch that is lighted.

Judges 5:31

So, perish all thine enemies, O Yahweh, But be, they who love him, as the going forth of the sun, in his might! And the land had rest forty years.

God » Is declared to be » Light

Isaiah 60:19

Thou shalt no more have the sun, for light by day, neither for brightness, shall the moon, give light unto thee, - But Yahweh shall become thine age-abiding light, And thy God thine adorning:

Jesus Christ » Names of » Light

Light » Who is a light

John 12:35-36

Jesus, therefore, said unto them - Yet a little while, the light, is, among you: Walk, while ye have, the light, lest, darkness, on you should lay hold; and, he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he drifteth. While, the light, ye have, believe on the light, that, sons of light, ye may become. These things, spake Jesus, - and, departing, was hid from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

All things, be doing, apart from murmurings and disputings; In order that ye may become faultless and inviolate, children of God, blameless amidst a crooked and perverted generation, amongst whom ye appear as luminaries in the world,

Matthew 5:1-16

But, seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain, - and, when he had taken a seat, his disciples came unto him; and, opening his mouth, he began teaching them, saying: - Happy, the destitute, in spirit; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens; read more.
Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted: Happy, the meek; for, they, shall inherit the earth: Happy, they who hunger and thirst for righteousness; for, they, shall be filled: Happy, the merciful; for, they, shall receive mercy: Happy, the pure, in heart; for, they, shall, see God: Happy, the peacemakers; for, they, shall be, called sons of God: Happy, they who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens. Happy, are ye, whensoever they may reproach you and persecute you, and say every evil thing against you, falsely, for my sake: Rejoice and exult, because, your reward, is great in the heavens; for, so, persecuted they the prophets who were before you. Ye, are the salt of the earth; but, if the salt become tasteless, wherewith shall it be salted? it is good, for nothing, any more, save, being cast out, to be trampled on by men. Ye, are the light of the world: it is impossible for a city to be hid, on the top of a mountain, lying. Neither light they a lamp, and place it under the measure; but upon the lampstand, and it giveth light to all that are in the house. In like manner, let your light shine before men, - that they may see your good works, - and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

Ephesians 5:1-8

Become ye, therefore, imitators of God, as children beloved, And walk in love - even as, the Christ also, loved you, and delivered himself up in your behalf, an offering and sacrifice unto God, for a fragrance of sweet smell. But, fornication, and all impurity, or covetousness, let it not be named among you - even as becometh saints; read more.
And shamelessness and foolish talking, or jesting, - which things are beneath you, - but, rather, giving of thanks; For, this, ye know, if ye take note - that no fornicator, or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God. Let no one be deceiving you with empty words; for, because of these things, is coming the anger of God upon the sons of obstinacy: Do not, then, become co-partners with them; For ye were, at one time, darkness, but, now, are ye light in the Lord, - as children of light, be walking,

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

But, concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, - ye have, no need, that, unto you, anything be written; For, ye yourselves, perfectly well know - that, the day of the Lord, as a thief in the night, so, cometh; As soon as they begin to say - Peace! and safety! then, suddenly, upon them, cometh destruction, - just as the birth-throe unto her that is with child, - and in nowise shall they escape. read more.
But, ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that, the day, upon you, as upon thieves, should lay hold; 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 poor man and the man of usury, meet together, he that enlighteneth the eyes of them both, is Yahweh.

Psalm 18:28

For, thou, didst light up my lamp, Yahweh my God, enlightened my darkness;

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

And lo! a messenger of the Lord stood over him, and a light shone in the cell; and, smiting the side of Peter, he roused him up, saying - Rise up quickly! And his chains fell off out of his hands.

Exodus 14:20

so it came in between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel, so it became a cloud and darkness, and yet lighted up the night, - so that the one came not near unto the other, all the night.

Acts 9:3

But, as he was journeying, it came to pass that he was drawing near unto Damascus, and, suddenly, there flashed 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. Now, the earth, had become waste and wild, and darkness, was on the face of the roaring deep, - but, the Spirit of God, was brooding on the face of the waters, And God said - Light, be, And light was. 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, but the darkness, called he, night. So it was evening - and it 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 the lord praised the unrighteous steward, in that with forethought he acted: - Because, the sons of this age, have more forethought than the sons of light, respecting their own generation.

Light » What is light

Ephesians 5:13

All things, however, when reproved by the light, become manifest, for, all that of itself maketh 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 one walk in the day, he doth no stumble, because, the light of this world, he seeth; But, if one walk in the night, he stumbleth, because, the light, is not in him.

John 12:35-36

Jesus, therefore, said unto them - Yet a little while, the light, is, among you: Walk, while ye have, the light, lest, darkness, on you should lay hold; and, he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he drifteth. While, the light, ye have, believe on the light, that, sons of light, ye may become. These things, spake Jesus, - and, departing, was hid from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

And, no curse, shall there be, any more; and, the throne of God and of the Lamb, shall be, therein, - and his servants will render divine service unto him, and they shall see his face, and, his name, shall be upon their foreheads. And, night, shall be, no more; and they have no need of the light of a lamp or the light of a sun, because, the Lord, God, will give them light, - and they shall reign unto 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 luminaries 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; yea let them be for luminaries in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth. And it was so. And God made the two great luminaries, - the greater luminary to rule the day, and the lesser luminary to rule the night, also 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 Yahweh - Who hath given the sun for a light by day, The ordinances of the moon and the stars for a light by night, - Who excited the sea, and the waves thereof roared Yahweh of hosts, is his name: -

Light » Illustrative of » Gospel

Light » Illustrative of » Wise rulers

2 Samuel 21:17

but Abishai son of Zeruiah, came to his help, and smote the Philistine, and slew him. Then, sware the men of David unto him, saying - Thou must not go forth any more with us, to battle, that thou quench not the lamp of Israel.

2 Samuel 23:4

Is even as the light of the morning when ariseth the sun, - A morning, without clouds, As from brightness, and from rain, the fresh shoots out of the earth.

Light » Illustrative of » Future glory of saints

Psalm 97:11

Light, is sown for the righteous one, And, for the upright in heart, rejoicing:

Light » Communicated to the body through the eye

Proverbs 15:30

The sparkling of bright eyes, rejoiceth the heart, Good news, giveth marrow to the bones.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of God

Light » Who shall see the light

Job 33:27-30

He sang before men, and said, I sinned, and, uprightness, I perverted, yet he requited me not; He hath ransomed my soul from passing away into the pit, - and, my life, in the light, shall have vision. Lo! a these things, doth GOD work, two ways, three, with a man; read more.
To bring back his soul from the pit, to enlighten with the light of the living.

Psalm 36:7-9

How precious thy lovingkindness, O God, - Therefore, the sons of men, under the shadow of thy wings, seek refuge: They abundantly relish the fatness of thy house, - And out of the full stream of thine own pleasures, thou givest them to drink. For, with thee, is the fountain of life, In thy light, we see light.

Light » Created

Genesis 1:3-5

And God said - Light, be, And light was. And God saw the light, that it was, good, and God divided the light, from the, darkness; and God called the light, day, but the darkness, called he, night. So it was evening - and it was morning, one day.

Light » Divided into » Artificial

Acts 16:29

And, asking for a light, he sprang in, and becoming, agitated, fell down unto Paul and Silas,

Jeremiah 25:10

And I will banish from among 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

All things, however, when reproved by the light, become manifest, for, all that of itself maketh manifest, is, light;

Light » The lord showing light

Psalm 118:27

Yahweh is GOD, and hath shed on us light, - Bind ye the festal sacrifice with cords, Up to the horns of the altar.

Acts 26:23

If, to suffer, the Christ was destined, if, the first of a resurrection of the dead, he is about to carry tidings, of light, both unto the people, and unto the nations.

Light » Described as » Shining

2 Samuel 23:4

Is even as the light of the morning when ariseth the sun, - A morning, without clouds, As from brightness, and from rain, the fresh shoots out of the earth.

Job 41:18

His sneezings, flash forth light, and, his eyes, are like the eyelashes of the dawn;

Light » Created by God

Light » Illustrative of » Ministers

John 5:35

He, was the burning and shining lamp, and, ye, were willing to exult, for an hour, in his light.

Light » The theory of, beyond man's comprehension

Job 38:19-20

Where then is the way, the light shall abide? And, the darkness, where then is its place? That thou mayest conduct it unto the bound thereof, and that thou mayest perceive the paths to its house.

Job 38:24

Where then is the way the lightning is parted? The east wind spreadeth itself abroad over the earth.

Light » Illustrative of » Guidance of God

Light » Divided into » Natural

Job 24:14

With the light, riseth the murderer, He slayeth the poor and needy, And, in the night, he becometh like a thief.

Isaiah 5:30

Yea he will growl at him in that day, like the growling of the sea, - Though he look hard for the land, lo! the darkness of distress, Yea the light, hath grown dark in its clouds!

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 4:6

Multitudes, are saying, Who will show us prosperity? Lift thou upon us the light of thy countenance, O Yahweh.

Isaiah 2:5

O house of Jacob! come ye and let us walk in the light of Yahweh.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

But, as he was journeying, it came to pass that he was drawing near unto Damascus, and, suddenly, there flashed around him a light out of heaven;

Acts 26:13

at midday, on the road, I saw, O King, from heaven, above the splendour of the sun, shining around me, a light, and around them who, with me, were journeying;

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Job 25:3

Is there any number to his troops? And upon whom ariseth not his light?

Job 36:30

Lo! he hath spread out over it, his lightning, The bed of the sea, hath he covered.

Light » Who shall walk in the light

John 12:44-46

And, Jesus, cried aloud, and said - He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me; And, he that vieweth me, vieweth him that sent me. I, a light, into the world have come, that, no one who believeth on me, in darkness, should abide.

Light » What gives light

Psalm 119:126-130

It is time that Yahweh should work, They have frustrated thy law! For this cause, do I love thy commandments, More than gold, yea than fine gold! For this cause, all thy precepts concerning all things, I deem right, Every way of falsehood, I hate. read more.
[PE] Wonderful are thy testimonies, For this cause, hath my soul observed them. The opening of thy words, sheddeth light, Giving understanding to the simple.

Light » Described as » Useful and precious

Ecclesiastes 2:13

Then saw, I, that wisdom doth excel folly, - as far as light excelleth darkness.

Light » Described as » Agreeable

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Truly sweet is the light, - and, pleasant to the eyes, to see the sun:

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

But, as he was journeying, it came to pass that he was drawing near unto Damascus, and, suddenly, there flashed around him a light out of heaven;

Light » The light of the eyes

Proverbs 15:30

The sparkling of bright eyes, rejoiceth the heart, Good news, giveth marrow to the bones.

Light » Illustrative of » The glory of the church

Isaiah 60:1-3

Arise - shine, For thy light, hath come, - And, the glory of Yahweh, on thee, hath beamed; For lo! darkness, covereth the earth, And, deep gloom the peoples, - But, on thee, beameth Yahweh, And, his glory, on thee is seen. So shall nations come to thy light, And kings to the brightness of thy dawning.

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 lawless, goeth out.

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

Beloved! no new commandment, am I writing unto you; but an old commandment, which ye have been holding from the beginning: The old commandment is the word which ye have heard. Again, a new commandment, am I writing unto you, - which thing is true, in him and in you, because, the darkness, is passing away, and, the real light, already is shining. He that saith he is, in the light, and hateth, his brother, is, in the darkness, until even now! read more.
He that loveth his brother, is abiding, in the light, and, cause of stumbling, in him, is there none.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous, rejoiceth, but, the lamp of the lawless, goeth out.

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

No one, having lighted, a lamp, into a covered place, a putteth it, nor, under the measure; but upon the lampstand, that they who enter may see, the light. The lamp of thy body, is thine eye: Whensoever, thine eye, may be, single, even the whole of thy body, is, lighted up; but, whensoever it may be, useless, even thy body, is darkened. Be looking to it, therefore, lest, the light that is in thee, be, darkness. read more.
If, therefore, thy whole body, is lighted up, not having any part darkened, the whole, shall be lighted up, as whensoever, the lamp, with its radiance, may be giving thee light.

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

For, whosoever doth practise corrupt things, hateth the light, and cometh not unto the light, lest his works should be reproved; But, he that doeth the truth, cometh unto the light, that his works may be, made manifest, that, in God, have they been wrought.

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

Alas! for 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 the light, from the, darkness;

Light » Illustrative of » The soul of man

Job 18:5-6

Even the light of the lawless, shall go out, - Neither shall shine the flame of his fire; The light, hath darkened in his tent, Yea, his lamp above him, goeth out;

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of God

Light » God the only source of

Light » Described as » Bright

Job 37:21

Yet, now, men see not the light, bright though it is in the skies, when, a wind, hath passed over, and cleansed 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

Thou shalt no more have the sun, for light by day, neither for brightness, shall the moon, give light unto thee, - But Yahweh shall become thine age-abiding light, And thy God thine adorning:

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice, O mine enemy, against me, Though I fall, I shall rise again! Though I sit in darkness, Yahweh, is a light to me.

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Psalm 118:27

Yahweh is GOD, and hath shed on us light, - Bind ye the festal 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, will I not rest, - Until her righteousness, go forth as brightness, And her salvation, as a torch that is lighted.

Judges 5:31

So, perish all thine enemies, O Yahweh, But be, they who love him, as the going forth of the sun, in his might! And the land had rest forty years.

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Isaiah 58:10

And shalt let thine own soul a go out to the hungry, And the soul of the oppressed, thou shalt satisfy, Then shall break forth in darkness thy light, And thy thick darkness, become as the splendour of noon;

Acts 26:18

To open their eyes; that they turn from darkness unto light, and the authority of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among them who have been made holy by the faith respecting me.

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

Who, indeed, shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience therewith bearing witness, and, between one another, their reasonings accusing - or, even excusing, them: -

Topics on Light

Light As Chaff

Psalm 1:4

Not so, the lawless, - but as chaff which is driven about by the wind:

Light Of Lamps

Exodus 40:25

and mounted the lamps before Yahweh, - As Yahweh commanded Moses.

Light, Natural

Genesis 1:3-5

And God said - Light, be, And light was.

Promised Light

Job 22:28

And thou shalt decree a purpose, and it shall be fulfilled unto thee, and, upon thy ways, shall have shone a light;

Seven Lights

Exodus 25:37

And thou shalt make the lamps thereof seven, and one shall light up its lamps, and it shall give light, over against the face thereof.

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