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55 Bible Verses about Light

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Luke 16:8

The master praised the dishonest servant manager for being so clever, because worldly people are more clever than enlightened people in dealing with their own.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of the LORD the heavens were made; all the heavenly bodies by the breath of his mouth. He gathered the oceans into a single place; he put the deep water into storehouses. Let all the world fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him;read more.
because he spoke and it came to be, because he commanded, it stood firm.

John 11:9

Jesus replied, "There are twelve hours in the day, aren't there? If anyone walks during the day he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

Luke 11:34

Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light. But when it's evil, your body is full of darkness.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

How sweet is the daylight, and how pleasant it is for someone's eyes to behold the sunshine!

Galatians 5:22-23

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

Job 12:22

He uncovers the hidden dimensions from darkness, bringing what is in deep shadow to light.

Job 11:6

and disclose his wise secrets? After all, there's so much more to understanding. So be aware that God will exact from you less than your sin deserves."

Psalm 18:28

For you, LORD, make my lamp shine; my God enlightens my darkness.

Micah 7:8

Don't be glad on my account, my enemy. When I fall, I'll get up. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Isaiah 8:20

for instruction and for testimony? Surely they are speaking like this because the truth hasn't dawned on them.

Isaiah 52:1-2

Awake, awake! Clothe yourself with strength, O Zion! Put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city, for the uncircumcised and the unclean won't enter you. Shake yourself from the dust and arise, and sit on your throne, O Jerusalem! Loosen the bonds from your neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

John 1:20

He spoke openly and, remaining true to himself, admitted, "I am not the Messiah."

Isaiah 60:19

"The sun will no longer be your light by day, nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.

2 Samuel 23:4

He is like dawn's first light, like bright sun blazing on a cloudless morning, glistening on grassland that flourishes after a rain shower.

Romans 2:19

and if you are convinced that you are a guide for the blind, a light to those in darkness,

John 1:4-9

In him was life, and that life brought light to humanity. And the light shines on in the darkness, and the darkness has never put it out. There was 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 because of him. John was not the light, but he came to testify about the light. This was the true light that enlightens every person by his coming into the world.

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Isaiah 62:1

"And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.

Judges 5:31

"May all of your enemies perish like this, LORD! But may those who love him be like the ascending sun in its strength!" Then the land enjoyed quiet for 40 years.

God » Is declared to be » Light

Isaiah 60:19

"The sun will no longer be your light by day, nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.

Jesus Christ » Names of » Light

Light » Who is a light

John 12:35-36

Jesus replied to the crowd, "The light is among you only for a short time. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. The person who walks in the darkness is in the darkness and does not know where he is going. As long as you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become children of light." After Jesus had said this, he went away and hid from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

Do everything without complaining or arguing so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

Matthew 5:1-16

When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on the hill. After taking his seat, his disciples came to him, and he began to teach them: "How blessed are those who are destitute in spirit, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them! read more.
"How blessed are those who mourn, because it is they who will be comforted! "How blessed are those who are humble, because it is they who will inherit the earth! "How blessed are those who are hungry and thirsty for righteousness, because it is they who will be satisfied! "How blessed are those who are merciful, because it is they who will receive mercy! "How blessed are those who are pure in heart, because it is they who will see God! "How blessed are those who make peace, because it is they who will be called God's children! "How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them! "How blessed are you whenever people insult you, persecute you, and say all sorts of evil things against you falsely because of me! Rejoice and be extremely glad, because your reward in heaven is great! That's how they persecuted the prophets who came before you." "You are the salt of the world. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty again? It's good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled on by people. "You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden. People don't light a lamp and put it under a basket but on a lamp stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."

Ephesians 5:1-8

So be imitators of God, as his dear children. Live lovingly, just as the Messiah also loved us and gave himself for us as an offering and sacrifice, a fragrant aroma to God. Do not let sexual sin, impurity of any kind, or greed even be mentioned among you, as is proper for saints. read more.
Obscene, flippant, or vulgar talk is totally inappropriate. Instead, let there be thanksgiving. For you know very well that no immoral or impure person, or anyone who is greedy (that is, an idolater), has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God. Do not let anyone deceive you with meaningless words, for it is because of these things that God becomes angry with those who disobey. So do not be partners with them. For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light,

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

Now you do not need to have anything written to you about times and dates, brothers, for you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. When people say, "There is peace and security," destruction will strike them as suddenly as labor pains come to a pregnant woman, and they will not be able to escape. read more.
However, brothers, you are not in the darkness, in order that the Day of the Lord might surprise you like a thief. For all of you are children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to darkness.

Light » The lord lighting darkness

Proverbs 29:13

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: the LORD gave them both eyes with which to see.

Psalm 18:28

For you, LORD, make my lamp shine; my God enlightens my darkness.

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He tapped Peter on his side, woke him up, and said, "Get up quickly!" His chains fell from his wrists.

Exodus 14:20

coming between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel. The cloud remained there even in the darkness, illuminating the night, so that the one side did not come near the other all night.

Acts 9:3

As Saul traveled along and was approaching Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly flashed around him.

Light » The lord being the creator of light

Genesis 1:1-5

In the beginning, God created the universe. When the earth was as yet unformed and desolate, with the surface of the ocean depths shrouded in darkness, and while the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters, God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light. read more.
God saw that the light was beautiful. He separated the light from the darkness, calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.

Light » Illustrative of » Christ the source of all wisdom

Light » Illustrative of » The word of God

2 Peter 1:19

Therefore we regard the message of the prophets as confirmed beyond doubt, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp that is shining in a gloomy place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.

Light » Illustrative of » Saints

Luke 16:8

The master praised the dishonest servant manager for being so clever, because worldly people are more clever than enlightened people in dealing with their own.

Light » What is light

Light » Those that walk in the light

John 11:9-10

Jesus replied, "There are twelve hours in the day, aren't there? If anyone walks during the day he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if anyone walks at night he stumbles, because the light is not in him."

John 12:35-36

Jesus replied to the crowd, "The light is among you only for a short time. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. The person who walks in the darkness is in the darkness and does not know where he is going. As long as you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become children of light." After Jesus had said this, he went away and hid from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

There will no longer be any curse. The throne of God and the lamb will be in the city. His servants will worship him and see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. There will be no more night, and they will not need any light from lamps or the sun because the Lord God will shine on them. They will rule 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 across the sky to distinguish day from night, to act as signs for seasons, days, and years, to serve as lights in the sky, and to shine on the earth!" And that is what happened: God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars. read more.
God placed them in space to shine on the earth,

Jeremiah 31:35

This is what the LORD says, who gives the sun for light by day, the laws that govern the moon and stars for light by night, and who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name:

Light » Illustrative of » Gospel

Light » Illustrative of » Wise rulers

2 Samuel 21:17

But Zeruiah's son Abishai came to David's aid, attacked the Philistine, and killed him. After this, David's army told him, "You're not going out anymore with us to battle, so Israel's beacon won't be extinguished!"

2 Samuel 23:4

He is like dawn's first light, like bright sun blazing on a cloudless morning, glistening on grassland that flourishes after a rain shower.

Light » Illustrative of » Future glory of saints

Light » Communicated to the body through the eye

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of God

1 Timothy 6:16

He alone has endless life and lives in inaccessible light. No one has ever seen him, nor can anyone see him. Honor and eternal power belong to him! Amen.

Light » Who shall see the light

Job 33:27-30

"He'll sing to mankind with these words: "I've sinned. I have twisted what is right. Yet he has not repaid me like I deserve. He has redeemed my soul from going down to the Pit; my life will see the light.' Indeed God does all these things again and again with a person read more.
to bring back his soul from the Pit; to light him with the light of life."

Psalm 36:7-9

How precious is your gracious love, God! The children of men take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They are refreshed from the abundance of your house; You cause them to drink from the river of your pleasures. For with you is a fountain of life, and in your light we will see light.

Light » Created

Genesis 1:3-5

God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light. God saw that the light was beautiful. He separated the light from the darkness, calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.

Light » Divided into » Artificial

Acts 16:29

The jailer asked for torches and rushed inside. Trembling as he knelt in front of Paul and Silas,

Jeremiah 25:10

I'll destroy the sounds of gladness and rejoicing from them, the sounds of the bridegroom and the bride, the sound of the hand mill and also the light of the lamp.

Light » Illustrative of » Whatever makes manifest

Light » The lord showing light

Psalm 118:27

The LORD is God he will be our light! Bind the festival sacrifice with ropes to the horn at the altar.

Acts 26:23

that the Messiah would suffer and be the first to rise from the dead and would bring light both to our people and to the gentiles."

Light » Described as » Shining

2 Samuel 23:4

He is like dawn's first light, like bright sun blazing on a cloudless morning, glistening on grassland that flourishes after a rain shower.

Job 41:18

"His snorting releases flashes of light; his eyes are like the rays of the dawn.

Light » Created by God

Light » Illustrative of » Ministers

John 5:35

That man John was a lamp that burns and brightly shines, and for a while you were willing to rejoice in his light.

Light » The theory of, beyond man's comprehension

Job 38:19-20

"Where is the road to where the light lives? Or where does the darkness live? Can you take it to its homeland, since you know the path to his house?

Job 38:24

Where is the lightning diffused or the east wind scattered around the earth?

Light » Illustrative of » Guidance of God

Light » Divided into » Natural

Job 24:14

The murderer rises at dawn to kill the poor and needy; at night, he is like a thief.

Isaiah 5:30

They will roar over it at that time, like the sea waves roar. If one surveys the land, watch out! There's darkness and distress; even the daylight is darkened by its clouds.

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 4:6

Many are asking, "Who will help us to see better days?" LORD, may the light of your favor shine upon us.

Isaiah 2:5

"You house of Jacob! Come! Let's live in the LORD's light.

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

As Saul traveled along and was approaching Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly flashed around him.

Acts 26:13

On the road at noon, O King, I saw a light from heaven that was brighter than the sun. It flashed around me and those who were traveling with me.

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Job 25:3

Is there any limit to his armies? On whom does his light not shine?

Job 36:30

He scatters his lightning above it, and covers the bottom of the sea.

Light » Who shall walk in the light

John 12:44-46

Then Jesus said loudly, "The one who believes in me does not believe in me only, but also in the one who sent me. The one who sees me sees the one who sent me. I've come into the world as light, so that everyone who believes in me won't remain in the darkness.

Light » What gives light

Psalm 119:126-130

It is time for the LORD to act, since they have violated your instruction. I truly love your commands more than gold, including fine gold. I truly consider all of your precepts all of them to be just, while I despise every false way. Peyh read more.
Your decrees are wonderful that's why I observe them. The disclosure of your words illuminates, providing understanding to the simple.

Light » Described as » Useful and precious

Ecclesiastes 2:13

I concluded that wisdom is more useful than foolishness, just as light is more useful than darkness.

Light » Described as » Agreeable

Ecclesiastes 11:7

How sweet is the daylight, and how pleasant it is for someone's eyes to behold the sunshine!

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

As Saul traveled along and was approaching Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly 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; the glory of the LORD has risen upon you. For look! Darkness will cover the earth and thick darkness is over the people, but the LORD will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you. Nations will come to your light, and kings before your dawn.

Light » Illustrative of » The path of the just

Light » The light of the righteous

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines, but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

Dear friends, I am not writing to you a new commandment, but an old commandment that you have had from the beginning. This old commandment is the word you have heard. On the other hand, I am writing to you a new commandment that is truly in him and in you. For the darkness is fading away, and the true light is already shining. The person who says that he is in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness. read more.
The person who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no reason for him to stumble.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines, but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

"No one lights a lamp and puts it in a hiding place or under a basket, but on a lamp stand, so that those who enter may see its light. Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light. But when it's evil, your body is full of darkness. Therefore, be careful that the light in you isn't darkness. read more.
Now if your whole body is full of light, with no part of it in darkness, it will be as full of light as when a lamp gives you light with its rays."

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

Everyone who practices wickedness hates the light and does not come to the light, so that his actions may not be exposed. But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may become evident that his actions have God's approval."

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

"How terrible it will be for those who call evil good and good evil, who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness, who substitute what is bitter for what is sweet and what is sweet for what is bitter!"

Light » Separated from darkness

Genesis 1:4

God saw that the light was beautiful. He separated the light from the darkness,

Light » Illustrative of » The soul of man

Job 18:5-6

"Indeed, the light of the wicked is extinguished; the flame from his fire doesn't shine. Light in his tent is dark, 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

"So then, the sun is too bright to gaze at, is it not? The sky is swept clean by the wind that blows, is it not?

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 will no longer be your light by day, nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.

Micah 7:8

Don't be glad on my account, my enemy. When I fall, I'll get up. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Psalm 118:27

The LORD is God he will be our light! Bind the festival sacrifice with ropes to the horn at the altar.

Spiritual » Light » Reflected from believers

Isaiah 62:1

"And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.

Judges 5:31

"May all of your enemies perish like this, LORD! But may those who love him be like the ascending sun in its strength!" Then the land enjoyed quiet for 40 years.

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Isaiah 58:10

if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the needs of afflicted souls, then your light will rise in darkness, and your night will be like noonday.

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

They show that what the Law requires is written in their hearts, a fact to which their own consciences testify, and their thoughts will either accuse or excuse them

Topics on Light

Being A Light

40;5;16

In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."

From Darkness To Light

23;9;2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; for those living in a land of deep darkness, a light has shined upon them.

God Dwelling In Light

54;6;16

He alone has endless life and lives in inaccessible light. No one has ever seen him, nor can anyone see him. Honor and eternal power belong to him! Amen.

God Giving Light

19;27;1

The LORD is my light and my salvation whom will I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom will I be afraid?

God Is Light

62;1;5

This is the message that we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness none at all!

Light And Darkness

23;45;7

"I form light and create darkness, I make goodness and create disaster. I am the LORD, who does all these things.

Light As Chaff

19;1;4

But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away.

Light In The World

1;1;3

God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light.

Light Of God's People

40;5;14

"You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

and set up the lamps in the LORD's presence, just as the LORD had commanded him.

Light Yoke

40;11;30

because my yoke is pleasant, and my burden is light."

Light, Natural

1;1;3-5

God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light.

Light, Spiritual

62;1;5

This is the message that we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness none at all!

Living In The Light

49;5;8

For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light,

Promised Light

18;22;28

When you make a decision on something, it will be established for you, and light will brighten your way.

Seven Lights

2;25;37

"You are to make seven lamps for it, and its lamps are to be mounted so as to give light in front of it.

The Light Of Christ

43;8;12

Later on, Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

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