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55 Bible Verses about Light

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Ephesians 5:13

But all things, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that reveals is light.

Luke 16:8

"His lord commended the dishonest manager because he had done wisely, for the children of this world are, in their own generation, wiser than the children of the light.

Psalm 33:6-9

By Yahweh's word, the heavens were made; all their army by the breath of his mouth. He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap. He lays up the deeps in storehouses. Let all the earth fear Yahweh. 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 firm.

John 11:9

Jesus answered, "Aren't there twelve hours of daylight? If a man walks in the day, he doesn't stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

Luke 11:34

The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore when your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light; but when it is evil, your body also is full of darkness.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

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

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, and 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

that he would show you the secrets of wisdom! For true wisdom has two sides. Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.

Psalm 18:28

For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness.

Micah 7:8

Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, Yahweh will be a light to me.

Isaiah 8:20

Turn to the law and to the testimony! If they don't speak according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.

Isaiah 52:1-2

Awake, awake, put on your strength, Zion; put on your beautiful garments, Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into you the uncircumcised and the unclean. Shake yourself from the dust; arise, sit [on your throne], Jerusalem: release yourself from the bonds of your neck, captive daughter of Zion.

John 1:8

He was not the light, but was sent that he might testify about the light.

John 1:20

He declared, and didn't deny, but he declared, "I am not the Christ."

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light to you: but Yahweh will be to you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

2 Samuel 23:4

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

John 1:4-9

In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness hasn't overcome it. There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John.read more.
The same came as a witness, that he might testify about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but was sent that he might testify about the light. The true light that enlightens everyone was coming into the world.

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Church » Light » Love for

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Even so, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you, not the Good News of God only, but also our own souls, because you had become very dear to 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 rest, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns.

Judges 5:31

"So let all your enemies perish, Yahweh, but let those who love him be as the sun when it rises forth in its strength." Then the land had rest forty years.

God » Is declared to be » Light

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light to you: but Yahweh will be to you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Jesus Christ » Names of » Light

Light » Who is a light

John 12:35-36

Jesus therefore said to them, "Yet a little while the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, that darkness doesn't overtake you. He who walks in the darkness doesn't know where he is going. While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become children of light." Jesus said these things, and he departed and hid himself from them.

Philippians 2:14-15

Do all things without murmurings and disputes, that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,

Matthew 5:1-16

Seeing the multitudes, he went up onto the mountain. When he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He opened his mouth and taught them, saying, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. read more.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God. Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. "Blessed are you when people reproach you, persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you. "You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt has lost its flavor, with what will it be salted? It is then good for nothing, but to be cast out and trodden under the feet of men. You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden. Neither do you light a lamp, and put it under a measuring basket, but on a stand; and it shines to all who are in the house. Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Ephesians 5:1-8

Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children. Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance. But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints; read more.
nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate; but rather giving of thanks. Know this for sure, that no sexually immoral person, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience. Therefore don't be partakers with them. For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,

1 Thessalonians 5:1-5

But concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need that anything be written to you. For you yourselves know well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night. For when they are saying, "Peace and safety," then sudden destruction will come on them, like birth pains on a pregnant woman; and they will in no way escape. read more.
But you, brothers, aren't in darkness, that the day should overtake you like a thief. You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness,

Light » The lord lighting darkness

Proverbs 29:13

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

Psalm 18:28

For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness.

Light » Divided into » Extraordinary or miraculous

Acts 12:7

And behold, an angel of the Lord stood by him, and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side, and woke him up, saying, "Stand up quickly!" His chains fell off from his hands.

Exodus 14:20

It came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud and the darkness, yet gave it light by night: and the one didn't come near the other all the night.

Acts 9:3

As he traveled, it happened that he got close to Damascus, and suddenly a light from the sky shone around him.

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 was formless and empty. Darkness was on the surface of the deep. God's Spirit was hovering over the surface of the waters. God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. read more.
God saw the light, and saw that it was good. God divided the light from the darkness. God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day.

Light » Illustrative of » Christ the source of all wisdom

Light » Illustrative of » The word of God

Light » Illustrative of » Saints

Luke 16:8

"His lord commended the dishonest manager because he had done wisely, for the children of this world are, in their own generation, wiser than the children of the light.

Light » What is light

Ephesians 5:13

But all things, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that reveals is light.

Light » Those that walk in the light

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, "Aren't there twelve hours of daylight? If a man walks in the day, he doesn't stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light isn't in him."

John 12:35-36

Jesus therefore said to them, "Yet a little while the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, that darkness doesn't overtake you. He who walks in the darkness doesn't know where he is going. While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become children of light." Jesus said these things, and he departed and hid himself from them.

Light » Who the lord gives light to

Revelation 22:3-5

There will be no curse any more. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants serve him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. There will be no night, and they need no lamp light; for the Lord God will illuminate them. They will reign forever and ever.

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

Genesis 1:14-17

God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of sky 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 expanse of sky to give light on the earth;" and it was so. God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars. read more.
God set them in the expanse of sky to give light to the earth,

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says Yahweh, 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 its waves roar; Yahweh of Armies is his name:

Light » Illustrative of » Gospel

Light » Illustrative of » Wise rulers

2 Samuel 21:17

But Abishai the son of Zeruiah helped him, and struck the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David swore to him, saying, "You shall go no more out with us to battle, that you don't quench the lamp of Israel."

2 Samuel 23:4

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, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Light » Communicated to the body through the eye

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of God

Psalm 104:2

He covers himself with light as with a garment. He 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 didn't profit me. He has redeemed my soul from going into the pit. My life shall see the light.' "Behold, God works all these things, twice, yes three times, 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 your loving kindness, God! The children of men take refuge under the shadow of your wings. They shall be abundantly satisfied with the abundance of your house. You will make them drink of the river of your pleasures. For with you is the spring of life. In your light shall we see light.

Light » Created

Genesis 1:3-5

God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. God saw the light, and saw that it was good. God divided the light from the darkness. God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day.

Light » Divided into » Artificial

Acts 16:29

He called for lights and sprang in, and, fell down trembling 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, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that reveals is light.

Light » The lord showing light

Psalm 118:27

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

Acts 26:23

how the Christ must suffer, and how, by the resurrection of the dead, he would be first to proclaim light both to these people and to the Gentiles."

Light » Described as » Shining

2 Samuel 23:4

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 sneezing flashes out light. 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 you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

Light » The theory of, beyond man's comprehension

Job 38:19-20

"What is the way to the dwelling of light? As for darkness, where is its place, that you should take it to its bound, that you should discern the paths to its house?

Job 38:24

By what way is the lightning distributed, or the east wind scattered on 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. In the night he is like a thief.

Isaiah 5:30

They will roar against them in that day like the roaring of the sea. If one looks to the land behold, darkness and distress. The light is darkened in its clouds.

Light » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 4:6

Many say, "Who will show us any good?" Yahweh, let the light of your face shine on us.

Isaiah 2:5

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

Light » Illustrative of » Glory of Christ

Acts 9:3

As he traveled, it happened that he got close to Damascus, and suddenly a light from the sky shone around him.

Acts 26:13

at noon, O king, I saw on the way a light from the sky, brighter than the sun, shining around me and those who traveled with me.

Light » Described as » Diffusive

Job 25:3

Can his armies be counted? On whom does his light not arise?

Job 36:30

Behold, he spreads his light around him. He covers the bottom of the sea.

Light » Who shall walk in the light

John 12:44-46

Jesus cried out and said, "Whoever believes in me, believes not in me, but in him who sent me. He who sees me sees him who sent me. I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in me may not remain in the darkness.

Light » What gives light

Psalm 119:126-130

It is time to act, Yahweh, for they break your law. Therefore I love your commandments more than gold, yes, more than pure gold. Therefore I consider all of your precepts to be right. I hate every false way. PEY read more.
Your testimonies are wonderful, therefore my soul keeps them. The entrance of your 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 see the sun.

Light » Miraculous

Acts 9:3

As he traveled, it happened that he got close to Damascus, and suddenly a light from the sky shone 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 is come, and the glory of Yahweh is risen on you. For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but Yahweh will arise on you, and his glory shall be seen on you. Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.

Light » Illustrative of » The path of the just

Light » The light of the righteous

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.

Light » Who abides in the light

1 John 2:7-10

Brothers, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you heard from the beginning. Again, I write a new commandment to you, which is true in him and in you; because the darkness is passing away, and the true light already shines. He who says he is in the light and hates his brother, is in the darkness even until now. read more.
He who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no occasion for stumbling in him.

Light » The lamp of the wicked

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.

Light » The light of the body

Luke 11:33-36

"No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a cellar or under a basket, but on a stand, that those who come in may see the light. The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore when your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light; but when it is evil, your body also is full of darkness. Therefore see whether the light that is in you isn't darkness. read more.
If therefore your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, it will be wholly full of light, as when the lamp with its bright shining gives you light."

Light » Illustrative of » Purity of Christ

Light » Described as » Manifesting objects

John 3:20-21

For everyone who does evil hates the light, and doesn't come to the light, lest his works would be exposed. But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his works may be revealed, that they have been done 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

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

Light » Illustrative of » The soul of man

Job 18:5-6

"Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, The spark of his fire shall not shine. The light shall be dark in his tent. 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

Now men don't 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 be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light to you: but Yahweh will be to you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Micah 7:8

Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, Yahweh will be a light to me.

Spiritual » Light » God a light

Psalm 118:27

Yahweh 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 will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns.

Judges 5:31

"So let all your enemies perish, Yahweh, but let those who love him be as the sun when it rises forth in its strength." Then the land had rest forty years.

Spiritual » Light » General references to

Isaiah 58:10

and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then your light shall rise in darkness, and your obscurity be as the noonday;

Universal » Blessing, possible » Light

Romans 2:15

in that they show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience testifying with them, and their thoughts among themselves accusing or else excusing them)

Topics on Light

Being A Light

40;5;16

Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

From Darkness To Light

23;9;2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Those who lived in the land of the shadow of death, on them the light has shined.

God Dwelling In Light

54;6;16

who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and eternal power. Amen.

God Giving Light

19;27;1

Yahweh is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? Yahweh is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?

God Is Light

62;1;5

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

Light And Darkness

23;45;7

I form the light, and create darkness. I make peace, and create calamity. I am Yahweh, who does all these things.

Light As Chaff

19;1;4

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

Light In The World

1;1;3

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

Light Of God's People

40;5;14

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

Light Of Lamps

2;40;25

He lit the lamps before Yahweh, as Yahweh commanded Moses.

Light Yoke

40;11;30

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."

Light, Natural

1;1;3-5

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

Light, Spiritual

62;1;5

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

Living In The Light

49;5;8

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

Promised Light

18;22;28

You shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established to you. Light shall shine on your ways.

Seven Lights

2;25;37

You shall make its lamps seven, and they shall light its lamps to give light to the space in front of it.

The Light Of Christ

43;8;12

Again, therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life."