24 Bible Verses about Overtaken By Darkness
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Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, terror and great darkness fell upon him.
Now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind and not see the sun for a time.” And immediately a mist and a darkness fell upon him, and he went about seeking those who would lead him by the hand.
Therefore justice is far from us,
And righteousness does not overtake us;
We hope for light, but behold, darkness,
For brightness, but we walk in gloom.
“When I expected good, then evil came;
When I waited for light, then darkness came.
But I am not silenced by the darkness,
Nor deep gloom which covers me.
But with an overflowing flood
He will make a complete end of its site,
And will pursue His enemies into darkness.
What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.
So Jesus said to them, “For a little while longer the Light is among you. Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.
For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death,
Prisoners in misery and chains,
for it comes in futility and goes into obscurity; and its name is covered in obscurity.
Indeed, if a man should live many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything that is to come will be futility.
And it will growl over it in that day like the roaring of the sea.
If one looks to the land, behold, there is darkness and distress;
Even the light is darkened by its clouds.
“For behold, darkness will cover the earth
And deep darkness the peoples;
But the Lord will rise upon you
And His glory will appear upon you.
Therefore it will be night for you—without vision,
And darkness for you—without divination.
The sun will go down on the prophets,
And the day will become dark over them.
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.
“They grope in darkness with no light,
And He makes them stagger like a drunken man.
My heart throbs, my strength fails me;
And the light of my eyes, even that has gone from me.
before the sun and the light, the moon and the stars are darkened, and clouds return after the rain;
Or darkness, so that you cannot see,
And an abundance of water covers you.
If I say, “Surely the darkness will overwhelm me,
And the light around me will be night,”
You have removed lover and friend far from me;
My acquaintances are in darkness.
To open blind eyes,
To bring out prisoners from the dungeon
And those who dwell in darkness from the prison.
- Overtaken (48 instances)