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Isaiah 30:2-3

They set out to go down to Egypt without asking My advice, in order to seek shelter under Pharaoh's protection and take refuge in Egypt's shadow. But Pharaoh's protection will become your shame, and refuge in Egypt's shadow your disgrace.

Judges 9:15

The bramble said to the trees, "If you really are anointing me as king over you, come and find refuge in my shade. But if not, may fire come out from the bramble and consume the cedars of Lebanon."

Jeremiah 48:45

Those who flee will stand exhausted in Heshbon's shadow because fire has come out from Heshbon and a flame from within Sihon. It will devour Moab's forehead and the skull of the noisemakers.

Hosea 14:7

The people will return and live beneath his shade. They will grow grain and blossom like the vine. His renown will be like the wine of Lebanon.

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Jonah 4:5-6

Jonah left the city and sat down east of it. He made himself a shelter there and sat in its shade to see what would happen to the city. Then the Lord God appointed a plant, and it grew up to provide shade over Jonah's head to ease his discomfort. Jonah was greatly pleased with the plant.

Mark 4:32

And when sown, it comes up and grows taller than all the vegetables, and produces large branches, so that the birds of the sky can nest in its shade."

Psalm 91:1

The one who lives under the protection of the Most High dwells in the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 36:7

God, Your faithful love is so valuable that people take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.

Psalm 57:1

Be gracious to me, God, be gracious to me, for I take refuge in You. I will seek refuge in the shadow of Your wings until danger passes.

Psalm 63:7

because You are my help; I will rejoice in the shadow of Your wings.

Psalm 121:5

The Lord protects you; the Lord is a shelter right by your side.

Isaiah 4:5-6

Then the Lord will create a cloud of smoke by day and a glowing flame of fire by night over the entire site of Mount Zion and over its assemblies. For there will be a canopy over all the glory, and there will be a booth for shade from heat by day, and a refuge and shelter from storm and rain.

Isaiah 25:4-5

For You have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the humble person in his distress, a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat. When the breath of the violent is like rain [against] a wall, like heat in a dry land, You subdue the uproar of barbarians. As the shade of a cloud [cools] the heat of the day, [so] He stills the song of the violent.

Isaiah 49:2

He made my words like a sharp sword; He hid me in the shadow of His hand. He made me like a sharpened arrow; He hid me in His quiver.

Isaiah 51:16

I have put My words in your mouth, and covered you in the shadow of My hand, in order to plant the heavens, to found the earth, and to say to Zion, "You are My people."

Isaiah 32:2

Each will be like a shelter from the wind, a refuge from the rain, like streams of water in a dry land and the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

Lamentations 4:20

The Lord's anointed, the breath of our life, was captured in their traps; we had said about him: We will live under his protection among the nations.

Ezekiel 17:22-23

This is what the Lord God says: I will take [a sprig] from the lofty top of the cedar and plant [it]. I will pluck a tender sprig from its topmost shoots, and I will plant [it] on a high towering mountain. I will plant it on Israel's high mountain so that it may bear branches, produce fruit, and become a majestic cedar. Birds of every kind will nest under it, taking shelter in the shade of its branches.

Psalm 144:4

Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are foreigners and sojourners in Your presence as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Job 8:9

since we were [born only] yesterday and know nothing. Our days on earth are but a shadow.

Job 14:2

He blossoms like a flower, then withers; he flees like a shadow and does not last.

Psalm 109:23

I fade away like a lengthening shadow; I am shaken off like a locust.

Isaiah 59:9

Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We hope for light, but there is darkness; for brightness, but we live in the night.

Job 3:3-5

May the day I was born perish, and the night when they said, "A boy is conceived." If only that day had turned to darkness! May God above not care about it, or light shine on it. May darkness and gloom reclaim it, and a cloud settle over it. May an eclipse of the sun terrify it.

Job 7:2-3

Like a slave he longs for shade; like a hired man he waits for his pay. So I have been made to inherit months of futility, and troubled nights have been assigned to me.

Job 16:16

My face has grown red with weeping, and the shadow of death covers my eyes,

Job 17:7

My eyes have grown dim from grief, and my whole body has become but a shadow.

Job 38:17

Have the gates of death been revealed to you? Have you seen the gates of death's shadow?

Job 10:21-22

before I go to a land of darkness and gloom, never to return. [It is] a land of blackness like the deepest darkness, gloomy and chaotic, where even the light is like the darkness.

Job 12:22

He reveals mysteries from the darkness and brings the deepest darkness into the light.

Job 34:22

There is no darkness, no deep darkness, where evildoers can hide themselves.

Psalm 139:11-12

If I say, "Surely the darkness will hide me, and the light around me will become night"- even the darkness is not dark to You. The night shines like the day; darkness and light are alike to You.

Isaiah 60:1-2

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord shines over you. For look, darkness covers the earth, and total darkness the peoples; but the Lord will shine over you, and His glory will appear over you.

Colossians 2:16-17

Therefore don't let anyone judge you in regard to food and drink or in the matter of a festival or a new moon or a sabbath day.

Colossians 2:17

These are a shadow of what was to come; the substance is the Messiah.

Hebrews 8:5

These serve as a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was warned when he was about to complete the tabernacle. For He said, Be careful that you make everything according to the pattern that was shown to you on the mountain.

Hebrews 10:1

Since the law has [only] a shadow of the good things to come, and not the actual form of those realities, it can never perfect the worshipers by the same sacrifices they continually offer year after year.

Judges 9:36

When Gaal saw the people, he said to Zebul, "Look, people are coming down from the mountaintops!" But Zebul said to him, "The shadows of the mountains look like men to you."

Nehemiah 13:19

When shadows began to fall on the gates of Jerusalem just before the Sabbath, I gave orders that the gates be closed and not opened until after the Sabbath. I posted some of my men at the gates, so that no goods could enter during the Sabbath day.

Jeremiah 6:4

Set [them] apart for war against her; rise up, let's attack at noon. Woe to us, for the day is passing; the evening shadows grow long.

2 Kings 20:9-11

Isaiah said, "This is the sign to you from the Lord that He will do what He has promised: Should the shadow go ahead 10 steps or go back 10 steps?" Then Hezekiah answered, "It's easy for the shadow to lengthen 10 steps. No, let the shadow go back 10 steps." So Isaiah the prophet called out to the Lord, and He brought the shadow back the 10 steps it had descended on Ahaz's stairway.

Isaiah 38:8

I am going to make the sun's shadow that goes down on Ahaz's stairway return by 10 steps." So the sun's shadow went back the 10 steps it had descended.

Acts 5:15

As a result, they would carry the sick out into the streets and lay them on beds and pallets so that when Peter came by, at least his shadow might fall on some of them.

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