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Theasaurus: Shadows

52 Bible Verses about Shadows

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Isaiah 30:2-3

They set out to go down to Egypt, without asking my advice; taking refuge in Pharaoh's protection, and seeking shelter in Egypt's shadow. But Pharaoh's protection will become your shame, and sheltering in Egypt's shadow your longing.

Judges 9:15

Then the bramble bush replied to the trees, "If you really are consecrating me to rule you, come and put your confidence in my shade; but if not, may fire spring out from the bramble bush and burn up the cedars of Lebanon"'

Jeremiah 48:45

"The fugitives will stand without strength in the shadow of Heshbon, for fire will go out from Heshbon and a flame from the middle of Sihon. It will devour the forehead of Moab and the heads of the rebellious people.

Hosea 14:7

Those who live under its protection will surely return. Their grain will flourish; they will blossom like a vine, and Israel's scent will be like wine from Lebanon.

Jonah 4:5-6

Then Jonah left the city and sat down on the eastern side. There he made a shelter for himself and sat down under its shade to see what would happen to the city. The LORD God prepared a vine plant, and it grew over Jonah to shade his head and provide relief from his misery. Jonah was happy indeed, he was ecstatic about the vine plant.

Mark 4:32

when it's planted it comes up and becomes larger than all the garden plants. It grows such large branches that the birds in the sky can nest in its shade."

Psalm 36:7

How precious is your gracious love, God! The children of men take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

Psalm 57:1

Have mercy on me, God, have mercy, for in you I have placed my trust. Even in the shadow of your wings will I find my refuge until this calamity passes.

Psalm 63:7

For you have been my strength, and in the shadow of your wings I will shout for joy.

Isaiah 4:5-6

Then the LORD will create over the entire site of Mount Zion including over those who assemble there a cloud by day and also to serve as a refuge and shelter from storms and rain."

Isaiah 25:4-5

For you have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the needy in distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat for the blistering attack from the ruthless is like a rainstorm beating against a wall, and the noise of foreigners is like the heat of the desert. Just as you subdue heat by the shade of clouds, so the victory songs of violent men will be stilled.

Isaiah 49:2

He made my mouth like a sharp sword; he hid me in the shadow of his hands. He made me like a polished arrow and hid me away in his quivers.

Isaiah 51:16

I have put my words in your mouth and have covered you with the shadow of my hand, so that I could plant the heavens and lay the earth's foundations, to say to Zion, "You are my people.'

Isaiah 32:2

Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a hiding place from storms, like streams of water in the desert, in the shadow of a great rock in an exhausted land.

Lamentations 4:20

The LORD's anointed, the breath of our life, was captured in their pits. About him we had said, "Under his protection we will survive among the nations."

Ezekiel 17:22-23

This is what the Lord GOD says, "I'm also going to take a shoot from the top of a cedar and plant it. I'll pluck off its delicate twigs and transplant it on a high and lofty mountain. I'll transplant it on Israel's land, and it will grow branches, bear fruit, and become a majestic cedar. All sorts of birds will rest under it, and they'll settle down in the shade of its branches.

Psalm 144:4

The human person is a mere empty breath; his days are like a fading shadow.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are aliens and vagrants in your presence, as were all of our ancestors. Our days on the earth pass away like shadows, and we have no hope.

Job 8:9

Because we are of yesterday and we know nothing, for our time on earth is only a shadow.

Job 14:2

He springs up like a flower and then withers. Like a shadow, he disappears and doesn't last.

Psalm 109:23

I am fading away like a shadow late in the day; I am shaken off like a locust.

Isaiah 59:9

"So justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We wait for light, but look there is darkness; we wait for brightness, but we walk in deep darkness.

Job 3:3-5

"Let the day when I was born be annihilated, along with the night when it was announced, "It's a boy!' Let that day be dark; let God above not care about it; let no light shine over it. Let darkness and deep gloom reclaim it; let clouds settle down on it; let blackness in mid-day terrify it.

Job 7:2-3

I'm like a servant who longs for the shade, like a hired laborer who is looking for his wages. Truly I've been allotted months of emptiness; nights of trouble have been appointed for me.

Job 16:16

My face is red from my tears, and dark shadows encircle my eyelids,

Job 17:7

My eyes have grown weak from grief; and my whole body is as thin as a shadow.

Job 38:17

Have the gates of death been revealed to you? Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?

Job 10:21-22

before I go, never to return, leaving for the land of deep darkness and shadow. It's a gloomy land, like deepest darkness; where there's no order, and where even the brightness is like darkness.'"

Job 12:22

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

Job 34:22

There's no such thing as darkness to him not even deep darkness that can conceal those who practice evil.

Psalm 139:11-12

If I say, "Darkness will surely conceal me, and the light around me will become night," even darkness isn't dark to you, darkness and light are the same to you.

Isaiah 60:1-2

"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.

Colossians 2:16-17

Therefore, let no one judge you in matters of food and drink or with respect to a festival, a New Moon, or Sabbath days. These are a shadow of the things to come, but the reality belongs to the Messiah.

Hebrews 8:5

They serve in a sanctuary that is a copy, a shadow of the heavenly one. This is why Moses was warned when he was about to build the tent: "See to it that you make everything according to the pattern that was shown you on the mountain."

Judges 9:36

When Gaal saw the army, he observed to Zebul, "Look there! People are coming down from the top of the mountains." But Zebul replied to him, "You're looking at morning shadows cast by the mountains. They just look like men to you."

Nehemiah 13:19

As the Sabbath approached and it began to get dark at the gates of Jerusalem, I gave word to shut the gates, charging that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. I stationed some of my men at the gates to ensure that no loads would be brought in on the Sabbath day.

Jeremiah 6:4

Prepare for war against her. Get ready, let's attack at noon! How terrible for us that the day is coming to an end, and that the evening shadows are lengthening.

2 Kings 20:9-11

So Isaiah replied, "This will be your sign from the LORD that the LORD will do what he has promised. Shall the shadow go forward ten steps or go back ten steps?" Hezekiah answered, "It's an easy thing for a shadow to lengthen ten steps. So let the shadow go backward ten steps." So Isaiah cried out to the LORD, who brought the shadow back ten steps after it had gone down the stairway of Ahaz.

Isaiah 38:8

Watch! I will make the shadow on the steps of the upper dial of Ahaz that marks the sun go ten steps backwards."'" Then the sunlight turned back on the dial the ten steps by which it had gone down.

Acts 5:15

As a result, people kept carrying their sick into the streets and placing them on stretchers and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he went by.

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