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Theasaurus: Shadows

52 Bible Verses about Shadows

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Isaiah 30:2-3

Who go to go down [to] Egypt, but they do not ask [of] my mouth, to take refuge in the protection of Pharaoh and to take refuge in the shadow of Egypt. And the protection of Pharaoh shall be shame to you, and the refuge in the shadow of Egypt, humiliation.

Judges 9:15

And the thornbush said to the trees, 'If in good faith you [are] anointing me as king over you, then come and take refuge in my shade; if not, may fire go out from the thornbush and devour the cedars of Lebanon.'

Jeremiah 48:45

"In the shadow of Heshbon fugitives stand without strength, for a fire has gone out from Heshbon, and a flame from Sihon. And it has eaten the forehead of Moab, and the skulls of the people of tumult.

Hosea 14:7

{They will again dwell} in my shadow; they will grow grain and they will blossom like the plant vine; his fame [will be] like the wine of Lebanon.

Jonah 4:5-6

And Jonah went out from the city and sat [down] east of the city, and he made for himself a shelter there. And he sat under it in the shade, {waiting to see} what would happen with the city. And Yahweh God appointed a plant, and he made it grow up over Jonah to be a shade over his head, to save him from his discomfort. And Jonah {was very glad} about the plant.

Mark 4:32

but when it is sown it grows up and becomes the largest of all the garden herbs, and sends out large branches so that the birds of the sky are able to nest in its shade."

Psalm 36:7

How precious [is] your loyal love, O God, and the children of humankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

Psalm 57:1

Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, because in you my soul takes refuge. In the shadow of your wings I will take refuge until destruction passes by.

Psalm 63:7

Because you have been my help, therefore in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy.

Isaiah 4:5-6

Then Yahweh will create over all of the site of {Mount Zion} and over her assembly a cloud by day and smoke and the brightness of flaming fire [by] night. Indeed, over all [the] glory [there will be] a canopy, and it will be a shelter for shade from [the] heat by day, and a refuge and a hiding place from rainstorm and from rain.

Isaiah 25:4-5

For you have been a refuge to the poor, a refuge to the needy in his distress, a shelter from [the] rainstorm, a shade from [the] heat. For [the] breath of [the] ruthless [was] like a rainstorm against a wall, [the] noise of foreigners like heat in a dry land. You subdued [the] heat with [the] shade of a cloud; [the] song of [the] ruthless was silenced.

Isaiah 49:2

And he {made} my mouth like a sharp sword; he hid me in the shadow of his hand, and he {made} me like an sharpened arrow; he hid me in his quiver.

Isaiah 51:16

And I have put my words in your mouth, and I have covered you in the shadow of my hand, to plant [the] heavens and to found [the] earth, saying to Zion, 'You [are] my people.'"

Isaiah 32:2

And each one will be like a hiding place from [the] wind and a covering from [the] rainstorm, like streams of water in a dry region, like [the] shade of a large rock in a weary land.

Lamentations 4:20

The breath of our nostrils, the anointed one of Yahweh, was captured in their pits; of whom we said, "In his shadow we will live among the nations."

Ezekiel 17:22-23

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'And I will take, [even] I, from the treetop of the high cedar, and I will plant [it], from the head of its new plant shoot I will pluck a tender one, and I will plant [it], [even] I, on a high and lofty mountain. On the height of the mountain of Israel I will plant [it], and it will carry branches, and it will bear fruit, and {it will become a noble cedar}, and all of the birds of all wings will dwell under it in the shade of its branches.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we [are] strangers before you and sojourners like all our ancestors. Our days [are] like the shadow upon earth, and there is no hope [of abiding].

Job 8:9

for we [are of] yesterday, and we do not know, for our days on earth [are] a shadow.

Job 14:2

Like a flower he comes up, and he withers away; and he flees like a shadow, but he does not last.

Psalm 109:23

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

Isaiah 59:9

Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We wait for light, but look! [there is] darkness; for brightness, [but] we walk in darkness.

Job 3:3-5

"Let [the] day perish on which I was born, and the night that said, 'A man-child is conceived.' Let that day become darkness; may God not seek it from above, nor may daylight shine on it. Let darkness and deep shadow claim it; let clouds settle on it; let them terrify it [with the] blackness of day.

Job 7:2-3

Like a slave he longs for [the] shadow, and like a laborer he waits for his wages. So {I had to inherit} months of worthlessness, and nights of misery are apportioned to me.

Job 16:16

My face is red because of weeping, and deep shadows [are] on my eyelids,

Job 17:7

And my eye has grown dim from grief, and the limbs of my body [are] all like a shadow.

Job 38:17

Have [the] gates of death been revealed to you? Or have you seen [the] gates of deep shadow?

Job 10:21-22

Before I go--and I will not return-- to [the] land of darkness and deep shadow, to [the] land of darkness, like [the] darkness of a deep shadow and {chaos}, so that it shines forth like darkness.'"

Job 12:22

"He uncovers mysteries out of darkness, and he brings deep shadow to the light.

Job 34:22

There is no darkness, and there is no deep shadow where instigators of mischief might hide themselves.

Psalm 139:11-12

And if I should say, "Surely darkness will cover me, and [the] light around me [will be as] night," even [the] darkness is not too dark for you, and [the] night shines as the day-- the darkness [and] the light are alike [for you].

Isaiah 60:1-2

"Arise, shine! For your light has come, and the glory of Yahweh has risen on you. For look! darkness shall cover [the] earth, and thick darkness [the] peoples, but Yahweh will rise on you, and his glory will appear over you.

Colossians 2:16-17

Therefore do not let anyone judge you with reference to eating or drinking or participation in a feast or a new moon or a Sabbath, which are a shadow of what is to come, but the reality [is] Christ.

Hebrews 8:5

who serve a sketch and shadow of the heavenly [things], just as Moses was warned [when he] was about to complete the tabernacle, for he says, "See to it that you make everything according to the pattern which was shown to you on the mountain."

Hebrews 10:1

For the law, possessing a shadow of the good [things] that are about to come, not the form of things itself, [is] never able {year by year} by means of the same sacrifices which they offer without interruption to make perfect those who draw near.

Judges 9:36

When Gaal saw the army, he said to Zebul, "Look, people [are] coming down from the top of the mountains!" And Zebul said to him, "{The shadows of the mountains look like people to you}."

Nehemiah 13:19

So when it became dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I commanded that the doors be shut and said that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. And I appointed some of my young men over the gates [to prevent] any {goods} being brought in on the day of the Sabbath.

Jeremiah 6:4

{Sanctify} war against her. Arise, and let us attack at noon. Woe to us, for the day turns, for [the] shadows of evening are lengthened.

2 Kings 20:9-11

Isaiah said, "This [is] the sign for you from Yahweh that Yahweh will do the thing that he has promised: Shall the shadow advance ten steps or shall it return ten steps?" Hezekiah answered, "It is easy for the shadow to lengthen ten steps. No, but let the shadow return backwards ten steps." Isaiah the prophet called to Yahweh, and he brought back the shadow on the steps where it had gone down on the steps of Ahaz, backwards ten steps.

Isaiah 38:8

Look! I will cause [the] shadow of the steps, which it had gone down on the steps of Ahaz with the sun, to turn backwards ten steps." And the sun turned back ten steps on the steps which it had gone down.

Acts 5:15

so that they even carried out the sick into the streets and put [them] on cots and mats so that [when] Peter came by, at least [his] shadow would fall on some of them.