142 occurrences

'Darkness' in the Bible

And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.

And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:

And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night.

And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.

And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness.

These words the LORD spake unto all your assembly in the mount out of the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the thick darkness, with a great voice: and he added no more. And he wrote them in two tables of stone, and delivered them unto me.

And it came to pass, when ye heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, (for the mountain did burn with fire,) that ye came near unto me, even all the heads of your tribes, and your elders;

And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.

And when they cried unto the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered them; and your eyes have seen what I have done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the wilderness a long season.

He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

He bowed the heavens also, and came down; and darkness was under his feet.

And he made darkness pavilions round about him, dark waters, and thick clouds of the skies.

Then spake Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

Then said Solomon, The LORD hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

Let that day be darkness; let not God regard it from above, neither let the light shine upon it.

Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.

As for that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months.

They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.

Before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;

A land of darkness, as darkness itself; and of the shadow of death, without any order, and where the light is as darkness.

He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light the shadow of death.

He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.

He wandereth abroad for bread, saying, Where is it? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.

He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.

If I wait, the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.

All darkness shall be hid in his secret places: a fire not blown shall consume him; it shall go ill with him that is left in his tabernacle.

Or darkness, that thou canst not see; and abundance of waters cover thee.

Because I was not cut off before the darkness, neither hath he covered the darkness from my face.

He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death.

When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness;

When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.

There is no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.

Teach us what we shall say unto him; for we cannot order our speech by reason of darkness.

When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,

Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof,

He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness was under his feet.

He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.

For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps.

Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.

Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth.

He sent darkness, and made it dark; and they rebelled not against his word.

He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder.

If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.

Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.

For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.

Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness.

The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all.

All his days also he eateth in darkness, and he hath much sorrow and wrath with his sickness.

For he cometh in with vanity, and departeth in darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.

But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.

Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

And in that day they shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea: and if one look unto the land, behold darkness and sorrow, and the light is darkened in the heavens thereof.

And they shall look unto the earth; and behold trouble and darkness, dimness of anguish; and they shall be driven to darkness.

And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness.

To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.

And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.

And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel.

Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called, The lady of kingdoms.

That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.

Who is among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God.

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

Therefore is judgment far from us, neither doth justice overtake us: we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness.

For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

O generation, see ye the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? wherefore say my people, We are lords; we will come no more unto thee?

Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.

Wherefore their way shall be unto them as slippery ways in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, saith the LORD.

He hath led me, and brought me into darkness, but not into light.

All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over thee, and set darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord GOD.

A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.

For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what is his thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, The LORD, The God of hosts, is his name.

Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you? the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light.

Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.

But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

מחשׁך 
Machshak 
Usage: 7

ערפל 
`araphel 
Usage: 16

אפל 
'aphel 
Usage: 1

אפל 
'ophel 
Usage: 9

אפלה 
'aphelah 
Usage: 10

דּרקון 
Darqown 
Usage: 2

חשׁוך 
Chashowk (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

חשׁך 
Chashak 
Usage: 17

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

חשׁיכה חשׁכה 
Chashekah 
Usage: 5

חשׁרה 
Chashrah 
Usage: 1

כּהה 
Kahah 
Usage: 8

כּהה 
Keheh 
Usage: 9

מאפל 
Ma'aphel 
Usage: 1

מאפליהo 
Ma'phel@yah 
Usage: 1

נשׁף 
Nesheph 
twilight , night , dark , dawning of the morning, dawning of the day
Usage: 12

עיפה 
`eyphah 
Usage: 2

עלטה 
`alatah 
Usage: 4

ערב 
`arab 
Usage: 3

עתם 
`atham 
Usage: 1

צלל 
Tsalal 
began to be dark , shadowing
Usage: 2

קדר 
Qadar 
Usage: 17

קפא 
Qapha' 
Usage: 4

αἴνιγμα 
Ainigma 
Usage: 1

αὐχμηρός 
Auchmeros 
Usage: 1

ζόφος 
Zophos 
Usage: 4

σκοτεινός 
Skoteinos 
Usage: 0

σκοτία 
Skotia 
Usage: 10

σκοτίζω 
Skotizo 
Usage: 6

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

σκοτόω 
Skotoo 
Usage: 1