'Light' in the Bible
And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.
and let them be for lights in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.
And God made the two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth,
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.
A light shalt thou make to the ark, and to a cubit shalt thou finish it upward; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their asses.
they saw not one another, neither rose any one from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.
And Jehovah went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, to lead them the way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, that they might go by day and by night:
and it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud and the darkness, yet gave it light by night: and the one came not near the other all the night.
oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense,
And thou shalt make the lamps thereof, seven: and they shall light the lamps thereof, to give light over against it.
And thou shalt command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.
and oil for the light, and spices for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense,
the candlestick also for the light, and its vessels, and its lamps, and the oil for the light;
and the spice, and the oil; for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense.
the pure candlestick, the lamps thereof, even the lamps to be set in order, and all the vessels thereof, and the oil for the light;
And thou shalt bring in the table, and set in order the things that are upon it; and thou shalt bring in the candlestick, and light the lamps thereof.
Command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.
And they shall take a cloth of blue, and cover the candlestick of the light, and its lamps, and its snuffers, and its snuffdishes, and all the oil vessels thereof, wherewith they minister unto it:
And the charge of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest shall be the oil for the light, and the sweet incense, and the continual meal-offering, and the anointing oil, the charge of all the tabernacle, and of all that therein is, the sanctuary, and the furniture thereof.
Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When thou lightest the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light in front of the candlestick.
And Aaron did so; he lighted the lamps thereof'so as to give light in front of the candlestick, as Jehovah commanded Moses.
And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, and there is no water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.
Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
And she said unto them, Get you to the mountain, lest the pursuers light upon you; and hide yourselves there three days, until the pursuers be returned: and afterward may ye go your way.
And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baal-berith, wherewith Abimelech hired vain and light fellows, who followed him.
And it was told the Gazites, saying, Samson is come hither. And they compassed him in, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, Let be till morning light, then we will kill him.
Then came the woman in the dawning of the day, and fell down at the door of the man's house where her lord was, till it was light.
And she went, and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on the portion of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.
And Saul said, Let us go down after the Philistines by night, and take spoil among them until the morning light, and let us not leave a man of them. And they said, Do whatsoever seemeth good unto thee. Then said the priest, Let us draw near hither unto God.
And Saul's servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be the king's son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?
God do so unto the enemies of David, and more also, if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light so much as one man-child.
For in very deed, as Jehovah, the God of Israel, liveth, who hath withholden me from hurting thee, except thou hadst hasted and come to meet me, surely there had not been left unto Nabal by the morning light so much as one man-child.
And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
Wherefore now rise up early in the morning with the servants of thy lord that are come with thee; and as soon as ye are up early in the morning, and have light, depart.
And the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.
So shall we come upon him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light upon him as the dew falleth on the ground; and of him and of all the men that are with him we will not leave so much as one.
Then David arose, and all the people that were with him, and they passed over the Jordan: by the morning light there lacked not one of them that was not gone over the Jordan.
He shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass'springeth out of the earth, Through clear shining after rain.
And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.
And this is but a light thing in the sight of Jehovah: he will also deliver the Moabites into your hand.
Then they said one to another, We do not well; this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace: if we tarry till the morning light, punishment will overtake us; now therefore come, let us go and tell the king's household.
And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the shadow to decline ten steps: nay, but let the shadow return backward ten steps.
Moreover in a pillar of cloud thou leddest them by day; and in a pillar of fire by night, to give them light in the way wherein they should go.
yet thou in thy manifold mercies forsookest them not in the wilderness: the pillar of cloud departed not from over them by day, to lead them in the way; neither the pillar of fire by night, to show them light, and the way wherein they should go.
The Jews had light and gladness, and joy and honor.
Let that day be darkness; Let not God from above seek for it, Neither let the light shine upon it.
Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark: Let it look for light, but have none; Neither let it behold the eyelids of the morning:
Or as a hidden untimely birth I had not been, As infants that never saw light.
Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto the bitter in soul;
Why is light given to a man whose way is hid, And whom God hath hedged in?
The land dark as midnight, The land of the shadow of death, without any order, And where the light is as midnight.
He uncovereth deep things out of darkness, And bringeth out to light the shadow of death.
They grope in the dark without light; And he maketh them to stagger like a drunken man.
They change the night into day: The light,'say they , is near unto the darkness.
Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, And the spark of his fire shall not shine.
The light shall be dark in his tent, And his lamp above him shall be put out.
He shall be driven from light into darkness, And chased out of the world.
Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee; And light shall shine upon thy ways.
These are of them that rebel against the light; They know not the ways thereof, Nor abide in the paths thereof.
The murderer riseth with the light; He killeth the poor and needy; And in the night he is as a thief.
In the dark they dig through houses: They shut themselves up in the day-time; They know not the light.
Is there any number of his armies? And upon whom doth not his light arise?
He hath described a boundary upon the face of the waters, Unto the confines of light and darkness.
He bindeth the streams that they trickle not; And the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.
When his lamp shined upon my head, And by his light I walked through darkness;
I smiled on them, when they had no confidence; And the light of my countenance they cast not down.
When I looked for good, then evil came; And when I waited for light, there came darkness.
He hath redeemed my soul from going into the pit, And my life shall behold the light.
To bring back his soul from the pit, That he may be enlightened with the light of the living.
Behold, he spreadeth his light around him; And he covereth the bottom of the sea.
And now men see not the light which is bright in the skies; But the wind passeth, and cleareth them.
And from the wicked their light is withholden, And the high arm is broken.
Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And as for darkness, where is the place thereof,
By what way is the light parted, Or the east wind scattered upon the earth?
His sneezings flash forth light, And his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.
Many there are that say, Who will show us any good? Jehovah, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
For thou wilt light my lamp: Jehovah my God will lighten my darkness.
Jehovah is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?
For with thee is the fountain of life: In thy light shall we see light.
And he will make thy righteousness to go forth as the light, And thy justice as the noon-day.
My heart throbbeth, my strength faileth me: As for the light of mine eyes, it also is gone from me.
Oh send out thy light and thy truth; let them lead me: Let them bring me unto thy holy hill, And to thy tabernacles.
For they gat not the land in possession by their own sword, Neither did their own arm save them; But thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, Because thou wast favorable unto them.
He shall go to the generation of his fathers; They shall never see the light.
For thou hast delivered my soul from death: Hast thou not delivered my feet from falling, That I may walk before God In the light of the living?
The day is thine, the night also is thine: Thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
In the day-time also he led them with a cloud, And all the night with a light of fire.
Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: They walk, O Jehovah, in the light of thy countenance.
Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, Our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.
Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment; Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain;
He spread a cloud for a covering, And fire to give light in the night.
Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: He is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.
Jehovah is God, and he hath given us light: Bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.
NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, And light unto my path.
The opening of thy words giveth light; It giveth understanding unto the simple.
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