238 occurrences

'Light' in the Bible

and let them be for lights in the firmament of the heavens to give light upon the earth; and it was so.

And God set them in the firmament of the heavens 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.

As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their asses.

They did not see one another, neither did any rise from his place for three days; but all the sons of Israel had light in their dwellings.

oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil and for the sweet incense,

And thou shalt make its seven lamps; and they shall light its lamps, that they may give light over against it.

And thou shalt command the sons of Israel that they bring thee olive oil, clear, crushed, for the light, to cause the lamps to burn always.

oil for the light, spices for anointing oil and for the aromatic incense;

the lampstand also for the light and its vessels and its lamps, and the oil for the light;

and aromatic spice and oil for the light and for the anointing oil and for the aromatic incense.

the pure lampstand with its lamps, even with the lamps to be set in order, and all its vessels and the oil for light,

And thou shalt bring in the table and set in order the things that are to be set in order upon it, and thou shalt bring in the lampstand and light its lamps.

Command the sons of Israel that they bring unto thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamps to burn continually.

And they shall take a cloth of blue and cover the lampstand of the light and its lamps and its tongs and its snuffdishes and all the oil vessels thereof with which they minister unto it;

But unto the care of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, shall be the oil of the light and the aromatic incense and the daily present and the anointing oil and the care of all the tabernacle and of all that is therein, in the sanctuary, and in the vessels thereof.

Speak unto Aaron and say unto him, When thou lightest the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light over against the face of the lampstand.

And the people spoke against God and against Moses, Why have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loathes this light bread.

And they gave him seventy shekels of silver out of the house of Baalberith, with which Abimelech hired vain and light men who followed him.

And it was told unto those of Gaza, Samson is come here. And they compassed him in and laid in wait for him all night in the gate of the city and were quiet all that night, saying, In the morning when it is light, we shall kill him.

Then the woman came, in the dawning of the day, and fell down at the door of the man's house where her lord was until it was light.

And she went and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers, and it came to pass that her lot was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.

And Saul said, Let us go down after the Philistines by night and spoil them until the morning light, and let us not leave a man of them. And they said, Do whatever seems good unto thee. Then the priest said, Let us draw near unto God here.

And Saul's slaves spoke those words in the ears of David. And David said, Does it seem to you a light thing to be a king's son-in-law, seeing that I am a poor man and lightly esteemed?

Let God do so and more also unto the enemies of David if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light any that piss against the wall.

For in very deed as the LORD God of Israel lives, who has kept me back from hurting thee, except thou hadst hastened and come to meet me, surely there had not been left unto Nabal by the morning light any that piss against the wall.

And Abigail came to Nabal, and, behold, he held a banquet in his house like the banquet of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken; therefore, she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

Therefore, now rise up early in the morning with thy master's slaves that are come with thee, and as soon as ye are up early in the morning and it is 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.

Then we shall come upon him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light upon him as the dew falls on the ground; and of him and of all the men that are with him, there shall not be left so much as one.

Then David arose and all the people that were with him, and they passed over the Jordan before the morning light; there lacked not one of them that was not gone over the Jordan.

But Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, helped David, and smote the Philistine and killed him. Then the men of David swore unto him, saying, From now on thou shalt not go out with us to battle that thou not quench the light of Israel.

And as the light of the morning when the sun rises, of a morning shining forth without clouds, as the shining forth through light rain upon the tender grass of the earth:

for it was as a light thing unto him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, and he took to wife Jezebel, the daughter of Ethbaal, king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal and worshipped him.

And this is but a light thing in the sight of the LORD; he will also deliver the Moabites into your hands.

Then they said one to another, We do not well; this day is a day to give good tidings, and we are silent; if we tarry until the morning light, we shall be taken in the iniquity. Now, therefore, come, that we may enter in and give the news in the king's house.

Yet with all this, the LORD would not destroy Judah for David, his slave's sake, as he had promised him to give him always a light of his sons.

However, the LORD would not destroy the house of David because of the covenant that he had made with David and as he promised to give a light to him and to his sons for ever.

Moreover, thou didst lead them by day with a pillar of cloud and by night with a pillar of fire to give them light in the way by which they should go.

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

Let the stars of its dawn be darkened; they waited for light, but have none; neither let them see the dawning of the day;

Or, why was I not hidden as an untimely birth, as infants who never saw light?

Why is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul;

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

They grope in the darkness and not the light, and he causes them to err like drunken men.

The light of the wicked shall certainly be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine.

The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his lamp shall be put out with him.

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

Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee; and the light shall shine upon thy ways.

They are among those that rebel against the light; they have never known its ways nor abided in its paths.

The murderer rises with the light, kills the poor and the needy, and in the night is as a thief.

In the dark they dig through houses, which they had marked for themselves in the daytime; they do not know the light.

Is there any number to his armies? And upon whom does his light not arise?

He detained the rivers in their source and caused that which was hid to be brought to light.

when his lamp shone upon my head, and by its light I walked in the darkness;

If I laughed at them, they did not believe it; and they did not cast down the light of my countenance.

God will ransom his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

to turn back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.

Behold, he spreads his light upon it and covers the roots of the sea.

With the clouds he covers the light and commands them to come against the light.

He shall place it straight under the whole of the heavens, and his light shall extend unto the ends of the earth.

In addition to this, with clarity he wearies the thick clouds; and he scatters them with his light.

Dost thou know when God disposed them and caused the light of his cloud to shine?

Also, sometimes the clear light which is in the heavens is not seen, but the wind passes and cleanses them.

but the light of the wicked is taken from them, and the high arm is broken.

Where is the way to the habitation of the light, and where is the place of the darkness?

By what way is the light divided; from where is the east wind scattered upon the earth?

There are many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

O send out thy light and thy truth; let them lead me; let them bring me unto the mountain of thy holiness and to thy tabernacles.

For they did not get the land in inheritance 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 thy delight was in them.

He shall enter into the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light forever.

For thou hast delivered my life from death; thou hast kept my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living.

Happy are the people that know how to enter into joy; they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.

who dost cover thyself with light as with a garment, who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain,

Even the darkness does not hide from thee; but the night shines as the day; the darkness is as the light.

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φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10

קלל 
Qalal 
Usage: 82

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

אוּר 
'uwr 
Usage: 7

אורה 
'owrah 
Usage: 4

בּרק 
Baraq 
Usage: 21

חזיז 
Chaziyz 
Usage: 3

יפע 
Yapha` 
Usage: 8

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

לפּד לפּיד 
Lappiyd 
Usage: 14

מארה מאורה מאר מאור 
Ma'owr 
Usage: 19

מחזה 
mechezah 
Usage: 4

מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

נגהּ 
Nogahh 
Usage: 19

נהירוּ נהירo 
N@hiyr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 6

נהרה 
N@harah 
Usage: 1

נחת 
Nachath 
Usage: 8

נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

עלה 
`alah 
up , offer , come , bring , ascend , go , chew , offering , light , increase , burn , depart , put , spring , raised , arose , break , exalted ,
Usage: 890

פּחז 
Pachaz 
Usage: 2

פּחזוּת 
Pachazuwth 
Usage: 1

צנח 
Tsanach 
Usage: 3

קל 
Qal 
Usage: 13

קלה 
Qalah 
Usage: 6

קלקל 
Q@loqel 
Usage: 1

שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 24

שׁקף 
Shaquph 
Usage: 2

ἀμελέω 
ameleo 
neglect , make light of , regard not , be negligent
Usage: 4

ἀποκάλυψις 
Apokalupsis 
Usage: 18

ἅπτω 
Hapto 
Usage: 1

ἀστραπή 
Astrape 
Usage: 5

ἀστράπτω 
Astrapto 
Usage: 1

ἐλαφρία 
Elaphria 
Usage: 1

ἐλαφρός 
Elaphros 
Usage: 1

ἐπιφαίνω 
Epiphaino 
Usage: 4

ἐπιφαύω 
Epiphausko 
Usage: 1

καίω 
Kaio 
Usage: 7

κουφίζω 
Kouphizo 
Usage: 1

λαμπάς 
Lampas 
Usage: 4

λάμπω 
Lampo 
Usage: 4

λύχνος 
Luchnos 
Usage: 4

πίπτω πέτω 
Pipto 
Usage: 56

ταχύ 
Tachu 
Usage: 5

φέγγος 
Pheggos 
Usage: 0

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

φωστήρ 
Phoster 
Usage: 2

φωτεινός 
Photeinos 
Usage: 1

φωτισμός 
Photismos 
Usage: 2