'Light' in the Bible
God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.
God saw the light, and saw that it was good. God divided the light from the darkness.
God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day.
and let them be for lights in the expanse of sky to give light on the earth;" and it was so.
God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.
God set them in the expanse of sky to give light to the earth,
and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness. God saw that it was good.
As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their donkeys.
They didn't see one another, neither did anyone rise from his place for three days; but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.
Yahweh went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, to lead them on their way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, that they might go by day and by night:
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 didn't come near the other all the night.
oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil and for the sweet incense,
You shall make its lamps seven, and they shall light its lamps to give light to the space in front of it.
"You shall command the children of Israel, that they bring to you pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.
oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil and for the sweet incense,
the lampstand also for the light, with its vessels, its lamps, and the oil for the light;
and the spice, and the oil for the light, for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense.
the pure lampstand, its lamps, even the lamps to be set in order, all its vessels, the oil for the light,
You shall bring in the table, and set in order the things that are on it. You shall bring in the lampstand, and light its lamps.
"Command the children of Israel, that they bring to you pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.
"They shall take a blue cloth, and cover the lampstand of the light, and its lamps, and its snuffers, and its snuff dishes, and all its oil vessels, with which they minister to it.
"The duty of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest shall be the oil for the light, the sweet incense, the continual meal offering, and the anointing oil, the requirements of all the tabernacle, and of all that is in it, the sanctuary, and its furnishings."
"Speak to Aaron, and tell him, 'When you light the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light in front of the lampstand.'"
Aaron did so. He lit its lamps to light the area in front of the lampstand, as Yahweh commanded Moses.
The people spoke against God, and against Moses, "Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no bread, and there is no water; and our soul loathes this light bread."
'Cursed is he who sets light by his father or his mother.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
They gave him seventy [pieces] of silver out of the house of Baal Berith, with which Abimelech hired vain and light fellows, who followed him.
[It was told] the Gazites, saying, "Samson is here!" They surrounded him, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, [Let be] until 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, until it was light.
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." They said, "Do whatever seems good to you." Then the priest said, "Let us draw near here to God."
Saul's servants spoke those words in the ears of David. David said, "Does it seems to you a light thing to be the king's son-in-law, since I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?"
God do so to the enemies of David, and more also, if I leave of all that belongs to him by the morning light so much as one who urinates on a wall."
For indeed, as Yahweh, the God of Israel, lives, who has withheld me from hurting you, unless you had hurried and come to meet me, surely there wouldn't have been left to Nabal by the morning light so much as one who urinates on a wall."
Abigail came to Nabal; and behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. 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 the servants of your lord who have come with you; and as soon as you are up early in the morning, and have light, depart."
The three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild gazelle.
So shall we come on him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light on him as the dew falls on the ground; and of him and of all the men who are with him we will not leave so much as one.
Then David arose, and all the people who were with him, and they passed over the Jordan. By the morning light there lacked not one of them who had not gone over the Jordan.
For you are my lamp, Yahweh. Yahweh will light up my darkness.
shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, when the tender grass springs out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.'
It happened, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took as wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshiped him.
This is but a light thing in the sight of Yahweh. He will also deliver the Moabites into your hand.
Then they said one to another, "We aren't doing right. This day is a day of good news, and we keep silent. If we wait until the morning light, punishment will overtake us. Now therefore come, let us go and tell the king's household."
Hezekiah answered, "It is a light thing for the shadow to go forward ten steps. Nay, but let the shadow return backward ten steps."
Moreover, in a pillar of cloud you led them by day; and in a pillar of fire by night, to give them light in the way in which they should go.
yet you in your manifold mercies didn't forsake them in the wilderness: the pillar of cloud didn't depart 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 in which they should go.
The Jews had light, gladness, joy, and honor.
Let that day be darkness. Don't let God from above seek for it, neither let the light shine on it.
Let the stars of its twilight be dark. Let it look for light, but have none, neither let it see the eyelids of the morning,
or as a hidden untimely birth I had not been, as infants who never saw light.
"Why is light given to him who is in misery, life to the bitter in soul,
Why is light given to a man whose way is hidden, whom God has hedged in?
the land dark as midnight, of the shadow of death, without any order, where the light is as midnight.'"
He uncovers deep things out of darkness, and brings out to light the shadow of death.
They grope in the dark without light. He makes them stagger like a drunken man.
They change the night into day, saying 'The light is near' in the presence of darkness.
"Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, The spark of his fire shall not shine.
The light shall be dark in his tent. His lamp above him shall be put out.
He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.
You shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established to you. Light shall shine on your ways.
"These are of those who rebel against the light. They don't know its ways, nor stay in its paths.
The murderer rises with the light. He kills the poor and needy. In the night he is like a thief.
In the dark they dig through houses. They shut themselves up in the daytime. They don't know the light.
Can his armies be counted? On whom does his light not arise?
He has described a boundary on the surface of the waters, and to the confines of light and darkness.
He binds the streams that they don't trickle. The thing that is hidden he brings forth to light.
when his lamp shone on my head, and by his light I walked through darkness,
I smiled on them when they had no confidence. They didn't reject the light of my face.
When I looked for good, then evil came; When I waited for light, there came darkness.
He has redeemed my soul from going into the pit. My life shall see the light.'
to bring back his soul from the pit, that he may be enlightened with the light of the living.
Behold, he spreads his light around him. He covers the bottom of the sea.
Now men don't see the light which is bright in the skies, but the wind passes, and clears them.
From the wicked, their light is withheld. The high arm is broken.
"What is the way to the dwelling of light? As for darkness, where is its place,
His sneezing flashes out light. His eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.
Many say, "Who will show us any good?" Yahweh, let the light of your face shine on us.
Behold, and answer me, Yahweh, my God. Give light to my eyes, lest I sleep in death;
For you will light my lamp, Yahweh. My God will light up my darkness.
Yahweh is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? Yahweh is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?
For with you is the spring of life. In your light shall we see light.
he will make your righteousness go forth as the light, and your justice as the noon day sun.
My heart throbs. My strength fails me. As for the light of my eyes, it has also left me.
Oh, send out your light and your truth. Let them lead me. Let them bring me to your holy hill, To your tents.
For they didn't get the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them; but your right hand, and your arm, and the light of your face, because you were favorable to them.
he shall go to the generation of his fathers. They shall never see the light.
For you have delivered my soul from death, and prevented my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A poem by David, when he fled from Saul, in the cave.
The day is yours, the night is also yours. You have prepared the light and the sun.
In the daytime he also led them with a cloud, and all night with a light of fire.
Blessed are the people who learn to acclaim you. They walk in the light of your presence, Yahweh.
You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your presence.
Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
He covers himself with light as with a garment. He stretches out the heavens like a curtain.
He spread a cloud for a covering, fire to give light in the night.
Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.
Yahweh is God, and he has given us light. Bind the sacrifice with cords, even to the horns of the altar.
Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light for my path.
The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.
If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me; the light around me will be night;"
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