'Light' in the Bible
and God saith, 'Let light be;' and light is.
And God seeth the light that it is good, and God separateth between the light and the darkness,
and God calleth to the light 'Day,' and to the darkness He hath called 'Night;' and there is an evening, and there is a morning -- day one.
and they have been for luminaries in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth:' and it is so.
and God giveth them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth,
and to rule over day and over night, and to make a separation between the light and the darkness; and God seeth that it is good;
they have not seen one another, and none hath risen from his place three days; and to all the sons of Israel there hath been light in their dwellings.'
and Jehovah is going before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them in the way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give light to them, to go by day and by night;
oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil, and for the perfume of the spices,
and thou hast made its seven lamps, and one hath caused its lights to go up, and it hath given light over-against its front.
And thou -- thou dost command the sons of Israel, and they bring unto thee pure beaten olive oil for the light, to cause the lamp to go up continually;
and oil for the light, and spices for the anointing oil, and for the spice perfume,
'And the candlestick for the light, and its vessels, and its lamps, and the oil for the light,
and the spices, and the oil for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the spice perfume;
the pure candlestick, its lamps, the lamps of arrangement, and all its vessels, and the oil for the light.
'Command the sons of Israel, and they bring unto thee pure olive oil, beaten, for the lamp, to cause a light to go up continually;
'Speak unto Aaron, and thou hast said unto him, In thy causing the lights to go up, over-against the face of the candlestick do the seven lights give light.'
and the people speak against God, and against Moses, 'Why hast thou brought us up out of Egypt to die in a wilderness? for there is no bread, and there is no water, and our soul hath been weary of this light bread.'
Cursed is He who is making light of his father and his mother, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
it is told to the Gazathites, saying, 'Samson hath come in hither;' and they go round and lay wait for him all the night at the gate of the city, and keep themselves silent all the night, saying, 'Till the light of the morning -- then we have slain him.'
and the woman cometh in at the turning of the morning, and falleth at the opening of the man's house, where her lord is, till the light.
And Saul saith, 'Let us go down after the Philistines by night, and we prey upon them till the light of the morning, and leave not a man of them.' And they say, 'All that is good in thine eyes do.' And the priest saith, 'Let us draw near hither unto God.'
And the servants of Saul speak in the ears of David these words, and David saith, 'Is it a light thing in your eyes to be son-in-law to the king -- and I a poor man, and lightly esteemed?'
thus doth God do to the enemies of David, and thus He doth add, if I leave of all that he hath till the light of the morning -- of those sitting on the wall.'
And yet, Jehovah liveth, God of Israel, who hath kept me back from doing evil with thee, for unless thou hadst hasted, and dost come to meet me, surely there had not been left to Nabal till the light of the morning, of those sitting on the wall.'
And Abigail cometh in unto Nabal, and lo, he hath a banquet in his house, like a banquet of the king, and the heart of Nabal is glad within him, and he is drunk unto excess, and she hath not declared to him anything, less or more, till the light of the morning.
and now, rise thou early in the morning, and the servants of thy lord who have come with thee, when ye have risen early in the morning, and have light, then go ye.'
And there are there three sons of Zeruiah, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel, and Asahel is light on his feet, as one of the roes which are in the field,
And they lift up Asahel, and bury him in the burying-place of his father, which is in Beth-Lehem, and they go all the night -- Joab and his men -- and it is light to them in Hebron.
And David riseth, and all the people who are with him, and they pass over the Jordan, till the light of the morning, till one hath not been lacking who hath not passed over the Jordan.
And as the light of morning he riseth, A morning sun -- no clouds! By the shining, by the rain, Tender grass of the earth!
Thy father made hard our yoke, and thou, now, make light some of the hard service of thy father, and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we serve thee.'
And they speak unto him -- the lads who had grown up with him -- saying, 'Thus dost thou say to this people who have spoken unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and thou, make it light upon us; thus dost thou speak unto them, My little finger is thicker than the loins of my father;
And it cometh to pass -- hath it been light his walking in the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat? -- then he taketh a wife, Jezebel daughter of Ethbaal, king of the Zidonians, and goeth and serveth Baal, and boweth himself to it,
'And this hath been light in the eyes of Jehovah, and he hath given Moab into your hand,
And they say one unto another, 'We are not doing right this day; a day of tidings it is, and we are keeping silent; and -- we have waited till the light of the morning, then hath punishment found us; and now, come and we go in and declare to the house of the king.'
And Hezekiah saith, 'It hath been light for the shadow to incline ten degrees: nay, but let the shadow turn backward ten degrees.'
Thy father made our yoke sharp, and now, make light somewhat of the sharp service of thy father, and of his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we serve thee.'
and he saith unto them, 'What are ye counselling, and we answer this people that have spoken unto me, saying, Make light somewhat of the yoke that thy father put upon us?'
And the lads who have grown up with him, speak with him, saying, 'Thus dost thou say to the people who have spoken unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, and thou, make light somewhat of our yoke; thus dost thou say unto them, My little finger is thicker than the loins of my father;
and he readeth in it before the broad place that is before the water-gate, from the light till the middle of the day, over-against the men, and the women, and those intelligent, and the ears of all the people are unto the book of the law.
and Thou, in Thine abundant mercies, hast not forsaken them in the wilderness -- the pillar of the cloud hath not turned aside from off them by day, to lead them in the way, and the pillar of the fire by night, to give light to them and the way in which they go.
to the Jews hath been light, and gladness, and joy, and honour,
That day -- let it be darkness, Let not God require it from above, Nor let light shine upon it.
Let the stars of its twilight be dark, Let it wait for light, and there is none, And let it not look on the eyelids of the dawn.
(Or as a hidden abortion I am not, As infants -- they have not seen light.)
Why giveth He to the miserable light, and life to the bitter soul?
Removing deep things out of darkness, And He bringeth out to light death-shade.
They feel darkness, and not light, He causeth them to wander as a drunkard.
Night for day they appoint, Light is near because of darkness.
Also, the light of the wicked is extinguished. And there doth not shine a spark of his fire.
The light hath been dark in his tent, And his lamp over him is extinguished.
They thrust him from light unto darkness, And from the habitable earth cast him out.
And thou decreest a saying, And it is established to thee, And on thy ways hath light shone.
They have been among rebellious ones of light, They have not discerned His ways, Nor abode in His paths.
At the light doth the murderer rise, He doth slay the poor and needy, And in the night he is as a thief.
He hath dug in the darkness -- houses; By day they shut themselves up, They have not known light.
Light he is on the face of the waters, Vilified is their portion in the earth, He turneth not the way of vineyards.
Is their any number to His troops? And on whom ariseth not His light?
A limit He hath placed on the waters, Unto the boundary of light with darkness.
From overflowing floods he hath bound, And the hidden thing bringeth out to light.
In His causing His lamp to shine on my head, By His light I walk through darkness.
I laugh unto them -- they give no credence, And the light of my face cause not to fall.
When good I expected, then cometh evil, And I wait for light, and darkness cometh.
If I see the light when it shineth, And the precious moon walking,
He hath ransomed my soul From going over into the pit, And my life on the light looketh.'
To bring back his soul from the pit, To be enlightened with the light of the living.
Lo, He hath spread over it His light, And the roots of the sea He hath covered,
By two palms He hath covered the light, And layeth a charge over it in meeting,
Under the whole heavens He directeth it, And its light is over the skirts of the earth.
Yea, by filling He doth press out a cloud, Scatter a cloud doth His light.
Dost thou know when God doth place them, And caused to shine the light of His cloud?
And now, they have not seen the light, Bright it is in the clouds, And the wind hath passed by and cleanseth them.
And withheld from the wicked is their light, And the arm lifted up is broken.
Where is this -- the way light dwelleth? And darkness, where is this -- its place?
Where is this, the way light is apportioned? It scattereth an east wind over the earth.
His sneezings cause light to shine, And his eyes are as the eyelids of the dawn.
Many are saying, 'Who doth show us good?' Lift on us the light of Thy face, O Jehovah,
By David. Jehovah is my light and my salvation, Whom do I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life, Of whom am I afraid?
For with Thee is a fountain of life, In Thy light we see light.
And hath brought out as light thy righteousness, And thy judgment as noon-day.
My heart is panting, my power hath forsaken me, And the light of mine eyes, Even they are not with me.
Send forth Thy light and Thy truth, They -- they lead me, they bring me in, Unto Thy holy hill, and unto Thy tabernacles.
For, not by their sword Possessed they the land, And their arm gave not salvation to them, But Thy right hand, and Thine arm, And the light of Thy countenance, Because Thou hadst accepted them.
It cometh to the generation of his fathers, For ever they see not the light.
For Thou hast delivered my soul from death, Dost Thou not my feet from falling? To walk habitually before God in the light of the living!
Thine is the day, also Thine is the night, Thou hast prepared a light giver -- the sun.
And leadeth them with a cloud by day, And all the night with a light of fire.
O the happiness of the people knowing the shout, O Jehovah, in the light of Thy face they walk habitually.
Thou hast set our iniquities before Thee, Our hidden things at the light of Thy face,
Light is sown for the righteous, And for the upright of heart -- joy.
Covering himself with light as a garment, Stretching out the heavens as a curtain,
Light hath risen in darkness to the upright, Gracious, and merciful, and righteous.
God is Jehovah, and He giveth to us light, Direct ye the festal-sacrifice with cords, Unto the horns of the altar.
Nun. A lamp to my foot is Thy word, And a light to my path.
And I say, 'Surely darkness bruiseth me, Then night is light to me.
Also darkness hideth not from Thee, And night as day shineth, as is darkness so is light.
Praise ye Him, sun and moon, Praise ye Him, all stars of light.
And the path of the righteous is as a shining light, Going and brightening till the day is established,
For a lamp is the command, And the law a light, And a way of life are reproofs of instruction,
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