Light

  • God the only source of.

    James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

  • Created by God.

    Genesis 1:3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

    Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.

  • Separated from darkness.

    Genesis 1:4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

  • light (KJV Dictionary)

  • Sun, moon, and stars appointed to communicate to the earth.

    Genesis 1:14-17 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: 15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. 16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. 17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

    Jeremiah 31:35 Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:

  • DIVIDED INTO
    • Natural.

      Job 24:14 The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

      Isaiah 5:30 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.

    • See LIGHT in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

    • Extraordinary or miraculous.

      Exodus 14:20 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.

      Psalms 78:14 In the daytime also he led them with a cloud, and all the night with a light of fire.

      Acts 9:3 And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:

      Acts 12:7 And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.

    • Artificial.

      Jeremiah 25:10 Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the candle.

      Acts 16:29 Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas,

    Bible concordance for LIGHT

  • Communicated to the body through the eye.

    Proverbs 15:30 The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat.

    Matthew 6:22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • White and pure.

      Matthew 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.

    • See Light in McClintock and Strong.

    • Bright.

      Job 37:21 And now men see not the bright light which is in the clouds: but the wind passeth, and cleanseth them.

    • Shining.

      2 Samuel 23:4 And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.

      Job 41:18 By his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.

    • Diffusive.

      Job 25:3 Is there any number of his armies? and upon whom doth not his light arise?

      Job 36:30 Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom of the sea.

    • Useful and precious.

      Ecclesiastes 2:13 Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness.

    • Agreeable.

      Ecclesiastes 11:7 Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

    • Manifesting objects.

      John 3:20-21 For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. 21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

  • The theory of, beyond man's comprehension.

    Job 38:19-20 Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof, 20 That thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the paths to the house thereof?

    Job 38:24 By what way is the light parted, which scattereth the east wind upon the earth?

  • ILLUSTRATIVE OF
    • Glory of God.

      Psalms 104:2 Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:

      1 Timothy 6:16 Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

    • Purity of God.

      1 John 1:5 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

    • Wisdom of God.

      Daniel 2:22 He revealeth the deep and secret things: he knoweth what is in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.

    • Guidance of God.

      Psalms 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

      Psalms 36:9 For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.

    • Favor of God.

      Psalms 4:6 There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

      Isaiah 2:5 O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the LORD.

    • Christ the source of all wisdom.

      Luke 2:32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

      John 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

      John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

      John 12:46 I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.

    • Glory of Christ.

      Acts 9:3 And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:

      Acts 26:13 At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me.

    • Purity of Christ.

      Matthew 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.

    • Word of God.

      Psalms 119:105 NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

      Psalms 119:130 The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

      2 Peter 1:19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:

    • Gospel.

      2 Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

      1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

    • Ministers.

      Matthew 5:14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

      John 5:35 He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

    • Wise rulers.

      2 Samuel 21:17 But Abishai the son of Zeruiah succoured him, and smote the Philistine, and killed him. Then the men of David sware unto him, saying, Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, that thou quench not the light of Israel.

      2 Samuel 23:4 And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.

    • The soul of man.

      Job 18:5-6 Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine. 6 The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.

    • Saints.

      Luke 16:8 And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

      Ephesians 5:8 For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:

      Philippians 2:15 That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

    • Future glory of saints.

      Psalms 97:11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

      Colossians 1:12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

    • The path of the just.

      Proverbs 4:18 But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

    • The glory of the church.

      Isaiah 60:1-3 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. 2 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. 3 And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.

    • Whatever makes manifest.

      John 3:21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

      Ephesians 5:13 But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.

 
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