25 Bible Verses About Light (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Light (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Light

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John 8:12

12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

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John 1:5

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

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Psalm 119:105

Nun

105   Your word is a lamp to my feet
    and a light to my path.

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Matthew 5:16

16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

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1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

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246

Ephesians 5:8

for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

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Matthew 5:14

14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

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1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

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1 John 1:5

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

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189

Psalm 27:1

Of David.

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

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153

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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151

John 12:35

35 So Jesus said to them, “The light is among you for a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you. The one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.

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141

John 9:5

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”

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117

Matthew 4:16

16   the people dwelling in darkness
    have seen a great light,
  and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death,
    on them a light has dawned.”

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116

Isaiah 42:16

16   And I will lead the blind
    in a way that they do not know,
  in paths that they have not known
    I will guide them.
  I will turn the darkness before them into light,
    the rough places into level ground.
  These are the things I do,
    and I do not forsake them.

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113

Luke 11:34

34 Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it is bad, your body is full of darkness.

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Isaiah 58:8

  Then shall your light break forth like the dawn,
    and your healing shall spring up speedily;
  your righteousness shall go before you;
    the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard.

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107

James 1:17

17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

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107

Genesis 1:3

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

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107

Psalm 119:130

130   The unfolding of your words gives light;
    it imparts understanding to the simple.

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Ephesians 5:14

14 for anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore it says,

  “Awake, O sleeper,
    and arise from the dead,
  and Christ will shine on you.”

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91

John 12:36

36 While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light.”

When Jesus had said these things, he departed and hid himself from them.

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86

John 1:4

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

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Matthew 5:14-16

14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

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Psalm 36:9

  For with you is the fountain of life;
    in your light do we see light.

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