I form the light, and create darkness. I make peace, and create calamity. I am the LORD, who does all these things.
I have not spoken in secret, in a place of the land of darkness. I didn't say to the seed of Jacob, 'Seek me in vain.' I, the LORD, speak righteousness. I declare things that are right.
"Sit in silence, and go into darkness, daughter of the Chaldeans; for you shall no more be called the mistress of kingdoms.
saying to those who are bound, 'Come out!'; to those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves!' "They shall feed in the ways, and on all bare heights shall be their pasture.
Who is among you who fears the LORD, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of the LORD, and rely on his God.
I will make your pinnacles of rubies, and your gates of sparkling jewels, and all your walls of precious stones.
His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they can't bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.
and if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul: then your light shall rise in darkness, and your obscurity be as the noonday;
Therefore is justice far from us, neither does righteousness overtake us: we look for light, but, behold, darkness; for brightness, but we walk in obscurity.
For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but the LORD will arise on you, and his glory shall be seen on you.
And likewise their gods of wood, overlain with silver and gold, are like a white thorn in an orchard, which every bird sits upon; and also like a dead body, which is cast into the dark.
For though you wash yourself with lye, and use much soap, yet your iniquity is marked before me," says the Lord the LORD.
Generation, consider the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel? Or a land of thick darkness? Why do my people say, 'We have broken loose. We will come to you no more?'
It shall come to pass, when you are multiplied and increased in the land, in those days," says the LORD, "they shall say no more, 'The ark of the covenant of the LORD!' neither shall it come to mind; neither shall they remember it; neither shall they miss it; neither shall it be made any more.
Give glory to the LORD your God, before he causes darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains, and, while you look for light, he turns it into the shadow of death, and makes it gross darkness.
Therefore their way shall be to them as slippery places in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein; for I will bring evil on them, even the year of their visitation, says the LORD.
For who has stood in the council of the LORD, that he should perceive and hear his word? who has marked my word, and heard it?
Shout against her all around: she has submitted herself; her bulwarks are fallen, her walls are thrown down; for it is the vengeance of the LORD: take vengeance on her; as she has done, do to her.
Let that day be darkness. Don't let God from above seek for it, neither let the light shine on it.
Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own. Let a cloud dwell on it. Let all that makes black the day terrify it.
As for that night, let thick darkness seize on it. Let it not rejoice among the days of the year. Let it not come into the number of the months.
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,
but man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope at noonday as in the night.
If I have sinned, what do I do to you, you watcher of men? Why have you set me as a mark for you, so that I am a burden to myself?
if I sin, then you mark me. You will not acquit me from my iniquity.
before I go where I shall not return from, to the land of darkness and of the shadow of death;
the land dark as midnight, of the shadow of death, without any order, where the light is as midnight.'"
Life shall be clearer than the noonday. Though there is darkness, it shall be as the morning.
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.
You also put my feet in the stocks, and mark all my paths. You set a bound to the soles of my feet,
He doesn't believe that he shall return out of darkness. He is waited for by the sword.
He wanders abroad for bread, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
He shall not depart out of darkness. The flame shall dry up his branches. By the breath of God's mouth shall he go away.
My face is red with weeping. Deep darkness is on my eyelids.
They change the night into day, saying 'The light is near' in the presence of darkness.
If I look for Sheol as my house, if I have spread my couch in the 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.
He has walled up my way so that I can't pass, and has set darkness in my paths.
All darkness is laid up for his treasures. An unfanned fire shall devour him. It shall consume that which is left in his tent.
or darkness, so that you can not see, and floods of waters cover you.
You say, 'What does God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?
Because I was not cut off before the darkness, neither did he cover the thick darkness from my face.
There are people who remove the landmarks. They violently take away flocks, and feed them.
In the dark they dig through houses. They shut themselves up in the daytime. They don't know the light.
For the morning is to all of them like thick darkness, for they know the terrors of the thick darkness.
He has described a boundary on the surface of the waters, and to the confines of light and darkness.
Man sets an end to darkness, and searches out, to the furthest bound, the stones of obscurity and of thick darkness.
when his lamp shone on my head, and by his light I walked through darkness,
When I looked for good, then evil came; When I waited for light, there came darkness.
He puts my feet in the stocks. He marks all my paths.'
Mark well, Job, and listen to me. Hold your peace, and I will speak.
There is no darkness, nor thick gloom, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
He covers his hands with the lightning, and commands it to strike the mark.
Teach us what we shall tell him, for we can't make our case by reason of darkness.
"Who is this who darkens counsel by words without knowledge?
when I made clouds its garment, and wrapped it in thick darkness,
marked out for it my bound, set bars and doors,
"What is the way to the dwelling of light? As for darkness, where is its place,
Out of his mouth go burning torches. Sparks of fire leap forth.
He has laid my vine waste, and stripped my fig tree. He has stripped its bark, and thrown it away. Its branches are made white.
A day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness. As the dawn spreading on the mountains, a great and strong people; there has never been the like, neither will there be any more after them, even to the years of many generations.
The earth quakes before them. The heavens tremble. The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.
The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the LORD comes.
The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.
This is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in the darkness, we lie, and don't tell the truth.
Again, I write a new commandment to you, which is true in him and in you; because the darkness is passing away, and the true light already shines.
He who says he is in the light and hates his brother, is in the darkness even until now.
But he who hates his brother is in the darkness, and walks in the darkness, and doesn't know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness hasn't overcome it.
To those who sold the doves, he said, "Take these things out of here! Don't make my Father's house a marketplace!"
This is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their works were evil.
and they entered into the boat, and were going over the sea to Capernaum. It was now dark, and Jesus had not come to them.
On the next day, the multitude that stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was no other boat there, except the one in which his disciples had embarked, and that Jesus hadn't entered with his disciples into the boat, but his disciples had gone away alone.
Again, therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life."
Jesus therefore said to them, "Yet a little while the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, that darkness doesn't overtake you. He who walks in the darkness doesn't know where he is going.
I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in me may not remain in the darkness.
Now on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene went early, while it was still dark, to the tomb, and saw the stone taken away from the tomb.
It happened about the time of the shutting of the gate, when it was dark, that the men went out. Where the men went, I don't know. Pursue them quickly; for you will overtake them."
and they commanded the people, saying, "When you see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then you shall move from your place, and follow it.
Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, "Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people." They took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.
You shall command the priests who bear the ark of the covenant, saying, 'When you come to the brink of the waters of the Jordan, you shall stand still in the Jordan.'"
Behold, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth passes over before you into the Jordan.
It shall come to pass, when the soles of the feet of the priests who bear the ark of the LORD, the Lord of all the earth, rest in the waters of the Jordan, that the waters of the Jordan will be cut off, even the waters that come down from above; and they shall stand in one heap."
It happened, when the people moved from their tents to pass over the Jordan, the priests who bore the ark of the covenant being before the people,
and when those who bore the ark had come to the Jordan, and the feet of the priests who bore the ark had dipped in the edge of the water (for the Jordan overflows all its banks all the time of harvest),
The priests who bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD stood firm on dry ground in the middle of the Jordan; and all Israel passed over on dry ground, until all the nation had passed completely over the Jordan.
Joshua said to them, "Pass over before the ark of the LORD your God into the middle of the Jordan, and each of you pick up a stone and put it on your shoulder, according to the number of the tribes of the children of Israel;
then you shall tell them, 'Because the waters of the Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the LORD. When it passed over the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan were cut off. These stones shall be for a memorial to the children of Israel forever.'"
Joshua set up twelve stones in the middle of the Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests who bore the ark of the covenant stood; and they are there to this day.
For the priests who bore the ark stood in the middle of the Jordan, until everything was finished that the LORD commanded Joshua to speak to the people, according to all that Moses commanded Joshua; and the people hurried and passed over.
It happened, when all the people had completely passed over, that the ark of the LORD passed over, with the priests, in the presence of the people.
"Command the priests who bear the ark of the testimony, that they come up out of the Jordan."
It happened, when the priests who bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD had come up out of the middle of the Jordan, and the soles of the priests' feet were lifted up to the dry ground, that the waters of the Jordan returned to their place, and went over all its banks, as before.
Seven priests shall bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark. On the seventh day, you shall march around the city seven times, and the priests shall blow the trumpets.
Joshua the son of Nun called the priests, and said to them, "Take up the ark of the covenant, and let seven priests bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD."
They said to the people, "Advance! March around the city, and let the armed men pass on before the LORD's ark."
It was so, that when Joshua had spoken to the people, the seven priests bearing the seven trumpets of rams' horns before the LORD advanced, and blew the trumpets; and the ark of the covenant of the LORD followed them.
The armed men went before the priests who blew the trumpets, and the ark went after them. The trumpets sounded as they went.
So he caused the ark of the LORD to go around the city, going about it once. Then they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.
Joshua rose early in the morning, and the priests took up the ark of the LORD.
The seven priests bearing the seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew the trumpets: and the armed men went before them. The rear guard came after the ark of the LORD. The trumpets sounded as they went.
Joshua tore his clothes, and fell to the earth on his face before the ark of the LORD until the evening, he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.
All Israel, and their elders and officers, and their judges, stood on this side of the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, who carried the ark of the LORD's covenant, the foreigner as well as the native; half of them in front of Mount Gerizim, and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded at the first, that they should bless the people of Israel.
and it went out southward of the ascent of Akrabbim, and passed along to Zin, and went up by the south of Kadesh Barnea, and passed along by Hezron, went up to Addar, and turned about to Karka;
Me Jarkon, and Rakkon, with the border over against Joppa.
When they cried out to the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea on them, and covered them; and your eyes saw what I did in Egypt: and you lived in the wilderness many days.
Angels who didn't keep their first domain, but deserted their own dwelling place, he has kept in everlasting bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day.
wild waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.
Now Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor, and their armies with them, about fifteen thousand men, all who were left of all the army of the children of the east; for there fell one hundred twenty thousand men who drew sword.
The children of Israel asked of the LORD (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,
He has led me and caused me to walk in darkness, and not in light.
He has made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.
He has bent his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow.
and the LORD said to Moses, "Tell Aaron your brother, not to come at all times into the Most Holy Place within the veil, before the mercy seat which is on the ark; lest he die: for I will appear in the cloud on the mercy seat.
"'You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you. I am the LORD.
to shine on those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death; to guide our feet into the way of peace."
They are like children who sit in the marketplace, and call one to another, saying, 'We piped to you, and you didn't dance. We mourned, and you didn't weep.'
The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore when your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light; but when it is evil, your body also is full of darkness.
Therefore see whether the light that is in you isn't darkness.
If therefore your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, it will be wholly full of light, as when the lamp with its bright shining gives you light."
Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues, and the greetings in the marketplaces.
Therefore whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light. What you have spoken in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed on the housetops.
"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts;
When I was with you in the temple daily, you didn't stretch out your hands against me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness."
It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour.
The sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was torn in two.
Early in the morning, while it was still dark, he rose up and went out, and departed into a deserted place, and prayed there.
Wherever he entered, into villages, or into cities, or into the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and begged him that they might touch just the fringe of his garment; and as many as touched him were made well.
They don't eat when they come from the marketplace, unless they bathe themselves, and there are many other things, which they have received to hold to: washings of cups, pitchers, bronze vessels, and couches.)
In his teaching he said to them, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and to get greetings in the marketplaces,
But in those days, after that oppression, the sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light,
When the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.
the people who sat in darkness saw a great light, to those who sat in the region and shadow of death, to them light has dawned."
But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!
but the children of the Kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness. There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in the ear, proclaim on the housetops.
"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces, who call to their companions
He went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace.
Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, take him away, and throw him into the outer darkness; there is where the weeping and grinding of teeth will be.'
the salutations in the marketplaces, and to be called 'Rabbi, Rabbi' by men.
But immediately after the oppression of those days, the sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken;
Throw out the unprofitable servant into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'
Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour.
"Therefore night is over you, with no vision, and it is dark to you, that you may not divine; and the sun will go down on the prophets, and the day will be black over them.
Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, the LORD will be a light to me.
But with an overflowing flood, he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.
the children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, the children of Temah,
the children of Jaala, the children of Darkon, the children of Giddel,
It came to pass that, when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the Sabbath, I commanded that the doors should be shut, and commanded that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. I set some of my servants over the gates, that no burden should be brought in on the Sabbath day.
Their duty shall be the ark, the table, the lamp stand, the altars, the vessels of the sanctuary with which they minister, and the screen, and all its service.
When the camp moves forward, Aaron shall go in, and his sons, and they shall take down the veil of the screen, and cover the ark of the Testimony with it,
When Moses went into the Tent of Meeting to speak with the LORD, he heard his voice speaking to him from above the mercy seat that was on the ark of the Testimony, from between the two cherubim: and he spoke to him.
They set forward from the Mount of the LORD three days' journey. The ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them three days' journey, to seek out a resting place for them.
It happened, when the ark went forward, that Moses said, "Rise up, the LORD, and let your enemies be scattered! Let those who hate you flee before you!"
But they presumed to go up to the top of the mountain: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, didn't depart out of the camp.
"'This shall be your north border: from the great sea you shall mark out for you Mount Hor;
from Mount Hor you shall mark out to the entrance of Hamath; and the goings out of the border shall be at Zedad;
"'You shall mark out your east border from Hazar Enan to Shepham;
as do Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, and Luke, my fellow workers.
who forsake the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;
The way of the wicked is like darkness. They don't know what they stumble over.
in the twilight, in the evening of the day, in the middle of the night and in the darkness.
when he gave to the sea its boundary, that the waters should not violate his commandment, when he marked out the foundations of the earth;
Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
Don't look at the wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly.
For, behold, the wicked bend their bows. They set their arrows on the strings, that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.
He bowed the heavens also, and came down. Thick darkness was under his feet.
He made darkness his hiding place, his pavilion around him, darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.
For you will light my lamp, the LORD. My God will light up my darkness.
Let their way be dark and slippery, the LORD's angel pursuing them.
Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.
Mark well her bulwarks. Consider her palaces, that you may tell it to the next generation.
Let their eyes be darkened, so that they can't see. Let their backs be continually bent.
Honor your covenant, for haunts of violence fill the dark places of the earth.
I will open my mouth in a parable. I will utter dark sayings of old,
They don't know, neither do they understand. They walk back and forth in darkness. All the foundations of the earth are shaken.
You have laid me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths.
Are your wonders made known in the dark? Or your righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
You have put lover and friend far from me, and my friends into darkness. A contemplation by Ethan, the Ezrahite.
nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor of the destruction that wastes at noonday.
Clouds and darkness are around him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
You make darkness, and it is night, in which all the animals of the forest prowl.
He sent darkness, and made it dark. They didn't rebel against his words.
Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron,
He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and broke their bonds in sunder.
Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.
Arise, the LORD, into your resting place; you, and the ark of your strength.
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