Night & Day
(darkness & light)
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These verses and any linked articles/stories are intended to help jumpstart you in your own studies. MOST VERSES ARE BEST UNDERSTOOD WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF THE WHOLE LETTER in which it was written. We can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have your own bible and seek on your own. no one or any resource can replace one-on-one time with the king.
Verses on the physical night and day along with what they represent emotionally and spiritually within scripture. What does Night & Day or Darkness & Light reveal about who God is? (Be sure to look at Issue No. 4: Night & Day and we explore the ideas of night & day.)
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HOSEA GENESIS 1:4-5 [NKJV] …and God divided the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night.
JEREMIAH 33:19 [NKJV] And the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah, saying, “Thus say the Lord: ‘If you can break My covenant with the day and My covenant with the night, so that there will not be day and night in their season, the My covenant may also be broken with David My servant…'”
JEREMIAH 33:25 [NKJV] “…in your light do we see light.”Thus says the Lord: ‘If My covenant is not with day and night, and if I have not appointed the ordinance of heaven and earth, then I will cast away the descendants of Jacob and David My servant…”
GENESIS 8:22 [TLB] As long as the earth remains, there will be springtime and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer, day and night.
NEHEMIAH 1:8 [TLB] Listen carefully to what I say! Look down and see me praying night and day…
JOB 17:12 [TLB] They say that night is day and day is night; how they pervert the truth!
JOB 17:11-12 [NKJV] They change the night into day;‘The light is near,’ they say, in the face of darkness.
JOB 17:11-12 [AMPC] My days are past, my purposes and plans are frustrated; even the thoughts (desires and possessions) of my heart [are broken off]. These [thoughts] extend from the night into the day, [so that] the light is short because of darkness.
JOB 26:10 [NLT] He created the horizon when he separated the waters; he set the boundary between day and night.
JOB 38:19 [NLT] Where does light come from, and where does darkness go? Can you take each to its home? Do you know how to get there?
JOB 38:31-33 [CJB] Can you tie up the cords of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion? Can you lead out the constellations of the zodiac in their season or guide the Great Bear and its cubs? Do you know the laws of the sky? Can you determine how they affect the earth?
PSALM 1:2 [AMPC] But his[the blessed persons] delight and desire are in the law of the Lord, and on His law (the precepts, the instructions, the teachings of God) he habitually meditates (ponders and studies) by day and by night.
PSALM 6: [ASV] I am weary with my groaning; Every night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.