Let there be light

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

2 Corinthians 4:6

In the beginning …

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

Genesis 1:3

The Fourth Day

… And God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to distinguish between the day and the night, and let them be signs to mark the seasons and days and years. And let them serve as lights in the expanse of the sky to shine upon the earth.” And it was so.

Genesis 1:14-15 and 16-19

The Hebrew verb אור (‘or) means to be light or to give light; shine.

The Creator repeats the creation command of day one, but in plural: Let there be lights!



Verb: https://biblehub.com/hebrew/215.htm – Noun: https://biblehub.com/hebrew/216.htm

John 1:9 (audio link for listening in Hebrew and Greek)


Nur & Ore: The Lamp & the Light


Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.

Psalm 119:105

… to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those sanctified by faith in Me.’

Acts 26:18

And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, because the glory of God illuminates the city, and the Lamb is its lamp.

Revelation 21:23

Stone with Menorah that was found in the Archaeological site Magdala.

Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness,

but will have the light of life.”

John 8:12







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