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Job 28:3,10:22,16:16

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 3 He sets an end to darkness, and searches the furthest recesses for ore buried in darkness, and the shadow of death.

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 22 A land of darkness, like darkness itself; and of the shadow of death, without any order, where even the light is like darkness.'" [All men sit in darkness and walk in darkness until their hearts have been purged from the evil that defiles them.]

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 16 My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death; [Job speaks of his spiritual eye; he is cut off from the light he previously enjoyed; he sits in darknesss hoping for the light to arise again in his heart.]

Psalms 23:4,44:19,107:10

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 4 Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.4

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 19 Though you have severely broken us in the place of jackals, and covered us with the shadow of death.

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 10 Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron;

Matthew 4:16

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 16 The people who sat in darkness have seen a great Light, and to those who sat in the land and shadow of death, Light has dawned."1 [Jesus, the light who enlightens every man who comes into the world, is given to every man so that he might believe the truth; so a man might believe the truth of what the light shows and tells him about his evil behavior. Jesus is the light of the world, who if man follows, (believes what he is told), will have the light of life, and will be reconciled and restored to God, who is light, to become children of the light. All men sit in darkness and walk in darkness until their hearts have been purged from the evil that defiles them.]

Luke 1:79

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 79 To give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.5" [All men sit in darkness and walk in darkness until their hearts have been purged from the evil that defiles them. From the Word of the Lord within: "All sin is darkness. The whole world lies in wickedness; the wickedness knows no shame. Darkness mocks the earth; darkness covers the earth. I am the light of the world; he who follows me shall not walk in darkness but shall have the light of life. I will come again to the elect; I will be their crown to lead and guide them."]

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