My Light

In the Bible, light is often associated with the presence of God. Light brightens up dark places, exposing evil and danger and eliminating deception and falsehood.

Some rabbis thought that “Light” was a title for the coming Messiah (Christ).

’Ori, translated "My light" pictured in the Hebrew text of Psalm 27:1. One of the Hebrew names of God.

’Ori, translated “My light” in the Hebrew text of Psalm 27:1.

My Light in Hebrew:


Strong’s Concordance number: 216

Bible reference: Ps. 27:1

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1 KJV)

There are several similar names of God: God is also called the light of Israel and David also called Him, “My lamp.” Jesus (Yeshua‘) said “I am the light of the world.”