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Father of the Lights
Father of Lights
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Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Father of the Lights
FATHER OF THE LIGHTS πατὴρ τῶν φώτωνI. James 1:17 is the only biblical text where →God is called the “Father of the Lights” (πατὴρ τῶν φώτων). Most scholars agree that the expression means “the creator of the celestial bodies”, i.e. of the heavenly beings. In early Judaism there was a widespread