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Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the heavenly host, which I have not commanded,

Joshua 10:12

Then Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, "O sun, stand still at Gibeon, And O moon in the valley of Aijalon."

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Ecclesiastes 1:9

That which has been is that which will be, And that which has been done is that which will be done. So there is nothing new under the sun.

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Ezekiel 8:16

Then He brought me into the inner court of the LORD'S house. And behold, at the entrance to the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the temple of the LORD and their faces toward the east; and they were prostrating themselves eastward toward the sun.

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Psalm 19:4

Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their utterances to the end of the world In them He has placed a tent for the sun,

Psalm 121:6

The sun will not smite you by day, Nor the moon by night.

Ecclesiastes 1:5

Also, the sun rises and the sun sets; And hastening to its place it rises there again.

Isaiah 38:8

"Behold, I will cause the shadow on the stairway, which has gone down with the sun on the stairway of Ahaz, to go back ten steps " So the sun's shadow went back ten steps on the stairway on which it had gone down.

Acts 26:13

at midday, O King, I saw on the way a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining all around me and those who were journeying with me.

Judges 9:33

"In the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early and rush upon the city; and behold, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, you shall do to them whatever you can."

Isaiah 60:19

"No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory.

Genesis 19:23-24

The sun had risen over the earth when Lot came to Zoar. Then the LORD rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven,

Amos 8:9

"It will come about in that day," declares the Lord GOD, "That I will make the sun go down at noon And make the earth dark in broad daylight.

Job 30:28

"I go about mourning without comfort; I stand up in the assembly and cry out for help.

Deuteronomy 33:14

And with the choice yield of the sun, And with the choice produce of the months.

Exodus 16:21

They gathered it morning by morning, every man as much as he should eat; but when the sun grew hot, it would melt.

Mark 4:6

"And after the sun had risen, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.

James 1:11

For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.

Genesis 28:11

He came to a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun had set; and he took one of the stones of the place and put it under his head, and lay down in that place.

Deuteronomy 24:13

"When the sun goes down you shall surely return the pledge to him, that he may sleep in his cloak and bless you; and it will be righteousness for you before the LORD your God.

Mark 1:32

When evening came, after the sun had set, they began bringing to Him all who were ill and those who were demon-possessed.

Numbers 21:11

They journeyed from Oboth and camped at Iyeabarim, in the wilderness which is opposite Moab, to the east.

Deuteronomy 4:41

Then Moses set apart three cities across the Jordan to the east,

Deuteronomy 4:47

They took possession of his land and the land of Og king of Bashan, the two kings of the Amorites, who were across the Jordan to the east,

Joshua 12:1

Now these are the kings of the land whom the sons of Israel defeated, and whose land they possessed beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise, from the valley of the Arnon as far as Mount Hermon, and all the Arabah to the east:

Joshua 1:4

"From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and as far as the Great Sea toward the setting of the sun will be your territory.

Psalm 50:1

The Mighty One, God, the LORD, has spoken, And summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.

Isaiah 45:6

That men may know from the rising to the setting of the sun That there is no one besides Me. I am the LORD, and there is no other,

Deuteronomy 4:19

"And beware not to lift up your eyes to heaven and see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, and be drawn away and worship them and serve them, those which the LORD your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.

Genesis 1:16-18

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also. God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth, and to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.

Psalm 136:7-8

To Him who made the great lights, For His lovingkindness is everlasting: The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

Genesis 29:7

He said, "Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered. Water the sheep, and go, pasture them."

Exodus 22:26

"If you ever take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, you are to return it to him before the sun sets,

1 Samuel 11:9

They said to the messengers who had come, "Thus you shall say to the men of Jabesh-gilead, 'Tomorrow, by the time the sun is hot, you will have deliverance.'" So the messengers went and told the men of Jabesh; and they were glad.

Exodus 27:13

"The width of the court on the east side shall be fifty cubits.

Deuteronomy 11:30

"Are they not across the Jordan, west of the way toward the sunset, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah, opposite Gilgal, beside the oaks of Moreh?

Joshua 19:12

Then it turned from Sarid to the east toward the sunrise as far as the border of Chisloth-tabor, and it proceeded to Daberath and up to Japhia.

Deuteronomy 33:13-14

Of Joseph he said, "Blessed of the LORD be his land, With the choice things of heaven, with the dew, And from the deep lying beneath, And with the choice yield of the sun, And with the choice produce of the months.

Job 8:16

"He thrives before the sun, And his shoots spread out over his garden.

Jonah 4:8

When the sun came up God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah's head so that he became faint and begged with all his soul to die, saying, "Death is better to me than life."

Isaiah 49:10

"They will not hunger or thirst, Nor will the scorching heat or sun strike them down; For He who has compassion on them will lead them And will guide them to springs of water.

Matthew 13:6

"But when the sun had risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

Revelation 7:16

"They will hunger no longer, nor thirst anymore; nor will the sun beat down on them, nor any heat;

Deuteronomy 17:2-5

"If there is found in your midst, in any of your towns, which the LORD your God is giving you, a man or a woman who does what is evil in the sight of the LORD your God, by transgressing His covenant, and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the heavenly host, which I have not commanded, and if it is told you and you have heard of it, then you shall inquire thoroughly. Behold, if it is true and the thing certain that this detestable thing has been done in Israel, read more.
then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil deed to your gates, that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them to death.

Job 31:26-28

If I have looked at the sun when it shone Or the moon going in splendor, And my heart became secretly enticed, And my hand threw a kiss from my mouth, That too would have been an iniquity calling for judgment, For I would have denied God above.

Ezekiel 8:16

Then He brought me into the inner court of the LORD'S house. And behold, at the entrance to the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the temple of the LORD and their faces toward the east; and they were prostrating themselves eastward toward the sun.

2 Kings 23:5-11

He did away with the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the surrounding area of Jerusalem, also those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and to the moon and to the constellations and to all the host of heaven. He brought out the Asherah from the house of the LORD outside Jerusalem to the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and ground it to dust, and threw its dust on the graves of the common people. He also broke down the houses of the male cult prostitutes which were in the house of the LORD, where the women were weaving hangings for the Asherah. read more.
Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one's left at the city gate. Nevertheless the priests of the high places did not go up to the altar of the LORD in Jerusalem, but they ate unleavened bread among their brothers. He also defiled Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, that no man might make his son or his daughter pass through the fire for Molech. He did away with the horses which the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the official, which was in the precincts; and he burned the chariots of the sun with fire.

Jeremiah 8:1-2

"At that time," declares the LORD, "they will bring out the bones of the kings of Judah and the bones of its princes, and the bones of the priests and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem from their graves. "They will spread them out to the sun, the moon and to all the host of heaven, which they have loved and which they have served, and which they have gone after and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped They will not be gathered or buried; they will be as dung on the face of the ground.

Jeremiah 43:13

"He will also shatter the obelisks of Heliopolis, which is in the land of Egypt; and the temples of the gods of Egypt he will burn with fire."'"

Matthew 24:29-30

"But immediately after the tribulation of those days THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED, AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT, AND THE STARS WILL FALL from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken. "And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the SON OF MAN COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF THE SKY with power and great glory.

Mark 13:24

"But in those days, after that tribulation, THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT,

Luke 21:25-26

"There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Exodus 10:21-23

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even a darkness which may be felt." So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. They did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days, but all the sons of Israel had light in their dwellings.

Isaiah 13:9-10

Behold, the day of the LORD is coming, Cruel, with fury and burning anger, To make the land a desolation; And He will exterminate its sinners from it. For the stars of heaven and their constellations Will not flash forth their light; The sun will be dark when it rises And the moon will not shed its light.

Jeremiah 4:28

"For this the earth shall mourn And the heavens above be dark, Because I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind, nor will I turn from it."

Ezekiel 32:7-8

"And when I extinguish you, I will cover the heavens and darken their stars; I will cover the sun with a cloud And the moon will not give its light. "All the shining lights in the heavens I will darken over you And will set darkness on your land," Declares the Lord GOD.

Joel 3:14-15

Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision. The sun and moon grow dark And the stars lose their brightness.

Amos 5:20

Will not the day of the LORD be darkness instead of light, Even gloom with no brightness in it?

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour.

Mark 15:33

When the sixth hour came, darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour.

Luke 23:44

It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour,

Revelation 6:12-17

I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood; and the stars of the sky fell to the earth, as a fig tree casts its unripe figs when shaken by a great wind. The sky was split apart like a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island were moved out of their places. read more.
Then the kings of the earth and the great men and the commanders and the rich and the strong and every slave and free man hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains; and they said to the mountains and to the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the presence of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb; for the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to stand?"

Joshua 10:12-13

Then Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, "O sun, stand still at Gibeon, And O moon in the valley of Aijalon." So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, Until the nation avenged themselves of their enemies Is it not written in the book of Jashar? And the sun stopped in the middle of the sky and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day.

2 Kings 20:8-11

Now Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "What will be the sign that the LORD will heal me, and that I shall go up to the house of the LORD the third day?" Isaiah said, "This shall be the sign to you from the LORD, that the LORD will do the thing that He has spoken: shall the shadow go forward ten steps or go back ten steps?" So Hezekiah answered, "It is easy for the shadow to decline ten steps; no, but let the shadow turn backward ten steps." read more.
Isaiah the prophet cried to the LORD, and He brought the shadow on the stairway back ten steps by which it had gone down on the stairway of Ahaz.

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands. Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words; Their voice is not heard. read more.
Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their utterances to the end of the world In them He has placed a tent for the sun, Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber; It rejoices as a strong man to run his course. Its rising is from one end of the heavens, And its circuit to the other end of them; And there is nothing hidden from its heat.

Psalm 148:3-5

Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light! Praise Him, highest heavens, And the waters that are above the heavens! Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.

Jeremiah 31:35-36

Thus says the LORD, Who gives the sun for light by day And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar; The LORD of hosts is His name: "If this fixed order departs From before Me," declares the LORD, "Then the offspring of Israel also will cease From being a nation before Me forever."

Habakkuk 3:11

Sun and moon stood in their places; They went away at the light of Your arrows, At the radiance of Your gleaming spear.

Luke 1:78-79

Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us, TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace."

Habakkuk 3:4

His radiance is like the sunlight; He has rays flashing from His hand, And there is the hiding of His power.

Revelation 21:23

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

Isaiah 60:19-20

"No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory. "Your sun will no longer set, Nor will your moon wane; For you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And the days of your mourning will be over.

Revelation 22:5

And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever.

Psalm 37:6

He will bring forth your righteousness as the light And your judgment as the noonday.

2 Samuel 23:3-4

"The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God, Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

Isaiah 58:8-10

"Then your light will break out like the dawn, And your recovery will speedily spring forth; And your righteousness will go before you; The glory of the LORD will be your rear guard. "Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; You will cry, and He will say, 'Here I am ' If you remove the yoke from your midst, The pointing of the finger and speaking wickedness, And if you give yourself to the hungry And satisfy the desire of the afflicted, Then your light will rise in darkness And your gloom will become like midday.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I will not keep quiet, Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness, And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

Hosea 6:3

"So let us know, let us press on to know the LORD His going forth is as certain as the dawn; And He will come to us like the rain, Like the spring rain watering the earth."

Psalm 72:5-17

Let them fear You while the sun endures, And as long as the moon, throughout all generations. May he come down like rain upon the mown grass, Like showers that water the earth. In his days may the righteous flourish, And abundance of peace till the moon is no more. read more.
May he also rule from sea to sea And from the River to the ends of the earth. Let the nomads of the desert bow before him, And his enemies lick the dust. Let the kings of Tarshish and of the islands bring presents; The kings of Sheba and Seba offer gifts. And let all kings bow down before him, All nations serve him. For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper. He will have compassion on the poor and needy, And the lives of the needy he will save. He will rescue their life from oppression and violence, And their blood will be precious in his sight; So may he live, and may the gold of Sheba be given to him; And let them pray for him continually; Let them bless him all day long. May there be abundance of grain in the earth on top of the mountains; Its fruit will wave like the cedars of Lebanon; And may those from the city flourish like vegetation of the earth. May his name endure forever; May his name increase as long as the sun shines; And let men bless themselves by him; Let all nations call him blessed.

Psalm 89:36

"His descendants shall endure forever And his throne as the sun before Me.

Jeremiah 15:9

"She who bore seven sons pines away; Her breathing is labored Her sun has set while it was yet day; She has been shamed and humiliated So I will give over their survivors to the sword Before their enemies," declares the LORD.

Micah 3:6

Therefore it will be night for you--without vision, And darkness for you--without divination The sun will go down on the prophets, And the day will become dark over them.

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Righteous » Compared with » The sun

Judges 5:31

"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.

compared to Saints » The sun

Judges 5:31

"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.

The sun » General references to

Isaiah 38:8

"Behold, I will cause the shadow on the stairway, which has gone down with the sun on the stairway of Ahaz, to go back ten steps " So the sun's shadow went back ten steps on the stairway on which it had gone down.

Joshua 10:12

Then Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, "O sun, stand still at Gibeon, And O moon in the valley of Aijalon."

Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the heavenly host, which I have not commanded,

The sun » Figurative

Song of Songs 6:10

'Who is this that grows like the dawn, As beautiful as the full moon, As pure as the sun, As awesome as an army with banners?'

Amos 8:9

"It will come about in that day," declares the Lord GOD, "That I will make the sun go down at noon And make the earth dark in broad daylight.

Isaiah 60:19

"No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory.

The sun » The jews » Expressed the east by rising of

Numbers 21:11

They journeyed from Oboth and camped at Iyeabarim, in the wilderness which is opposite Moab, to the east.

Deuteronomy 4:41

Then Moses set apart three cities across the Jordan to the east,

Deuteronomy 4:47

They took possession of his land and the land of Og king of Bashan, the two kings of the Amorites, who were across the Jordan to the east,

The sun » Illustrative » Of the glory of Christ

Revelation 10:1

I saw another strong angel coming down out of heaven, clothed with a cloud; and the rainbow was upon his head, and his face was like the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire;

The sun » The jews » Commenced their evening with the setting of

Deuteronomy 24:13

"When the sun goes down you shall surely return the pledge to him, that he may sleep in his cloak and bless you; and it will be righteousness for you before the LORD your God.

Mark 1:32

When evening came, after the sun had set, they began bringing to Him all who were ill and those who were demon-possessed.

Genesis 28:11

He came to a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun had set; and he took one of the stones of the place and put it under his head, and lay down in that place.

The sun » The rays of » Frequently destructive to human life

Isaiah 49:10

"They will not hunger or thirst, Nor will the scorching heat or sun strike them down; For He who has compassion on them will lead them And will guide them to springs of water.

2 Kings 4:18-20

When the child was grown, the day came that he went out to his father to the reapers. He said to his father, "My head, my head." And he said to his servant, "Carry him to his mother." When he had taken him and brought him to his mother, he sat on her lap until noon, and then died.

Psalm 121:6

The sun will not smite you by day, Nor the moon by night.

The sun » God » Appointed to rule the day

Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says the LORD, Who gives the sun for light by day And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar; The LORD of hosts is His name:

Psalm 136:8

The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

The sun » The jews » Expressed the whole earth by, from rising of, to setting of

Psalm 50:1

The Mighty One, God, the LORD, has spoken, And summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.

Isaiah 45:6

That men may know from the rising to the setting of the sun That there is no one besides Me. I am the LORD, and there is no other,

The sun » The jews » Made images of

2 Chronicles 14:5

He also removed the high places and the incense altars from all the cities of Judah. And the kingdom was undisturbed under him.

2 Chronicles 34:4

They tore down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and the incense altars that were high above them he chopped down; also the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images he broke in pieces and ground to powder and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.

The sun » Illustrative » (darkened,) of severe calamities

Ezekiel 32:7

"And when I extinguish you, I will cover the heavens and darken their stars; I will cover the sun with a cloud And the moon will not give its light.

Joel 2:10

Before them the earth quakes, The heavens tremble, The sun and the moon grow dark And the stars lose their brightness.

The sun » The jews » Commenced their day with the rising of

Genesis 19:27-28

Now Abraham arose early in the morning and went to the place where he had stood before the LORD; and he looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the valley, and he saw, and behold, the smoke of the land ascended like the smoke of a furnace.

Genesis 19:23-24

The sun had risen over the earth when Lot came to Zoar. Then the LORD rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven,

The sun » The jews » Forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

"And beware not to lift up your eyes to heaven and see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, and be drawn away and worship them and serve them, those which the LORD your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the heavenly host, which I have not commanded,

The sun » The rays of » Pleasant to man

Ecclesiastes 11:7

The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.

Job 30:28

"I go about mourning without comfort; I stand up in the assembly and cry out for help.

The sun » Illustrative » (its brightness,) of the future glory of saints

The sun » Illustrative » Of supreme rulers

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of heaven and their constellations Will not flash forth their light; The sun will be dark when it rises And the moon will not shed its light.

Genesis 37:9

Now he had still another dream, and related it to his brothers, and said, "Lo, I have had still another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me."

The sun » The jews » Worshipped

Jeremiah 8:2

"They will spread them out to the sun, the moon and to all the host of heaven, which they have loved and which they have served, and which they have gone after and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped They will not be gathered or buried; they will be as dung on the face of the ground.

2 Kings 23:5

He did away with the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the surrounding area of Jerusalem, also those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and to the moon and to the constellations and to all the host of heaven.

The sun » God » Created

Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

The sun » The power and brilliancy of its rising alluded to

Judges 5:31

"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.

2 Samuel 23:4

Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

The sun » Illustrative » (going down at noon,) of premature destruction

Amos 8:9

"It will come about in that day," declares the Lord GOD, "That I will make the sun go down at noon And make the earth dark in broad daylight.

Jeremiah 15:9

"She who bore seven sons pines away; Her breathing is labored Her sun has set while it was yet day; She has been shamed and humiliated So I will give over their survivors to the sword Before their enemies," declares the LORD.

The sun » Illustrative » (its clearness,) of the purity of the church

Song of Songs 6:10

'Who is this that grows like the dawn, As beautiful as the full moon, As pure as the sun, As awesome as an army with banners?'

The sun » The rays of » Wither and burn up the herbs of the field

James 1:11

For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.

Mark 4:6

"And after the sun had risen, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.

The sun » Clearness of its light alluded to

Song of Songs 6:10

'Who is this that grows like the dawn, As beautiful as the full moon, As pure as the sun, As awesome as an army with banners?'

The sun » The rays of » Change the color of the skin

Song of Songs 1:6

"Do not stare at me because I am swarthy, For the sun has burned me. My mother's sons were angry with me; They made me caretaker of the vineyards, But I have not taken care of my own vineyard.

The sun » Illustrative » (before or in sight of,) of public ignominy

2 Samuel 12:11-12

"Thus says the LORD, 'Behold, I will raise up evil against you from your own household; I will even take your wives before your eyes and give them to your companion, and he will lie with your wives in broad daylight. 'Indeed you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, and under the sun.'"

The sun » The rays of » Produce and ripen fruits

Deuteronomy 33:14

And with the choice yield of the sun, And with the choice produce of the months.

The sun » Miracles connected with » Standing still for a whole day in the valley of ajalon

Joshua 10:12-13

Then Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, "O sun, stand still at Gibeon, And O moon in the valley of Aijalon." So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, Until the nation avenged themselves of their enemies Is it not written in the book of Jashar? And the sun stopped in the middle of the sky and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day.

The sun » Miracles connected with » Darkened at the crucifixion

Luke 23:44-45

It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour, because the sun was obscured; and the veil of the temple was torn in two.

The sun » Miracles connected with » Shadow put back on the dial

2 Kings 20:11

Isaiah the prophet cried to the LORD, and He brought the shadow on the stairway back ten steps by which it had gone down on the stairway of Ahaz.

The sun » The jews » Consecrated chariots and horses, as symbols of

2 Kings 23:11

He did away with the horses which the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the official, which was in the precincts; and he burned the chariots of the sun with fire.

The sun » Illustrative » (no more going down,) of perpetual blessedness

Isaiah 60:20

"Your sun will no longer set, Nor will your moon wane; For you will have the LORD for an everlasting light, And the days of your mourning will be over.

The sun » The rays of » Soften and melt some substances

Exodus 16:21

They gathered it morning by morning, every man as much as he should eat; but when the sun grew hot, it would melt.

The sun » God » Causes, to rise both on evil and good

The sun » God » Causes to know its time of setting

The sun » God » Appointed to divide seasons, &c

The sun » God » Placed in the firmament

Genesis 1:17

God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,

The sun » Indicates the hours of the day by the shadow on the dial

2 Kings 20:9

Isaiah said, "This shall be the sign to you from the LORD, that the LORD will do the thing that He has spoken: shall the shadow go forward ten steps or go back ten steps?"

The sun » Worshippers of, turned their faces towards the east

Ezekiel 8:16

Then He brought me into the inner court of the LORD'S house. And behold, at the entrance to the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the temple of the LORD and their faces toward the east; and they were prostrating themselves eastward toward the sun.

The sun » Called the greater light

Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

The sun » Illustrative » (its power,) of the triumph of saints

Judges 5:31

"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.

The sun » Illustrative » Of Christ's coming

The sun » Illustrative » Of God's favor

The sun » Made to praise and glorify God

Psalm 148:3

Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light!

The sun » Compared to a bridegroom coming forth from his chamber

Psalm 19:5

Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber; It rejoices as a strong man to run his course.

The sun » Compared to a strong man rejoicing to run a race

Psalm 19:5

Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber; It rejoices as a strong man to run his course.

The sun » Diffuses light and heat to all the earth

Psalm 19:6

Its rising is from one end of the heavens, And its circuit to the other end of them; And there is nothing hidden from its heat.

The sun » The jews » Expressed the west by setting of

The sun » God » Exercises sovereign power over




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