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48 Bible Verses about Astronomy

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Job 9:7-9

He commands the sun not to shine and seals off the stars. He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea. He makes [the stars]: the Bear, Orion, the Pleiades, and the constellations of the southern sky.

Deuteronomy 10:14

The heavens, indeed the highest heavens, belong to the Lord your God, as does the earth and everything in it.

1 Chronicles 16:26

For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the Lord made the heavens.

Job 22:12

Isn't God as high as the heavens? And look at the highest stars-how lofty they are!

Job 25:5

If even the moon does not shine and the stars are not pure in His sight,

Job 26:9

He obscures the view of [His] throne, spreading His cloud over it.

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky proclaims the work of His hands. Day after day they pour out speech; night after night they communicate knowledge. There is no speech; there are no words; their voice is not heard.read more.
Their message has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the inhabited world. In the heavens He has pitched a tent for the sun. It is like a groom coming from the bridal chamber; it rejoices like an athlete running a course. It rises from one end of the heavens and circles to their other end; nothing is hidden from its heat.

Psalm 89:5

Lord, the heavens praise Your wonders- Your faithfulness also- in the assembly of the holy ones.

Psalm 96:5

For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the Lord made the heavens.

Psalm 104:2

He wraps Himself in light as if it were a robe, spreading out the sky like a canopy,

Proverbs 3:19

The Lord founded the earth by wisdom and established the heavens by understanding.

Isaiah 38:8

I am going to make the sun's shadow that goes down on Ahaz's stairway return by 10 steps." So the sun's shadow went back the 10 steps it had descended.

Jeremiah 31:35

This is what the Lord says: The One who gives the sun for light by day, the fixed order of moon and stars for light by night, who stirs up the sea and makes its waves roar- the Lord of Hosts is His name:

Psalm 8:3-4

When I observe Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You set in place, what is man that You remember him, the son of man that You look after him?

Genesis 1:3-5

Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light "day," and He called the darkness "night." Evening came, and then morning: the first day.

Psalm 81:3

Blow the horn during the new moon and during the full moon, on the day of our feast.

Job 38:31-33

Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion? Can you bring out the constellations in their season and lead the Bear and her cubs? Do you know the laws of heaven? Can you impose its authority on earth?

Isaiah 13:10

Indeed, the stars of the sky and its constellations will not give their light. The sun will be dark when it rises, and the moon will not shine.

Isaiah 24:23

The moon will be put to shame and the sun disgraced, because the Lord of Hosts will reign as king on Mount Zion in Jerusalem, and He will [display His] glory in the presence of His elders.

Isaiah 30:26

The moonlight will be as bright as the sunlight, and the sunlight will be seven times brighter-like the light of seven days-on the day that the Lord bandages His people's injuries and heals the wounds He inflicted.

Isaiah 34:4

All the heavenly bodies will dissolve. The skies will roll up like a scroll, and their stars will all wither as leaves wither on the vine, and foliage on the fig tree.

Isaiah 51:6

Look up to the heavens, and look at the earth beneath; for the heavens will vanish like smoke, the earth will wear out like a garment, and its inhabitants will die in like manner. But My salvation will last forever, and My righteousness will never be shattered.

Isaiah 60:9-20

Yes, the islands will wait for Me with the ships of Tarshish in the lead, to bring your children from far away, their silver and gold with them, for the honor of the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, who has glorified you. Foreigners will build up your walls, and their kings will serve you. Although I struck you in My wrath, yet I will show mercy to you with My favor. Your gates will always be open; they will never be shut day or night so that the wealth of the nations may be brought into you, with their kings being led [in procession].read more.
For the nation and the kingdom that will not serve you will perish; those nations will be annihilated. The glory of Lebanon will come to you- [its] pine, fir, and cypress together- to beautify the place of My sanctuary, and I will glorify My dwelling place. The sons of your oppressors will come and bow down to you; all who reviled you will fall down on their faces at your feet. They will call you the City of the Lord, Zion of the Holy One of Israel. Instead of your being deserted and hated, with no one passing through, I will make you an object of eternal pride, a joy from age to age. You will nurse on the milk of nations, and nurse at the breast of kings; you will know that I, the Lord, am your Savior and Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob. I will bring gold instead of bronze; I will bring silver instead of iron, bronze instead of wood, and iron instead of stones. I will appoint peace as your guard and righteousness as your ruler. Violence will never again be heard of in your land; devastation and destruction [will be gone from] your borders. But you will name your walls salvation, and your gates praise. The sun will no longer be your light by day, and the brightness of the moon will not shine on you; but the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your splendor. Your sun will no longer set, and your moon will not fade; for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and the days of your sorrow will be over.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

When I snuff you out, 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. I will darken all the shining lights in the heavens over you, and will bring darkness on your land. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the declaration of the Lord God .

Joel 2:10

The earth quakes before them; the sky shakes. The sun and moon grow dark, and the stars cease their shining.

Amos 8:9

And in that day- [this is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the declaration of the Lord God - I will make the sun go down at noon; I will darken the land in the daytime.

Revelation 8:12

The fourth angel blew his trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened. A third of the day was without light, and the night as well.

Genesis 15:5

He took him outside and said, "Look at the sky and count the stars, if you are able to count them." Then He said to him, "Your offspring will be that [numerous]."

1 Corinthians 15:41

There is a splendor of the sun, another of the moon, and another of the stars; for star differs from star in splendor.

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shameful deeds; wandering stars for whom is reserved the blackness of darkness forever!

From Thematic Bible


Astronomy » Moon » Stars

Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights-the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night-as well as the stars.

Judges 5:20

The stars fought from the heavens; the stars fought with Sisera from their courses.

Astronomy » Moon » General references to

Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights-the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night-as well as the stars.

Deuteronomy 33:14

with the bountiful harvest from the sun and the abundant yield of the seasons;

Joshua 10:13

And the sun stood still and the moon stopped, until the nation took vengeance on its enemies. Isn't this written in the Book of Jashar? So the sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed its setting almost a full day.

Isaiah 24:23

The moon will be put to shame and the sun disgraced, because the Lord of Hosts will reign as king on Mount Zion in Jerusalem, and He will [display His] glory in the presence of His elders.

More verses: Joel 2:31

Astronomy » Moon » Pleiades,

Job 9:9

He makes [the stars]: the Bear, Orion, the Pleiades, and the constellations of the southern sky.

Job 38:31

Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion?

Amos 5:8

The One who made the Pleiades and Orion, who turns darkness into dawn and darkens day into night, who summons the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the earth- Yahweh is His name.

Astronomy » Moon » Orion

Job 9:9

He makes [the stars]: the Bear, Orion, the Pleiades, and the constellations of the southern sky.

Job 38:31

Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion?

Amos 5:8

The One who made the Pleiades and Orion, who turns darkness into dawn and darkens day into night, who summons the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the earth- Yahweh is His name.

Sciences » Astronomy

Job 38:31-32

Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion? Can you bring out the constellations in their season and lead the Bear and her cubs?

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