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48 Bible Verses about Astronomy

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Job 9:7-9

He commands the sun so that it doesn't shine and seals up the stars. He alone spreads out the heavens, he walks on the waves of the sea. He created Bear, Orion, the Pleiades, and the southern constellations.

Deuteronomy 10:14

You see, heaven even the highest heavens belongs to the LORD, along with the earth and all that is in it,

1 Chronicles 16:26

For all of the gods of the other nations are mere idols, but the LORD fashioned the heavens!

Job 22:12

"Isn't God in heaven above? Consider how far away the stars are, and how lofty they are!

Job 25:5

Behold, even the moon isn't bright, and the stars aren't pure in his eyes.

Job 26:9

He has enclosed the face of the full moon and spread his clouds over it.

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens are declaring the glory of God, and their expanse shows the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech, night after night they reveal knowledge. There is no speech nor are there words their voice is not heard read more.
yet their message goes out into all the world, and their words to the ends of the earth. He has set up a tent for the sun in the heavens, which is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, or like a champion who rejoices at the beginning of a race. Its circuit is from one end of the sky to the other, and nothing is hidden from its heat.

Psalm 89:5

Even the heavens praise your awesome deeds, LORD, your faithfulness in the assembly of the holy ones.

Psalm 96:5

For all the gods of the nations are worthless idols, but the LORD made the heavens.

Proverbs 3:19

By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, and by understanding he set the heavens in place.

Isaiah 38:8

Watch! I will make the shadow on the steps of the upper dial of Ahaz that marks the sun go ten steps backwards."'" Then the sunlight turned back on the dial the ten steps by which it had gone down.

Jeremiah 31:35

This is what the LORD says, who gives the sun for light by day, the laws that govern the moon and stars for light by night, and who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name:

Hebrews 1:10

And, "In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands.

Psalm 8:3-4

When I look at the heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars that you established what is man that you take notice of him, or the son of man that you pay attention to him?

Genesis 1:3-5

God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light. God saw that the light was beautiful. He separated the light from the darkness, calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.

Psalm 81:3

Blow the ram's horn when there is a New Moon, when there is a full moon, on our festival day,

Job 38:31-33

"Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loosen the cords of Orion? Can you bring out constellations in their season? Can you guide the Bear with her cubs? Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you regulate their authority over the earth?

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations won't shine their light; the sun will be dark when it rises, and the moon won't shine its light.

Isaiah 24:23

Then the moon will be embarrassed and the sun ashamed, for the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem; and in the presence of its elders there will be glory."

Isaiah 30:26

Moreover, the light of the moon will be like the light of the sun, and the sun's light will be seven times brighter, like the light of seven full days, when the LORD binds up the bruises of his people and heals the wounds inflicted by his blow.

Isaiah 34:4

The valleys will be split, all the stars in the heavens will fall down, and the skies will be rolled up like a scroll. All their starry host will fade away like leaves withering on a vine, or fruit withering on a fig tree.

Isaiah 51:6

"Lift up your eyes, you heavens and look to the earth beneath; and see who created these. Its inhabitants will die just like this; but my salvation will be forever, and my deliverance will never fail.

Isaiah 60:9-20

For the coastlands will look to me, with the ships of Tarshish in the lead, to bring my children from far away, their silver and gold with them, to the name of the LORD your God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he has glorified you. "Foreigners will rebuild your walls, and their kings will serve you. Though in my anger I struck you down, in my favor I have shown you mercy. Your gates will always stand open by day or night, and they will not be shut, so that nations will bring you their wealth, with their kings led in procession.read more.
For the nation or kingdom that will not serve you will perish; those nations will be utterly ruined. "He has given you the glory of Lebanon, and it will come to you, the cypress, and the plane tree, and the pine, to adorn the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious. "All the descendants of those who oppressed you will come bending low before you, and all those who despised you will bow down at your feet. They'll call you "The City of the LORD,' "Zion of the Holy One of Israel.'" "Although you have been forsaken and despised, with no one traveling through, I will make you the everlasting pride, the joy of all generations. You'll suck the milk of nations, You'll suck the breasts of kings. Then you will realize that I, the LORD, am your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob. "Instead of bronze, I'll bring gold, and instead of iron, I'll bring silver; instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. I'll appoint peace as your supervisor and righteousness as your taskmaster. Then violence will no longer be heard in your land, nor devastation or destruction within your borders; but you'll call your walls "Salvation', and your gates "Praise'. "The sun will no longer be your light by day, nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory. Your sun won't set, nor will your moon withdraw itself for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning will end.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

When I extinguish your lights, I'll cover the heavens and darken their stars. I'll cover the sun with a cloud and the moon won't reflect its light. I'll darken the bright lights in the sky above you and bring darkness to your territory,' declares the Lord GOD.

Joel 2:10

"The land quivers in their presence; even the heavens shake. The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.

Amos 8:9

It will come about at that time," declares the Lord GOD, "I will cause the sun to set at noon and the earth to darken in the daylight.

Revelation 8:12

When the fourth angel blew his trumpet, one-third of the sun, one-third of the moon, and one-third of the stars were struck so that one-third of them turned dark. One-third of the day was kept from having light, as was the night.

1 Corinthians 15:41

One kind of splendor belongs to the sun, another to the moon, and still another to the stars. In fact, one star differs from another star in splendor.

Jude 1:13

They are wild waves of the sea, churning up the foam of their own shame. They are wandering stars for whom the deepest darkness has been reserved forever.

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Astronomy » Moon » Stars

Genesis 1:16

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars.

Judges 5:20

The stars fought from heaven; they fought against Sisera from their orbits.

Astronomy » Moon » General references to

Genesis 1:16

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars.

Deuteronomy 33:14

from the choicest products of the sun, the rich fruit of the harvest moon,

Joshua 10:13

So the sun remained still and the moon stood in place until the nation settled their score with their enemies. This is recorded, is it not, in the book of Jashar? The sun stood in place in the middle of the sky and seemed not to be in a hurry to set for nearly an entire day.

Isaiah 24:23

Then the moon will be embarrassed and the sun ashamed, for the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem; and in the presence of its elders there will be glory."

More verses: Joel 2:31

Astronomy » Moon » Pleiades,

Job 38:31

"Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loosen the cords of Orion?

Amos 5:8

Seek the one who fashions the Pleiades and Orion, who turns the deep darkness into morning, who darkens day into night, who calls out to the waters of the sea, pouring them out onto the surface of the earth the LORD is his name.

Astronomy » Moon » Orion

Job 38:31

"Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loosen the cords of Orion?

Amos 5:8

Seek the one who fashions the Pleiades and Orion, who turns the deep darkness into morning, who darkens day into night, who calls out to the waters of the sea, pouring them out onto the surface of the earth the LORD is his name.

Sciences » Astronomy

Job 38:31-32

"Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loosen the cords of Orion? Can you bring out constellations in their season? Can you guide the Bear with her cubs?

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