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48 Bible Verses about Astronomy

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Job 9:7-9

Who commands the sun, and it rises not; and seals up the stars. He alone extends the heavens and walks upon the waves of the sea. He who made Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the secret places of the south.

Deuteronomy 10:14

Behold, the heavens and the heaven of heavens are of the LORD thy God, the earth also, with all that is therein.

1 Chronicles 16:26

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

Job 22:12

Is not God in the height of the heavens? Behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

Job 25:5

Behold, even the moon shall not shine, neither are the stars pure in his sight.

Job 26:9

He holds back the face of his throne and spreads his cloud upon it.

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows the work of his hands. One day provides a word for the next day, and one night declares wisdom unto the next night. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.read more.
Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tabernacle for the sun, which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber and rejoices as a strong man to run a race. His going forth is from the end of the heavens, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.

Psalm 89:5

And the heavens shall praise thy wonder, O LORD, thy truth also in the congregation of the saints.

Psalm 96:5

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

Psalm 104:2

who dost cover thyself with light as with a garment, who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain,

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom has founded the earth; by intelligence has he established the heavens.

Isaiah 38:8

Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which is gone down in the sun dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned ten degrees, by which degrees it was gone down.

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus hath the LORD said, who gives the sun for light by day, and the laws of the moon and of the stars for light by night, who divides the sea and the waves thereof roar; The LORD of the hosts is his name;

Hebrews 1:10

And Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands:

Psalm 8:3-4

When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; what is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou dost visit him?

Genesis 1:3-5

And God said, Let there be light, and there was light. And God saw that the light was good, and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

Job 38:31-33

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Canst thou bring forth the signs of the heavens in their season, or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons? Dost thou know the ordinances of the heavens? Canst thou use its power in the earth?

Mark 13:25

and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers that are in the heavens shall be shaken.

Isaiah 13:10

For this reason the stars of the heavens and the lights thereof shall not shine: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not give forth her light.

Isaiah 30:26

Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD binds up the breach of his people and heals the stroke of their wound.

Isaiah 34:4

And all the host of heavens shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll; and all their host shall fall down as the leaf falls off from the vine and as the leaf falls from the fig tree.

Isaiah 51:6

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and those that dwell therein shall perish in like manner; but my saving health shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall never perish.

Isaiah 60:9-20

For the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish from the first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the LORD thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, who has glorified thee. And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall serve thee; for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my good favour I shall have mercy on thee. Therefore thy gates shall be open continually; they shall not be shut day nor night; that the strength of the Gentiles may be brought unto thee, and their kings guided.read more.
For the people or the kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish and shall be utterly wasted. The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will honour the place of my feet. The sons also of those that afflicted thee shall come humbled unto thee; and at the steps of thy feet all those that despised thee shall bow themselves down; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel. Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will place thee in eternal glory, in joy from generation to generation. Thou shalt also suck the milk of the Gentiles, and shalt suck the breast of the kings: and thou shalt know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob. For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for the stones iron; I will also put peace in the place of thy government, and righteousness in the place of thine oppressors. Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Saving Health and thy gates Praise. The sun shall no longer be thy light by day; nor shall the moon give light unto thee for brightness; but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light and thy God thy glory. Thy sun shall set no more; neither shall thy moon wane: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And when thou art dead, I will cover the heavens and make the stars thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light. All the bright lights of heaven I will make dark because of thee and set darkness upon thy land, said the Lord GOD.

Joel 2:10

The earth shall quake before him; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall go dark; and the stars shall withdraw their shining:

Amos 8:9

And it shall come to pass in that day, said the Lord GOD, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will cover the earth with darkness in the clear day;

Revelation 8:12

And the fourth angel sounded the trumpet, and the third part of the sun was smitten and the third part of the moon and the third part of the stars, in such a manner that the third part of them was darkened, and the third part of the day did not shine, and the night likewise.

Genesis 15:5

And he brought him forth abroad and said, Look now toward the heavens and count the stars, if thou art able to number them. And he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.

1 Corinthians 15:41

One thing is the glory of the sun, and another the glory of the moon, and another the glory of the stars; for one star differs from another star in glory.

Jude 1:13

raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own abominations; erratic stars, to whom is reserved gross darkness eternally.

From Thematic Bible


Astronomy » Moon » Stars

Judges 5:20

They fought from the heavens; the stars from their ways fought against Sisera.

Astronomy » Moon » General references to

Deuteronomy 33:14

and for the gifts of the fruits of the sun and for the gifts of the influence of the moon,

Joshua 10:13

And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed until the nation had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of righteousness? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven and hastened not to go down about a whole day.

More verses: Joel 2:31

Astronomy » Moon » Pleiades,

Job 9:9

He who made Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the secret places of the south.

Job 38:31

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

Amos 5:8

look unto him that makes the seven stars and Orion and turns the shadow of death into the morning and makes the day dark with night, that calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name;

Astronomy » Moon » Orion

Job 9:9

He who made Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the secret places of the south.

Job 38:31

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

Amos 5:8

look unto him that makes the seven stars and Orion and turns the shadow of death into the morning and makes the day dark with night, that calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name;

Sciences » Astronomy

Job 38:31-32

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Canst thou bring forth the signs of the heavens in their season, or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?