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Genesis 37:9

Then he had another dream and told it to his brothers. "Look," he said, "I had another dream, and this time the sun, moon, and 11 stars were bowing down to me."

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.

Genesis 1:16-18

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. God placed them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth, to dominate the day and the night, and to separate light from darkness. And God saw that it was good.

Psalm 136:7-9

He made the great lights: His love is eternal. the sun to rule by day, His love is eternal. the moon and stars to rule by night. His love is eternal.

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:

Numbers 28:14

Their drink offerings are to be two quarts of wine with each bull, one and a third quarts with the ram, and one quart with each male lamb. This is the monthly burnt offering for all the months of the year.

1 Chronicles 23:31

Whenever burnt offerings are offered to the Lord on the Sabbaths, New Moons, and appointed festivals, they are to do so regularly in the Lord's presence according to the number prescribed for them.

Isaiah 66:23

All mankind will come to worship Me, from one New Moon to another, and from one Sabbath to another," says the Lord.

Psalm 89:37

like the moon, established forever, a faithful witness in the sky." Selah

Psalm 72:5

May he continue while the sun endures, and as long as the moon, throughout all generations.

Isaiah 60:19-20

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.

Deuteronomy 4:19

When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars-all the array of heaven-do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone to worship other gods by bowing down to the sun, moon, or all the stars in the sky-which I have forbidden-

2 Kings 23:5

Then he did away with the idolatrous priests the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense at the high places in the cities of Judah and in the areas surrounding Jerusalem. They had burned incense to Baal, and to the sun, moon, constellations, and the whole heavenly host.

Job 31:26

if I have gazed at the sun when it was shining or at the moon moving in splendor,

Jeremiah 8:2

They will be exposed to the sun, the moon, and the whole heavenly host, which they have loved, served, followed, pursued, and worshiped. [Their bones] will not be collected and buried but will become like manure on the surface of the soil.

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 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.

Joel 2:10

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

Mark 13:24-25

"But in those days, after that tribulation: The sun will be darkened, and the moon will not shed its light; the stars will be falling from the sky, and the celestial powers will be shaken.

Joshua 10:12-13

On the day the Lord gave the Amorites over to the Israelites, Joshua spoke to the Lord in the presence of Israel: "Sun, stand still over Gibeon, and moon, over the valley of Aijalon." 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.

Ezekiel 32:7

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.

Matthew 4:24

Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.

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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.

Moon » Darkening of

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.

Ezekiel 32:7

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.

Moon » Its light

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is thiswho shines like the dawn- as beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awe-inspiring as an army with banners?

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.

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:

Ecclesiastes 12:2

before the sun and the light are darkened, and the moon and the stars, and the clouds return after the rain;

Job 31:26

if I have gazed at the sun when it was shining or at the moon moving in splendor,

Moon » Worshiped

Jeremiah 7:18

The sons gather wood, the fathers light the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven,and they pour out drink offerings to other gods so that they provoke Me to anger.

Jeremiah 8:2

They will be exposed to the sun, the moon, and the whole heavenly host, which they have loved, served, followed, pursued, and worshiped. [Their bones] will not be collected and buried but will become like manure on the surface of the soil.

Jeremiah 44:17-19

Instead, we will do everything we said we would: burn incense to the queen of heaven and offer drink offerings to her just as we, our fathers, our kings, and our officials did in Judah's cities and in Jerusalem's streets. Then we had enough food and good things and saw no disaster, but from the time we ceased to burn incense to the queen of heaven and to offer her drink offerings, we have lacked everything, and through sword and famine we have met our end." And the women said, "When we burned incense to the queen of heaven and poured out drink offerings to her, was it apart from our husbands' knowledge that we made sacrificial cakes in her image and poured out drink offerings to her?"

2 Kings 23:5

Then he did away with the idolatrous priests the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense at the high places in the cities of Judah and in the areas surrounding Jerusalem. They had burned incense to Baal, and to the sun, moon, constellations, and the whole heavenly host.

Jeremiah 44:25

This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: 'As for you and your wives, you women have spoken with your mouths, and you men fulfilled it by your deeds, saying: We will keep our vows we have made to burn incense to the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings for her. [Go ahead,] confirm your vows! Pay your vows!'

More verses: Job 31:26-27

Moon » Feast of the new moon

Numbers 10:10

You are to sound the trumpets over your burnt offerings and your fellowship sacrifices and on your joyous occasions, your appointed festivals, and the beginning of each of your months. They will serve as a reminder for you before your God: I am the Lord your God."

1 Chronicles 23:31

Whenever burnt offerings are offered to the Lord on the Sabbaths, New Moons, and appointed festivals, they are to do so regularly in the Lord's presence according to the number prescribed for them.

2 Chronicles 31:3

The king contributed from his own possessions for the regular morning and evening burnt offerings, the burnt offerings of the Sabbaths, of the New Moons, and of the appointed feasts, as written in the law of the Lord.

Ezra 3:5

After that, [they offered] the regular burnt offering and the offerings for the beginning of each monthand for all the Lord's appointed holy occasions, as well as the freewill offerings brought to the Lord.

Numbers 28:11-15

"At the beginning of each of your months present a burnt offering to the Lord: two young bulls, one ram, seven male lambs a year old-[all] unblemished- with six quarts of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering for each bull, four quarts of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering for the ram, and two quarts of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering for each lamb. It is a burnt offering, a pleasing aroma, a fire offering to the Lord. read more.
Their drink offerings are to be two quarts of wine with each bull, one and a third quarts with the ram, and one quart with each male lamb. This is the monthly burnt offering for all the months of the year. And one male goat is to be offered as a sin offering to the Lord, in addition to the regular burnt offering with its drink offering.

Moon » Figurative » Shining of

Isaiah 60:19

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.

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.

Moon » Created by God

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.

Psalm 136:7-9

He made the great lights: His love is eternal. the sun to rule by day, His love is eternal. the moon and stars to rule by night. His love is eternal.

Moon » Stands still

Joshua 10:12

On the day the Lord gave the Amorites over to the Israelites, Joshua spoke to the Lord in the presence of Israel: "Sun, stand still over Gibeon, and moon, over the valley of Aijalon."

Habakkuk 3:11

Sun and moon stand still in [their] lofty residence, at the flash of Your flying arrows, at the brightness of Your shining spear.

Moon » Its influences

Deuteronomy 33:14

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

Moon » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars-all the array of heaven-do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone to worship other gods by bowing down to the sun, moon, or all the stars in the sky-which I have forbidden-

Moon » Seasons of (months)

Moon » No light of, in heaven

Moon » Joseph's dream concerning

Genesis 37:9

Then he had another dream and told it to his brothers. "Look," he said, "I had another dream, and this time the sun, moon, and 11 stars were bowing down to me."

Moon » Symbolical

Moon » Feast of the new moon » Traffic at the time of, prohibited

Amos 8:5

asking, "When will the New Moon be over so we may sell grain, and the Sabbath, so we may market wheat? We can reduce the measure while increasing the price and cheat with dishonest scales.

Moon » Illustrative » (withdrawing her light,) of deep calamities

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.

Joel 2:10

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

Moon » Worshipped as the queen of heaven

Jeremiah 7:18

The sons gather wood, the fathers light the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven,and they pour out drink offerings to other gods so that they provoke Me to anger.

Jeremiah 44:17-19

Instead, we will do everything we said we would: burn incense to the queen of heaven and offer drink offerings to her just as we, our fathers, our kings, and our officials did in Judah's cities and in Jerusalem's streets. Then we had enough food and good things and saw no disaster, but from the time we ceased to burn incense to the queen of heaven and to offer her drink offerings, we have lacked everything, and through sword and famine we have met our end." And the women said, "When we burned incense to the queen of heaven and poured out drink offerings to her, was it apart from our husbands' knowledge that we made sacrificial cakes in her image and poured out drink offerings to her?"

Jeremiah 44:25

This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: 'As for you and your wives, you women have spoken with your mouths, and you men fulfilled it by your deeds, saying: We will keep our vows we have made to burn incense to the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings for her. [Go ahead,] confirm your vows! Pay your vows!'

Moon » appointed » By an ordinance for ever

Psalm 72:5

May he continue while the sun endures, and as long as the moon, throughout all generations.

Psalm 89:37

like the moon, established forever, a faithful witness in the sky." Selah

Jeremiah 31:36

If this fixed order departs from My presence- [this is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration- then also Israel's descendants will cease to be a nation before Me forever.

Moon » Worshipping of » Jews often guilty of

Jeremiah 8:2

They will be exposed to the sun, the moon, and the whole heavenly host, which they have loved, served, followed, pursued, and worshiped. [Their bones] will not be collected and buried but will become like manure on the surface of the soil.

2 Kings 23:5

Then he did away with the idolatrous priests the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense at the high places in the cities of Judah and in the areas surrounding Jerusalem. They had burned incense to Baal, and to the sun, moon, constellations, and the whole heavenly host.

Moon » appointed » For signs and seasons

Moon » appointed » To rule the night

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.

Psalm 136:9

the moon and stars to rule by night. His love is eternal.

Moon » Lunacy attributed to the influence of

Matthew 4:24

Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.

Moon » Worshipping of » Condemned as atheism

Job 31:28

this would also be a crime deserving punishment, for I would have denied God above.

Job 31:26

if I have gazed at the sun when it was shining or at the moon moving in splendor,

Moon » Illustrative » Of fairness of the church

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is thiswho shines like the dawn- as beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awe-inspiring as an army with banners?

Moon » Described as » Fair

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is thiswho shines like the dawn- as beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awe-inspiring as an army with banners?

Moon » Has a glory of its own

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.

Moon » Worshipping of » To be punished with death

Deuteronomy 17:3-6

and has gone to worship other gods by bowing down to the sun, moon, or all the stars in the sky-which I have forbidden- and if you are told or hear [about it], you must investigate it thoroughly. If the report turns out to be true that this detestable thing has happened in Israel, you must bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing and stone them to death. read more.
The one condemned to die is to be executed on the testimony of two or three witnesses. No one is to be executed on the testimony of a single witness.

Moon » Influences vegetation

Deuteronomy 33:14

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

Moon » Worshipping of » Forbidden to the jews

Deuteronomy 4:19

When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars-all the array of heaven-do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.

Moon » appointed » For the benefit of all

Deuteronomy 4:19

When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars-all the array of heaven-do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.

Moon » Miracles connected with » Standing still in ajalon

Joshua 10:12-13

On the day the Lord gave the Amorites over to the Israelites, Joshua spoke to the Lord in the presence of Israel: "Sun, stand still over Gibeon, and moon, over the valley of Aijalon." 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.

Moon » Illustrative » Of changeableness of the world

Moon » Illustrative » (becoming blood,) of judgments

Moon » First appearance of, a time of festivity

1 Samuel 20:5-6

So David told him, "Look, tomorrow is the New Moon, and I'm supposed to sit down and eat with the king. Instead, let me go, and I'll hide in the field until the third night. If your father misses me at all, say, 'David urgently requested my permission to quickly go to his town Bethlehem for an annual sacrifice there involving the whole clan.'

Moon » Worshipping of » Jews punished for

Jeremiah 8:1-3

"At that time"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"the bones of the kings of Judah, the bones of her officials, the bones of the priests, the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the residents of Jerusalem will be brought out of their graves. They will be exposed to the sun, the moon, and the whole heavenly host, which they have loved, served, followed, pursued, and worshiped. [Their bones] will not be collected and buried but will become like manure on the surface of the soil. Death will be chosen over life by all the survivors of this evil family, those who remain wherever I have banished them." [This is] the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.

Moon » appointed » To light the earth by night

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:

Moon » Illustrative » Of glory of Christ in the church

Isaiah 60:20

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.

Moon » appointed » For a light in the firmament

Genesis 1:15

They will be lights in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth." And it was so.

Moon » appointed » To divide day from night

Moon » Called the lesser light

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.

Moon » Made to glorify God

Moon » Miracles connected with » Signs in, before the destruction of jerusalem

Moon » Described as » Bright

Job 31:26

if I have gazed at the sun when it was shining or at the moon moving in splendor,

Topics on Moon

Affecting Sun Moon And Stars

40;24;29

"Immediately after the tribulation of those days: The sun will be darkened, and the moon will not shed its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the celestial powers will be shaken.

Controlling Sun Moon And Stars

18;38;31

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

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

23;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.

Idolatrous Worship Of The Moon

5;4;19

When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars-all the array of heaven-do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.

New Moon Festival

4;28;11

"At the beginning of each of your months present a burnt offering to the Lord: two young bulls, one ram, seven male lambs a year old-[all] unblemished-

Red Moons

44;2;20

The sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and remarkable day of the Lord comes;

Sun Moon And Stars Before God

1;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.

The Moon

19;136;9

the moon and stars to rule by night. His love is eternal.

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