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51 Bible Verses about Stars

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Psalm 136:7-9

To him that made great lights, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever; The sun for rule over the day, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever, The moon and stars for rule over the night, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever:

Psalm 148:3-6

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all ye stars of light. Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that are above the heavens. Let them praise the name of Jehovah, for he it is that commanded, and they were created:read more.
And he established them for ever and ever; he made for them a statute which shall not pass.

Job 9:7-9

Who commandeth the sun, and it riseth not, and he sealeth up the stars; Who alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth upon the high waves of the sea; Who maketh the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the chambers of the south;

Job 38:31-33

Canst thou fasten the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion? Dost thou bring forth the constellations each in its season? or dost thou guide the Bear with her sons? Knowest thou the ordinances of the heavens? dost thou determine their rule over the earth?

Psalm 147:4-5

He counteth the number of the stars; he giveth names to them all. Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

Isaiah 45:11-12

Thus saith Jehovah, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker: Ask me of the things to come; concerning my sons, and concerning the work of my hands, command ye me. It is I that have made the earth, and created man upon it; it is I, my hands, that have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded.

Amos 5:8

seek him that made the Pleiades and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest thou lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, the whole host of heaven, and be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath assigned unto all peoples under the whole heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and goeth and serveth other gods, and boweth down to them, either to the sun or to the moon, or to the whole host of heaven, which I have not commanded;

2 Kings 23:4-5

And the king commanded Hilkijah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the doorkeepers, to bring forth out of the temple of Jehovah all the vessels that had been made for Baal, and for the Asherah, and for all the host of the heavens; and he burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron, and carried the ashes of them to Bethel. And he abolished the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah, and the environs of Jerusalem; and them that burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them out to the sun and to the moon and to all the host of the heavens, which they have loved, and which they have served, and after which they have walked, and which they have sought, and which they have worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the ground.

Jeremiah 19:12-13

Thus will I do unto this place, saith Jehovah, and to the inhabitants thereof, and make this city as Topheth. And the houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah shall be as the place of Topheth, defiled, all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of the heavens, and have poured out drink-offerings unto other gods.

Amos 5:25-27

Did ye bring unto me sacrifices and oblations in the wilderness forty years, O house of Israel? Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of your Moloch, and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye had made to yourselves; and I will cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, saith Jehovah, whose name is the God of hosts.

Zephaniah 1:4-5

And I will stretch forth my hand upon Judah, and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place, the name of the Chemarim with the priests; and them that bow down to the host of the heavens upon the housetops; and them that bow down to Jehovah, that swear by him, and swear by Malcham;

Acts 7:42-43

But God turned and delivered them up to serve the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, Have ye offered me victims and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel? Yea, ye took up the tent of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, the forms which ye made to do homage to them; and I will transport you beyond Babylon.

2 Kings 17:16

And they forsook all the commandments of Jehovah their God, and made them molten images, two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshipped all the host of the heavens, and served Baal;

2 Kings 21:3-5

And he built again the high places that Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars to Baal and made an Asherah, as did Ahab king of Israel; and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served them. And he built altars in the house of Jehovah, of which Jehovah had said, In Jerusalem will I put my name. And he built altars to all the host of heaven in both courts of the house of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 33:5

And he built altars to all the host of heaven in both courts of the house of Jehovah.

Acts 28:11

And after three months we sailed in a ship which had wintered in the island, an Alexandrian, with the Dioscuri for its ensign.

Isaiah 47:13

Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the interpreters of the heavens, the observers of the stars, who predict according to the new moons what shall come upon thee, stand up, and save thee.

Daniel 2:2-5

And the king commanded to call the scribes, and the magicians, and the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans, to shew the king his dreams; and they came and stood before the king. And the king said unto them, I have dreamed a dream, and my spirit is troubled to know the dream. And the Chaldeans spoke to the king in Aramaic, O king, live for ever! tell thy servants the dream, and we will shew the interpretation.read more.
The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, The command is gone forth from me: If ye do not make known unto me the dream, and its interpretation, ye shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.

Daniel 4:7

Then came in the scribes, the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation of it.

Isaiah 34:4

And all the host of the heavens shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll; and all their host shall fade away, as a leaf fadeth from off the vine, and as the withered fruit from the fig-tree.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heavens, and make the stars thereof black; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light. All the bright lights of the heavens will I make black over thee, and bring darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of heaven fell upon the earth, as a fig tree, shaken by a great wind, casts its unseasonable figs.

Matthew 2:9-10

And they having heard the king went their way; and lo, the star, which they had seen in the east, went before them until it came and stood over the place where the little child was. And when they saw the star they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

Deuteronomy 10:22

With seventy souls thy fathers went down into Egypt; and now Jehovah thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

1 Chronicles 27:23

And David took not their number from twenty years old and under; for Jehovah had said he would increase Israel as the stars of heaven.

Nehemiah 9:23

And their children thou didst multiply as the stars of heaven, and thou broughtest them into the land concerning which thou didst say to their fathers that they should go in to possess it.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of the heavens cannot be numbered, nor the sand of the sea measured, so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me.

Hebrews 11:12

Wherefore also there have been born of one, and that of one become dead, even as the stars of heaven in multitude, and as the countless sand which is by the sea shore.

Numbers 24:17

I shall see him, but not now; I shall behold him, but not nigh: There cometh a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and he shall cut in pieces the corners of Moab, and destroy all the sons of tumult.

Isaiah 14:12-13

How art thou fallen from heaven, Lucifer, son of the morning! Thou art cut down to the ground, that didst prostrate the nations! And thou that didst say in thy heart, I will ascend into the heavens, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God, and I will sit upon the mount of assembly, in the recesses of the north;

From Thematic Bible


Astronomy » Moon » Stars

Judges 5:20

From heaven fought the stars, from their courses they fought against Sis'era.

Christian ministers » Servants » Stars

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies.

Revelation 2:1

To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lamps:

Names » Of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies.

Righteous » Compared with » Stars

compared to Saints » Stars

Stars » Worshiped

Jeremiah 19:13

And the houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah shall be as the place of Topheth, defiled, all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of the heavens, and have poured out drink-offerings unto other gods.

2 Kings 21:3

And he built again the high places that Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars to Baal and made an Asherah, as did Ahab king of Israel; and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served them.

2 Kings 17:16

And they forsook all the commandments of Jehovah their God, and made them molten images, two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshipped all the host of the heavens, and served Baal;

Amos 5:26

Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of your Moloch, and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye had made to yourselves;

2 Kings 23:5

And he abolished the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah, and the environs of Jerusalem; and them that burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » Darkening of

Isaiah 34:4

And all the host of the heavens shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll; and all their host shall fade away, as a leaf fadeth from off the vine, and as the withered fruit from the fig-tree.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and the constellations thereof shall not give their light; the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Joel 2:10

The earth quaketh before them; the heavens tremble; the sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

Ecclesiastes 12:2

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

Stars » Falling of

Revelation 12:4

and his tail draws the third part of the stars of the heaven; and he cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to bring forth, in order that when she brought forth he might devour her child.

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of heaven fell upon the earth, as a fig tree, shaken by a great wind, casts its unseasonable figs.

Revelation 9:1

And the fifth angel sounded his trumpet: and I saw a star out of the heaven fallen to the earth; and there was given to it the key of the pit of the abyss.

Revelation 8:10

And the third angel sounded his trumpet: and there fell out of the heaven a great star, burning as a torch, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters.

More verses: Daniel 8:10 Mark 13:25

Stars » Created by God

Amos 5:8

seek him that made the Pleiades and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

More verses: Psalm 136:9 Psalm 136:7

Stars » The morning star

Stars » Orion

Job 9:9

Who maketh the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the chambers of the south;

Amos 5:8

seek him that made the Pleiades and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

Stars » Figurative » Seven stars of the seven congregations

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies.

Stars » Differ in splendor

1 Corinthians 15:41

one the sun's glory, and another the moon's glory, and another the stars' glory; for star differs from star in glory.

Stars » Constellations of

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and the constellations thereof shall not give their light; the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Stars » Comets

Jude 1:13

raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shames; wandering stars, to whom has been reserved the gloom of darkness for eternity.

Stars » Serpent

Stars » Figurative » Of the deliverer

Numbers 24:17

I shall see him, but not now; I shall behold him, but not nigh: There cometh a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and he shall cut in pieces the corners of Moab, and destroy all the sons of tumult.

Stars » Planets

2 Kings 23:5

And he abolished the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah, and the environs of Jerusalem; and them that burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » Figurative » Crown of twelve stars

Stars » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest thou lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, the whole host of heaven, and be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath assigned unto all peoples under the whole heaven.

Stars » Illustrative » (withdrawing their light,) of severe judgments

Ezekiel 32:7

And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heavens, and make the stars thereof black; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and the constellations thereof shall not give their light; the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Joel 2:10

The earth quaketh before them; the heavens tremble; the sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

Stars » God » Created

Psalm 148:5

Let them praise the name of Jehovah, for he it is that commanded, and they were created:

Stars » The israelites forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest thou lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, the whole host of heaven, and be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath assigned unto all peoples under the whole heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:2-4

If there be found in thy midst in any of thy gates which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that doeth what is evil in the sight of Jehovah thy God, in transgressing his covenant, and goeth and serveth other gods, and boweth down to them, either to the sun or to the moon, or to the whole host of heaven, which I have not commanded; and it be told thee, and thou hearest of it; then thou shalt make thorough inquiry, and if it be truth and the thing be certain, that this abomination hath been wrought in Israel,

Stars » Called » The host of heaven

Deuteronomy 17:3

and goeth and serveth other gods, and boweth down to them, either to the sun or to the moon, or to the whole host of heaven, which I have not commanded;

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of the heavens cannot be numbered, nor the sand of the sea measured, so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me.

Stars » Illustrative » Of ministers

Revelation 2:1

To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lamps:

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Pleiades,

Job 9:9

Who maketh the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the chambers of the south;

Job 38:31

Canst thou fasten the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

Amos 5:8

seek him that made the Pleiades and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Orion

Job 9:9

Who maketh the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the chambers of the south;

Job 38:31

Canst thou fasten the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

Amos 5:8

seek him that made the Pleiades and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

Stars » Illustrative » Of princes and subordinate governors

Revelation 8:12

And the fourth angel sounded his trumpet: and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so that the third part of them should be darkened, and that the day should not appear for the third part of it, and the night the same.

Daniel 8:10

And it became great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and trampled upon them.

Stars » Idolaters worshipped

Jeremiah 19:13

And the houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah shall be as the place of Topheth, defiled, all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of the heavens, and have poured out drink-offerings unto other gods.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them out to the sun and to the moon and to all the host of the heavens, which they have loved, and which they have served, and after which they have walked, and which they have sought, and which they have worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the ground.

Stars » Infinite in number

Jeremiah 33:2

Thus saith Jehovah the doer of it, Jehovah that formeth it to establish it, Jehovah is his name:

Stars » God » Appointed to give light by night

Stars » When grouped together called constellations

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and the constellations thereof shall not give their light; the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

2 Kings 23:5

And he abolished the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah, and the environs of Jerusalem; and them that burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » God » Established, for ever

Psalm 148:6

And he established them for ever and ever; he made for them a statute which shall not pass.

Stars » One of extraordinary brightness (a meteor) appeared at Christ's birth

Matthew 2:9

And they having heard the king went their way; and lo, the star, which they had seen in the east, went before them until it came and stood over the place where the little child was.

Stars » Exhibit the greatness of God's power

Stars » Appear after sunset

Job 3:9

Let the stars of its twilight be dark; let it wait for light, and have none, neither let it see the eyelids of the dawn:

Nehemiah 4:21

And we laboured in the work; and half of them held the spears from the rising of the dawn till the stars appeared.

Stars » False gods frequently worshipped under the representation of

Amos 5:26

Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of your Moloch, and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye had made to yourselves;

Acts 7:43

Yea, ye took up the tent of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, the forms which ye made to do homage to them; and I will transport you beyond Babylon.

Stars » Appear of different magnitudes

1 Corinthians 15:41

one the sun's glory, and another the moon's glory, and another the stars' glory; for star differs from star in glory.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Arcturus

Job 9:9

Who maketh the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the chambers of the south;

Job 38:32

Dost thou bring forth the constellations each in its season? or dost thou guide the Bear with her sons?

Stars » Punishment for worshipping

Deuteronomy 17:5-7

thou shalt bring forth that man or that woman, who committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, the man or the woman, and shalt stone them with stones, that they die. At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is to die be put to death: he shall not be put to death at the mouth of one witness. The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hands of all the people; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst.

Stars » Illustrative » (bright and morning star,) of Christ

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Morning star

Stars » Illustrative » (morning star,) of glory to be given to faithful saints

Stars » Illustrative » Of Christ

Numbers 24:17

I shall see him, but not now; I shall behold him, but not nigh: There cometh a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and he shall cut in pieces the corners of Moab, and destroy all the sons of tumult.

Stars » Called » Stars of heaven

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and the constellations thereof shall not give their light; the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Stars » God » Set, in the firmament of heaven

Genesis 1:17

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

Stars » Astrology and star-gazing practised by the babylonians, &c

Isaiah 47:13

Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the interpreters of the heavens, the observers of the stars, who predict according to the new moons what shall come upon thee, stand up, and save thee.

Stars » Illustrative » (setting the nest amongst,) of pride and carnal security

Obadiah 1:4

Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith Jehovah.

Stars » Illustrative » (shining of,) of the reward of faithful ministers

Stars » Called » Stars of light

Stars » God » Numbers and names

Stars » Shine in the firmament of heaven

Stars » Revolve in fixed orbits

Judges 5:20

From heaven fought the stars, from their courses they fought against Sis'era.

Stars » Made to praise God

Stars » Use of, in navigation, alluded to

Acts 27:20

And neither sun nor stars appearing for many days, and no small storm lying on us, in the end all hope of our being saved was taken away.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Mazzaroth

Job 38:32

Dost thou bring forth the constellations each in its season? or dost thou guide the Bear with her sons?

Stars » Illustrative » (wandering,) of false teachers

Jude 1:13

raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shames; wandering stars, to whom has been reserved the gloom of darkness for eternity.

Stars » Illustrative » Of angels

Stars » Impure in the sight of God

Job 25:5

Lo, even the moon is not bright; and the stars are not pure in his sight:

Stars » God » Obscures

Titles and names of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20-1

The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies. To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lamps:

Topics on Stars

Affecting Sun Moon And Stars

40;24;29

But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun shall be darkened, and the moon not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.

Controlling Sun Moon And Stars

18;38;31

Canst thou fasten the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

23;13;10

For the stars of the heavens and the constellations thereof shall not give their light; the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Stars Created By God

23;40;26

Lift up your eyes on high, and see! Who hath created these things, bringing out their host by number? He calleth them all by name; through the greatness of his might and strength of power, not one faileth.

Sun Moon And Stars Before God

1;1;16

And God made the two great lights, the great light to rule the day, and the small light to rule the night, and the stars.