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51 Bible Verses about Stars

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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.

Psalm 136:7-9

to the one who made the great lights, for his gracious love is everlasting the sun to illumine the day, for his gracious love is everlasting and the moon and stars to illumine the night, for his gracious love is everlasting

Psalm 148:3-6

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars. Praise him, you heaven of heavens, and you waters above the heavens. Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he himself gave the command that they be created.read more.
He set them in place to last forever and ever; he gave the command and will not rescind it.

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.

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?

Psalm 147:4-5

He keeps track of the number of stars, assigning names to all of them. Our Lord is great, and rich in power; his understanding has no limitation.

Isaiah 45:11-12

This is what the Lord says, the Creator of the signs: "Question me about my children, or give me orders about the work of my hands. I myself made the earth and personally created humankind upon it. My own hands stretched out the skies; I marshaled all their starry hosts."

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.

Deuteronomy 4:19

Do not gaze toward the heavens and observe the sun, the moon, the stars the entire array of the sky with the intent to worship and serve what the LORD your God gave every nation.

Deuteronomy 17:3

He may be following and serving other gods by bowing down to them that is, to the sun, the moon, or to any of the heavenly host (something I did not command).

2 Kings 23:4-5

The king ordered Hilkiah the high priest, the priests of the secondary order, and the doorkeepers to take out of the LORD's Temple all of the implements that had been crafted for Baal, for Asherah, and for every star in the heavens. Then he burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron and carried the ashes to Bethel. The king unseated the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places throughout the cities of Judah and in the environs surrounding Jerusalem, including those who had been burning incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to every star in the heavens.

Jeremiah 8:2

They'll be spread out to the sun, the moon, and all the stars of the heavens, which they loved and served, and which they followed, consulted, and worshipped. Their bones won't be collected, nor will they be buried. They'll be like dung on the surface of the ground.

Jeremiah 19:12-13

This is what I'll do to this place and its residents," declares the LORD, "making this city like Topheth. The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be polluted like Topheth, as will be all the houses on whose roofs people burned incense to all the host of heaven and poured out liquid offerings to other gods."'"

Amos 5:25-27

"Was it to me that you brought offerings and gifts in the desert for 40 years, house of Israel? And you carried the tent of your king and Saturn, your star god idols that you crafted for yourselves. So I will cause you to be taken captive beyond Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is God of the Heavenly Armies.

Zephaniah 1:4-5

"I will also stretch out my hand against Judah, and upon all inhabitants of Jerusalem. I'll wipe out every trace of Baal from this place, and the name of the pagan priests, along with my own priests. I'll wipe out those who worship the stars that they view from their housetops, those who bow down and swear to the LORD and who also swear by Milcom,

Acts 7:42-43

So God turned away from them and gave them over to worship the heavenly bodies. As it is written in the book of the Prophets: "O house of Israel, you didn't offer me slaughtered animals and sacrifices those 40 years in the wilderness, did you? You even took along the tent of Moloch, the star of your god Rephan, and the images you made in order to worship them. So I will take you into exile as far as Babylon.'

2 Kings 17:16

They abandoned all of the commands given by the LORD their God, crafted for themselves cast images of two calves, constructed an Asherah, worshipped all of the stars in heaven, and served Baal.

2 Kings 21:3-5

He rebuilt the high places that his father Hezekiah had destroyed. He erected altars for Baal, crafted an Asherah, just as King Ahab of Israel had done, and worshipped and served the stars of heaven. He also built altars in the LORD's Temple, about which the LORD had said, "In Jerusalem I will place my Name." He built two altars to every star in the heavens in the two courts of the LORD's Temple.

2 Chronicles 33:5

He built altars for all the armies of heaven in the two courtyards of the LORD's Temple.

Acts 28:11

Three months later, we continued our sailing onboard an Alexandrian ship that had spent the winter at the island. It had the Twin Brothers as its figurehead.

Isaiah 47:13

according to your multiple schemes. Let them stand up now those who conjure the heavens and gaze at the stars, predicting at the new moons and save you from what is about to happen to them.

Daniel 2:2-5

So the king gave orders to summon diviners, enchanters, sorcerers, and Chaldeans to reveal to the king what he had dreamed. When they came and stood before him, the king told them, "I have dreamed a dream and I will remain troubled until I can understand it." The Chaldeans responded to the king in Aramaic: "May the king live forever. Tell the dream to your servants, and we'll reveal its meaning."read more.
In reply the king told the Chaldeans, "Here is what I have commanded: If you don't tell me both the dream and its meaning, you'll be destroyed and your houses will be reduced to rubble.

Daniel 4:7

Then the diviners, enchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers came in, and I told them the dream. But they could not reveal its interpretation to me.

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.

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.

Revelation 6:13

The stars in the sky fell to the earth like a fig tree drops its fruit when it is shaken by a strong wind.

Matthew 2:9-10

After listening to the king, they set out, and the star they had seen in the east went ahead of them until it came and stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they were ecstatic with joy.

Deuteronomy 10:22

Your ancestors went down to Egypt with 70 people, but the LORD your God has now made you as numerous as the stars in the sky."

1 Chronicles 27:23

David did not complete a census of those younger than 20 years of age, since the LORD had said he would make Israel as numerous as the stars of heaven.

Nehemiah 9:23

"You multiplied their descendants like the stars in heaven and brought them to the land about which you told their ancestors to enter and possess.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the heavenly bodies cannot be counted, and the sands of the sea cannot be measured, so I'll multiply the descendants of my servant David and the descendants of Levi who serve me.'"

Hebrews 11:12

Abraham was as good as dead, yet from this one man came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as countless as the sand on the seashore.

Numbers 24:17

I can see him, but not right now. I observe him, but from a distance. A star streams forth from Jacob; a scepter arises from Israel. He will crush Moab's forehead, along with all of Seth's descendants.

Isaiah 14:12-13

"How you have fallen from heaven, Day Star, son of the Dawn! How you have been thrown down to earth, you who laid low the nation! You said in your heart, "I'll ascend to heaven, above the stars of God. I'll erect my throne; I'll sit on the Mount of Assembly in the far reaches of the north;

2 Peter 1:19

Therefore we regard the message of the prophets as confirmed beyond doubt, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp that is shining in a gloomy place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.

Revelation 2:28

"Just as I have received authority from my Father, I will also give him the morning star.

From Thematic Bible


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.

Christian ministers » Servants » Stars

Revelation 1:20

The secret meaning of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lamp stands is this: the seven stars are the messengers of the seven churches, and the seven lamp stands are the seven churches."

Revelation 2:1

"To the messenger of the church in Ephesus, write: "The one who holds the seven stars in his right hand, the one who walks among the seven gold lamp stands, says this:

Names » Of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20

The secret meaning of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lamp stands is this: the seven stars are the messengers of the seven churches, and the seven lamp stands are the seven churches."

Righteous » Compared with » Stars

compared to Saints » Stars

Stars » Worshiped

Jeremiah 19:13

The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be polluted like Topheth, as will be all the houses on whose roofs people burned incense to all the host of heaven and poured out liquid offerings to other gods."'"

2 Kings 21:3

He rebuilt the high places that his father Hezekiah had destroyed. He erected altars for Baal, crafted an Asherah, just as King Ahab of Israel had done, and worshipped and served the stars of heaven.

2 Kings 17:16

They abandoned all of the commands given by the LORD their God, crafted for themselves cast images of two calves, constructed an Asherah, worshipped all of the stars in heaven, and served Baal.

Amos 5:26

And you carried the tent of your king and Saturn, your star god idols that you crafted for yourselves.

2 Kings 23:5

The king unseated the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places throughout the cities of Judah and in the environs surrounding Jerusalem, including those who had been burning incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to every star in the heavens.

Stars » Darkening of

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 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.

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.

Ecclesiastes 12:2

Otherwise, when the sun, daylight, moon, or stars turn dark, or when clouds fail to return after the rain

Stars » Falling of

Revelation 12:4

Its tail swept away one-third of the stars in the sky and knocked them down to the earth. Then the dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth so that it could devour her child when it was born.

Revelation 6:13

The stars in the sky fell to the earth like a fig tree drops its fruit when it is shaken by a strong wind.

Revelation 9:1

When the fifth angel blew his trumpet, I saw a star that had fallen to earth from the sky. The star was given the key to the shaft of the bottomless pit.

Revelation 8:10

When the third angel blew his trumpet, a huge star blazing like a torch fell from heaven. It fell on one-third of the rivers and on the springs of water.

More verses: Daniel 8:10 Mark 13:25

Stars » Created by God

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.

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.

More verses: Psalm 136:9 Psalm 136:7

Stars » The morning star

Revelation 2:28

"Just as I have received authority from my Father, I will also give him the morning star.

Stars » 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.

Stars » Figurative » Seven stars of the seven congregations

Revelation 1:20

The secret meaning of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lamp stands is this: the seven stars are the messengers of the seven churches, and the seven lamp stands are the seven churches."

Stars » Differ in splendor

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.

Stars » Constellations of

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.

Stars » Comets

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.

Stars » Serpent

Stars » Figurative » Of the deliverer

Numbers 24:17

I can see him, but not right now. I observe him, but from a distance. A star streams forth from Jacob; a scepter arises from Israel. He will crush Moab's forehead, along with all of Seth's descendants.

Stars » Planets

2 Kings 23:5

The king unseated the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places throughout the cities of Judah and in the environs surrounding Jerusalem, including those who had been burning incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to every star in the heavens.

Stars » Figurative » Crown of twelve stars

Revelation 12:1

A spectacular sign appeared in the sky: a woman dressed with the sun, who had the moon under her feet and a victor's crown of twelve stars on her head.

Stars » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

Do not gaze toward the heavens and observe the sun, the moon, the stars the entire array of the sky with the intent to worship and serve what the LORD your God gave every nation.

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

Ezekiel 32:7

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.

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.

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.

Stars » God » Created

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.

Psalm 148:5

Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he himself gave the command that they be created.

Stars » The israelites forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

Do not gaze toward the heavens and observe the sun, the moon, the stars the entire array of the sky with the intent to worship and serve what the LORD your God gave every nation.

Deuteronomy 17:2-4

"You may discover that a man or woman living in one of your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you has done evil in the eyes of the LORD your God by transgressing his covenant. He may be following and serving other gods by bowing down to them that is, to the sun, the moon, or to any of the heavenly host (something I did not command). When it is reported to you or you hear of it, then investigate it thoroughly. When the truth has been established that this detestable thing has been done in Israel,

Stars » Called » The host of heaven

Deuteronomy 17:3

He may be following and serving other gods by bowing down to them that is, to the sun, the moon, or to any of the heavenly host (something I did not command).

Jeremiah 33:22

As the heavenly bodies cannot be counted, and the sands of the sea cannot be measured, so I'll multiply the descendants of my servant David and the descendants of Levi who serve me.'"

Stars » Illustrative » Of ministers

Revelation 2:1

"To the messenger of the church in Ephesus, write: "The one who holds the seven stars in his right hand, the one who walks among the seven gold lamp stands, says this:

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » 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.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » 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.

Stars » Illustrative » Of princes and subordinate governors

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.

Daniel 8:10

Then it moved against the Heavenly Army. It persuaded some of the Heavenly Army to fall to the earth, along with some of the stars, and it trampled them.

Stars » Idolaters worshipped

Jeremiah 19:13

The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be polluted like Topheth, as will be all the houses on whose roofs people burned incense to all the host of heaven and poured out liquid offerings to other gods."'"

Jeremiah 8:2

They'll be spread out to the sun, the moon, and all the stars of the heavens, which they loved and served, and which they followed, consulted, and worshipped. Their bones won't be collected, nor will they be buried. They'll be like dung on the surface of the ground.

Stars » Infinite in number

Jeremiah 33:2

"This is what the LORD says who made the earth, the LORD who formed it in order to establish it whose name is the LORD

Stars » God » Appointed to give light by night

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.

Stars » When grouped together called constellations

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.

2 Kings 23:5

The king unseated the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places throughout the cities of Judah and in the environs surrounding Jerusalem, including those who had been burning incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to every star in the heavens.

Stars » God » Established, for ever

Psalm 148:6

He set them in place to last forever and ever; he gave the command and will not rescind it.

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

Matthew 2:9

After listening to the king, they set out, and the star they had seen in the east went ahead of them until it came and stopped over the place where the child was.

Stars » Exhibit the greatness of God's power

Stars » Appear after sunset

Job 3:9

Let the stars of its evening twilight be dark; let it hope for light but let there be none; let it not see the breaking rays of the dawn.

Stars » False gods frequently worshipped under the representation of

Amos 5:26

And you carried the tent of your king and Saturn, your star god idols that you crafted for yourselves.

Acts 7:43

You even took along the tent of Moloch, the star of your god Rephan, and the images you made in order to worship them. So I will take you into exile as far as Babylon.'

Stars » Appear of different magnitudes

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.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Arcturus

Job 38:32

Can you bring out constellations in their season? Can you guide the Bear with her cubs?

Stars » Punishment for worshipping

Deuteronomy 17:5-7

summon the man or the woman who did this evil thing to your city gates. Then stone the man or the woman to death. Based on the testimony of two or three witnesses, they must surely die. But they are not to die based on the testimony of one person. Let the witnesses be the first to begin executing them, then the rest of the people shall follow. By doing this you will purge evil from among you."

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

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Morning star

Revelation 2:28

"Just as I have received authority from my Father, I will also give him the morning star.

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

Revelation 2:28

"Just as I have received authority from my Father, I will also give him the morning star.

Stars » Illustrative » Of Christ

Numbers 24:17

I can see him, but not right now. I observe him, but from a distance. A star streams forth from Jacob; a scepter arises from Israel. He will crush Moab's forehead, along with all of Seth's descendants.

Stars » Called » Stars of heaven

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.

Stars » God » Set, in the firmament of heaven

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

Isaiah 47:13

according to your multiple schemes. Let them stand up now those who conjure the heavens and gaze at the stars, predicting at the new moons and save you from what is about to happen to them.

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

Obadiah 1:4

Though you soar high like the eagle and make your nest among the stars, I will bring you down even from there," declares the Lord.

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

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

Stars » Made to praise God

Stars » Use of, in navigation, alluded to

Acts 27:20

For a number of days neither the sun nor the stars were to be seen, and the storm continued to rage until at last all hope of our being saved vanished.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Mazzaroth

Job 38:32

Can you bring out constellations in their season? Can you guide the Bear with her cubs?

Stars » Illustrative » (wandering,) of false teachers

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.

Stars » Illustrative » Of angels

Stars » Impure in the sight of God

Job 25:5

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

Stars » God » Obscures

Titles and names of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20-1

The secret meaning of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lamp stands is this: the seven stars are the messengers of the seven churches, and the seven lamp stands are the seven churches." "To the messenger of the church in Ephesus, write: "The one who holds the seven stars in his right hand, the one who walks among the seven gold lamp stands, says this:

Topics on Stars

Affecting Sun Moon And Stars

40;24;29

"Immediately after the troubles of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of heaven will be shaken loose.'

Controlling Sun Moon And Stars

18;38;31

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

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

23;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.

Stars Created By God

23;40;26

"Lift your eyes up to heaven and see who created all these the one who leads out their vast array of stars by number, calling them all by name because of his great might and his powerful strength and not one is missing."

Sun Moon And Stars Before God

1;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.

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