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51 Bible Verses about Stars

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Psalm 136:7-9

To him that made the great lights: for his mercy endures for ever: The sun to rule in the day: for his mercy endures for ever: The moon and stars to rule in the night: for his mercy endures for ever.

Psalm 148:3-6

Praise ye 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 the LORD; for he commanded, and they were created.read more.
He has established them for ever and ever: he has made a law which shall not be broken.

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.

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?

Psalm 147:4-5

He counts the number of the stars and calls them all by their names. Great is our Lord and of great power; his intelligence is infinite.

Isaiah 45:11-12

Thus saith the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker, Ask me of things to come; inquire of me concerning my sons and concerning the work of my hands. I have made the earth, and created man upon it, I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens and I have commanded all their host.

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;

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the host of heaven, and should be driven to worship them and serve them because the LORD thy God has conceded them unto all the peoples under all the heavens.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone and served other gods and worshipped them or the sun or the moon or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded,

2 Kings 23:4-5

And the king commanded Hilkiah, the high priest, and the priests of the second order and the keepers of the door, to bring forth out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that had been made for Baal and for the grove and for all the host of heaven; and he burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron and caused their dust to be carried unto Bethel. And he put down the religious persons whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the places round about Jerusalem; likewise, those that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them before the sun and the moon and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved and whom they have served and after whom they have walked and whom they have sought and whom they have worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the earth.

Jeremiah 19:12-13

Thus will I do unto this place, saith the LORD, and to its inhabitants and even make this city as Tophet: And the houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah, shall be as the place of Tophet, defiled, because of all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of the heaven and have poured out drink offerings unto other gods.

Amos 5:25-27

Did you perchance offer me any sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness in forty years, O house of Israel? But ye have offered unto Sicut your king, and unto Chiun your idols, the star of your gods which ye made. Therefore I will cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, said the LORD, whose name is The God of the hosts.

Zephaniah 1:4-5

And I will extend my hand over Judah and over all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place and the name of their religious persons with their priests and those that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops and those that worship swearing by the LORD and by their king

Acts 7:42-43

Then God withdrew and gave them up to worship the host of the heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices by the space of forty years in the wilderness? On the contrary, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them; and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.

2 Kings 17:16

And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God and made themselves molten images, even two calves, and made groves and worshipped all the host of heaven and served Baal;

2 Kings 21:3-5

For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah, his father, had destroyed, and he raised up altars for Baal and made a grove, as Ahab, king of Israel, had done; and he worshipped all the host of heaven and served those things. Likewise, he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, In Jerusalem I will put my name. And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 33:5

He likewise built altars for all the host of the heavens in the two courts of the house of the LORD.

Acts 28:11

And after three months we departed in a ship of Alexandria, which had wintered in the isle, whose ensign was Castor and Pollux.

Isaiah 47:13

Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now those that contemplate the heavens, those that speculate regarding the stars, those that teach the courses of the moon, stand up and defend thee from these things that shall come upon thee.

Daniel 2:2-5

Then the king commanded to call magicians, astrologers, enchanters, and Chaldeans, that they might show the king his dreams. So they came and presented themselves before the king. And the king said unto them, I have dreamed a dream, and my spirit was troubled to know the dream. Then the Chaldeans spoke to the king in Syriack, O king, live for ever; tell thy servants the dream, and we will show the interpretation.read more.
The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from my memory; if ye will not make known unto me the dream with its interpretation, ye shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.

Daniel 4:7

Then the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the fortune-tellers came in and I told the dream before them; but they never showed me its interpretation.

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.

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.

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of heaven fell upon the earth, even as a fig tree casts her figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.

Matthew 2:9-10

When they had heard the king, they departed; and, behold, the star, which they had seen in the east, went before them until it arrived and stood over where the young child was. Seeing the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

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.

Genesis 22:17

that in blessing I will bless thee and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gates of his enemies;

Deuteronomy 10:22

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with seventy souls, and now the LORD thy God has made thee as the stars of heaven in multitude.

1 Chronicles 27:23

But David did not number those twenty years old and under because the LORD had said he would multiply Israel like to the stars of the heavens.

Nehemiah 9:23

Thou didst multiply their sons as the stars of heaven and didst introduce them into the land, concerning which thou hadst promised to their fathers, that they should go in to inherit it.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured, so will I multiply the seed of David my slave and the Levites that minister unto me.

Hebrews 11:12

Therefore there sprang even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.

Numbers 24:17

I shall see him, but not now; I shall behold him, but not near by; there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel and shall smite the corners of Moab and destroy all the sons of Seth.

Isaiah 14:12-13

How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, who didst claim the Gentiles as an inheritance! Thou who said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven; upon high next to the stars of God I will exalt my throne: and I will sit upon the mount of the testimony and in the sides of the north;

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Astronomy » Moon » Stars

Judges 5:20

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

Christian ministers » Servants » Stars

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the angels of the seven congregations , and the seven lampstands which thou sawest are the seven congregations .

Revelation 2:1

Unto the angel of the congregation of Ephesus write; These things, saith he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands:

Names » Of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the angels of the seven congregations , and the seven lampstands which thou sawest are the seven congregations .

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 Tophet, defiled, because of all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of the heaven and have poured out drink offerings unto other gods.

2 Kings 21:3

For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah, his father, had destroyed, and he raised up altars for Baal and made a grove, as Ahab, king of Israel, had done; and he worshipped all the host of heaven and served those things.

2 Kings 17:16

And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God and made themselves molten images, even two calves, and made groves and worshipped all the host of heaven and served Baal;

Amos 5:26

But ye have offered unto Sicut your king, and unto Chiun your idols, the star of your gods which ye made.

2 Kings 23:5

And he put down the religious persons whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the places round about Jerusalem; likewise, those that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » Darkening of

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 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.

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:

Ecclesiastes 12:2

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

Stars » Falling of

Revelation 12:4

And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth; and the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to be delivered, to devour her child as soon as it was born.

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of heaven fell upon the earth, even as a fig tree casts her figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.

Revelation 9:1

And the fifth angel sounded the trumpet, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth; and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.

Revelation 8:10

And the third angel sounded the trumpet, and a great star fell from heaven, burning as a lit 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

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;

More verses: Psalm 136:9 Psalm 136:7

Stars » The morning star

Stars » Orion

Job 9:9

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

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;

Stars » Figurative » Seven stars of the seven congregations

Revelation 1:20

The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the angels of the seven congregations , and the seven lampstands which thou sawest are the seven congregations .

Stars » Differ in splendor

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.

Stars » Constellations of

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.

Stars » Comets

Jude 1:13

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

Stars » Serpent

Stars » Figurative » Of the deliverer

Numbers 24:17

I shall see him, but not now; I shall behold him, but not near by; there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel and shall smite the corners of Moab and destroy all the sons of Seth.

Stars » Planets

2 Kings 23:5

And he put down the religious persons whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the places round about Jerusalem; likewise, those that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » Figurative » Crown of twelve stars

Revelation 12:1

And there appeared a great sign in the heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars;

Stars » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the host of heaven, and should be driven to worship them and serve them because the LORD thy God has conceded them unto all the peoples under all the heavens.

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

Ezekiel 32:7

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.

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.

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:

Stars » God » Created

Psalm 148:5

Let them praise the name of the LORD; for he commanded, and they were created.

Stars » The israelites forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the host of heaven, and should be driven to worship them and serve them because the LORD thy God has conceded them unto all the peoples under all the heavens.

Deuteronomy 17:2-4

If there is found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God gives thee, man or woman that has wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD thy God in transgressing his covenant and has gone and served other gods and worshipped them or the sun or the moon or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded, and it is told unto thee and thou hast heard of it and enquired diligently, and, behold, it is true, and the thing certain that such abomination is wrought in Israel,

Stars » Called » The host of heaven

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone and served other gods and worshipped them or the sun or the moon or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded,

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured, so will I multiply the seed of David my slave and the Levites that minister unto me.

Stars » Illustrative » Of ministers

Revelation 2:1

Unto the angel of the congregation of Ephesus write; These things, saith he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands:

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » 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;

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » 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;

Stars » Illustrative » Of princes and subordinate governors

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.

Daniel 8:10

And it magnified itself unto the host of heaven, and it cast down part of the host and of the stars to the ground and trod them under.

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 Tophet, defiled, because of all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of the heaven and have poured out drink offerings unto other gods.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them before the sun and the moon and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved and whom they have served and after whom they have walked and whom they have sought and whom they have worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the earth.

Stars » Infinite in number

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.

Jeremiah 33:2

Thus hath said the LORD that makes it, the LORD that forms it to establish it; the LORD is his name;

Stars » God » Appointed to give light by night

Stars » When grouped together called constellations

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.

2 Kings 23:5

And he put down the religious persons whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the places round about Jerusalem; likewise, those that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » God » Established, for ever

Psalm 148:6

He has established them for ever and ever: he has made a law which shall not be broken.

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

Matthew 2:9

When they had heard the king, they departed; and, behold, the star, which they had seen in the east, went before them until it arrived and stood over where the young child was.

Stars » Exhibit the greatness of God's power

Stars » Appear after sunset

Job 3:9

Let the stars of its dawn be darkened; they waited for light, but have none; neither let them see the dawning of the day;

Nehemiah 4:21

So we laboured in the work, and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared.

Stars » False gods frequently worshipped under the representation of

Amos 5:26

But ye have offered unto Sicut your king, and unto Chiun your idols, the star of your gods which ye made.

Acts 7:43

On the contrary, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them; and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.

Stars » Appear of different magnitudes

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.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Arcturus

Job 9:9

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

Job 38:32

Canst thou bring forth the signs of the heavens in their season, or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?

Stars » Punishment for worshipping

Deuteronomy 17:5-7

then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman who has committed that wicked thing unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones until they die. At the mouth of two witnesses or three witnesses shall he that is worthy of death be put to death, but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death. The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death and afterward the hands of all the people. So thou shalt put the evil away from among you.

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 near by; there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel and shall smite the corners of Moab and destroy all the sons of Seth.

Stars » Called » Stars of heaven

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.

Stars » God » Set, in the firmament of heaven

Genesis 1:17

And God set them in the firmament of the heavens to give light upon 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 those that contemplate the heavens, those that speculate regarding the stars, those that teach the courses of the moon, stand up and defend thee from these things that shall come upon 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, from there I will bring thee down, said 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

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

Stars » Made to praise God

Stars » Use of, in navigation, alluded to

Acts 27:20

And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then lost.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Mazzaroth

Job 38:32

Canst thou bring forth the signs of the heavens in their season, or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?

Stars » Illustrative » (wandering,) of false teachers

Jude 1:13

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

Stars » Illustrative » Of angels

Stars » Impure in the sight of God

Job 25:5

Behold, even the moon shall not shine, neither are the stars 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 sawest in my right hand and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the angels of the seven congregations , and the seven lampstands which thou sawest are the seven congregations . Unto the angel of the congregation of Ephesus write; These things, saith he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands:

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Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

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.