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Psalm 136:7-9

To [him who] made [the] great lights, for his loyal love [endures] forever. The sun to rule the day, for his loyal love [endures] forever. The moon and stars to rule the night, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

Psalm 148:3-6

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all stars of light. Praise him, {highest heavens}, and waters above the heavens. Let them praise the name of Yahweh, because he commanded and they were created.read more.
And he put them in place forever and ever, [by] a decree he gave that will not pass away.

Job 9:7-9

[He is the one] who commands the sun, and it does not rise, {and he seals up the stars}. [He is the one] who alone stretches out [the] heavens and [who] tramples on [the] waves of [the] sea. [He is the one] who made [the] Bear [and] Orion, [the] Pleiades and [the] constellations of [the] south.

Job 38:31-33

"Can you bind [the] chains of [the] Pleiades, or can you loosen [the] cords of Orion? Can you lead forth the southern constellations at their appointed time, or can you lead [the] Bear with its children? Do you know heaven's statutes, or can you establish their rule on the earth?

Psalm 147:4-5

[He] counts [the] number of the stars; he gives names to all of them. Great [is] our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is unlimited.

Isaiah 45:11-12

Thus says Yahweh, the holy one of Israel, and its {maker}: "Ask me of the things to come {about} my children, and you command me about the work of my hands. I myself made [the] earth, and I created humankind upon it. I, my hands, stretched out [the] heavens, and I commanded all their host.

Amos 5:8

The one who made the Pleiades and Orion and who turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens day [into] night, the one who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh [is] his name!

Deuteronomy 4:19

{And do this so that you do not lift} your eyes [toward] heaven and {observe} the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of the heaven, and be led astray and bow down to them and serve them, things that Yahweh your God has allotted to all [of] the peoples under all [of] the heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and by going and serving other gods and [so] he bows down to them and to the sun or to the moon or to any [of] the host of heaven {which I have forbidden},

2 Kings 23:4-5

Then the {king} commanded Hilkiah the high priest, the second priests, and the keepers of the threshold, to bring out of the temple of Yahweh all of the objects made for Baal and for the Asherah and for all the host of heaven, and he burned them outside of Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron, and then he carried their ashes to Bethel He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained [to] burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Jeremiah 8:2

And they shall spread them out before the sun, and before the moon, and before all the host of heaven, which they have loved, and which they have served, and which they have gone after, and which they have inquired about, and to which they have bowed in worship. They shall not be gathered, and they shall not be buried; they will be like dung on the surface of the ground.

Jeremiah 19:12-13

Thus will I do to this place," {declares} Yahweh, "and to its inhabitants, to make this city like Topheth. And the houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be unclean like the place of Topheth, all the houses where they made smoke offerings upon their roofs to all the host of heaven, and [where] they poured out libations to other gods." '"

Amos 5:25-27

Did you bring to me sacrifices and offering those forty years in the desert, O house of Israel? And you will take up Sikkuth, your king, and Kaiwan, your images, the star of your gods which you made for yourselves. And I will deport you beyond Damascus," says Yahweh--the God of hosts [is] his name.

Zephaniah 1:4-5

"And I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem. And I will cut off from this place the remnant of Baal, and the name of idolatrous priests with the priests, and those who bow down on the rooftops to the host of heaven, and those who bow down, swearing to Yahweh but [also] swearing by Milkom,

Acts 7:42-43

But God turned away and gave them over to worship the host of heaven, just as it is written in the book of the prophets: 'You did not bring offerings and sacrifices to me [for] forty years in the wilderness, [did you], house of Israel? And you took along the tabernacle of Moloch and the star of the god Rephan, the images that you made, to worship them, and I will deport you beyond Babylon!'

2 Kings 17:16

They abandoned all the commands of Yahweh their God and made for themselves two molten calf-shaped idols; they made a pole of Asherah worship and bowed down to the army of the heavens and served Baal.

2 Kings 21:3-5

He returned and rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed. He erected altars for Baal and made a pole of Asherah worship just as Ahab king of Israel had made, and he bowed down to all of the host of heaven and served them. He built altars in the temple of Yahweh [about] which Yahweh had said, "I will put my name in Jerusalem." He built an altar to all of the host of heaven in the two courtyards of the temple of Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 33:5

And he built altars to all the host of heaven in the two courtyards of the house of Yahweh.

Acts 28:11

Now after three months we put out to sea in a ship that had wintered at the island, an Alexandrian [one] {with the twin gods Castor and Pollux as its insignia}.

Isaiah 47:13

You struggle with your many consultations; let them stand, now, and save you-- those who see the stars, divide [the] {celestial sphere}, who inform by new moons-- from [those things] that are coming upon you.

Daniel 2:2-5

So the king said to call the magicians and the conjurers and the sorcerers and the {astrologers} to tell to the king his dreams. And they came in and they stood {before} the king. And the king said to them, "{I have had a dream} and my spirit is anxious to know the dream." And the {astrologers} said to the king [in] Aramaic, "O king, live forever! Tell the dream to your servants and we will reveal the explanation."read more.
The king answered and said to the {astrologers}, "The command from me is firm: if you [do] not make known to me the dream and its explanation, [then] you will be broken into pieces and your houses will be laid in ruins.

Daniel 4:7

Then the magicians, the conjurers, the {astrologers} and the diviners came in and I told them the dream, but they could not make known to me its explanation.

Isaiah 34:4

and all the host of heaven shall rot. And the skies shall roll up like scroll, and all their host shall wither like the withering of a leaf from a vine, or like [the] withering from a fig tree.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And I will cover [you] at extinguishing your heavens, and I will make dark their stars, and I will cover [the] sun with the cloud, and [the] moon will not give its light. All sources of light in the heavens, I will make them dark over you, and I will put darkness on your land,'" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of heaven fell to the earth like a fig tree throws down its unripe figs [when] shaken by a great wind.

Matthew 2:9-10

[After] they listened to the king, they went out, and behold, the star which they had seen at its rising led them until it came [and] stood above [the place] where the child was. Now [when they] saw the star, they rejoiced [with] very great joy.

Genesis 15:5

And he brought him outside and said, "Look toward the heavens and count the stars if you are able to count them." And he said to him, "So shall your offspring be."

Genesis 22:17

that I will certainly bless you and greatly multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the shore of the sea. And your offspring will take possession of the gate of his enemies.

Deuteronomy 10:22

With [only] seventy persons your ancestors went down to Egypt, but now Yahweh your God has made you as the stars of the heaven {with respect to multitude}.

1 Chronicles 27:23

And David did not {take a census of those twenty years old or under} because Yahweh promised to make Israel more numerous than the stars of heaven.

Nehemiah 9:23

You made their children numerous like the stars of the heavens and brought them to the land that you told their ancestors to enter in order to take possession.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of heaven cannot be counted, and the sand of the sea cannot be measured, so I will make numerous the offspring of David my servant and the Levites [who] minister [to] me.'"

Hebrews 11:12

And therefore these were fathered from one man, and [he] being as good as dead, as the stars of heaven in number and like the innumerable sand by the shore of the sea.

Numbers 24:17

I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near; a star will go out from Jacob, and a scepter will rise from Israel; it will crush the foreheads of Moab and destroy all the children of Seth.

Isaiah 14:12-13

How you have fallen from heaven, morning star, son of dawn! You are cut down to the ground, conqueror of nations! And you yourself said in your heart, 'I will ascend [to] heaven; I will raise up my throne above the stars of God; and I will sit on [the] mountain of assembly on the summit of Zaphon;

Revelation 2:28

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

From Thematic Bible


Astronomy » Moon » Stars

Judges 5:20

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

Christian ministers » Servants » Stars

Revelation 1:20

[As for] the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lampstands--the seven stars are [the] angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are [the] seven churches.

Revelation 2:1

"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: "This is what the one who holds the seven stars in his right hand says, the one who walks in the midst of the seven gold lampstands:

Names » Of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20

[As for] the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lampstands--the seven stars are [the] angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are [the] seven churches.

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 will be unclean like the place of Topheth, all the houses where they made smoke offerings upon their roofs to all the host of heaven, and [where] they poured out libations to other gods." '"

2 Kings 21:3

He returned and rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed. He erected altars for Baal and made a pole of Asherah worship just as Ahab king of Israel had made, and he bowed down to all of the host of heaven and served them.

2 Kings 17:16

They abandoned all the commands of Yahweh their God and made for themselves two molten calf-shaped idols; they made a pole of Asherah worship and bowed down to the army of the heavens and served Baal.

Amos 5:26

And you will take up Sikkuth, your king, and Kaiwan, your images, the star of your gods which you made for yourselves.

2 Kings 23:5

He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained [to] burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » Darkening of

Isaiah 34:4

and all the host of heaven shall rot. And the skies shall roll up like scroll, and all their host shall wither like the withering of a leaf from a vine, or like [the] withering from a fig tree.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

Joel 2:10

{Before them} [the] earth quakes; [the] heavens tremble; [the] sun and [the] moon grow dark, and [the] stars {have withheld} their splendor

Ecclesiastes 12:2

Before the sun, the light, the moon, and the stars darken and the clouds return after the rain.

Stars » Falling of

Revelation 12:4

And his tail swept away a third of the stars from heaven and threw them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, in order that whenever she gave birth to her child he could devour [it].

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of heaven fell to the earth like a fig tree throws down its unripe figs [when] shaken by a great wind.

Revelation 9:1

And the fifth angel blew the trumpet, and I saw a star that had fallen from heaven to the earth, and the key of the shaft of the abyss was given to him.

Revelation 8:10

And the third angel blew the trumpet, and a great star burning like a torch fell from heaven, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water.

More verses: Daniel 8:10 Mark 13:25

Stars » Created by God

Amos 5:8

The one who made the Pleiades and Orion and who turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens day [into] night, the one who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh [is] his name!

More verses: Psalm 136:9 Psalm 136:7

Stars » The morning star

Revelation 2:28

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

Stars » Orion

Job 9:9

[He is the one] who made [the] Bear [and] Orion, [the] Pleiades and [the] constellations of [the] south.

Amos 5:8

The one who made the Pleiades and Orion and who turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens day [into] night, the one who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh [is] his name!

Stars » Figurative » Seven stars of the seven congregations

Revelation 1:20

[As for] the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lampstands--the seven stars are [the] angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are [the] seven churches.

Stars » Differ in splendor

1 Corinthians 15:41

[There is] one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars, for star differs from star in glory.

Stars » Constellations of

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

Stars » Comets

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea foaming up their own shameful deeds, wandering stars, for whom the deep gloom of darkness has been reserved for eternity.

Stars » Serpent

Stars » Figurative » Of the deliverer

Numbers 24:17

I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near; a star will go out from Jacob, and a scepter will rise from Israel; it will crush the foreheads of Moab and destroy all the children of Seth.

Stars » Planets

2 Kings 23:5

He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained [to] burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » Figurative » Crown of twelve stars

Stars » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

{And do this so that you do not lift} your eyes [toward] heaven and {observe} the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of the heaven, and be led astray and bow down to them and serve them, things that Yahweh your God has allotted to all [of] the peoples under all [of] the heaven.

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

Ezekiel 32:7

And I will cover [you] at extinguishing your heavens, and I will make dark their stars, and I will cover [the] sun with the cloud, and [the] moon will not give its light.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

Joel 2:10

{Before them} [the] earth quakes; [the] heavens tremble; [the] sun and [the] moon grow dark, and [the] stars {have withheld} their splendor

Stars » God » Created

Psalm 148:5

Let them praise the name of Yahweh, because he commanded and they were created.

Stars » The israelites forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

{And do this so that you do not lift} your eyes [toward] heaven and {observe} the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of the heaven, and be led astray and bow down to them and serve them, things that Yahweh your God has allotted to all [of] the peoples under all [of] the heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:2-4

If [there] is found in one of your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you a man or a woman that does evil in the eyes of Yahweh your God to transgress his covenant and by going and serving other gods and [so] he bows down to them and to the sun or to the moon or to any [of] the host of heaven {which I have forbidden}, and it is reported to you or you hear [about it] and you enquire [about it] thoroughly and, indeed, [the] trustworthiness of the deed [has] been established, it {has occurred}, this detestable thing, in Israel,

Stars » Called » The host of heaven

Deuteronomy 17:3

and by going and serving other gods and [so] he bows down to them and to the sun or to the moon or to any [of] the host of heaven {which I have forbidden},

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of heaven cannot be counted, and the sand of the sea cannot be measured, so I will make numerous the offspring of David my servant and the Levites [who] minister [to] me.'"

Stars » Illustrative » Of ministers

Revelation 2:1

"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: "This is what the one who holds the seven stars in his right hand says, the one who walks in the midst of the seven gold lampstands:

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Pleiades,

Job 9:9

[He is the one] who made [the] Bear [and] Orion, [the] Pleiades and [the] constellations of [the] south.

Job 38:31

"Can you bind [the] chains of [the] Pleiades, or can you loosen [the] cords of Orion?

Amos 5:8

The one who made the Pleiades and Orion and who turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens day [into] night, the one who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh [is] his name!

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Orion

Job 9:9

[He is the one] who made [the] Bear [and] Orion, [the] Pleiades and [the] constellations of [the] south.

Job 38:31

"Can you bind [the] chains of [the] Pleiades, or can you loosen [the] cords of Orion?

Amos 5:8

The one who made the Pleiades and Orion and who turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens day [into] night, the one who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh [is] his name!

Stars » Illustrative » Of princes and subordinate governors

Revelation 8:12

And the fourth angel blew the trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, and a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened, and the day did not shine [with respect to] a third of it, and the night likewise.

Daniel 8:10

And it grew up to the host of heaven, and it threw down to the ground some of the host and some of the stars and trampled them.

Stars » Idolaters worshipped

Jeremiah 19:13

And the houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be unclean like the place of Topheth, all the houses where they made smoke offerings upon their roofs to all the host of heaven, and [where] they poured out libations to other gods." '"

Jeremiah 8:2

And they shall spread them out before the sun, and before the moon, and before all the host of heaven, which they have loved, and which they have served, and which they have gone after, and which they have inquired about, and to which they have bowed in worship. They shall not be gathered, and they shall not be buried; they will be like dung on the surface of the ground.

Stars » Infinite in number

Genesis 15:5

And he brought him outside and said, "Look toward the heavens and count the stars if you are able to count them." And he said to him, "So shall your offspring be."

Jeremiah 33:2

"Thus says Yahweh who made [the earth], Yahweh who formed it to establish it, Yahweh [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 their constellations will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

2 Kings 23:5

He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained [to] burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

Stars » God » Established, for ever

Psalm 148:6

And he put them in place forever and ever, [by] a decree he gave that will not pass away.

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

Matthew 2:9

[After] they listened to the king, they went out, and behold, the star which they had seen at its rising led them until it came [and] stood above [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 dawn be dark; let it hope for light but there be none, and let it not see [the] eyelids of dawn

Nehemiah 4:21

So we labored at the work, and half of them were holding the spears from dawn until the stars came out.

Stars » False gods frequently worshipped under the representation of

Amos 5:26

And you will take up Sikkuth, your king, and Kaiwan, your images, the star of your gods which you made for yourselves.

Acts 7:43

And you took along the tabernacle of Moloch and the star of the god Rephan, the images that you made, to worship them, and I will deport you beyond Babylon!'

Stars » Appear of different magnitudes

1 Corinthians 15:41

[There is] one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars, for star differs from star in glory.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Arcturus

Job 9:9

[He is the one] who made [the] Bear [and] Orion, [the] Pleiades and [the] constellations of [the] south.

Job 38:32

Can you lead forth the southern constellations at their appointed time, or can you lead [the] Bear with its children?

Stars » Punishment for worshipping

Deuteronomy 17:5-7

then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil thing to your gates; that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them with stones {to death}. {On the evidence of} two or three witnesses {the person shall be put to death}. The person shall not be put to death by the mouth of one witness. The hand of the witnesses shall be first against the person to kill the person, and afterward the hands [of] all the people, and [so] you shall purge the evil from your midst.

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

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Morning star

Revelation 2:28

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

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

Revelation 2:28

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

Stars » Illustrative » Of Christ

Numbers 24:17

I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near; a star will go out from Jacob, and a scepter will rise from Israel; it will crush the foreheads of Moab and destroy all the children of Seth.

Stars » Called » Stars of heaven

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

Stars » God » Set, in the firmament of heaven

Genesis 1:17

And God placed them in the vaulted dome of heaven to give light on the earth

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

Isaiah 47:13

You struggle with your many consultations; let them stand, now, and save you-- those who see the stars, divide [the] {celestial sphere}, who inform by new moons-- from [those things] that are coming upon you.

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

Obadiah 1:4

[Even] if you soar like the eagle, [even] if your nest is set among [the] stars, from there I will bring you down!" {declares} Yahweh:

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; from their courses they fought against Sisera.

Stars » Made to praise God

Stars » Use of, in navigation, alluded to

Acts 27:20

But [when] neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and [with] not a little bad weather confronting [us], finally all hope was abandoned [that] we would be saved.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Mazzaroth

Job 38:32

Can you lead forth the southern constellations at their appointed time, or can you lead [the] Bear with its children?

Stars » Illustrative » (wandering,) of false teachers

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea foaming up their own shameful deeds, wandering stars, for whom the deep gloom of darkness has been reserved for eternity.

Stars » Illustrative » Of angels

Stars » Impure in the sight of God

Job 25:5

Look, even [the] moon {is not bright}, and [the] stars are not pure in his sight.

Stars » God » Obscures

Job 9:7

[He is the one] who commands the sun, and it does not rise, {and he seals up the stars}.

Titles and names of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20-1

[As for] the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lampstands--the seven stars are [the] angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are [the] seven churches. "To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: "This is what the one who holds the seven stars in his right hand says, the one who walks in the midst of the seven gold lampstands:

Topics on Stars

Affecting Sun Moon And Stars

40;24;29

"And immediately after the tribulation of those days, 'the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of heaven will be shaken.'

Controlling Sun Moon And Stars

18;38;31

"Can you bind [the] chains of [the] Pleiades, or can you loosen [the] cords of Orion?

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

23;13;10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

Stars Created By God

23;40;26

Lift your eyes up [on] high, and see! Who created these? The one who brings out their host by number. He calls all them by name. Because [he is] great of power and mighty of power, no man is missing.

Sun Moon And Stars Before God

1;1;16

And God made two lights, the greater light to rule the day and the smaller light to rule the night, and the stars.