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51 Bible Verses about Stars

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Psalm 136:7-9

To him who made the great lights; for his loving kindness endures forever: The sun to rule by day; for his loving kindness endures forever; The moon and stars to rule by night; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Psalm 148:3-6

Praise him, sun and moon! Praise him, all you shining stars! Praise him, you heavens of heavens, You waters that are above the heavens. Let them praise the name of Yahweh, For he commanded, and they were created.read more.
He has also established them forever and ever. He has made a decree which will not pass away.

Job 9:7-9

He commands the sun, and it doesn't rise, and seals up the stars. He alone stretches out the heavens, and treads on the waves of the sea. He makes the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the rooms of the south.

Job 38:31-33

"Can you bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion? Can you lead forth the constellations in their season? Or can you guide the Bear with her cubs? Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you establish its dominion over the earth?

Psalm 147:4-5

He counts the number of the stars. He calls them all by their names. Great is our Lord, and mighty in power. His understanding is infinite.

Isaiah 45:11-12

Thus says Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker: "You ask me about the things that are to come, concerning my sons, and you command me concerning the work of my hands! I have made the earth, and created man on it. I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens; and I have commanded all their army.

Amos 5:8

seek him who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night; 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 lest you lift up your eyes to the sky, and when you see the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the army of the sky, you are drawn away and worship them, and serve them, which Yahweh your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole sky.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone and served other gods, and worshiped them, or the sun, or the moon, or any of the army of the sky, which I have not commanded;

2 Kings 23:4-5

The king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the threshold, to bring forth out of the temple of Yahweh all the vessels that were made for Baal, and for the Asherah, and for all the army of the sky, and he burned them outside of Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron, and carried the ashes of them to Bethel. He put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places around Jerusalem; those also who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the army of the sky.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the army of the sky, which they have loved, and which they have served, and after which they have walked, and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried, they shall be for dung on the surface of the earth.

Jeremiah 19:12-13

Thus will I do to this place, says Yahweh, and to its inhabitants, even making this city as Topheth: and the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, which are defiled, shall be as the place of Topheth, even all the houses on whose roofs they have burned incense to all the army of the sky, and have poured out drink offerings to other gods.

Amos 5:25-27

"Did you bring to me sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness forty years, house of Israel? You also carried the tent of your king and the shrine of your images, the star of your god, which you made for yourselves. Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus," says Yahweh, whose name is the God of Armies.

Zephaniah 1:4-5

I will stretch out my hand against Judah, and against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem. I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place: the name of the idolatrous and pagan priests, those who worship the army of the sky on the housetops, those who worship and swear by Yahweh and also swear by Malcam,

Acts 7:42-43

But God turned, and gave them up to serve the army of the sky, as it is written in the book of the prophets, 'Did you offer to me slain animals and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel? You took up the tabernacle of Moloch, the star of your god Rephan, the figures which you made to worship. I will carry you away beyond Babylon.'

2 Kings 17:16

They forsook all the commandments of Yahweh their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshiped all the army of the sky, and served Baal.

2 Kings 21:3-5

For he built again the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars for Baal, and made an Asherah, as did Ahab king of Israel, and worshiped all the army of the sky, and served them. He built altars in the house of Yahweh, of which Yahweh said, "I will put my name in Jerusalem." He built altars for all the army of the sky in the two courts of the house of Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 33:5

He built altars for all the army of the sky in the two courts of the house of Yahweh.

Acts 28:11

After three months, we set sail in a ship of Alexandria which had wintered in the island, whose sign was "The Twin Brothers."

Isaiah 47:13

You are wearied in the multitude of your counsels: let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save you from the things that shall come on you.

Daniel 2:2-5

Then the king commanded to call the magicians, and the enchanters, and the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans, to tell the king his dreams. So they came in and stood before the king. The king said to them, I have dreamed a dream, and my spirit is troubled to know the dream. Then spoke the Chaldeans to the king in the Syrian language, O king, live forever: tell your servants the dream, and we will show the interpretation.read more.
The king answered the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if you don't make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.

Daniel 4:7

Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known to me its interpretation.

Isaiah 34:4

All of the army of the sky will be dissolved. The sky will be rolled up like a scroll, and all its armies will fade away, as a leaf fades from off a vine or a fig tree.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

When I shall extinguish you, I will cover the heavens, and make its stars dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give its light. All the bright lights of the sky will I make dark over you, and set darkness on your land, says the Lord Yahweh.

Revelation 6:13

The stars of the sky fell to the earth, like a fig tree dropping its unripe figs when it is shaken by a great wind.

Matthew 2:9-10

They, having heard the king, went their way; and behold, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, until it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.

Genesis 15:5

Yahweh brought him outside, and said, "Look now toward the sky, and count the stars, if you are able to count them." He said to Abram, "So shall your seed be."

Deuteronomy 10:22

Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now Yahweh your God has made you as the stars of the sky for multitude.

1 Chronicles 27:23

But David didn't take the number of them from twenty years old and under, because Yahweh had said he would increase Israel like the stars of the sky.

Nehemiah 9:23

You also multiplied their children as the stars of the sky, and brought them into the land concerning which you said to their fathers, that they should go in to possess it.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the army of the sky can't be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured; so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites who minister to me.

Hebrews 11:12

Therefore as many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as innumerable as the sand which is by the sea shore, were fathered by one man, and him as good as dead.

Numbers 24:17

I see him, but not now. I see him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob. A scepter will rise out of Israel, and shall strike through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Sheth.

Isaiah 14:12-13

How you have fallen from heaven, morning star, son of the dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, who laid the nations low! You said in your heart, "I will ascend into heaven! I will exalt my throne above the stars of God! I will sit on the mountain of assembly, in the far north!

From Thematic Bible


Astronomy » Moon » Stars

Judges 5:20

From the sky the stars fought. From their courses, they fought against Sisera.

Christian ministers » Servants » Stars

Revelation 1:20

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands are seven assemblies.

Revelation 2:1

"To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: "He who holds the seven stars in his right hand, he who walks among the seven golden lampstands says these things:

Names » Of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands 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, which are defiled, shall be as the place of Topheth, even all the houses on whose roofs they have burned incense to all the army of the sky, and have poured out drink offerings to other gods.

2 Kings 21:3

For he built again the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars for Baal, and made an Asherah, as did Ahab king of Israel, and worshiped all the army of the sky, and served them.

2 Kings 17:16

They forsook all the commandments of Yahweh their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshiped all the army of the sky, and served Baal.

Amos 5:26

You also carried the tent of your king and the shrine of your images, the star of your god, which you made for yourselves.

2 Kings 23:5

He put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places around Jerusalem; those also who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the army of the sky.

Stars » Darkening of

Isaiah 34:4

All of the army of the sky will be dissolved. The sky will be rolled up like a scroll, and all its armies will fade away, as a leaf fades from off a vine or a fig tree.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the sky and its constellations will not give their light. The sun will be darkened in its going forth, and the moon will not cause its light to shine.

Joel 2:10

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

Ecclesiastes 12:2

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

Stars » Falling of

Revelation 12:4

His tail drew one third of the stars of the sky, and threw them to the earth. The dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she gave birth he might devour her child.

Revelation 6:13

The stars of the sky fell to the earth, like a fig tree dropping its unripe figs when it is shaken by a great wind.

Revelation 9:1

The fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star from the sky which had fallen to the earth. The key to the pit of the abyss was given to him.

Revelation 8:10

The third angel sounded, and a great star fell from the sky, burning like a torch, and it fell on one third of the rivers, and on the springs of the waters.

More verses: Daniel 8:10 Mark 13:25

Stars » Created by God

Amos 5:8

seek him who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night; 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

Stars » Orion

Amos 5:8

seek him who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night; 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

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands are seven assemblies.

Stars » Differ in splendor

1 Corinthians 15:41

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

Stars » Constellations of

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the sky and its constellations will not give their light. The sun will be darkened in its going forth, and the moon will not cause its light to shine.

Stars » Comets

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.

Stars » Serpent

Stars » Figurative » Of the deliverer

Numbers 24:17

I see him, but not now. I see him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob. A scepter will rise out of Israel, and shall strike through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Sheth.

Stars » Planets

2 Kings 23:5

He put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places around Jerusalem; those also who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the army of the sky.

Stars » Figurative » Crown of twelve stars

Stars » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest you lift up your eyes to the sky, and when you see the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the army of the sky, you are drawn away and worship them, and serve them, which Yahweh your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole sky.

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

Ezekiel 32:7

When I shall extinguish you, I will cover the heavens, and make its stars dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give its light.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the sky and its constellations will not give their light. The sun will be darkened in its going forth, and the moon will not cause its light to shine.

Joel 2:10

The earth quakes 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 Yahweh, For he commanded, and they were created.

Stars » The israelites forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest you lift up your eyes to the sky, and when you see the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the army of the sky, you are drawn away and worship them, and serve them, which Yahweh your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole sky.

Deuteronomy 17:2-4

If there be found in the midst of you, within any of your gates which Yahweh your God gives you, man or woman, who does that which is evil in the sight of Yahweh your God, in transgressing his covenant, and has gone and served other gods, and worshiped them, or the sun, or the moon, or any of the army of the sky, which I have not commanded; and it be told you, and you have heard of it, then you shall inquire diligently; and behold, if it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is done in Israel,

Stars » Called » The host of heaven

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone and served other gods, and worshiped them, or the sun, or the moon, or any of the army of the sky, which I have not commanded;

Jeremiah 33:22

As the army of the sky can't be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured; so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites who minister to me.

Stars » Illustrative » Of ministers

Revelation 2:1

"To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: "He who holds the seven stars in his right hand, he who walks among the seven golden lampstands says these things:

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Pleiades,

Job 38:31

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

Amos 5:8

seek him who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night; 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 38:31

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

Amos 5:8

seek him who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night; 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

The fourth angel sounded, and one third of the sun was struck, and one third of the moon, and one third of the stars; so that one third of them would be darkened, and the day wouldn't shine for one third of it, and the night in the same way.

Daniel 8:10

It grew great, even to the army of the sky; and some of the army and of the stars it cast down to the ground, and trampled on them.

Stars » Idolaters worshipped

Jeremiah 19:13

and the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, which are defiled, shall be as the place of Topheth, even all the houses on whose roofs they have burned incense to all the army of the sky, and have poured out drink offerings to other gods.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the army of the sky, which they have loved, and which they have served, and after which they have walked, and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried, they shall be for dung on the surface of the earth.

Stars » Infinite in number

Genesis 15:5

Yahweh brought him outside, and said, "Look now toward the sky, and count the stars, if you are able to count them." He said to Abram, "So shall your seed be."

Jeremiah 33:2

Thus says Yahweh who does it, Yahweh who forms 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 sky and its constellations will not give their light. The sun will be darkened in its going forth, and the moon will not cause its light to shine.

2 Kings 23:5

He put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places around Jerusalem; those also who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the army of the sky.

Stars » God » Established, for ever

Psalm 148:6

He has also established them forever and ever. He has made a decree which will not pass away.

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

Matthew 2:9

They, having heard the king, went their way; and behold, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, until it came 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 twilight be dark. Let it look for light, but have none, neither let it see the eyelids of the morning,

Nehemiah 4:21

So we worked 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

You also carried the tent of your king and the shrine of your images, the star of your god, which you made for yourselves.

Acts 7:43

You took up the tabernacle of Moloch, the star of your god Rephan, the figures which you made to worship. I will carry you away beyond Babylon.'

Stars » Appear of different magnitudes

1 Corinthians 15:41

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

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Arcturus

Job 38:32

Can you lead forth the constellations in their season? Or can you guide the Bear with her cubs?

Stars » Punishment for worshipping

Deuteronomy 17:5-7

then you shall bring forth that man or that woman, who has done this evil thing, to your gates, even the man or the woman; and you shall stone them to death with stones. At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he who is to die be put to death; at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death. The hand of the witnesses shall be first on him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall put away the evil from the midst of 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 see him, but not now. I see him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob. A scepter will rise out of Israel, and shall strike through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Sheth.

Stars » Called » Stars of heaven

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the sky and its constellations will not give their light. The sun will be darkened in its going forth, and the moon will not cause its light to shine.

Stars » God » Set, in the firmament of heaven

Genesis 1:17

God set them in the expanse of sky to give light to the earth,

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

Isaiah 47:13

You are wearied in the multitude of your counsels: let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save you from the things that shall come on you.

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

Obadiah 1:4

Though you mount on high as the eagle, and though your nest is set among the stars, I will bring you down from there," says 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

From the sky the stars fought. From their courses, they fought against Sisera.

Stars » Made to praise God

Stars » Use of, in navigation, alluded to

Acts 27:20

When neither sun nor stars shone on us for many days, and no small storm pressed on us, all hope that we would be saved was now taken away.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Mazzaroth

Job 38:32

Can you lead forth the constellations in their season? Or can you guide the Bear with her cubs?

Stars » Illustrative » (wandering,) of false teachers

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.

Stars » Illustrative » Of angels

Stars » Impure in the sight of God

Job 25:5

Behold, even the moon has no brightness, 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 you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands are seven assemblies. "To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: "He who holds the seven stars in his right hand, he who walks among the seven golden lampstands says these things:

Topics on Stars

Affecting Sun Moon And Stars

40;24;29

But immediately after the oppression 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 the heavens will be shaken;

Controlling Sun Moon And Stars

18;38;31

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

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

23;13;10

For the stars of the sky and its constellations will not give their light. The sun will be darkened in its going forth, and the moon will not cause its light to shine.

Stars Created By God

23;40;26

Lift up your eyes on high, and see who has created these, who brings out their army by number. He calls them all by name. by the greatness of his might, and because he is strong in power, Not one is lacking.

Sun Moon And Stars Before God

1;1;16

God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.