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51 Bible Verses about Stars

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Genesis 1:16

And God maketh the two great luminaries, the great luminary for the rule of the day, and the small luminary -- and the stars -- for the rule of the night;

Psalm 136:7-9

To Him making great lights, For to the age is His kindness. The sun to rule by day, For to the age is His kindness. The moon and stars to rule by night, For to the age is His kindness.

Psalm 148:3-6

Praise ye Him, sun and moon, Praise ye Him, all stars of light. Praise ye Him, heavens of heavens, And ye waters that are above the heavens. They do praise the name of Jehovah, For He commanded, and they were created.read more.
And He establisheth them for ever to the age, A statute He gave, and they pass not over.

Job 9:7-9

Who is speaking to the sun, and it riseth not, And the stars He sealeth up. Stretching out the heavens by Himself, And treading on the heights of the sea, Making Osh, Kesil, and Kimah, And the inner chambers of the south.

Job 38:31-33

Dost thou bind sweet influences of Kimah? Or the attractions of Kesil dost thou open? Dost thou bring out Mazzaroth in its season? And Aysh for her sons dost thou comfort? Hast thou known the statutes of heaven? Or dost thou appoint Its dominion in the earth?

Psalm 147:4-5

Appointing the number of the stars, To all them He giveth names. Great is our Lord, and abundant in power, Of His understanding there is no narration.

Isaiah 45:11-12

Thus said Jehovah, The Holy One of Israel, and his Former: Ask Me of the things coming concerning My sons, Yea, concerning the work of My hands, ye command Me.' I made earth, and man on it prepared, I -- My hands stretched out the heavens, And all their host I have commanded.

Amos 5:8

The maker of Kimah and Kesil, And the turner to morning of death-shade, And day as night He hath made dark, Who is calling to the waters of the sea, And poureth them on the face of the earth, Jehovah is His name;

Deuteronomy 4:19

'And lest thou lift up thine eyes towards the heavens, and hast seen the sun, and the moon, and the stars, all the host of the heavens, and thou hast been forced, and hast bowed thyself to them, and served them, which Jehovah thy God hath apportioned to all the peoples under the whole heavens.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and he doth go and serve other gods, and doth bow himself to them, and to the sun, or to the moon, or to any of the host of the heavens, which I have not commanded --

2 Kings 23:4-5

And the king commandeth Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the threshold, to bring out from the temple of Jehovah all the vessels that are made for Baal, and for the shrine, and for all the host of the heavens, and he burneth them at the outside of Jerusalem, in the fields of Kidron, and hath borne their ashes to Beth-El. And he hath caused to cease the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah have appointed, (and they make perfume in high places, in cities of Judah and suburbs of Jerusalem,) and those making perfume to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of the heavens.

Jeremiah 8:2

And have spread them to sun, and to moon, And to all the host of the heavens, that they have loved, And that they have served, And that they have walked after, And that they have sought, And to which they have bowed themselves, They are not gathered, nor buried, They are for dung on the face of the ground.

Jeremiah 19:12-13

so I do to this place -- an affirmation of Jehovah -- and to its inhabitants, so as to make this city as Tophet; and the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, have been -- as the place of Tophet -- defiled, even all the houses on whose roofs they have made perfume to all the host of the heavens, so as to pour out oblations to other gods.'

Amos 5:25-27

Sacrifices and offering did ye bring nigh to Me, In a wilderness forty years, O house of Israel? And ye bare Succoth your king, and Chiun your images, The star of your god, that ye made for yourselves. And I removed you beyond Damascus, Said Jehovah, God of Hosts is His name.

Zephaniah 1:4-5

And stretched out My hand against Judah, And against all inhabiting Jerusalem, And cut off from this place the remnant of Baal, The name of the idolatrous priests, with the priests, And those bowing themselves On the roofs to the host of the heavens, And those bowing themselves, Swearing to Jehovah, and swearing by Malcham,

Acts 7:42-43

and God did turn, and did give them up to do service to the host of the heaven, according as it hath been written in the scroll of the prophets: Slain beasts and sacrifices did ye offer to Me forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel? and ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan -- the figures that ye made to bow before them, and I will remove your dwelling beyond Babylon.

2 Kings 17:16

And they forsake all the commands of Jehovah their God, and make to them a molten image -- two calves, and make a shrine, and bow themselves to all the host of the heavens, and serve Baal,

2 Kings 21:3-5

and he turneth and buildeth the high places that Hezekiah his father destroyed, and raiseth altars for Baal, and maketh a shrine, as did Ahab king of Israel, and boweth himself to all the host of the heavens, and serveth them. And he hath built altars in the house of Jehovah, of which Jehovah said, 'In Jerusalem I put My name.' And he buildeth altars to all the host of the heavens in the two courts of the house of Jehovah;

2 Chronicles 33:5

And he buildeth altars to all the host of the heavens in the two courts of the house of Jehovah.

Acts 28:11

And after three months, we set sail in a ship (that had wintered in the isle) of Alexandria, with the sign Dioscuri,

Isaiah 47:13

Thou hast been wearied in the multitude of thy counsels, Stand up, I pray thee, and save thee, Let the charmers of the heavens, Those looking on the stars, Those teaching concerning the months, From those things that come on thee!

Daniel 2:2-5

and the king saith to call for scribes, and for enchanters, and for sorcerers, and for Chaldeans, to declare to the king his dreams. And they come in and stand before the king; and the king saith to them, 'A dream I have dreamed, and moved is my spirit to know the dream.' And the Chaldeans speak to the king in Aramaean, 'O king, to the ages live, tell the dream to thy servants, and the interpretation we do shew.'read more.
The king hath answered and said to the Chaldeans, 'The thing from me is gone; if ye do not cause me to know the dream and its interpretation, pieces ye are made, and your houses are made dunghills;

Daniel 4:7

Then coming up are the scribes, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers, and the dream I have told before them, and its interpretation they are not making known to me.

Isaiah 34:4

And consumed have been all the host of the heavens, And rolled together as a book have been the heavens, And all their hosts do fade, As the fading of a leaf of a vine, And as the fading one of a fig-tree.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And in quenching thee I have covered the heavens, And have made black their stars, The sun with a cloud I do cover, And the moon causeth not its light to shine. All luminaries of light in the heavens, I make black over thee, And I have given darkness over thy land, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah,

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of the heaven fell to the earth -- as a fig-tree doth cast her winter figs, by a great wind being shaken --

Matthew 2:9-10

And they, having heard the king, departed, and lo, the star, that they did see in the east, did go before them, till, having come, it stood over where the child was. And having seen the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy,

Genesis 15:5

and He bringeth him out without, and saith, 'Look attentively, I pray thee, towards the heavens, and count the stars, if thou art able to count them;' and He saith to him, 'Thus is thy seed.'

Deuteronomy 10:22

with seventy persons did thy fathers go down to Egypt, and now hath Jehovah thy God made thee as stars of the heavens for multitude.

1 Chronicles 27:23

And David hath not taken up their number from a son of twenty years and under, for Jehovah said to multiply Israel as the stars of the heavens.

Nehemiah 9:23

And their sons Thou hast multiplied as the stars of the heavens, and bringest them in unto the land that Thou hast said to their fathers to go in to possess.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of the heavens is not numbered, Nor the sand of the sea measured, So I multiply the seed of David My servant, And the Levites My ministers.'

Hebrews 11:12

wherefore, also from one were begotten -- and that of one who had become dead -- as the stars of the heaven in multitude, and as sand that is by the sea-shore -- the innumerable.

Numbers 24:17

I see it, but not now; I behold it, but not near; A star hath proceeded from Jacob, And a sceptre hath risen from Israel, And hath smitten corners of Moab, And hath destroyed all sons of Sheth.

Isaiah 14:12-13

How hast thou fallen from the heavens, O shining one, son of the dawn! Thou hast been cut down to earth, O weakener of nations. And thou saidst in thy heart: the heavens I go up, Above stars of God I raise my throne, And I sit in the mount of meeting in the sides of the north.

From Thematic Bible


Astronomy » Moon » Stars

Genesis 1:16

And God maketh the two great luminaries, the great luminary for the rule of the day, and the small luminary -- and the stars -- for the rule of the night;

Judges 5:20

From the heavens they fought: The stars from their highways fought with Sisera.

Christian ministers » Servants » Stars

Revelation 1:20

the secret of the seven stars that thou hast seen upon my right hand, and the seven golden lamp-stands: the seven stars are messengers of the seven assemblies, and the seven lamp-stands that thou hast seen are seven assemblies.

Revelation 2:1

To the messenger of the Ephesian assembly write: These things saith he who is holding the seven stars in his right hand, who is walking in the midst of the seven lamp-stands -- the golden:

Names » Of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20

the secret of the seven stars that thou hast seen upon my right hand, and the seven golden lamp-stands: the seven stars are messengers of the seven assemblies, and the seven lamp-stands that thou hast seen 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, have been -- as the place of Tophet -- defiled, even all the houses on whose roofs they have made perfume to all the host of the heavens, so as to pour out oblations to other gods.'

2 Kings 21:3

and he turneth and buildeth the high places that Hezekiah his father destroyed, and raiseth altars for Baal, and maketh a shrine, as did Ahab king of Israel, and boweth himself to all the host of the heavens, and serveth them.

2 Kings 17:16

And they forsake all the commands of Jehovah their God, and make to them a molten image -- two calves, and make a shrine, and bow themselves to all the host of the heavens, and serve Baal,

Amos 5:26

And ye bare Succoth your king, and Chiun your images, The star of your god, that ye made for yourselves.

2 Kings 23:5

And he hath caused to cease the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah have appointed, (and they make perfume in high places, in cities of Judah and suburbs of Jerusalem,) and those making perfume to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of the heavens.

Stars » Darkening of

Isaiah 34:4

And consumed have been all the host of the heavens, And rolled together as a book have been the heavens, And all their hosts do fade, As the fading of a leaf of a vine, And as the fading one of a fig-tree.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens, and their constellations, Cause not their light to shine, Darkened hath been the sun in its going out, And the moon causeth not its light to come forth.

Joel 2:10

At their face trembled hath the earth, Shaken have the heavens, Sun and moon have been black, And stars have gathered up their shining.

Ecclesiastes 12:2

While that the sun is not darkened, and the light, And the moon, and the stars, And the thick clouds returned after the rain.

Stars » Falling of

Revelation 12:4

and his tail doth draw the third of the stars of the heaven, and he did cast them to the earth; and the dragon did stand before the woman who is about to bring forth, that when she may bring forth, her child he may devour;

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of the heaven fell to the earth -- as a fig-tree doth cast her winter figs, by a great wind being shaken --

Revelation 9:1

And the fifth messenger did sound, and I saw a star out of the heaven having fallen to the earth, and there was given to it the key of the pit of the abyss,

Revelation 8:10

And the third messenger did sound, and there fell out of the heaven a great star, burning as a lamp, and it did fall upon the third of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters,

More verses: Daniel 8:10 Mark 13:25

Stars » Created by God

Genesis 1:16

And God maketh the two great luminaries, the great luminary for the rule of the day, and the small luminary -- and the stars -- for the rule of the night;

Amos 5:8

The maker of Kimah and Kesil, And the turner to morning of death-shade, And day as night He hath made dark, Who is calling to the waters of the sea, And poureth them on the face of the earth, Jehovah is His name;

More verses: Psalm 136:9 Psalm 136:7

Stars » The morning star

Stars » Orion

Amos 5:8

The maker of Kimah and Kesil, And the turner to morning of death-shade, And day as night He hath made dark, Who is calling to the waters of the sea, And poureth them on the face of the earth, Jehovah is His name;

Stars » Figurative » Seven stars of the seven congregations

Revelation 1:20

the secret of the seven stars that thou hast seen upon my right hand, and the seven golden lamp-stands: the seven stars are messengers of the seven assemblies, and the seven lamp-stands that thou hast seen are seven assemblies.

Stars » Differ in splendor

1 Corinthians 15:41

one glory of sun, and another glory of moon, and another glory of stars, for star from star doth differ in glory.

Stars » Constellations of

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens, and their constellations, Cause not their light to shine, Darkened hath been the sun in its going out, And the moon causeth not its light to come forth.

Stars » Comets

Jude 1:13

wild waves of a sea, foaming out their own shames; stars going astray, to whom the gloom of the darkness to the age hath been kept.

Stars » Serpent

Stars » Figurative » Of the deliverer

Numbers 24:17

I see it, but not now; I behold it, but not near; A star hath proceeded from Jacob, And a sceptre hath risen from Israel, And hath smitten corners of Moab, And hath destroyed all sons of Sheth.

Stars » Planets

2 Kings 23:5

And he hath caused to cease the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah have appointed, (and they make perfume in high places, in cities of Judah and suburbs of Jerusalem,) and those making perfume to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of the heavens.

Stars » Figurative » Crown of twelve stars

Stars » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

'And lest thou lift up thine eyes towards the heavens, and hast seen the sun, and the moon, and the stars, all the host of the heavens, and thou hast been forced, and hast bowed thyself to them, and served them, which Jehovah thy God hath apportioned to all the peoples under the whole heavens.

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

Ezekiel 32:7

And in quenching thee I have covered the heavens, And have made black their stars, The sun with a cloud I do cover, And the moon causeth not its light to shine.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens, and their constellations, Cause not their light to shine, Darkened hath been the sun in its going out, And the moon causeth not its light to come forth.

Joel 2:10

At their face trembled hath the earth, Shaken have the heavens, Sun and moon have been black, And stars have gathered up their shining.

Stars » God » Created

Genesis 1:16

And God maketh the two great luminaries, the great luminary for the rule of the day, and the small luminary -- and the stars -- for the rule of the night;

Psalm 148:5

They do praise the name of Jehovah, For He commanded, and they were created.

Stars » The israelites forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

'And lest thou lift up thine eyes towards the heavens, and hast seen the sun, and the moon, and the stars, all the host of the heavens, and thou hast been forced, and hast bowed thyself to them, and served them, which Jehovah thy God hath apportioned to all the peoples under the whole heavens.

Deuteronomy 17:2-4

'When there is found in thy midst, in one of thy cities which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, a man or a woman who doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah thy God by transgressing His covenant, and he doth go and serve other gods, and doth bow himself to them, and to the sun, or to the moon, or to any of the host of the heavens, which I have not commanded -- and it hath been declared to thee, and thou hast heard, and hast searched diligently, and lo, truth; the thing is established; this abomination hath been done in Israel --

Stars » Called » The host of heaven

Deuteronomy 17:3

and he doth go and serve other gods, and doth bow himself to them, and to the sun, or to the moon, or to any of the host of the heavens, which I have not commanded --

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of the heavens is not numbered, Nor the sand of the sea measured, So I multiply the seed of David My servant, And the Levites My ministers.'

Stars » Illustrative » Of ministers

Revelation 2:1

To the messenger of the Ephesian assembly write: These things saith he who is holding the seven stars in his right hand, who is walking in the midst of the seven lamp-stands -- the golden:

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Pleiades,

Job 38:31

Dost thou bind sweet influences of Kimah? Or the attractions of Kesil dost thou open?

Amos 5:8

The maker of Kimah and Kesil, And the turner to morning of death-shade, And day as night He hath made dark, Who is calling to the waters of the sea, And poureth them on the face of the earth, Jehovah is His name;

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Orion

Job 38:31

Dost thou bind sweet influences of Kimah? Or the attractions of Kesil dost thou open?

Amos 5:8

The maker of Kimah and Kesil, And the turner to morning of death-shade, And day as night He hath made dark, Who is calling to the waters of the sea, And poureth them on the face of the earth, Jehovah is His name;

Stars » Illustrative » Of princes and subordinate governors

Revelation 8:12

And the fourth messenger did sound, and smitten was the third of the sun, and the third of the moon, and the third of the stars, that darkened may be the third of them, and that the day may not shine -- the third of it, and the night in like manner.

Daniel 8:10

yea, it exerteth unto the host of the heavens, and causeth to fall to the earth of the host, and of the stars, and trampleth them down.

Stars » Idolaters worshipped

Jeremiah 19:13

and the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, have been -- as the place of Tophet -- defiled, even all the houses on whose roofs they have made perfume to all the host of the heavens, so as to pour out oblations to other gods.'

Jeremiah 8:2

And have spread them to sun, and to moon, And to all the host of the heavens, that they have loved, And that they have served, And that they have walked after, And that they have sought, And to which they have bowed themselves, They are not gathered, nor buried, They are for dung on the face of the ground.

Stars » Infinite in number

Genesis 15:5

and He bringeth him out without, and saith, 'Look attentively, I pray thee, towards the heavens, and count the stars, if thou art able to count them;' and He saith to him, 'Thus is thy seed.'

Jeremiah 33:2

Thus said Jehovah its maker, Jehovah its former, at establishing it, Jehovah is His name:

Stars » God » Appointed to give light by night

Genesis 1:16

And God maketh the two great luminaries, the great luminary for the rule of the day, and the small luminary -- and the stars -- for the rule of the night;

Stars » When grouped together called constellations

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens, and their constellations, Cause not their light to shine, Darkened hath been the sun in its going out, And the moon causeth not its light to come forth.

2 Kings 23:5

And he hath caused to cease the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah have appointed, (and they make perfume in high places, in cities of Judah and suburbs of Jerusalem,) and those making perfume to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of the heavens.

Stars » God » Established, for ever

Psalm 148:6

And He establisheth them for ever to the age, A statute He gave, and they pass not over.

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

Matthew 2:9

And they, having heard the king, departed, and lo, the star, that they did see in the east, did go before them, till, having come, it stood over where the child was.

Stars » Exhibit the greatness of God's power

Stars » Appear after sunset

Job 3:9

Let the stars of its twilight be dark, Let it wait for light, and there is none, And let it not look on the eyelids of the dawn.

Nehemiah 4:21

And we are working in the business, and half of them are keeping hold of the spears, from the going up of the dawn till the coming forth of the stars.

Stars » False gods frequently worshipped under the representation of

Amos 5:26

And ye bare Succoth your king, and Chiun your images, The star of your god, that ye made for yourselves.

Acts 7:43

and ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan -- the figures that ye made to bow before them, and I will remove your dwelling beyond Babylon.

Stars » Appear of different magnitudes

1 Corinthians 15:41

one glory of sun, and another glory of moon, and another glory of stars, for star from star doth differ in glory.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Arcturus

Job 38:32

Dost thou bring out Mazzaroth in its season? And Aysh for her sons dost thou comfort?

Stars » Punishment for worshipping

Deuteronomy 17:5-7

Then thou hast brought out that man, or that woman, who hath done this evil thing, unto thy gates -- the man or the woman -- and thou hast stoned them with stones, and they have died. By the mouth of two witnesses or of three witnesses is he who is dead put to death; he is not put to death by the mouth of one witness; the hand of the witnesses is on him, in the first place, to put him to death, and the hand of all the people last; and thou hast put away the evil thing out of thy midst.

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

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Morning star

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

Stars » Illustrative » Of Christ

Numbers 24:17

I see it, but not now; I behold it, but not near; A star hath proceeded from Jacob, And a sceptre hath risen from Israel, And hath smitten corners of Moab, And hath destroyed all sons of Sheth.

Stars » Called » Stars of heaven

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens, and their constellations, Cause not their light to shine, Darkened hath been the sun in its going out, And the moon causeth not its light to come forth.

Stars » God » Set, in the firmament of heaven

Genesis 1:17

and God giveth them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth,

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

Isaiah 47:13

Thou hast been wearied in the multitude of thy counsels, Stand up, I pray thee, and save thee, Let the charmers of the heavens, Those looking on the stars, Those teaching concerning the months, From those things that come on thee!

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

Obadiah 1:4

If thou dost go up high as an eagle, And if between stars thou dost set thy nest, From thence I bring thee down, An affirmation of Jehovah.

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

Stars » Called » Stars of light

Stars » God » Numbers and names

Stars » Shine in the firmament of heaven

Stars » Revolve in fixed orbits

Judges 5:20

From the heavens they fought: The stars from their highways fought with Sisera.

Stars » Made to praise God

Stars » Use of, in navigation, alluded to

Acts 27:20

and neither sun nor stars appearing for more days, and not a little tempest lying upon us, thenceforth all hope was taken away of our being saved.

Stars » Mentioned in scripture » Mazzaroth

Job 38:32

Dost thou bring out Mazzaroth in its season? And Aysh for her sons dost thou comfort?

Stars » Illustrative » (wandering,) of false teachers

Jude 1:13

wild waves of a sea, foaming out their own shames; stars going astray, to whom the gloom of the darkness to the age hath been kept.

Stars » Illustrative » Of angels

Stars » Impure in the sight of God

Job 25:5

Lo -- unto the moon, and it shineth not, And stars have not been pure in His eyes.

Stars » God » Obscures

Titles and names of ministers » Stars

Revelation 1:20-1

the secret of the seven stars that thou hast seen upon my right hand, and the seven golden lamp-stands: the seven stars are messengers of the seven assemblies, and the seven lamp-stands that thou hast seen are seven assemblies. To the messenger of the Ephesian assembly write: These things saith he who is holding the seven stars in his right hand, who is walking in the midst of the seven lamp-stands -- the golden:

Topics on Stars

Controlling Sun Moon And Stars

Job 38:31

Dost thou bind sweet influences of Kimah? Or the attractions of Kesil dost thou open?

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens, and their constellations, Cause not their light to shine, Darkened hath been the sun in its going out, And the moon causeth not its light to come forth.