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59 Bible Verses about Sun

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Psalm 19:6

His going forth is from the end of the heavens, and his circuit unto the ends of it; and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.

Isaiah 45:6

that they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the going down, that there is none beside me. I am Jehovah, and there is none else;

1 Corinthians 15:41

one the sun's glory, and another the moon's glory, and another the stars' glory; for star differs from star in glory.

Joshua 10:13

And the sun stood still, and the moon remained where it was, until the nation had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? And the sun remained standing in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a full day.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun nor of the moon, that they should shine for it; for the glory of God has enlightened it, and the lamp thereof is the Lamb.

Ecclesiastes 1:9

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which will be done: and there is nothing new under the sun.

Ezekiel 8:16

And he brought me into the inner court of Jehovah's house, and behold, at the entry of the temple of Jehovah, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of Jehovah and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east.

Psalm 89:36

His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me;

Job 8:16

He is full of sap before the sun, and his sprout shooteth forth over his garden;

Ecclesiastes 8:17

then I saw that all is the work of God, and that man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because however man may labour to seek it out, yet doth he not find it; and even, if a wise man think to know it, he shall not be able to find it out.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Now the light is sweet, and pleasant is it to the eyes to see the sun;

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more thy light by day, neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee; but Jehovah shall be thine everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

Job 31:26

If I beheld the sun when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness,

Isaiah 60:20

Thy sun shall no more go down, neither shall thy moon withdraw itself; for Jehovah shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.

Judges 5:31

"So perish all thine enemies, O LORD! But thy friends be like the sun as he rises in his might." And the land had rest for forty years.

Amos 8:9

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord Jehovah, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the land in the clear day.

Deuteronomy 33:14

And by the precious fruits of the sun, And by the precious things put forth by the months,

Ecclesiastes 3:16

And moreover I saw under the sun, that in the place of judgment, wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, wickedness was there.

Isaiah 30:26

And the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that Jehovah bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the wound of their stroke.

Psalm 37:6

and he will bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity; for that is thy portion in life, and in thy labour wherein thou art labouring under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 8:15

And I commended mirth, because there is nothing better for man under the sun than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry; for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God hath given him under the sun.

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest thou lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, the whole host of heaven, and be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath assigned unto all peoples under the whole heaven.

Psalm 19:5

And he is as a bridegroom going forth from his chamber; he rejoiceth as a strong man to run the race.

Job 37:21

And now men see not the light as it gleameth, it is hidden in the skies. But the wind passeth by and cleareth them.

Revelation 16:8

And the fourth poured out his bowl on the sun; and it was given to it to burn men with fire.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Ecclesiastes 5:18

Behold what I have seen good and comely: it is to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labour wherewith man laboureth under the sun, all the days of his life which God hath given him: for that is his portion.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and goeth and serveth other gods, and boweth down to them, either to the sun or to the moon, or to the whole host of heaven, which I have not commanded;

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to the intelligent, nor yet favour to men of knowledge; but time and chance happeneth to them all.

Psalm 65:8

And they that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens; thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.

Song of Solomon 1:6

Look not upon me, because I am black; Because the sun hath looked upon me. My mother's children were angry with me: They made me keeper of the vineyards; Mine own vineyard have I not kept.

From Thematic Bible


Sun » Figurative

Judges 5:31

"So perish all thine enemies, O LORD! But thy friends be like the sun as he rises in his might." And the land had rest for forty years.

Revelation 19:17

And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in mid-heaven, Come, gather yourselves to the great supper of God,

Sun » Worshiped

Ezekiel 8:16

And he brought me into the inner court of Jehovah's house, and behold, at the entry of the temple of Jehovah, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of Jehovah and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east.

Jeremiah 8:2

and they shall spread them out to the sun and to the moon and to all the host of the heavens, which they have loved, and which they have served, and after which they have walked, and which they have sought, and which they have worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the ground.

Job 31:26-28

If I beheld the sun when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness, And my heart have been secretly enticed, so that my mouth kissed my hand: This also would be an iniquity for the judge, for I should have denied the God who is above.

Ezekiel 6:4

And your altars shall be desolate, and your sun-images shall be broken; and I will cast down your slain men before your idols;

Ezekiel 6:6

In all your dwelling-places the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places shall be desolate; that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, and your idols may be broken and cease, and your sun-images may be cut down, and your works may be abolished.

Sun » Created

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus saith Jehovah, who giveth the sun for light by day, the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for light by night, who stirreth up the sea so that the waves thereof roar, Jehovah of hosts is his name:

Psalm 136:7

To him that made great lights, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever;

Genesis 1:14-18

And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens, to divide between the day and the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years; and let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth. And it was so. And God made the two great lights, the great light to rule the day, and the small light to rule the night, and the stars. read more.
And God set them in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth, and to rule during the day and during the night, and to divide between the light and the darkness. And God saw that it was good.

Sun » Stood still

Habakkuk 3:11

The sun and moon stood still in their habitation, At the light of thine arrows which shot forth, At the shining of thy glittering spear.

Joshua 10:12-13

Then spoke Joshua to Jehovah in the day when Jehovah gave up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand still upon Gibeon; And thou, moon, in the valley of Ajalon! And the sun stood still, and the moon remained where it was, until the nation had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? And the sun remained standing in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a full day.

Sun » Shadow of went back on the sun-dial of ahaz

2 Kings 20:11

And Isaiah the prophet cried to Jehovah, and he brought the shadow back on the degrees by which it had gone down on the dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward.

Isaiah 38:8

behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees which hath gone down with the sun on the dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned on the dial ten degrees, by which it had gone down.

Sun » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest thou lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, the whole host of heaven, and be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath assigned unto all peoples under the whole heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and goeth and serveth other gods, and boweth down to them, either to the sun or to the moon, or to the whole host of heaven, which I have not commanded;

Sun » Kings of judah dedicate horses to

2 Kings 23:11

And he abolished the horses that the kings of Judah had appointed to the sun at the entrance of the house of Jehovah, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the chamberlain, which was in the suburbs, and burned the chariots of the sun, with fire.

Sun » Diurnal motion of

Psalm 19:4

Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their language to the extremity of the world. In them hath he set a tent for the sun,

Psalm 19:6

His going forth is from the end of the heavens, and his circuit unto the ends of it; and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.

Sun » Does not shine in heaven

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun nor of the moon, that they should shine for it; for the glory of God has enlightened it, and the lamp thereof is the Lamb.

Sun » Rising and setting of

Ecclesiastes 1:5

The sun also riseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to its place where it ariseth.

Topics on Sun

Affecting Sun Moon And Stars

40;24;29

But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun shall be darkened, and the moon not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.

Controlling Sun Moon And Stars

18;38;31

Canst thou fasten the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

23;13;10

For the stars of the heavens and the constellations thereof shall not give their light; the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

God Likened To The Sun

39;4;2

And unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth and leap like fatted calves.

Sun Dials

23;38;8

behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees which hath gone down with the sun on the dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned on the dial ten degrees, by which it had gone down.

Sun Moon And Stars Before God

1;1;16

And God made the two great lights, the great light to rule the day, and the small light to rule the night, and the stars.

The Sun

19;113;3

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same, let Jehovah's name be praised.

Under The Sun

21;1;9

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which will be done: and there is nothing new under the sun.

Worship Of The Sun

26;8;16

And he brought me into the inner court of Jehovah's house, and behold, at the entry of the temple of Jehovah, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of Jehovah and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east.