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59 Bible Verses about Sun

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Psalm 19:6

It rises from one end of the heavens
and circles to their other end;
nothing is hidden from its heat.

Isaiah 45:6

so that all may know from the rising of the sun to its setting
that there is no one but Me.
I am Yahweh, and there is no other.

1 Corinthians 15:41

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

Joshua 10:13

And the sun stood still
and the moon stopped
until the nation took vengeance on its enemies.Isn’t this written in the Book of Jashar?So the sun stopped
in the middle of the sky
and delayed its setting
almost a full day.

2 Samuel 23:4

is like the morning light when the sun rises
on a cloudless morning,
the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

Ecclesiastes 1:9

What has been is what will be,
and what has been done is what will be done;
there is nothing new under the sun.

Genesis 1:16

God made the two great lights—the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night—as well as the stars.

Ezekiel 8:16

So He brought me to the inner court of the Lord’s house, and there were about 25 men at the entrance of the Lord’s temple, between the portico and the altar, with their backs to the Lord’s temple and their faces turned to the east. They were bowing to the east in worship of the sun.

Psalm 89:36

His offspring will continue forever,
his throne like the sun before Me,

Job 8:16

He is a well-watered plant in the sunshine;
his shoots spread out over his garden.

Ecclesiastes 8:17

I observed all the work of God and concluded that man is unable to discover the work that is done under the sun. Even though a man labors hard to explore it, he cannot find it; even if the wise man claims to know it, he is unable to discover it.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Light is sweet,
and it is pleasing for the eyes to see the sun.

Isaiah 60:19

The sun will no longer be your light by day,
and the brightness of the moon will not shine on you;
but the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your splendor.

Job 31:26

if I have gazed at the sun when it was shining
or at the moon moving in splendor,

Isaiah 60:20

Your sun will no longer set,
and your moon will not fade;
for the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and the days of your sorrow will be over.

Judges 5:31

Lord, may all your enemies perish as Sisera did.
But may those who love Him
be like the rising of the sun in its strength.And the land was peaceful 40 years.

Amos 8:9

And in that day—
this is the declaration of the Lord God
I will make the sun go down at noon;
I will darken the land in the daytime.

Deuteronomy 33:14

with the bountiful harvest from the sun
and the abundant yield of the seasons;

Ecclesiastes 3:16

I also observed under the sun: there is wickedness at the place of judgment and there is wickedness at the place of righteousness.

Isaiah 30:26

The moonlight will be as bright as the sunlight, and the sunlight will be seven times brighter—like the light of seven days—on the day that the Lord bandages His people’s injuries and heals the wounds He inflicted.

Hosea 6:3

Let us strive to know the Lord.
His appearance is as sure as the dawn.
He will come to us like the rain,
like the spring showers that water the land.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the wife you love all the days of your fleeting life, which has been given to you under the sun, all your fleeting days. For that is your portion in life and in your struggle under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 8:15

So I commended enjoyment because there is nothing better for man under the sun than to eat, drink, and enjoy himself, for this will accompany him in his labor during the days of his life that God gives him under the sun.

Deuteronomy 4:19

When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars—all the array of heaven—do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.

Psalm 19:5

It is like a groom coming from the bridal chamber;
it rejoices like an athlete running a course.

Job 37:21

Now men cannot even look at the sun
when it is in the skies,
after a wind has swept through and cleared them away.

Revelation 16:8

The fourth poured out his bowl on the sun. He was given the power to burn people with fire,

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the things that are done under the sun and have found everything to be futile, a pursuit of the wind.

Ecclesiastes 5:18

Here is what I have seen to be good: it is appropriate to eat, drink, and experience good in all the labor one does under the sun during the few days of his life God has given him, because that is his reward.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone to worship other gods by bowing down to the sun, moon, or all the stars in the sky—which I have forbidden—

Ecclesiastes 9:11

Again I saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, or the battle to the strong, or bread to the wise, or riches to the discerning, or favor to the skillful; rather, time and chance happen to all of them.

Psalm 65:8

Those who live far away are awed by Your signs;
You make east and west shout for joy.

Song of Solomon 1:6

Do not stare at me because I am dark,
for the sun has gazed on me.
My mother’s sons were angry with me;
they made me a keeper of the vineyards.
I have not kept my own vineyard.

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Sun » Figurative

Judges 5:31

Lord, may all your enemies perish as Sisera did.
But may those who love Him
be like the rising of the sun in its strength.And the land was peaceful 40 years.

Revelation 19:17

Then I saw an angel standing on the sun, and he cried out in a loud voice, saying to all the birds flying high overhead, “Come, gather together for the great supper of God,

Sun » Worshiped

Ezekiel 8:16

So He brought me to the inner court of the Lord’s house, and there were about 25 men at the entrance of the Lord’s temple, between the portico and the altar, with their backs to the Lord’s temple and their faces turned to the east. They were bowing to the east in worship of the sun.

Jeremiah 8:2

They will be exposed to the sun, the moon, and the whole heavenly host, which they have loved, served, followed, consulted, and worshiped. Their bones will not be collected and buried but will become like manure on the surface of the soil.

Job 31:26-28

if I have gazed at the sun when it was shining or at the moon moving in splendor, so that my heart was secretly enticed and I threw them a kiss, this would also be a crime deserving punishment, for I would have denied God above.

Ezekiel 6:4

Your altars will be desolated and your incense altars smashed. I will throw down your slain in front of your idols.

Ezekiel 6:6

Wherever you live the cities will be in ruins and the high places will be desolate, so that your altars will lie in ruins and be desecrated, your idols smashed and obliterated, your incense altars cut down, and your works wiped out.

Sun » Created

Jeremiah 31:35

This is what the Lord says:The One who gives the sun for light by day,
the fixed order of moon and stars for light by night,
who stirs up the sea and makes its waves roar
Yahweh of Hosts is His name:

Psalm 136:7

He made the great lights:
        His love is eternal.

Genesis 1:14-18

Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night. They will serve as signs for festivals and for days and years. They will be lights in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth." And it was so. God made the two great lights-the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night-as well as the stars. read more.
God placed them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth, to dominate the day and the night, and to separate light from darkness. And God saw that it was good.

Sun » Stood still

Habakkuk 3:11

Sun and moon stand still in their lofty residence,
at the flash of Your flying arrows,
at the brightness of Your shining spear.

Joshua 10:12-13

On the day the Lord gave the Amorites over to the Israelites, Joshua spoke to the Lord in the presence of Israel: "Sun, stand still over Gibeon, and moon, over the valley of Aijalon." And the sun stood still and the moon stopped, until the nation took vengeance on its enemies. Isn't this written in the Book of Jashar? So the sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed its setting almost a full day.

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

2 Kings 20:11

So Isaiah the prophet called out to the Lord, and He brought the shadow back the 10 steps it had descended on Ahaz’s stairway.

Isaiah 38:8

I am going to make the sun’s shadow that goes down on Ahaz’s stairway go back by 10 steps.” So the sun’s shadow went back the 10 steps it had descended.

Sun » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars—all the array of heaven—do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone to worship other gods by bowing down to the sun, moon, or all the stars in the sky—which I have forbidden—

Sun » Kings of judah dedicate horses to

2 Kings 23:11

He did away with the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun. They had been at the entrance of the Lord’s temple in the precincts by the chamber of Nathan-melech the court official, and he burned up the chariots of the sun.

Sun » Diurnal motion of

Psalm 19:4

Their message has gone out to all the earth,
and their words to the ends of the world.In the heavens He has pitched a tent for the sun.

Psalm 19:6

It rises from one end of the heavens
and circles to their other end;
nothing is hidden from its heat.

Sun » Does not shine in heaven

Sun » Rising and setting of

Ecclesiastes 1:5

The sun rises and the sun sets;
panting, it returns to its place
where it rises.

Topics on Sun

Affecting Sun Moon And Stars

40;24;29

“Immediately after the tribulation of those days:The sun will be darkened,
and the moon will not shed its light;
the stars will fall from the sky,
and the celestial powers will be shaken.

Controlling Sun Moon And Stars

18;38;31

Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades
or loosen the belt of Orion?

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

23;13;10

Indeed, the stars of the sky and its constellations
will not give their light.
The sun will be dark when it rises,
and the moon will not shine.

God Likened To The Sun

39;4;2

But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves from the stall.

Sun Dials

23;38;8

I am going to make the sun’s shadow that goes down on Ahaz’s stairway go back by 10 steps.” So the sun’s shadow went back the 10 steps it had descended.

Sun Moon And Stars Before God

1;1;16

God made the two great lights—the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night—as well as the stars.

The Sun

19;113;3

From the rising of the sun to its setting,
let the name of Yahweh be praised.

Under The Sun

21;1;9

What has been is what will be,
and what has been done is what will be done;
there is nothing new under the sun.

Worship Of The Sun

26;8;16

So He brought me to the inner court of the Lord’s house, and there were about 25 men at the entrance of the Lord’s temple, between the portico and the altar, with their backs to the Lord’s temple and their faces turned to the east. They were bowing to the east in worship of the sun.

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