Never miss a post

Related Readings

Theasaurus: Sun

59 Bible Verses about Sun

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 19:6

Its going forth is from the end of the heaven, and its 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 west, that there is none besides me. I am the LORD, and there is none else.

1 Corinthians 15:41

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

Joshua 10:13

And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hastened not to go down about a whole day.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth, by clear shining after rain.

Revelation 21:23

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God is its light, and the Lamb is its lamp.

Ecclesiastes 1:9

The thing that has been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

Ezekiel 8:16

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

Psalm 89:36

His descendants shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before me.

Job 8:16

He grows green in the sun, and his branch shoots forth in his garden.

Ecclesiastes 8:17

Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labors to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea moreover; though a wise man thinks to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto you: but the LORD shall be unto you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Job 31:26

If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in brightness;

Isaiah 60:20

Your sun shall no more go down; neither shall your moon withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be your everlasting light, and the days of your mourning shall be ended.

Judges 5:31

So let all your enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when it goes forth in its might. And the land had rest forty years.

Amos 8:9

And it shall come to pass in that day, says the Lord GOD, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth on a clear day:

Deuteronomy 33:14

And with the precious fruits brought forth by the sun, and with the precious things put forth by the moon,

Ecclesiastes 3:16

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

Isaiah 30:26

Moreover 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 the LORD binds up the hurt of his people, and heals the stroke of their wound.

Psalm 37:6

And he shall bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us press on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Revelation 12:1

And there appeared a great sign in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Live joyfully with the wife whom you love all the days of the life of your vanity, which he has given you under the sun, all the days of your vanity: for that is your portion in this life, and in your labor which you perform under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 8:15

Then I commended mirth, because a man has no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him in his labor all the days of his life, which God gives him under the sun.

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest you lift up your eyes unto heaven, and when you see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, should be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD your God has apportioned unto all nations under the whole heaven.

Psalm 19:5

Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoices as a strong man to run a race.

Job 37:21

And now men can not look on the bright light which is in the clouds: but the wind passes, and clears them.

Revelation 16:8

And the fourth angel poured out his bowl upon the sun; and power was given unto it to scorch men with fire.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and like grasping the wind.

Ecclesiastes 5:18

Behold that which I have seen: it is good and fitting for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor that he takes under the sun all the days of his life, which God gives him: for this is his lot.

Deuteronomy 17:3

And has gone and served other gods, and worshiped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the 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 men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happens to them all.

Psalm 65:8

They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at your signs: you make the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.

Song of Solomon 1:6

Look not upon me, because I am dark, because the sun has darkened me: my mother's children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but my own vineyard have I not kept.

From Thematic Bible


Sun » Figurative

Judges 5:31

So let all your enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when it goes forth in its might. And the land had rest forty years.

Revelation 12:1

And there appeared a great sign in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:

Revelation 19:17

And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in midheaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;

Sun » Worshiped

Ezekiel 8:16

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

Jeremiah 8:2

And they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved, and whom they have served, and after whom they have walked, and whom they have sought, and whom they have worshiped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for refuse upon the face of the earth.

Job 31:26-28

If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in brightness; And my heart has been secretly enticed, or my mouth has kissed my hand: This also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.

Ezekiel 6:4

And your altars shall be desolate, and your 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 destroyed, and your images may be cut down, and your works may be abolished.

Sun » Created

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says the LORD, who gives the sun for a light by day, and the fixed order of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, who divides the sea when its waves roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:

Psalm 136:7

To him that made great lights: for his mercy endures forever:

Genesis 1:14-18

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. read more.
And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from 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 your arrows they went, and at the shining of your glittering spear.

Joshua 10:12-13

Then spoke Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand you still upon Gibeon; and you, Moon, in the valley of Aijalon. And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hastened not to go down about a whole day.

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

2 Kings 20:11

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

Isaiah 38:8

Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which has gone down in the sun dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned ten degrees, by which degrees it had gone down.

Sun » Forbidden worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest you lift up your eyes unto heaven, and when you see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, should be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD your God has apportioned unto all nations under the whole heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

And has gone and served other gods, and worshiped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded;

Sun » Kings of judah dedicate horses to

2 Kings 23:11

And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the chamberlain, which was in the court, 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 words to the end of the world. In them has he set a tabernacle for the sun,

Psalm 19:6

Its going forth is from the end of the heaven, and its 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 had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God is its light, and the Lamb is its lamp.

Sun » Rising and setting of

Ecclesiastes 1:5

The sun also arises, and the sun goes down, and hastens to its place where it arose.

Topics on Sun

Affecting Sun Moon And Stars

40;24;29

Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give its 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

Can you bind the cluster of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

Darkening Sun Moon And Stars

23;13;10

For the stars of heaven and its constellations shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in its going forth, and the moon shall not cause its light to shine.

God Likened To The Sun

39;4;2

But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and you shall go forth, and grow up like calves of the stall.

Sun Dials

23;38;8

Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which has gone down in the sun dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned ten degrees, by which degrees it had gone down.

Sun Moon And Stars Before God

1;1;16

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

The Sun

19;113;3

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD's name is to be praised.

Under The Sun

21;1;9

The thing that has been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

Worship Of The Sun

26;8;16

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