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22 Bible Verses about Sunsets

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Psalm 65:8

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

Genesis 15:12

As the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell on Abram, and suddenly great terror and darkness descended on him.

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided animals.

Genesis 28:11

He reached a certain place and spent the night there because the sun had set. He took one of the stones from the place, put it there at his head, and lay down in that place.

Deuteronomy 16:6

You must only sacrifice the Passover animal at the place where Yahweh your God chooses to have His name dwell. Do this in the evening as the sun sets at the same time of day you departed from Egypt.

Exodus 22:26

“If you ever take your neighbor’s cloak as collateral, return it to him before sunset.

Deuteronomy 24:13

Be sure to return it to him at sunset. Then he will sleep in it and bless you, and this will be counted as righteousness to you before the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 24:15

You are to pay him his wages each day before the sun sets, because he is poor and depends on them. Otherwise he will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be held guilty.

Leviticus 22:7

When the sun has set, he will become clean, and then he may eat from the holy offerings, for that is his food.

Joshua 8:29

He hung the body of the king of Ai on a tree until evening, and at sunset Joshua commanded that they take his body down from the tree. They threw it down at the entrance of the city gate and put a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day.

Joshua 10:27

At sunset Joshua commanded that they be taken down from the trees and thrown into the cave where they had hidden. Then large stones were placed against the mouth of the cave, and the stones are there to this day.

1 Kings 22:36

Then the cry rang out in the army as the sun set, declaring:Each man to his own city,
and each man to his own land!

Daniel 6:14

As soon as the king heard this, he was very displeased; he set his mind on rescuing Daniel and made every effort until sundown to deliver him.

Exodus 17:12

When Moses’ hands grew heavy, they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat down on it. Then Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other so that his hands remained steady until the sun went down.

2 Samuel 3:35

Then they came to urge David to eat bread while it was still day, but David took an oath: “May God punish me and do so severely if I taste bread or anything else before sunset!”

Job 24:15

The adulterer’s eye watches for twilight,
thinking: No eye will see me;
he covers his face.

2 Kings 7:5

So the diseased men got up at twilight to go to the Arameans’ camp. When they came to the camp’s edge, they discovered that there was not a single man there,

Jeremiah 6:4

Set them apart for war against her;
rise up, let’s attack at noon.
Woe to us, for the day is passing;
the evening shadows grow long.

Micah 3:6

Therefore, it will be night for you—
without visions;
it will grow dark for you—
without divination.
The sun will set on these prophets,
and the daylight will turn black over them.

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