The Sun

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Genesis 1:16-18

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars. God placed them in space to shine on the earth, to differentiate between day and night, and to distinguish light from darkness. And God saw how good it was.

Deuteronomy 17:2-5

He may be following and serving other gods by bowing down to them that is, to the sun, the moon, or to any of the heavenly host (something I did not command). "You may discover that a man or woman living in one of your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you has done evil in the eyes of the LORD your God by transgressing his covenant. When it is reported to you or you hear of it, then investigate it thoroughly. When the truth has been established that this detestable thing has been done in Israel, read more.
summon the man or the woman who did this evil thing to your city gates. Then stone the man or the woman to death.

Joshua 10:12-13

Later that day, Joshua spoke to the LORD while the LORD was delivering the Amorites to the Israelis. This is what he said in the presence of Israel: "Sun, be still over Gibeon! Moon, stand in place in the Aijalon Valley!" So the sun remained still and the moon stood in place until the nation settled their score with their enemies. This is recorded, is it not, in the book of Jashar? The sun stood in place in the middle of the sky and seemed not to be in a hurry to set for nearly an entire day.

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Ecclesiastes 1:9

Whatever has happened, will happen again; whatever has been done, will be done again. There is nothing new on earth.

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Ezekiel 8:16

Then he brought me to the inner court of the LORD's Temple. There, at the entrance to the LORD's Temple, between the porch and the altar, were 25 men, with their backs toward the LORD's Temple and facing the east, prostrating themselves to the sun.

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Psalm 19:1-6

yet their message goes out into all the world, and their words to the ends of the earth. He has set up a tent for the sun in the heavens, The heavens are declaring the glory of God, and their expanse shows the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech, night after night they reveal knowledge.read more.
There is no speech nor are there words their voice is not heard which is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, or like a champion who rejoices at the beginning of a race. Its circuit is from one end of the sky to the other, and nothing is hidden from its heat.

Psalm 121:6

The sun will not ravage you by day, nor the moon by night.

Ecclesiastes 1:5

The sun rises, the sun sets, then rushes back to where it arose.

Isaiah 38:8

Watch! I will make the shadow on the steps of the upper dial of Ahaz that marks the sun go ten steps backwards."'" Then the sunlight turned back on the dial the ten steps by which it had gone down.

Joel 2:31

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.

Acts 26:13

On the road at noon, O King, I saw a light from heaven that was brighter than the sun. It flashed around me and those who were traveling with me.

Judges 9:33

Tomorrow morning when the sun is up, get up early and attack the city. When Gaal and his army come out to fight you, do whatever you can to them."

Isaiah 60:19-20

"The sun will no longer be your light by day, nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory. Your sun won't set, nor will your moon withdraw itself for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning will end.

Genesis 19:23-24

The sun had risen over the land about the time Lot reached Zoar. Then the LORD rained sulfur and fire out of the sky from the LORD on Sodom and Gomorrah,

Amos 8:9

It will come about at that time," declares the Lord GOD, "I will cause the sun to set at noon and the earth to darken in the daylight.

Job 30:28

"In growing darkness, I walked without sunlight; I stood in the congregation to cry for help.

Deuteronomy 33:13-14

from the choicest products of the sun, the rich fruit of the harvest moon, About Joseph he said: "May the blessing of the LORD be on his land: dew from the choicest of the heavens, and from the depths beneath;

Exodus 16:21

Every morning they gathered it, according to what each needed to eat; and when the sun became hot, it melted.

Mark 4:6

But when the sun came up, they were scorched. Since they didn't have any roots, they dried up.

James 1:11

For the sun comes up with its scorching heat and dries up the grass. The flower in it drops off, and its beauty is gone. That is how the rich person will fade away in his pursuits.

Genesis 28:11

He reached a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun was setting. He found a stone there, used it for a pillow, and slept there for the night,

Deuteronomy 24:13

Be sure to return his garment to him at sunset so that he may sleep with it, and he will bless you. It will be a righteous deed in the presence of the LORD your God.

Mark 1:32

When evening came, after the sun had set, people started bringing to him everyone who was sick or possessed by demons.

Numbers 21:11

Then they traveled from Oboth and encamped at Iye-abarim, in the wilderness that is in the vicinity of Moab's eastern border.

Deuteronomy 4:41

Then Moses designated three cities on the east side of the Jordan,

Deuteronomy 4:47

So they took possession of his land, as well as the land of King Og of Bashan. Both Amorite kings lived east of the Jordan

Joshua 12:1

This is a list of the kings who ruled the land that the Israelis conquered, and whose territories they took on the other side of the Jordan River toward the east, from the Arnon River to Mount Hermon, along with the entire eastern Jordan plain.

Joshua 1:4

Your territorial border will extend from the wilderness to the Lebanon Mountains, to the river that great River Euphrates all the land of the Hittites as far as the Mediterranean Sea where the sun sets.

Psalm 50:1

God, the LORD, has spoken. He has summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting place.

Isaiah 45:6

so that from the sun's rising to the west people may know that there is none besides me. "I am the LORD, and there is no other."

Deuteronomy 4:19

Do not gaze toward the heavens and observe the sun, the moon, the stars the entire array of the sky with the intent to worship and serve what the LORD your God gave every nation.

Psalm 136:7-8

to the one who made the great lights, for his gracious love is everlasting the sun to illumine the day, for his gracious love is everlasting

Genesis 29:7

"Look!" Jacob replied. "The sun is still high. It's not yet time for the flocks to be gathered. Let's water the sheep, then let them graze."

Exodus 22:26

If you take your neighbor's coat as collateral, you are to return it to him by sunset,

1 Samuel 11:9

They told the messengers who had come, "You are to say this to the men of Jabesh-gilead, "Tomorrow, by the time the sun is hot, you will be delivered.'" The messengers went and reported to the men of Jabesh, and they rejoiced.

Exodus 27:13

The width of the court on the east side is to be 50 cubits.

Deuteronomy 11:30

They're across the Jordan River to the west, aren't they, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah opposite Gilgal near the Oak of Moreh?

Joshua 19:12

From Sarid it proceeded back eastward, creating a sunrise boundary at Chisloth-tabor, and proceeded from there to Daberath, then to Japhia,

Job 8:16

He is a fresh sapling planted in the sunlight, spreading out its branches over its garden.

Jonah 4:8

When the sun rose, God prepared a harsh east wind. The sun beat down on Jonah's head, he became faint, and he begged to die. "It is better for me to die than to live!" he said.

Isaiah 49:10

They won't hunger or thirst, nor will the desert heat or sun beat upon them; for the one who has compassion on them will drive them and guide them alongside springs of water.

Matthew 13:6

But when the sun came up, they were scorched. Since they did not have any roots, they dried up.

Revelation 7:16

They will never be hungry or thirsty again. Neither the sun nor its heat will ever beat down on them,

Job 31:26-28

if I look at the sun when it shines or the moon as it rises in steady splendor, so that in the depths of my deceived heart I worshipped them with my mouth and hands, this is also a sin that deserves to be judged, since I would have tried to deceive God above."

Ezekiel 8:16

Then he brought me to the inner court of the LORD's Temple. There, at the entrance to the LORD's Temple, between the porch and the altar, were 25 men, with their backs toward the LORD's Temple and facing the east, prostrating themselves to the sun.

2 Kings 23:5-11

The king unseated the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places throughout the cities of Judah and in the environs surrounding Jerusalem, including those who had been burning incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to every star in the heavens. He brought the Asherah from the LORD's Temple to the Kidron Brook outside Jerusalem, burned it at the Kidron brook, pulverized the ashes to dust, and scattered it over the graves of the common people. He also demolished the temples of the cultic male prostitutes that had been operating in the LORD's Temple, where the women had been doing weaving for the Asherah. read more.
Then he gathered together all the priests from the cities of Judah and defiled the high places from Geba to Beer-sheba, where the priests had burned incense. He also demolished the high places of the gates that had been erected to the left as one enters the city gate that is, near the entrance operated by Joshua, the governor of the city. Nevertheless, the priests of the high places did not approach the LORD's altar in Jerusalem, but instead they ate unleavened bread given to them by their relatives. He also defiled Topheth, which is located in the Ben-hinnom Valley, so that no one would force his son or daughter to pass through the fire in dedication to Molech. He abolished the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun at the entrance to the LORD's Temple, near the offices of Nathan-melech, the official, that were in the precincts. He also set fire to the chariots of the sun.

Jeremiah 8:1-2

"At that time," declares the LORD, "the bones of the king of Judah, the bones of his officials, the bones of the priests, the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the residents of Jerusalem will be removed from their graves. They'll be spread out to the sun, the moon, and all the stars of the heavens, which they loved and served, and which they followed, consulted, and worshipped. Their bones won't be collected, nor will they be buried. They'll be like dung on the surface of the ground.

Jeremiah 43:13

He will shatter the pillars of Heliopolis in the land of Egypt and will burn the temples of the gods of Egypt with fire."'"

Matthew 24:29-30

"Immediately after the troubles of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of heaven will be shaken loose.' Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and all "the tribes of the land will mourn' when they see "the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven' with power and great glory.

Mark 13:24

"But after the suffering of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light,

Luke 21:25-26

"There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and there will be distress on earth among the nations that are confused by the roaring of the sea and its waves. People will faint from fear and apprehension because of the things that are to come on the inhabited world, because the powers of heaven will be shaken.

Exodus 10:21-23

Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch your hand toward the sky and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that one can feel." So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. No one could see anyone else, nor could anyone get up from his place for three days. But there was light for all the Israelis in their dwellings.

Isaiah 13:9-10

Watch out! The Day of the LORD is coming cruel, with wrath and fierce anger to turn the entire inhabited earth into a desolation and to annihilate sinners from it. For the stars of the heavens and their constellations won't shine their light; the sun will be dark when it rises, and the moon won't shine its light.

Jeremiah 4:28

Because of this, the land will mourn, and the heavens above will be dark. Because I have spoken and decided, I won't turn back from doing it."

Ezekiel 32:7-8

When I extinguish your lights, I'll cover the heavens and darken their stars. I'll cover the sun with a cloud and the moon won't reflect its light. I'll darken the bright lights in the sky above you and bring darkness to your territory,' declares the Lord GOD.

Joel 3:14-15

"Multitudes, multitudes in the Valley of Judgment! For the Day of the LORD is near in the Valley of Judgment! The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.

Amos 5:20

Will not the Day of the LORD be darkness, and not light pitch black at that, without a ray of sunshine?"

Matthew 27:45

From noon on, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.

Mark 15:33

At noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.

Luke 23:44

It was already about noon, and the whole land became dark until three in the afternoon

Revelation 6:12-17

Then I saw the lamb open the sixth seal. There was a powerful earthquake. The sun turned as black as sackcloth made of hair, and the full moon turned as red as blood. The stars in the sky fell to the earth like a fig tree drops its fruit when it is shaken by a strong wind. The sky vanished like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved from its place. read more.
Then the kings of the earth, the important people, the generals, the rich, the powerful, and all the slaves and free people concealed themselves in caves and among the rocks in the mountains. They told the mountains and rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of the one who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the lamb. For the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to endure it?"

2 Kings 20:8-11

Now Hezekiah had asked Isaiah, "What is to be the sign that the LORD is healing me and that I'll be going up to the LORD's Temple three days from now?" So Isaiah replied, "This will be your sign from the LORD that the LORD will do what he has promised. Shall the shadow go forward ten steps or go back ten steps?" Hezekiah answered, "It's an easy thing for a shadow to lengthen ten steps. So let the shadow go backward ten steps."read more.
So Isaiah cried out to the LORD, who brought the shadow back ten steps after it had gone down the stairway of Ahaz.

Psalm 148:3-5

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars. Praise him, you heaven of heavens, and you waters above the heavens. Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he himself gave the command that they be created.

Jeremiah 31:35-36

This is what the LORD says, who gives the sun for light by day, the laws that govern the moon and stars for light by night, and who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name: "If these laws cease to function in my presence," declares the LORD, "then the descendants of Israel will cease to be a nation in my presence for all time!"

Habakkuk 3:11

The sun and moon stand still in their orbits; at the glint of your arrows they speed along, even at the gleam of your flashing spear.

Luke 1:78-79

Because of the tender mercy of our God, his light from on high has visited us, to shine on those who sit in darkness and in death's shadow, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD grants grace and favor; the LORD will not withhold any good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Revelation 21:23

The city doesn't need any sun or moon to give it light, because the glory of God gave it light, and the lamb was its lamp.

Isaiah 24:23

Then the moon will be embarrassed and the sun ashamed, for the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem; and in the presence of its elders there will be glory."

Psalm 37:6

He will bring forth your righteousness as a light, and your justice as the noonday sun.

2 Samuel 23:3-4

The God of Israel has spoken; the Rock of Israel has talked to me. "When one is governing men justly, he fears God while governing. He is like dawn's first light, like bright sun blazing on a cloudless morning, glistening on grassland that flourishes after a rain shower.

Isaiah 58:8-10

"Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will spring up quickly; and your vindication will go before you, and the glory of the LORD will guard your back. Then you'll call, and the LORD will answer; you'll cry for help, and he'll respond, "Here I am.' "If you do away with the yoke among you, and pointing fingers and malicious talk; if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the needs of afflicted souls, then your light will rise in darkness, and your night will be like noonday.

Isaiah 62:1

"And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us pursue knowledge of the LORD; his coming is as certain as the dawn. He will come to us like the rain, like the autumn and spring rains come on the earth.

Psalm 72:5-17

May they fear you as long as the sun and moon shine from generation to generation. May he be like the rain that descends on mown grass, like showers sprinkling on the ground. The righteous will flourish at the proper time and peace will prevail until the moon is no more.read more.
May he rule from sea to sea, from the Euphrates River to the ends of the earth. May the nomads bow down before him, and his enemies lick the dust. May the kings of Tarshish and of distant shores bring gifts, and may the kings of Sheba and Seba offer tribute. May all kings bow down to him, and all nations serve him. For he will deliver the needy when they cry out for help, and the poor when there is no deliverer. He will have compassion on the poor and the needy, and he will save the lives of the needy. He will redeem them from oppression and violence, since their lives are precious in his sight. May he live long and be given gold from Sheba, and may prayer be offered for him continuously, and may he be blessed every day. May grain be abundant in the land all the way to the mountain tops; may its fruits flourish like the forests of Lebanon, and may the cities sprout like the grass of the earth. May his fame be eternal as long as the sun may his name endure, and may they be blessed through him, and may all nations call him blessed.

Psalm 89:36

His dynasty will last forever and his throne will be like the sun before me.

Jeremiah 15:9

"The woman who gave birth to seven will grow faint, her life will expire. Her sun will set while it's still day. She will be disgraced and humiliated. I'll kill the rest of them with swords in the presence of their enemies," declares the LORD.

Micah 3:6

"You will have nights without visions, and darkness without prophecy. The sun will set on the prophets, and the day will darken for them.

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Righteous » Compared with » The sun

Judges 5:31

"May all of your enemies perish like this, LORD! But may those who love him be like the ascending sun in its strength!" Then the land enjoyed quiet for 40 years.

compared to Saints » The sun

Judges 5:31

"May all of your enemies perish like this, LORD! But may those who love him be like the ascending sun in its strength!" Then the land enjoyed quiet for 40 years.

The sun » General references to

Isaiah 38:8

Watch! I will make the shadow on the steps of the upper dial of Ahaz that marks the sun go ten steps backwards."'" Then the sunlight turned back on the dial the ten steps by which it had gone down.

Joshua 10:12

Later that day, Joshua spoke to the LORD while the LORD was delivering the Amorites to the Israelis. This is what he said in the presence of Israel: "Sun, be still over Gibeon! Moon, stand in place in the Aijalon Valley!"

Genesis 1:16

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars.

Joel 2:31

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 17:3

He may be following and serving other gods by bowing down to them that is, to the sun, the moon, or to any of the heavenly host (something I did not command).

The sun » Figurative

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is this who appears like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awesome as an army with banners?

Amos 8:9

It will come about at that time," declares the Lord GOD, "I will cause the sun to set at noon and the earth to darken in the daylight.

Isaiah 60:19

"The sun will no longer be your light by day, nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.

The sun » The jews » Expressed the east by rising of

Numbers 21:11

Then they traveled from Oboth and encamped at Iye-abarim, in the wilderness that is in the vicinity of Moab's eastern border.

Deuteronomy 4:41

Then Moses designated three cities on the east side of the Jordan,

Deuteronomy 4:47

So they took possession of his land, as well as the land of King Og of Bashan. Both Amorite kings lived east of the Jordan

The sun » Illustrative » Of the glory of Christ

Revelation 10:1

Then I saw another powerful angel come down from heaven. He was dressed in a cloud, and there was a rainbow over his head. His face was like the sun, and his legs were like columns of fire.

The sun » The jews » Commenced their evening with the setting of

Deuteronomy 24:13

Be sure to return his garment to him at sunset so that he may sleep with it, and he will bless you. It will be a righteous deed in the presence of the LORD your God.

Mark 1:32

When evening came, after the sun had set, people started bringing to him everyone who was sick or possessed by demons.

Genesis 28:11

He reached a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun was setting. He found a stone there, used it for a pillow, and slept there for the night,

The sun » The rays of » Frequently destructive to human life

Isaiah 49:10

They won't hunger or thirst, nor will the desert heat or sun beat upon them; for the one who has compassion on them will drive them and guide them alongside springs of water.

2 Kings 4:18-20

After the child had grown up a bit, one day he went out to visit his father, who was with the harvesters. He told his father, "My head! My head!" So his father ordered his servant, "Carry him over to his mother!" So the servant carried him over to his mother, where he rested on her lap until mid-day, and then he died.

Psalm 121:6

The sun will not ravage you by day, nor the moon by night.

The sun » God » Appointed to rule the day

Genesis 1:16

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars.

Jeremiah 31:35

This is what the LORD says, who gives the sun for light by day, the laws that govern the moon and stars for light by night, and who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name:

Psalm 136:8

the sun to illumine the day, for his gracious love is everlasting

The sun » The jews » Expressed the whole earth by, from rising of, to setting of

Psalm 50:1

God, the LORD, has spoken. He has summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting place.

Isaiah 45:6

so that from the sun's rising to the west people may know that there is none besides me. "I am the LORD, and there is no other."

The sun » The jews » Made images of

2 Chronicles 14:5

He also removed the high places and incense altars from all of the cities of Judah. As a result, the kingdom enjoyed rest under Asa's leadership.

2 Chronicles 34:4

They tore down the altars of Baals in his presence. He chopped down the incense altars that stood high above them. He broke into pieces the Asherim, the carved images, and the cast images, ground them to dust, and scattered the residue on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.

The sun » Illustrative » (darkened,) of severe calamities

Joel 2:31

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.

Ezekiel 32:7

When I extinguish your lights, I'll cover the heavens and darken their stars. I'll cover the sun with a cloud and the moon won't reflect its light.

Joel 2:10

"The land quivers in their presence; even the heavens shake. The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.

The sun » The jews » Commenced their day with the rising of

Genesis 19:27-28

Abraham went early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the LORD earlier. He looked off toward Sodom, Gomorrah, and the entire plain, and he saw smoke rising from the land like smoke from a furnace.

Genesis 19:23-24

The sun had risen over the land about the time Lot reached Zoar. Then the LORD rained sulfur and fire out of the sky from the LORD on Sodom and Gomorrah,

The sun » The jews » Forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

Do not gaze toward the heavens and observe the sun, the moon, the stars the entire array of the sky with the intent to worship and serve what the LORD your God gave every nation.

Deuteronomy 17:3

He may be following and serving other gods by bowing down to them that is, to the sun, the moon, or to any of the heavenly host (something I did not command).

The sun » The rays of » Pleasant to man

Ecclesiastes 11:7

How sweet is the daylight, and how pleasant it is for someone's eyes to behold the sunshine!

Job 30:28

"In growing darkness, I walked without sunlight; I stood in the congregation to cry for help.

The sun » Illustrative » (its brightness,) of the future glory of saints

The sun » Illustrative » Of supreme rulers

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations won't shine their light; the sun will be dark when it rises, and the moon won't shine its light.

Genesis 37:9

But then he had another dream, and he proceeded to tell his brothers about that one, too. "I had another dream," he said. "The sun, moon, and eleven of the stars were bowing down before me!"

The sun » The jews » Worshipped

Jeremiah 8:2

They'll be spread out to the sun, the moon, and all the stars of the heavens, which they loved and served, and which they followed, consulted, and worshipped. Their bones won't be collected, nor will they be buried. They'll be like dung on the surface of the ground.

2 Kings 23:5

The king unseated the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places throughout the cities of Judah and in the environs surrounding Jerusalem, including those who had been burning incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to every star in the heavens.

The sun » God » Created

Genesis 1:16

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars.

The sun » The power and brilliancy of its rising alluded to

Judges 5:31

"May all of your enemies perish like this, LORD! But may those who love him be like the ascending sun in its strength!" Then the land enjoyed quiet for 40 years.

2 Samuel 23:4

He is like dawn's first light, like bright sun blazing on a cloudless morning, glistening on grassland that flourishes after a rain shower.

The sun » Illustrative » (going down at noon,) of premature destruction

Amos 8:9

It will come about at that time," declares the Lord GOD, "I will cause the sun to set at noon and the earth to darken in the daylight.

Jeremiah 15:9

"The woman who gave birth to seven will grow faint, her life will expire. Her sun will set while it's still day. She will be disgraced and humiliated. I'll kill the rest of them with swords in the presence of their enemies," declares the LORD.

The sun » Illustrative » (its clearness,) of the purity of the church

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is this who appears like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awesome as an army with banners?

The sun » The rays of » Wither and burn up the herbs of the field

James 1:11

For the sun comes up with its scorching heat and dries up the grass. The flower in it drops off, and its beauty is gone. That is how the rich person will fade away in his pursuits.

Mark 4:6

But when the sun came up, they were scorched. Since they didn't have any roots, they dried up.

The sun » Clearness of its light alluded to

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is this who appears like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awesome as an army with banners?

The sun » The rays of » Change the color of the skin

Song of Songs 1:6

Don't stare at me because I'm dark; the sun has tanned me. My mother's sons were angry with me. They made me the caretaker of the vineyards, but I didn't take care of my own vineyard.

The sun » Illustrative » (before or in sight of,) of public ignominy

2 Samuel 12:11-12

"This is what the LORD says: ""Listen very carefully! ""I'm raising up evil against you right out of your own household. ""I'm going to take your wives away from you right before your eyes. ""Then I'll give them to your neighbor. ""And then he's going to have sex with your wives in broad daylight! ""What you did in secret I'm going to do right in front of all Israel and in broad daylight as well!'"

The sun » The rays of » Produce and ripen fruits

Deuteronomy 33:14

from the choicest products of the sun, the rich fruit of the harvest moon,

The sun » Miracles connected with » Standing still for a whole day in the valley of ajalon

Joshua 10:12-13

Later that day, Joshua spoke to the LORD while the LORD was delivering the Amorites to the Israelis. This is what he said in the presence of Israel: "Sun, be still over Gibeon! Moon, stand in place in the Aijalon Valley!" So the sun remained still and the moon stood in place until the nation settled their score with their enemies. This is recorded, is it not, in the book of Jashar? The sun stood in place in the middle of the sky and seemed not to be in a hurry to set for nearly an entire day.

The sun » Miracles connected with » Darkened at the crucifixion

Luke 23:44-45

It was already about noon, and the whole land became dark until three in the afternoon because the sun had stopped shining, and the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two.

The sun » Miracles connected with » Shadow put back on the dial

2 Kings 20:11

So Isaiah cried out to the LORD, who brought the shadow back ten steps after it had gone down the stairway of Ahaz.

The sun » The jews » Consecrated chariots and horses, as symbols of

2 Kings 23:11

He abolished the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun at the entrance to the LORD's Temple, near the offices of Nathan-melech, the official, that were in the precincts. He also set fire to the chariots of the sun.

The sun » Illustrative » (no more going down,) of perpetual blessedness

Isaiah 60:20

Your sun won't set, nor will your moon withdraw itself for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning will end.

The sun » The rays of » Soften and melt some substances

Exodus 16:21

Every morning they gathered it, according to what each needed to eat; and when the sun became hot, it melted.

The sun » God » Causes, to rise both on evil and good

The sun » God » Causes to know its time of setting

The sun » God » Appointed to divide seasons, &c

The sun » God » Placed in the firmament

The sun » Indicates the hours of the day by the shadow on the dial

2 Kings 20:9

So Isaiah replied, "This will be your sign from the LORD that the LORD will do what he has promised. Shall the shadow go forward ten steps or go back ten steps?"

The sun » Worshippers of, turned their faces towards the east

Ezekiel 8:16

Then he brought me to the inner court of the LORD's Temple. There, at the entrance to the LORD's Temple, between the porch and the altar, were 25 men, with their backs toward the LORD's Temple and facing the east, prostrating themselves to the sun.

The sun » Called the greater light

Genesis 1:16

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars.

The sun » Illustrative » (its power,) of the triumph of saints

Judges 5:31

"May all of your enemies perish like this, LORD! But may those who love him be like the ascending sun in its strength!" Then the land enjoyed quiet for 40 years.

The sun » Illustrative » Of Christ's coming

The sun » Illustrative » Of God's favor

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD grants grace and favor; the LORD will not withhold any good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

The sun » Made to praise and glorify God

Psalm 148:3

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.

The sun » Compared to a bridegroom coming forth from his chamber

Psalm 19:5

which is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, or like a champion who rejoices at the beginning of a race.

The sun » Compared to a strong man rejoicing to run a race

Psalm 19:5

which is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, or like a champion who rejoices at the beginning of a race.

The sun » Diffuses light and heat to all the earth

Psalm 19:6

Its circuit is from one end of the sky to the other, and nothing is hidden from its heat.

The sun » The jews » Expressed the west by setting of

The sun » God » Exercises sovereign power over

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