The Sun

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Deuteronomy 17:3

and by going and serving other gods and [so] he bows down to them and to the sun or to the moon or to any [of] the host of heaven {which I have forbidden},

Joshua 10:12

Then Joshua spoke to Yahweh, on the day Yahweh gave the Amorites over to the {Israelites}, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun in Gibeon, stand still, and moon, in the valley of Aijalon."

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Ecclesiastes 1:9

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

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Ezekiel 8:16

And he brought me to the inner courtyard of the house of Yahweh, and look, [at] the doorway of the temple of Yahweh, between the portico and the altar, [there were] about twenty-five men [with] their backs to the temple of Yahweh and their faces toward the east, and they [were] bowing down toward the east before the sun.

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Psalm 19:4

[Yet] in all [the] world their line goes out, and their words to [the] end of [the] world. In them he has pitched a tent for the sun,

Ecclesiastes 1:5

The sun rises, and the sun goes down; to its place it hurries, and there it rises again.

Isaiah 38:8

Look! I will cause [the] shadow of the steps, which it had gone down on the steps of Ahaz with the sun, to turn backwards ten steps." And the sun turned back ten steps on the steps which it had gone down.

Acts 26:13

In the middle of the day along the road, O king, I saw a light from heaven, more than the brightness of the sun, shining around me and those who were traveling with me.

Judges 9:33

And in the morning at sunrise, get up and rush the city; and look, when he and the troops who [are] with him come out to you, {you must act according to whatever opportunity offers itself}.

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall no longer be your light by day, and for bright light the moon shall not give you light, but Yahweh will be your everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Genesis 19:23-24

[After] the sun {had risen} upon the earth and Lot had entered Zoar, Yahweh rained down from heaven upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Yahweh.

Amos 8:9

And then in that day," {declares} my Lord Yahweh, "I will make the sun go down at noon and I will darken the land on a day of light.

Job 30:28

I go [about] in mourning garb, [but] not in sunlight; I stand up in the assembly, [and] I cry for help.

Deuteronomy 33:14

and with [the] choice things of [the] fruits of the [the] sun, and with the choice things of [the] yield of [the] {seasons},

Exodus 16:21

And they gathered it morning by morning, {each according to what he could eat}, and it melted [when] the sun was hot.

Mark 4:6

And when the sun rose it was scorched, and because it did not have [enough] root, it withered.

James 1:11

For the sun rises with its burning heat and dries up the grass, and its flower falls off, and the beauty of its appearance is lost. So also the rich person in his pursuits will wither away.

Genesis 28:11

And he arrived at a [certain] place and spent the night there, because the sun had set. And he took [one] of the stones of the place and put [it] under his head and slept at that place.

Deuteronomy 24:13

You shall certainly return the pledge to him {as the sun sets}, so that he may sleep in his cloak and may bless you, and it shall be [considered] righteousness {on your behalf} {before} Yahweh your God.

Mark 1:32

Now [when it] was evening, when the sun had set, they began bringing to him all those {who were sick} and those who were demon-possessed.

Numbers 21:11

They set out from Oboth and encamped at Iye Abarim in the desert, which [was] in front of Moab {toward the sunrise}.

Deuteronomy 4:41

Then Moses set apart three cities {on the other side of the Jordan}, {toward the east},

Deuteronomy 4:47

And [so] they took possession of his land and the land of Og king of Bashan, the two kings of the Amorites who [were] beyond the Jordan, {eastward},

Joshua 12:1

These [are] the kings of the land whom the {Israelites} defeated, and of whose land they took possession beyond the Jordon {to the east}, from the wadi of Arnon up to Mount Hermon, and all the Arabah to the east:

Joshua 1:4

From the wilderness {and the Lebanon}, up to the great river, the river Euphrates, all of the land of the Hittites, and up to {the great sea in the west}, will be your territory.

Psalm 50:1

The Supreme God, God, Yahweh, has spoken and summoned [the] earth, from [the] rising of [the] sun to its setting.

Isaiah 45:6

so that they may know from [the] rising of [the] sun and from [the] west that [there is] none besides me; I [am] Yahweh and there is none besides [me].

Deuteronomy 4:19

{And do this so that you do not lift} your eyes [toward] heaven and {observe} the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of the heaven, and be led astray and bow down to them and serve them, things that Yahweh your God has allotted to all [of] the peoples under all [of] the heaven.

Genesis 1:16-18

And God made two lights, the greater light to rule the day and the smaller light to rule the night, and the stars. And God placed them in the vaulted dome of heaven to give light on the earth and to rule over the day and over the night, and to {separate light from darkness}. And God saw that [it was] good.

Psalm 136:7-8

To [him who] made [the] great lights, for his loyal love [endures] forever. The sun to rule the day, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

Genesis 29:7

And he said, "Look, [it is] still {broad daylight}; it is not the time [for] the livestock to be gathered. Give water to the sheep and go, pasture them."

Exodus 22:26

If indeed you require the cloak of your neighbor as a pledge, you will return it to him at sundown,

1 Samuel 11:9

They said to the messengers who had come, "Thus you will say to the men of Jabesh Gilead: 'Tomorrow deliverance for you will come {when the sun is hot}.'" When the messengers went and told the men of Jabesh, they rejoiced.

Exodus 27:13

And the width of the courtyard for the east side, toward sunrise, [will be] fifty cubits.

Deuteronomy 11:30

(Are they not beyond the Jordan, {toward the west}, in the land of the Canaanites living in the Jordan Valley, opposite Gilgal beside the terebinth of Moreh?)

Joshua 19:12

It turns from Sarid to the east to the sunrise, to the border of Kislot-Tabor; it continues to Daberath and goes up [to] Japhia.

Deuteronomy 33:13-14

And of Joseph he said, "Blessed by Yahweh [is] his land, with the choice things of heaven, with dew, and with the deep lying down beneath, and with [the] choice things of [the] fruits of the [the] sun, and with the choice things of [the] yield of [the] {seasons},

Job 8:16

He [is] {thriving} {before} the sun, and his plant shoots spread over his garden.

Jonah 4:8

{And when the sun rose}, God appointed a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah's head and he grew faint. {And he asked that he could die} and said, "My death [is] better than my life!"

Isaiah 49:10

They shall not be hungry or thirsty, and heat and sun shall not strike them, for he who takes pity on them will lead them, and he will guide them to springs of water.

Matthew 13:6

But [when] the sun rose it was scorched, and because it did not have [enough] root, it withered.

Revelation 7:16

They will not be hungry [any] longer or be thirsty [any] longer, nor will the sun ever beat down on them, nor any heat,

Deuteronomy 17:2-5

If [there] is found in one of your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you a man or a woman that does evil in the eyes of Yahweh your God to transgress his covenant and by going and serving other gods and [so] he bows down to them and to the sun or to the moon or to any [of] the host of heaven {which I have forbidden}, and it is reported to you or you hear [about it] and you enquire [about it] thoroughly and, indeed, [the] trustworthiness of the deed [has] been established, it {has occurred}, this detestable thing, in Israel,read more.
then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil thing to your gates; that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them with stones {to death}.

Job 31:26-28

if I looked at [the] sun when it shone or [at the] moon moving [in] splendor, and {I was secretly enticed}, and {my hand threw them a kiss}, this also [is] an iniquity [to be] judged, for I have deceived God above.

Ezekiel 8:16

And he brought me to the inner courtyard of the house of Yahweh, and look, [at] the doorway of the temple of Yahweh, between the portico and the altar, [there were] about twenty-five men [with] their backs to the temple of Yahweh and their faces toward the east, and they [were] bowing down toward the east before the sun.

2 Kings 23:5-11

He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained [to] burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven. He brought out the Asherah image from the temple of Yahweh outside of Jerusalem to the Wadi of the Kidron and burnt it {there}; then he pulverized [it] to dust and threw its dust upon the tombs of the children of the people. He tore down the shrines of the male shrine prostitutes which were in the temple of Yahweh, where the women were weaving shrines for the Asherah.read more.
Then he brought all of the priests from the cities of Judah and defiled the high places where the priests from Geba up to Beersheba burned incense. He tore down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua, the governor of the city, which were on the left of each gate of the city. However, the priests of the high places did not come up to the altar of Yahweh in Jerusalem, but they ate unleavened bread in the midst of their relatives. He defiled the Topheth which [is] in the Valley of Ben-Hinnom, {to prevent} anyone causing his sons or his daughters to pass through the fire for Molech. He kept the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun from coming to the temple of Yawheh at the side room of Nathan-Melech the eunuch, which [was] in the court; and the chariots of the sun he burned with fire.

Jeremiah 8:1-2

"At that time," {declares} Yahweh, "they shall bring out the bones of the kings of Judah, and the bones of its officials, and the bones of the priests, and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Judah from their graves. And they shall spread them out before the sun, and before the moon, and before all the host of heaven, which they have loved, and which they have served, and which they have gone after, and which they have inquired about, and to which they have bowed in worship. They shall not be gathered, and they shall not be buried; they will be like dung on the surface of the ground.

Jeremiah 43:13

And he will break the stone pillars of Heliopolis, which [is] in the land of Egypt. And he will burn the {temples} of the gods of Egypt with fire." '"

Matthew 24:29-30

"And immediately after the tribulation of those days, 'the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of heaven will be shaken.' And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man arriving on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.

Mark 13:24

"But in those days, after that tribulation, 'the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light,

Luke 21:25-26

"And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity from the noise of the sea and [its] surging, people fainting from fear and expectation of what is coming on the inhabited earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Exodus 10:21-23

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the heavens so that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt and so that [a person can] feel darkness." And Moses stretched out his hand toward the heavens, and there was darkness of night in all the land of Egypt [for] three days. No one could see his brother, and {because of it no one could move from where they were} [for] three days, but there was light for the {Israelites} in their dwellings.

Isaiah 13:9-10

Look! The day of Yahweh [is] coming, cruel and wrath and [the] burning [of] anger, to make the earth a desolation, and he will destroy its sinners from it. For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

Jeremiah 4:28

Because of this the earth will mourn, and the heavens above will become dark. Because I have spoken, I have planned, and I have not relented, and I will not turn back from it."

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And I will cover [you] at extinguishing your heavens, and I will make dark their stars, and I will cover [the] sun with the cloud, and [the] moon will not give its light. All sources of light in the heavens, I will make them dark over you, and I will put darkness on your land,'" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Joel 3:14-15

Commotion, commotion in the valley of decision! For the day of Yahweh [is] near in the valley of decision! [The] sun and [the] moon grow dark, and [the] stars {have withheld} their splendor.

Amos 5:20

[Is] not the day of Yahweh darkness and not light, and pitch dark with no brightness in it?

Mark 15:33

And [when] the sixth hour came, darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour.

Luke 23:44

And by this time it was about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour

Revelation 6:12-17

And I watched when he opened the sixth seal, and a great earthquake took place, and the sun became black like sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood, and the stars of heaven fell to the earth like a fig tree throws down its unripe figs [when] shaken by a great wind. And the sky was split apart like a scroll that is rolled up, and every mountain and island were moved from their place.read more.
And the kings of the earth, and the most important people, and the military leaders, and the rich, and the powerful, and every slave and free person hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains, And they said to the mountains and to the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of the one who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb, because the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to stand?"

Job 9:7

[He is the one] who commands the sun, and it does not rise, {and he seals up the stars}.

Joshua 10:12-13

Then Joshua spoke to Yahweh, on the day Yahweh gave the Amorites over to the {Israelites}, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun in Gibeon, stand still, and moon, in the valley of Aijalon." And the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, until [the] nation took vengeance [on] its enemies. Is it not written in the scroll of Jashar? The sun stood still in the middle of the heaven and was not in haste to set for about a full day.

2 Kings 20:8-11

Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "What is the sign that Yahweh will heal me that I shall go up on the third day [to] the temple of Yahweh?" Isaiah said, "This [is] the sign for you from Yahweh that Yahweh will do the thing that he has promised: Shall the shadow advance ten steps or shall it return ten steps?" Hezekiah answered, "It is easy for the shadow to lengthen ten steps. No, but let the shadow return backwards ten steps."read more.
Isaiah the prophet called to Yahweh, and he brought back the shadow on the steps where it had gone down on the steps of Ahaz, backwards ten steps.

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens [are] telling the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims the work of his hands. {Every day} [they] pour forth speech, and {every night} [they] tell knowledge. There is no speech and there are no words; their sound is inaudible.read more.
[Yet] in all [the] world their line goes out, and their words to [the] end of [the] world. In them he has pitched a tent for the sun, and it [is] like a bridegroom who comes out of his bridal chamber. It is glad like a strong man to run [its] course. Its rising [is] from [one] end of the heavens and its circuit to the [other] end of them; and nothing [is] hidden from its heat.

Psalm 148:3-5

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all stars of light. Praise him, {highest heavens}, and waters above the heavens. Let them praise the name of Yahweh, because he commanded and they were created.

Jeremiah 31:35-36

Thus says Yahweh, who gives [the] sun for light by day, the regulations of [the] moon and [the] stars for light [by] night, who stirs up the sea and its waves roar--Yahweh of hosts [is] his name. "If these rules would cease from {before me}," {declares} Yahweh, "also the offspring of Israel would cease from being a nation {before me} {forever}."

Habakkuk 3:11

Sun [and] moon stood still in [their] place; at the light of your arrows they moved about; at the gleam of the flashing of your spear.

Luke 1:78-79

because of the merciful compassion of our God by which the dawn will visit to help us from on high, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace."

Habakkuk 3:4

And his brightness was like [the] light; flashing rays [came] from his hand for him; And there [is] the covering of his strength.

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon, that they shine on it, for the glory of God illuminates it, and its lamp [is] the Lamb.

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun shall no longer be your light by day, and for bright light the moon shall not give you light, but Yahweh will be your everlasting light, and your God your glory. Your sun shall no longer go [down], and your moon shall not {wane}, for Yahweh himself will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning shall come to an end.

Revelation 22:5

And night will not exist [any] longer, and they will not have need of the light of a lamp and the light of the sun, because the Lord God will give light to them, and they will reign {forever and ever}.

Psalm 37:6

Then he will bring forth your righteousness like the light, and your justice like the noonday.

2 Samuel 23:3-4

The God of Israel said to me, the rock of Israel has spoken; 'He who rules over mankind rules righteously, in the fear of God. Like the light of [the] morning when the sun rises, shining with no clouds, [bringing] vegetation from the earth apart from rain.'

Isaiah 58:8-10

Then your light shall break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall grow quickly. And your salvation shall go before you; the glory of Yahweh will be your rear guard. Then you shall call, and Yahweh himself will answer. You shall cry for help, and he will say, 'Here I [am]!' If you remove from among you [the] yoke, the {finger-pointing} and {evil speech}, if you offer your soul to the hungry, and you satisfy [the] appetite of [the] afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness, and your darkness [will be] like noon.

Isaiah 62:1

For the sake of Zion I will not be silent, and for the sake of Jerusalem I will not maintain a quiet attitude, until her righteousness goes out like the bright light, and her salvation burns like a torch.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us press on to know Yahweh; his rising [is] sure like [the] dawn. He will come like the showers to us, like [the] spring rain that waters [the] earth.

Psalm 72:5-17

May he live long {while the sun endures} {as long as the moon} {for all generations}. May he descend like rain on mown grass, like showers watering [the] earth. May [what is] right blossom in his days and an abundance of peace, until [the] moon is no more.read more.
And may he rule from sea up to sea, and from [the] River to [the] edges of [the] land. Let [the] desert dwellers bow down before him, and his enemies lick the dust. Let the kings of Tarshish and [the] islands bring tribute. Let the kings of Sheba and Seba present gifts, and let all kings bow down to him. Let all nations serve him. Indeed he will deliver [the] needy [who is] crying for help, and [the] afflicted [who] has no helper. He will take pity on [the] helpless and needy, and [the] lives of [the] needy he will save. From oppression and from violence he will redeem their lives, and their blood will be precious in his eyes. So may he live, and may gold from Sheba be given to him, and may prayers be offered for him continually. May blessings be invoked for him {all day long}. May there be an abundance of grain in the land [even] on [the] top of [the] mountains. May his crop sway like the [trees of] Lebanon, and may [those] from [the] city blossom like the grass of the earth. May his name endure forever. May his name increase {as long as the sun shines}, and let them be blessed in him. Let all nations call him blessed.

Psalm 89:36

His offspring will endure forever, and his throne as the sun before me.

Jeremiah 15:9

She who gave birth to seven has withered away. She gasps her breath. Her sun {set} while still day. She has been put to shame and disgraced. And the remainder of them I will give to the sword {before} their enemies," {declares} Yahweh.

Micah 3:6

Therefore [it will be as] night to you, without vision, and darkness to you, without divination. And the sun will set on the prophets, and the day will grow dark over them.

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Righteous » Compared with » The sun

Judges 5:31

So may all your enemies perish, O Yahweh, but those who love him are like the rising sun at its brightest." And the land had rest for forty years.

compared to Saints » The sun

Judges 5:31

So may all your enemies perish, O Yahweh, but those who love him are like the rising sun at its brightest." And the land had rest for forty years.

The sun » General references to

Isaiah 38:8

Look! I will cause [the] shadow of the steps, which it had gone down on the steps of Ahaz with the sun, to turn backwards ten steps." And the sun turned back ten steps on the steps which it had gone down.

Joshua 10:12

Then Joshua spoke to Yahweh, on the day Yahweh gave the Amorites over to the {Israelites}, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun in Gibeon, stand still, and moon, in the valley of Aijalon."

Deuteronomy 17:3

and by going and serving other gods and [so] he bows down to them and to the sun or to the moon or to any [of] the host of heaven {which I have forbidden},

The sun » Figurative

Song of Songs 6:10

"Who [is] this that looks down like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, {bright as the sun}, {overwhelming as an army with banners}?"

Amos 8:9

And then in that day," {declares} my Lord Yahweh, "I will make the sun go down at noon and I will darken the land on a day of light.

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall no longer be your light by day, and for bright light the moon shall not give you light, but Yahweh will be your everlasting light, and your God your glory.

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

Numbers 21:11

They set out from Oboth and encamped at Iye Abarim in the desert, which [was] in front of Moab {toward the sunrise}.

Deuteronomy 4:41

Then Moses set apart three cities {on the other side of the Jordan}, {toward the east},

Deuteronomy 4:47

And [so] they took possession of his land and the land of Og king of Bashan, the two kings of the Amorites who [were] beyond the Jordan, {eastward},

The sun » Illustrative » Of the glory of Christ

Revelation 10:1

And I saw another powerful angel descending from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, and a rainbow over his head, and his face [was] like the sun, and his feet [were] like pillars of fire,

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

Deuteronomy 24:13

You shall certainly return the pledge to him {as the sun sets}, so that he may sleep in his cloak and may bless you, and it shall be [considered] righteousness {on your behalf} {before} Yahweh your God.

Mark 1:32

Now [when it] was evening, when the sun had set, they began bringing to him all those {who were sick} and those who were demon-possessed.

Genesis 28:11

And he arrived at a [certain] place and spent the night there, because the sun had set. And he took [one] of the stones of the place and put [it] under his head and slept at that place.

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

Isaiah 49:10

They shall not be hungry or thirsty, and heat and sun shall not strike them, for he who takes pity on them will lead them, and he will guide them to springs of water.

2 Kings 4:18-20

The child grew older, and it happened one day that he went out to his father [and] to the reapers. Then he said to his father, "My head, my head!" So he said to the servant, "Carry him to his mother." So they carried him and brought him to his mother; he sat on her lap until noon and then died.

The sun » God » Appointed to rule the day

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says Yahweh, who gives [the] sun for light by day, the regulations of [the] moon and [the] stars for light [by] night, who stirs up the sea and its waves roar--Yahweh of hosts [is] his name.

Psalm 136:8

The sun to rule the day, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

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

Psalm 50:1

The Supreme God, God, Yahweh, has spoken and summoned [the] earth, from [the] rising of [the] sun to its setting.

Isaiah 45:6

so that they may know from [the] rising of [the] sun and from [the] west that [there is] none besides me; I [am] Yahweh and there is none besides [me].

The sun » The jews » Made images of

2 Chronicles 14:5

And he removed the high places and the incense stands from all the cities of Judah, and the kingdom had rest under him.

2 Chronicles 34:4

And he destroyed before him the altars for the Baals, and he cut down the incense stands above them. And the Asherahs, the idols, and the images he smashed. And he ground [them] to powder and sprinkled [the dust] over the burial sites of those who sacrificed to them.

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

Ezekiel 32:7

And I will cover [you] at extinguishing your heavens, and I will make dark their stars, and I will cover [the] sun with the cloud, and [the] moon will not give its light.

Joel 2:10

{Before them} [the] earth quakes; [the] heavens tremble; [the] sun and [the] moon grow dark, and [the] stars {have withheld} their splendor

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

Genesis 19:27-28

And Abraham arose early in the morning [and went] to the place where he had stood before Yahweh. And he looked down upon the surface of Sodom and Gomorrah, and upon the whole surface of the land, the plain. And he saw that, behold, the smoke of the land went up like the smoke of a smelting furnace.

Genesis 19:23-24

[After] the sun {had risen} upon the earth and Lot had entered Zoar, Yahweh rained down from heaven upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Yahweh.

The sun » The jews » Forbidden to worship

Deuteronomy 4:19

{And do this so that you do not lift} your eyes [toward] heaven and {observe} the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of the heaven, and be led astray and bow down to them and serve them, things that Yahweh your God has allotted to all [of] the peoples under all [of] the heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and by going and serving other gods and [so] he bows down to them and to the sun or to the moon or to any [of] the host of heaven {which I have forbidden},

The sun » The rays of » Pleasant to man

Ecclesiastes 11:7

The light is sweet, and it [is] pleasant for the eyes to see the sun.

Job 30:28

I go [about] in mourning garb, [but] not in sunlight; I stand up in the assembly, [and] I 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 will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

Genesis 37:9

Then he dreamed yet another dream and told it to his brothers. And he said, "Behold, I dreamed a dream again, and behold, the sun and the moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me."

The sun » The jews » Worshipped

Jeremiah 8:2

And they shall spread them out before the sun, and before the moon, and before all the host of heaven, which they have loved, and which they have served, and which they have gone after, and which they have inquired about, and to which they have bowed in worship. They shall not be gathered, and they shall not be buried; they will be like dung on the surface of the ground.

2 Kings 23:5

He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained [to] burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

The sun » God » Created

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

Judges 5:31

So may all your enemies perish, O Yahweh, but those who love him are like the rising sun at its brightest." And the land had rest for forty years.

2 Samuel 23:4

Like the light of [the] morning when the sun rises, shining with no clouds, [bringing] vegetation from the earth apart from rain.'

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

Amos 8:9

And then in that day," {declares} my Lord Yahweh, "I will make the sun go down at noon and I will darken the land on a day of light.

Jeremiah 15:9

She who gave birth to seven has withered away. She gasps her breath. Her sun {set} while still day. She has been put to shame and disgraced. And the remainder of them I will give to the sword {before} their enemies," {declares} Yahweh.

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

Song of Songs 6:10

"Who [is] this that looks down like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, {bright as the sun}, {overwhelming 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 rises with its burning heat and dries up the grass, and its flower falls off, and the beauty of its appearance is lost. So also the rich person in his pursuits will wither away.

Mark 4:6

And when the sun rose it was scorched, and because it did not have [enough] root, it withered.

The sun » Clearness of its light alluded to

Song of Songs 6:10

"Who [is] this that looks down like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, {bright as the sun}, {overwhelming as an army with banners}?"

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

Song of Songs 1:6

Do not gaze at me because I am black, because the sun has stared [at] me. The sons of my mother were angry with me; they made me keeper of the vineyards, [but] my own "vineyard" I did not keep.

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

2 Samuel 12:11-12

Thus says Yahweh, 'Look, I [am] going to raise up evil against you from [within] your house, and I will take your women before your eyes, and I will give them to your neighbor, and he shall sleep with your wives {in broad daylight}. Though you did this in secret, I will do this thing before all of Israel {in broad daylight}!'"

The sun » The rays of » Produce and ripen fruits

Deuteronomy 33:14

and with [the] choice things of [the] fruits of the [the] sun, and with the choice things of [the] yield of [the] {seasons},

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

Joshua 10:12-13

Then Joshua spoke to Yahweh, on the day Yahweh gave the Amorites over to the {Israelites}, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun in Gibeon, stand still, and moon, in the valley of Aijalon." And the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, until [the] nation took vengeance [on] its enemies. Is it not written in the scroll of Jashar? The sun stood still in the middle of the heaven and was not in haste to set for about a full day.

The sun » Miracles connected with » Darkened at the crucifixion

Luke 23:44-45

And by this time it was about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour [because] [the light] of the sun failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn apart [down] the middle.

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

2 Kings 20:11

Isaiah the prophet called to Yahweh, and he brought back the shadow on the steps where it had gone down on the steps of Ahaz, backwards ten steps.

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

2 Kings 23:11

He kept the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun from coming to the temple of Yawheh at the side room of Nathan-Melech the eunuch, which [was] in the court; and the chariots of the sun he burned with fire.

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

Isaiah 60:20

Your sun shall no longer go [down], and your moon shall not {wane}, for Yahweh himself will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning shall come to an end.

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

Exodus 16:21

And they gathered it morning by morning, {each according to what he could eat}, and it melted [when] the sun was hot.

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

Genesis 1:17

And God placed them in the vaulted dome of heaven to give light on the earth

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

2 Kings 20:9

Isaiah said, "This [is] the sign for you from Yahweh that Yahweh will do the thing that he has promised: Shall the shadow advance ten steps or shall it return ten steps?"

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

Ezekiel 8:16

And he brought me to the inner courtyard of the house of Yahweh, and look, [at] the doorway of the temple of Yahweh, between the portico and the altar, [there were] about twenty-five men [with] their backs to the temple of Yahweh and their faces toward the east, and they [were] bowing down toward the east before the sun.

The sun » Called the greater light

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

Judges 5:31

So may all your enemies perish, O Yahweh, but those who love him are like the rising sun at its brightest." And the land had rest for forty years.

The sun » Illustrative » Of Christ's coming

The sun » Illustrative » Of God's favor

The sun » Made to praise and glorify God

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

Psalm 19:5

and it [is] like a bridegroom who comes out of his bridal chamber. It is glad like a strong man to run [its] course.

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

Psalm 19:5

and it [is] like a bridegroom who comes out of his bridal chamber. It is glad like a strong man to run [its] course.

The sun » Diffuses light and heat to all the earth

Psalm 19:6

Its rising [is] from [one] end of the heavens and its circuit to the [other] end of them; and nothing [is] hidden from its heat.

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

The sun » God » Exercises sovereign power over

Job 9:7

[He is the one] who commands the sun, and it does not rise, {and he seals up the stars}.