'Sun' in the Bible
As the sun began to set, Abram was overcome with deep sleep, and suddenly a frightening and terrifying darkness descended on him.
When the sun had fully set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a fiery torch passed between the animal pieces.
The sun had risen over the land about the time Lot reached Zoar.
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,
"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."
The sun was rising above Jacob as he crossed over from Peniel, limping due to his wounded thigh.
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!"
Every morning they gathered it, according to what each needed to eat; and when the sun became hot, it melted.
When Moses' hands became heavy, they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other, and so his hands were steady until the sun went down.
but if the sun has risen on him, then it is a capital crime in that case. A thief shall certainly make restitution, but if he has nothing, he is to be sold for his theft.
When the sun has gone down and he has been cleansed, he may eat of the sacred things, since that's his food.
I'll destroy your high places and cut down your sun pillars. Then I'll cast your dead bodies on top of the bodies of your idols. I'll loathe you.
These two and a half tribes received their inheritance this side of the Jordan River, east of Jericho, facing the rising sun."
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.
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).
Pay his wages that same day before the sun sets, because he is poor and his livelihood depends on it. Otherwise, he may cry out to the LORD against you, and you will incur guilt."
from the choicest products of the sun, the rich fruit of the harvest moon,
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.
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.
"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.
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."
So they continued on their way, and the sun set on them near Gibeah, which is part of Benjamin's territorial allotment.
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.
Then all the people cried again because of him. Everyone tried to persuade David to have a meal while there was still daylight, but David took an oath by saying, "May God to do like this to me and more, if I taste bread or anything else before the sun sets!"
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 battle continued on for the rest of the day while the king of Israel was propped up in front of the Arameans until the sun set, at which time he died. The blood from Ahab's wound ran down into the bottom of the chariot.
As the Moabites arose early that morning, the sun cast its rays on the water, and to the Moabites, the water across from them appeared to be red like blood.
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 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 battle continued on for the rest of the day while the king of Israel propped himself up in front of the Arameans until the sun set, at which time he died.
He commands the sun so that it doesn't shine and seals up the stars.
if I look at the sun when it shines or the moon as it rises in steady splendor,
"So then, the sun is too bright to gaze at, is it not? The sky is swept clean by the wind that blows, is it not?
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,
He will bring forth your righteousness as a light, and your justice as the noonday sun.
God, the LORD, has spoken. He has summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting place.
May they be like a snail that dries up as it crawls; like a woman's stillborn baby, who never saw the sun.
May they fear you as long as the sun and moon shine from generation to generation.
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.
Yours is the day, and yours is the night; you established the moon and the sun.
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.
His dynasty will last forever and his throne will be like the sun before me.
He made the moon to mark time; the sun knows its setting time.
When the sun rises, they gather and lie down in their dens.
From rising to setting sun, may the name of the LORD be praised.
The sun will not ravage you by day, nor the moon by night.
the sun to illumine the day, for his gracious love is everlasting
Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.
The sun rises, the sun sets, then rushes back to where it arose.
Furthermore, though they never saw the sun nor learned anything, they are more content than the other.
Otherwise, when the sun, daylight, moon, or stars turn dark, or when clouds fail to return after the rain
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.
Who is this who appears like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awesome as an army with banners?
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.
At that time, there will be five cities in the land of Egypt that speak the language of Canaan and swear allegiance to the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. One of them will be called the City of the Sun.
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."
Moreover, the light of the moon will be like the light of the sun, and the sun's light will be seven times brighter, like the light of seven full days, when the LORD binds up the bruises of his people and heals the wounds inflicted by his blow.
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.
"You are stirring up one from the north, and they are coming from the rising of the sun; and he will be called by his name. Rulers will arrive like mud; just like a potter, he will trample the clay.
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.
So people will fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glories from the rising of the sun; for he will come as a pent-up stream that the breath of the LORD drives along.
"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.
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.
"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.
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:
Your altars will become desolate and your sun pillars will be shattered. I'll throw your slain down right in front of your idols.
In all the places where you live, the cities will be desolate. The high places will also be desolate so that your altars will be laid waste, bearing the punishment appropriate to them. Your idols will be shattered, your sun pillars will be hewn down, and your works will be obliterated.
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.
with sails made with embroidered Egyptian linen, festooned with blue banners, and with your sun shades made with purple cloth from Cypress.
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.
When the king heard this, he was greatly upset, because he was determined to make every effort to save Daniel before the sun set.
"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 will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.
The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.
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.
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.
"You will have nights without visions, and darkness without prophecy. The sun will set on the prophets, and the day will darken for them.
Your imperial guards are like the swarming grasshopper; your marshals are like hordes of grasshoppers, settling in the stone walls on a chilly day. The sun rises, and they flee away; no one knows where they went.
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.
Even so, from where the sun rises to where it sets my name will be great among the Gentiles. Incense will be brought to me everywhere, along with pure offerings, because my name will be great among the Gentiles," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
But the Sun of Righteousness will arise with healing in its light for those who fear my name. You will go out and leap like calves released from their stalls
so that you will become children of your Father in heaven, because he makes his sun rise on both evil and good people, and he lets rain fall on the righteous and the unrighteous.
But when the sun came up, they were scorched. Since they did not have any roots, they dried up.
Then the righteous will shine like the sun in their Father's kingdom. Let the person who has ears listen!"
His appearance was changed in front of them, his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light.
"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.'
When evening came, after the sun had set, people started bringing to him everyone who was sick or possessed by demons.
But when the sun came up, they were scorched. Since they didn't have any roots, they dried up.
"But after the suffering of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light,
Very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had just come up, they were going to the tomb.
When the sun was setting, everyone who had any friends suffering from various diseases brought them to him. He placed his hands on each of them and began healing them.
"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.
because the sun had stopped shining, and the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two.
The sun will become dark, and the moon turn to blood, before the coming of the great and glorious Day of the Lord.
The Lord is against you now, and you'll be blind and unable to see the sun for a while!" At that moment a dark mist came over him, and he went around looking for someone to lead him by the hand.
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.
For a number of days neither the sun nor the stars were to be seen, and the storm continued to rage until at last all hope of our being saved vanished.
One kind of splendor belongs to the sun, another to the moon, and still another to the stars. In fact, one star differs from another star in splendor.
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