58 Bible Verses about Astronomy

1 Corinthians 15:41 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Job 26:7 ESV / 15 helpful votes

He stretches out the north over the void and hangs the earth on nothing.

Amos 5:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

He who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens the day into night, who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, the Lord is his name;

Job 38:31-33 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades or loose the cords of Orion? Can you lead forth the Mazzaroth in their season, or can you guide the Bear with its children? Do you know the ordinances of the heavens? Can you establish their rule on the earth?

Revelation 21:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.

Psalm 147:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their names.

Psalm 8:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,

Jude 1:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Wild waves of the sea, casting up the foam of their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved forever.

Isaiah 40:26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Lift up your eyes on high and see: who created these? He who brings out their host by number, calling them all by name, by the greatness of his might, and because he is strong in power not one is missing.

Acts 2:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood, before the day of the Lord comes, the great and magnificent day.

Matthew 24:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“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 the heavens will be shaken.

Psalm 19:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.

Psalm 19:1-6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tent for the sun, which comes out like a bridegroom leaving his chamber, and, like a strong man, runs its course with joy. ...

Job 37:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Can you, like him, spread out the skies, hard as a cast metal mirror?

Judges 5:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

From heaven the stars fought, from their courses they fought against Sisera.

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 7 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Revelation 16:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.

Acts 2:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke;

Ezekiel 32:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When I blot you out, I will cover the heavens and make their stars dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give its light.

Jeremiah 31:35-37 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord, who gives the sun for light by day and the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar— the Lord of hosts is his name: “If this fixed order departs from before me, declares the Lord, then shall the offspring of Israel cease from being a nation before me forever.” Thus says the Lord: “If the heavens above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth below can be explored, then I will cast off all the offspring of Israel for all that they have done, declares the Lord.”

Isaiah 40:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to dwell in;

Job 26:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

By his wind the heavens were made fair; his hand pierced the fleeing serpent.

Job 9:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Who made the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the chambers of the south;

Revelation 19:11-14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself. He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God. And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses.

Revelation 9:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He opened the shaft of the bottomless pit, and from the shaft rose smoke like the smoke of a great furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened with the smoke from the shaft.

Mark 13:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.

Habakkuk 3:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The sun and moon stood still in their place at the light of your arrows as they sped, at the flash of your glittering spear.

Joel 2:30-31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“And I will show wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke. The sun shall be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes.

Jeremiah 33:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As the host of heaven cannot be numbered and the sands of the sea cannot be measured, so I will multiply the offspring of David my servant, and the Levitical priests who minister to me.”

Isaiah 34:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

All the host of heaven shall rot away, and the skies roll up like a scroll. All their host shall fall, as leaves fall from the vine, like leaves falling from the fig tree.

Isaiah 13:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore I will make the heavens tremble, and the earth will be shaken out of its place, at the wrath of the Lord of hosts in the day of his fierce anger.

Isaiah 13:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not give their light; the sun will be dark at its rising, and the moon will not shed its light.

Psalm 136:5-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To him who by understanding made the heavens, for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who spread out the earth above the waters, for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who made the great lights, for his steadfast love endures forever; the sun to rule over the day, for his steadfast love endures forever; the moon and stars to rule over the night, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Psalm 104:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved.

Psalm 68:33 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To him who rides in the heavens, the ancient heavens; behold, he sends out his voice, his mighty voice.

Job 9:6-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Who shakes the earth out of its place, and its pillars tremble; who commands the sun, and it does not rise; who seals up the stars; who alone stretched out the heavens and trampled the waves of the sea; who made the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the chambers of the south;

Joshua 10:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, until the nation took vengeance on their enemies. Is this not written in the Book of Jashar? The sun stopped in the midst of heaven and did not hurry to set for about a whole day.

Genesis 1:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night. And let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days and years,

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Revelation 12:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

His tail swept down a third of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it.

Revelation 10:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He had a little scroll open in his hand. And he set his right foot on the sea, and his left foot on the land,

Revelation 10:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow over his head, and his face was like the sun, and his legs like pillars of fire.

Revelation 9:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the fifth angel blew his trumpet, and I saw a star fallen from heaven to earth, and he was given the key to the shaft of the bottomless pit.

Revelation 8:10-12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The third angel blew his trumpet, and a great star fell from heaven, blazing like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water. The name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters became wormwood, and many people died from the water, because it had been made bitter. The fourth angel blew his trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, and a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of their light might be darkened, and a third of the day might be kept from shining, and likewise a third of the night.

Revelation 6:12-14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When he opened the sixth seal, I looked, and behold, there was a great earthquake, and the sun became black as sackcloth, the full moon became like blood, and the stars of the sky fell to the earth as the fig tree sheds its winter fruit when shaken by a gale. The sky vanished like a scroll that is being rolled up, and every mountain and island was removed from its place.

2 Peter 3:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Luke 23:45 ESV / 4 helpful votes

While the sun's light failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two.

Luke 23:44 ESV / 4 helpful votes

It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour,

Luke 21:25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the waves,

Mark 13:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Matthew 27:45 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour.

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Matthew 2:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

After listening to the king, they went on their way. And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the child was.

Ezekiel 32:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over you, and put darkness on your land, declares the Lord God.

Isaiah 47:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You are wearied with your many counsels; let them stand forth and save you, those who divide the heavens, who gaze at the stars, who at the new moons make known what shall come upon you.

Ecclesiastes 1:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The sun rises, and the sun goes down, and hastens to the place where it rises.

Revelation 16:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and it was allowed to scorch people with fire.

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