100 Bible Verses about Stars

Psalm 147:4 ESV / 566 helpful votes

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

Daniel 12:3 ESV / 515 helpful votes

And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.

Psalm 136:9 ESV / 407 helpful votes

The moon and stars to rule over the night, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Psalm 8:3-4 ESV / 396 helpful votes

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?

Revelation 6:13 ESV / 377 helpful votes

And the stars of the sky fell to the earth as the fig tree sheds its winter fruit when shaken by a gale.

Psalm 8:3 ESV / 373 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:26 ESV / 364 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.

Isaiah 13:10 ESV / 354 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.

Amos 5:8 ESV / 349 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;

Deuteronomy 4:19 ESV / 349 helpful votes

And beware lest you raise your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, you be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, things that the Lord your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.

Genesis 1:16 ESV / 317 helpful votes

And God made the two great lights—the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night—and the stars.

Job 38:7 ESV / 271 helpful votes

When the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

1 Corinthians 15:41 ESV / 265 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.

Genesis 15:5 ESV / 258 helpful votes

And he brought him outside and said, “Look toward heaven, and number the stars, if you are able to number them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”

Genesis 1:14-18 ESV / 234 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, and let them be lights in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth.” And it was so. And God made the two great lights—the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night—and the stars. And God set them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth, to rule over the day and over the night, and to separate the light from the darkness. And God saw that it was good.

Matthew 2:2 ESV / 230 helpful votes

Saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”

Mark 13:25 ESV / 228 helpful votes

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

Genesis 22:17 ESV / 217 helpful votes

I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,

Matthew 24:29 ESV / 212 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 / 210 helpful votes

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

Revelation 8:12 ESV / 204 helpful votes

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 1:20 ESV / 201 helpful votes

As for the mystery of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands, the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

Isaiah 34:4 ESV / 195 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.

Joel 3:15 ESV / 191 helpful votes

The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

Revelation 1:16 ESV / 190 helpful votes

In his right hand he held seven stars, from his mouth came a sharp two-edged sword, and his face was like the sun shining in full strength.

Revelation 12:1 ESV / 187 helpful votes

And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.

Job 9:7 ESV / 175 helpful votes

Who commands the sun, and it does not rise; who seals up the stars;

Ecclesiastes 12:2 ESV / 170 helpful votes

Before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars are darkened and the clouds return after the rain,

Genesis 37:9 ESV / 170 helpful votes

Then he dreamed another dream and told it to his brothers and said, “Behold, I have dreamed another dream. Behold, the sun, the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”

Daniel 8:10 ESV / 168 helpful votes

It grew great, even to the host of heaven. And some of the host and some of the stars it threw down to the ground and trampled on them.

Philippians 2:15 ESV / 167 helpful votes

That you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,

Psalm 148:3 ESV / 164 helpful votes

Praise him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining stars!

Deuteronomy 10:22 ESV / 163 helpful votes

Your fathers went down to Egypt seventy persons, and now the Lord your God has made you as numerous as the stars of heaven.

Genesis 26:4 ESV / 159 helpful votes

I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and will give to your offspring all these lands. And in your offspring all the nations of the earth shall be blessed,

Jeremiah 31:35 ESV / 156 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:

Revelation 22:16 ESV / 152 helpful votes

“I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify to you about these things for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star.”

Jude 1:13 ESV / 152 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.

Judges 5:20 ESV / 150 helpful votes

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

Numbers 24:17 ESV / 149 helpful votes

I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near: a star shall come out of Jacob, and a scepter shall rise out of Israel; it shall crush the forehead of Moab and break down all the sons of Sheth.

Job 9:9 ESV / 147 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 27:23 ESV / 146 helpful votes

David did not count those below twenty years of age, for the Lord had promised to make Israel as many as the stars of heaven.

Nehemiah 9:23 ESV / 144 helpful votes

You multiplied their children as the stars of heaven, and you brought them into the land that you had told their fathers to enter and possess.

Revelation 12:4 ESV / 142 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.

Isaiah 14:13 ESV / 142 helpful votes

You said in your heart, ‘I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly in the far reaches of the north;

Ezekiel 32:7 ESV / 141 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.

Psalm 33:6 ESV / 141 helpful votes

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.

Joel 2:10 ESV / 139 helpful votes

The earth quakes before them; the heavens tremble. The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

Deuteronomy 1:10 ESV / 135 helpful votes

The Lord your God has multiplied you, and behold, you are today as numerous as the stars of heaven.

Genesis 1:14 ESV / 133 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,

Psalm 136:7 ESV / 132 helpful votes

To him who made the great lights, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Isaiah 47:13 ESV / 131 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.

2 Kings 23:5 ESV / 129 helpful votes

And he deposed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained to make offerings in the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem; those also who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and the moon and the constellations and all the host of the heavens.

Amos 5:26 ESV / 124 helpful votes

You shall take up Sikkuth your king, and Kiyyun your star-god—your images that you made for yourselves,

Revelation 2:1 ESV / 123 helpful votes

“To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands.

Revelation 3:1 ESV / 122 helpful votes

“And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “‘I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead.

Exodus 32:13 ESV / 122 helpful votes

Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them, ‘I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have promised I will give to your offspring, and they shall inherit it forever.’”

Luke 21:25 ESV / 120 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,

Nehemiah 9:6 ESV / 120 helpful votes

“You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.

Revelation 8:10 ESV / 119 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.

Revelation 2:28 ESV / 116 helpful votes

And I will give him the morning star.

Job 25:5 ESV / 116 helpful votes

Behold, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in his eyes;

Obadiah 1:4 ESV / 112 helpful votes

Though you soar aloft like the eagle, though your nest is set among the stars, from there I will bring you down, declares the Lord.

Revelation 9:1 ESV / 108 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.

Psalm 136:7-9 ESV / 108 helpful votes

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;

Isaiah 47:13-14 ESV / 105 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. Behold, they are like stubble; the fire consumes them; they cannot deliver themselves from the power of the flame. No coal for warming oneself is this, no fire to sit before!

Job 38:31-32 ESV / 105 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?

Job 3:9 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Let the stars of its dawn be dark; let it hope for light, but have none, nor see the eyelids of the morning,

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 105 helpful votes

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

Job 22:12 ESV / 104 helpful votes

“Is not God high in the heavens? See the highest stars, how lofty they are!

Deuteronomy 28:62 ESV / 104 helpful votes

Whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, you shall be left few in number, because you did not obey the voice of the Lord your God.

Nehemiah 4:21 ESV / 100 helpful votes

So we labored at the work, and half of them held the spears from the break of dawn until the stars came out.

Psalm 19:1-4 ESV / 98 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,

Hebrews 11:12 ESV / 97 helpful votes

Therefore from one man, and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore.

2 Kings 17:16 ESV / 96 helpful votes

And they abandoned all the commandments of the Lord their God, and made for themselves metal images of two calves; and they made an Asherah and worshiped all the host of heaven and served Baal.

Revelation 8:11 ESV / 91 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 2:1-2 ESV / 87 helpful votes

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 87 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. ...

Acts 7:42-43 ESV / 84 helpful votes

But God turned away and gave them over to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: “‘Did you bring to me slain beasts and sacrifices, during the forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel? You took up the tent of Moloch and the star of your god Rephan, the images that you made to worship; and I will send you into exile beyond Babylon.’

Psalm 147:4-5 ESV / 84 helpful votes

He determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their names. Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure.

Job 9:7-10 ESV / 82 helpful votes

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; who does great things beyond searching out, and marvelous things beyond number.

Acts 7:43 ESV / 81 helpful votes

You took up the tent of Moloch and the star of your god Rephan, the images that you made to worship; and I will send you into exile beyond Babylon.’

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 79 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Matthew 24:1-51 ESV / 79 helpful votes

Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. ...

Psalm 104:5 ESV / 77 helpful votes

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

Luke 21:1-38 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them. For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.” And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, he said, ...

Luke 1:37 ESV / 74 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Psalm 33:6-7 ESV / 69 helpful votes

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host. He gathers the waters of the sea as a heap; he puts the deeps in storehouses.

Deuteronomy 17:3 ESV / 69 helpful votes

And has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the host of heaven, which I have forbidden,

Matthew 2:9 ESV / 68 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.

Job 26:13 ESV / 68 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 66 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Acts 27:20 ESV / 65 helpful votes

When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope of our being saved was at last abandoned.

Jeremiah 8:2 ESV / 64 helpful votes

And they shall be spread before the sun and the moon and all the host of heaven, which they have loved and served, which they have gone after, and which they have sought and worshiped. And they shall not be gathered or buried. They shall be as dung on the surface of the ground.

Jeremiah 10:2 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them,

Isaiah 14:12 ESV / 63 helpful votes

“How you are fallen from heaven, O Day Star, son of Dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, you who laid the nations low!

Jeremiah 19:13 ESV / 61 helpful votes

The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah—all the houses on whose roofs offerings have been offered to all the host of heaven, and drink offerings have been poured out to other gods—shall be defiled like the place of Topheth.’”

Job 38:1-41 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind and said: “Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Dress for action like a man; I will question you, and you make it known to me. “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding. Who determined its measurements—surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? ...

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 60 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Matthew 2:10 ESV / 56 helpful votes

When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.

Joel 2:31 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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

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