50 Bible Verses about Stars

Psalm 147:4 ESV / 127 helpful votes

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

Psalm 8:3-4 ESV / 116 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?

Psalm 136:9 ESV / 86 helpful votes

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

Revelation 6:13 ESV / 79 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.

Isaiah 40:26 ESV / 72 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.

Daniel 12:3 ESV / 67 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.

Genesis 1:14-18 ESV / 45 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.

1 Corinthians 15:41 ESV / 38 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.

Isaiah 13:10 ESV / 24 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 / 23 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;

Philippians 2:15 ESV / 22 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 136:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Matthew 2:2 ESV / 19 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.”

Psalm 8:3 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:14 ESV / 16 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,

Revelation 2:28 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And I will give him the morning star.

Mark 13:25 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Revelation 8:12 ESV / 12 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 / 12 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.

Job 38:31-32 ESV / 11 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?

Isaiah 34:4 ESV / 10 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 / 9 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 4:19 ESV / 9 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.

Revelation 12:1 ESV / 8 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.

Revelation 8:11 ESV / 8 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.

Isaiah 47:13 ESV / 8 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 12:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Psalm 19:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Job 38:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Job 9:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Judges 5:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:16 ESV / 8 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.

Revelation 22:16 ESV / 7 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.”

Revelation 8:10 ESV / 7 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.

Psalm 33:6-7 ESV / 7 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.

Genesis 37:9 ESV / 7 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.”

Genesis 22:17 ESV / 7 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,

Revelation 9:1 ESV / 6 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 1:16 ESV / 6 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.

Matthew 2:1 ESV / 6 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,

Joel 2:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

2 Kings 23:5 ESV / 5 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.

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.

Jeremiah 28:4-16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I will also bring back to this place Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and all the exiles from Judah who went to Babylon, declares the Lord, for I will break the yoke of the king of Babylon.” Then the prophet Jeremiah spoke to Hananiah the prophet in the presence of the priests and all the people who were standing in the house of the Lord, and the prophet Jeremiah said, “Amen! May the Lord do so; may the Lord make the words that you have prophesied come true, and bring back to this place from Babylon the vessels of the house of the Lord, and all the exiles. Yet hear now this word that I speak in your hearing and in the hearing of all the people. The prophets who preceded you and me from ancient times prophesied war, famine, and pestilence against many countries and great kingdoms.

Psalm 19:1-4 ESV / 4 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,

Numbers 24:17 ESV / 4 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.

Jeremiah 10:2 ESV / 3 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 47:13-14 ESV / 3 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 9:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 2 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.

Suggest a Verse

Enter a Verse Reference (e.g., John 3:16-17)


Visit the Bible online to search for words if you don’t know the specific passage your’re looking for.