100 Bible Verses about Sun

Deuteronomy 4:19 ESV / 71 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.

Ecclesiastes 1:5 ESV / 48 helpful votes

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

Psalm 148:1-14 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights! Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his hosts! Praise him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining stars! Praise him, you highest heavens, and you waters above the heavens! Let them praise the name of the Lord! For he commanded and they were created. ...

Isaiah 47:13-14 ESV / 31 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!

Psalm 72:1-20 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Of Solomon. Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to the royal son! May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice! Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness! May he defend the cause of the poor of the people, give deliverance to the children of the needy, and crush the oppressor! May they fear you while the sun endures, and as long as the moon, throughout all generations! ...

Psalm 104:5 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 3:10 ESV / 17 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.

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 16 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. ...

Amos 5:8 ESV / 15 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 38:41 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Who provides for the raven its prey, when its young ones cry to God for help, and wander about for lack of food?

Job 26:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He has inscribed a circle on the face of the waters at the boundary between light and darkness.

Proverbs 8:27 ESV / 11 helpful votes

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he drew a circle on the face of the deep,

Jeremiah 10:2 ESV / 10 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,

Galatians 5:20-21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Psalm 19:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 22:6-7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“If you come across a bird's nest in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young. You shall let the mother go, but the young you may take for yourself, that it may go well with you, and that you may live long.

Deuteronomy 17:2-5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“If there is found among you, within any of your towns that the Lord your God is giving you, a man or woman who does what is evil in the sight of the Lord your God, in transgressing his covenant, 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, and it is told you and you hear of it, then you shall inquire diligently, and if it is true and certain that such an abomination has been done in Israel, then you shall bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing, and you shall stone that man or woman to death with stones.

Psalm 113:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised!

Psalm 93:1-5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The Lord reigns; he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed; he has put on strength as his belt. Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved. Your throne is established from of old; you are from everlasting. The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their roaring. Mightier than the thunders of many waters, mightier than the waves of the sea, the Lord on high is mighty! Your decrees are very trustworthy; holiness befits your house, O Lord, forevermore.

2 Kings 23:5 ESV / 8 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.

Exodus 23:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

If you see the donkey of one who hates you lying down under its burden, you shall refrain from leaving him with it; you shall rescue it with him.

Joel 2:31 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Psalm 150:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!

Job 9:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 28:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.

Deuteronomy 17:3 ESV / 7 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 24:29 ESV / 6 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.

Malachi 4:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.

Malachi 1:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For from the rising of the sun to its setting my name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense will be offered to my name, and a pure offering. For my name will be great among the nations, says the Lord of hosts.

Isaiah 13:10 ESV / 6 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 104:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows its time for setting.

Acts 2:20 ESV / 5 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 6:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

Daniel 4:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The tree grew and became strong, and its top reached to heaven, and it was visible to the end of the whole earth.

Daniel 2:27 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Daniel answered the king and said, “No wise men, enchanters, magicians, or astrologers can show to the king the mystery that the king has asked,

Ezekiel 32:7 ESV / 5 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 ESV / 5 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:

Isaiah 38:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Behold, I will make the shadow cast by the declining sun on the dial of Ahaz turn back ten steps.” So the sun turned back on the dial the ten steps by which it had declined.

Psalm 84:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Psalm 74:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Yours is the day, yours also the night; you have established the heavenly lights and the sun.

Psalm 50:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A Psalm of Asaph. The Mighty One, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.

Psalm 19:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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,

Exodus 17:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But Moses' hands grew weary, so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it, while Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side, and the other on the other side. So his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.

Exodus 16:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Morning by morning they gathered it, each as much as he could eat; but when the sun grew hot, it melted.

Genesis 37:9 ESV / 5 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 28:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he came to a certain place and stayed there that night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place to sleep.

Genesis 15:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him.

Genesis 1:16 ESV / 5 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.

Genesis 1:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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.

Revelation 5:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And one of the elders said to me, “Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals.”

2 Peter 3:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But by the same word the heavens and earth that now exist are stored up for fire, being kept until the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly.

James 1:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.

1 Corinthians 15:41 ESV / 4 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.

Habakkuk 3:11 ESV / 4 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.

Amos 8:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“And on that day,” declares the Lord God, “I will make the sun go down at noon and darken the earth in broad daylight.

Jeremiah 8:2 ESV / 4 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.

Isaiah 30:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Moreover, the light of the moon will be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun will be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day when the Lord binds up the brokenness of his people, and heals the wounds inflicted by his blow.

Isaiah 28:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the Lord will rise up as on Mount Perazim; as in the Valley of Gibeon he will be roused; to do his deed—strange is his deed! and to work his work—alien is his work!

Isaiah 24:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then the moon will be confounded and the sun ashamed, for the Lord of hosts reigns on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, and his glory will be before his elders.

Proverbs 12:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Whoever is righteous has regard for the life of his beast, but the mercy of the wicked is cruel.

Psalm 148:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 72:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

May they fear you while the sun endures, and as long as the moon, throughout all generations!

Psalm 19:1-6 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, which comes out like a bridegroom leaving his chamber, and, like a strong man, runs its course with joy. ...

Joshua 10:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

At that time Joshua spoke to the Lord in the day when the Lord gave the Amorites over to the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, “Sun, stand still at Gibeon, and moon, in the Valley of Aijalon.”

Deuteronomy 24:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You shall restore to him the pledge as the sun sets, that he may sleep in his cloak and bless you. And it shall be righteousness for you before the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 11:30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Are they not beyond the Jordan, west of the road, toward the going down of the sun, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah, opposite Gilgal, beside the oak of Moreh?

Leviticus 22:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When the sun goes down he shall be clean, and afterward he may eat of the holy things, because they are his food.

Exodus 22:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If ever you take your neighbor's cloak in pledge, you shall return it to him before the sun goes down,

Exodus 20:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

Genesis 29:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He said, “Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered together. Water the sheep and go, pasture them.”

Genesis 15:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When the sun had gone down and it was dark, behold, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch passed between these pieces.

Genesis 1:14 ESV / 4 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 16:8-9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,

Mark 1:32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

That evening at sundown they brought to him all who were sick or oppressed by demons.

Matthew 17:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light.

Matthew 5:45 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

Matthew 5:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, you will never get out until you have paid the last penny.

Isaiah 60:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The sun shall be no more your light by day, nor for brightness shall the moon give you light; but the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.

Isaiah 45:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

That people may know, from the rising of the sun and from the west, that there is none besides me; I am the Lord, and there is no other.

Song of Solomon 6:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Who is this who looks down like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awesome as an army with banners?”

Ecclesiastes 11:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Light is sweet, and it is pleasant for the eyes to see the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.

Psalm 136:7-8 ESV / 3 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;

Psalm 121:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The sun shall not strike you by day, nor the moon by night.

Psalm 72:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

May his name endure forever, his fame continue as long as the sun! May people be blessed in him, all nations call him blessed!

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Job 26:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Judges 5:31 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“So may all your enemies perish, O Lord! But your friends be like the sun as he rises in his might.” And the land had rest for forty years.

Joshua 10:13 ESV / 3 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.

Joshua 1:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

From the wilderness and this Lebanon as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites to the Great Sea toward the going down of the sun shall be your territory.

Deuteronomy 33:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

With the choicest fruits of the sun and the rich yield of the months,

Deuteronomy 18:10-12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering, anyone who practices divination or tells fortunes or interprets omens, or a sorcerer or a charmer or a medium or a necromancer or one who inquires of the dead, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord. And because of these abominations the Lord your God is driving them out before you.

Numbers 2:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Those to camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah by their companies, the chief of the people of Judah being Nahshon the son of Amminadab,

Exodus 22:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But if the sun has risen on him, there shall be bloodguilt for him. He shall surely pay. If he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.

Genesis 19:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The sun had risen on the earth when Lot came to Zoar.

Genesis 1:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

Revelation 22:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And night will be no more. They will need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and they will reign forever and ever.

Revelation 12:1-17 ESV / 2 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. She was pregnant and was crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth. And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems. 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. She gave birth to a male child, one who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron, but her child was caught up to God and to his throne, ...

Revelation 8:12 ESV / 2 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.

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