100 Bible Verses about The Sun

Revelation 22:5 ESV / 63 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.

Genesis 1:16 ESV / 63 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.

Ecclesiastes 1:5 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

Psalm 113:3 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:14 ESV / 49 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,

Job 9:7 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Revelation 16:8-9 ESV / 32 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.

Matthew 24:29 ESV / 32 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.

Isaiah 13:10 ESV / 31 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 84:11 ESV / 30 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.

Malachi 4:2 ESV / 29 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.

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 28 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. ...

Psalm 19:1-6 ESV / 25 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. ...

Psalm 19:4-6 ESV / 24 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, which comes out like a bridegroom leaving his chamber, and, like a strong man, runs its course with joy. Its rising is from the end of the heavens, and its circuit to the end of them, and there is nothing hidden from its heat.

Malachi 1:11 ESV / 23 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 30:26 ESV / 23 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.

Amos 5:8 ESV / 22 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;

Psalm 75:3 ESV / 22 helpful votes

When the earth totters, and all its inhabitants, it is I who keep steady its pillars. Selah

Jeremiah 10:2 ESV / 21 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,

Ezekiel 32:7 ESV / 20 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.

Joshua 10:12-13 ESV / 20 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.” 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.

Acts 2:20 ESV / 19 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.

Genesis 3:1-24 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” ...

Genesis 15:12 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Joel 2:31 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Luke 7:8-12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For I too am a man set under authority, with soldiers under me: and I say to one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes; and to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.” When Jesus heard these things, he marveled at him, and turning to the crowd that followed him, said, “I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.” And when those who had been sent returned to the house, they found the servant well. Soon afterward he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a great crowd went with him. As he drew near to the gate of the town, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow, and a considerable crowd from the town was with her.

Song of Solomon 1:1-17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The Song of Songs, which is Solomon's. Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine; your anointing oils are fragrant; your name is oil poured out; therefore virgins love you. Draw me after you; let us run. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will exult and rejoice in you; we will extol your love more than wine; rightly do they love you. I am very dark, but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon. ...

Psalm 50:1 ESV / 13 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.

Matthew 5:45 ESV / 12 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.

Psalm 72:5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 16:30 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Tremble before him, all the earth; yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved.

John 8:12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

1 Samuel 2:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He raises up the poor from the dust; he lifts the needy from the ash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. For the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and on them he has set the world.

John 3:1-36 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.” Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. ...

Mark 13:24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Song of Solomon 6:10 ESV / 10 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?”

Psalm 74:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 4:19 ESV / 10 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 1:16 ESV / 9 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.

Psalm 104:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Psalm 93:1 ESV / 9 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.

Exodus 20:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,

Genesis 1:14-18 ESV / 9 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Habakkuk 3:11 ESV / 8 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.

Psalm 19:4 ESV / 8 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,

Joshua 10:13 ESV / 8 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 10:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the Lord threw them into a panic before Israel, who struck them with a great blow at Gibeon and chased them by the way of the ascent of Beth-horon and struck them as far as Azekah and Makkedah.

Deuteronomy 17:3 ESV / 8 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,

Genesis 37:9 ESV / 8 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 / 8 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.

Revelation 12:1 ESV / 7 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.

1 John 1:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

1 Corinthians 15:41 ESV / 7 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.

John 1:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.

Luke 1:78-79 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the sunrise shall visit us from on high to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

Matthew 17:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Matthew 13:43 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear.

Isaiah 60:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.

Ecclesiastes 11:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Psalm 136:7-8 ESV / 7 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;

Numbers 25:4-9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And the Lord said to Moses, “Take all the chiefs of the people and hang them in the sun before the Lord, that the fierce anger of the Lord may turn away from Israel.” And Moses said to the judges of Israel, “Each of you kill those of his men who have yoked themselves to Baal of Peor.” And behold, one of the people of Israel came and brought a Midianite woman to his family, in the sight of Moses and in the sight of the whole congregation of the people of Israel, while they were weeping in the entrance of the tent of meeting. When Phinehas the son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose and left the congregation and took a spear in his hand and went after the man of Israel into the chamber and pierced both of them, the man of Israel and the woman through her belly. Thus the plague on the people of Israel was stopped. ...

Genesis 1:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Revelation 22:16 ESV / 6 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.”

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Luke 23:44-56 ESV / 6 helpful votes

It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, while the sun's light failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” And having said this he breathed his last. Now when the centurion saw what had taken place, he praised God, saying, “Certainly this man was innocent!” And all the crowds that had assembled for this spectacle, when they saw what had taken place, returned home beating their breasts. ...

Luke 21:25 ESV / 6 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 4:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And when the sun rose, it was scorched, and since it had no root, it withered away.

Amos 8:9 ESV / 6 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 31:35 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:

Isaiah 60:19 ESV / 6 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 / 6 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.

Isaiah 24:23 ESV / 6 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.

Isaiah 18:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For thus the Lord said to me: “I will quietly look from my dwelling like clear heat in sunshine, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.”

Ecclesiastes 1:9 ESV / 6 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 23:1-6 ESV / 6 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. ...

2 Samuel 23:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He dawns on them like the morning light, like the sun shining forth on a cloudless morning, like rain that makes grass to sprout from the earth.

Revelation 11:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.”

Revelation 6:12-17 ESV / 5 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. Then the kings of the earth and the great ones and the generals and the rich and the powerful, and everyone, slave and free, hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains, calling to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb, ...

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 5 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 ...

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 5 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,

James 1:11 ESV / 5 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.

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Ephesians 4:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:40-41 ESV / 5 helpful votes

There are heavenly bodies and earthly bodies, but the glory of the heavenly is of one kind, and the glory of the earthly is of another. 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.

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Luke 23:44 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Luke 1:78 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the sunrise shall visit us from on high

Mark 1:32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 43:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He shall break the obelisks of Heliopolis, which is in the land of Egypt, and the temples of the gods of Egypt he shall burn with fire.’”

Isaiah 60:19-20 ESV / 5 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. Your sun shall no more go down, nor your moon withdraw itself; for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning shall be ended.

Isaiah 9:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined.

Ecclesiastes 1:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 1:1-18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity. What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun? A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. The sun rises, and the sun goes down, and hastens to the place where it rises. ...

Psalm 148:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Psalm 72:17 ESV / 5 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!

1 Samuel 11:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And they said to the messengers who had come, “Thus shall you say to the men of Jabesh-gilead: ‘Tomorrow, by the time the sun is hot, you shall have deliverance.’” When the messengers came and told the men of Jabesh, they were glad.

Judges 5:31 ESV / 5 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.

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