[Top] 35+Bible Verses About The Sun – KJV Scripture

In the great expanse of God’s creation, the sun stands as a celestial wonder, a radiant symbol of divine power and glory. As we gaze upon its golden rays illuminating the heavens, God’s reminded us of eternal presence and unending love.

In the scriptures, the sun often serves as a metaphor for God’s guidance and enlightenment. Just as the sun brings light to the world, God’s Word illuminates our path, leading us in a righteous way. The psalmist writes, “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 84:11).

Throughout the Bible, we witness extraordinary events associated with the sun. In the book of Joshua, during a crucial battle, the sun stood still upon the command of Joshua, allowing the Israelites to achieve victory. This remarkable occurrence testifies to God’s sovereign power over all creation.

Dear friends, here are some Bible verses that touch on themes of light, warmth, guidance, new beginnings, and divine creation, represented by the sun.

Genesis 1:3
“And God said, Let there be light: and there was light”

Genesis 1:14-16
“And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also”

Exodus 13:21
“And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night”

Leviticus 26:12
“And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people”

Numbers 6:25
“The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee”

Deuteronomy 4:19
“And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the Lord thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven”

Joshua 10:13
“And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day”

2 Samuel 23:4
“And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain”

1 Kings 8:12
“Then spake Solomon, The Lord said that he would dwell in the thick darkness”

2 Chronicles 7:3
“And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of the Lord upon the house, they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and worshipped, and praised the Lord , saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever”

Job 9:7
“Which commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars”

Job 37:21
“And now men see not the bright light which is in the clouds: but the wind passeth, and cleanseth them”

Psalm 19:4-5
“Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race”

Psalm 84:11
“For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly”

Psalm 113:3
“From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the Lord ‘s name is to be praised”

Psalm 136:8
“The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever”

Ecclesiastes 1:5
“The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place where he arose”

Isaiah 60:19-20
“The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee: but the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory. Thy sun shall no more go down; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the Lord shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended”

Jeremiah 31:35
“Thus saith the Lord , which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The Lord of hosts is his name”

Ezekiel 32:7
“And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light”

Daniel 12:3
“And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever”

Amos 8:9
“And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God , that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day”

Micah 3:6
“Therefore night shall be unto you, that ye shall not have a vision; and it shall be dark unto you, that ye shall not divine; and the sun shall go down over the prophets, and the day shall be dark over them”

Habakkuk 3:4
“And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand: and there was the hiding of his power”

Matthew 5:45
“That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust”

Matthew 17:2
“And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light”

Luke 1:78
“Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us”

Acts 26:13
“At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me”

1 Corinthians 15:41
“There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars: for one star differeth from another star in glory”

Ephesians 5:14
“Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light”

James 1:17
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning”

1 Peter 2:9
“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light”

2 Peter 1:19
“We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts”

1 John 1:5
“This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all”

Revelation 1:16
“And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength”

Revelation 21:23
“And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof”

Revelation 22:5
“And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever”

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