When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars-- all the array of heaven-- do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The LORD your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.
Can His troops be numbered? Does His light not shine on everyone?
If even the moon does not shine and the stars are not pure in His sight,
Have you ever in your life commanded the morning or assigned the dawn its place,
so it may seize the edges of the earth and shake the wicked out of it?
The earth is changed as clay is by a seal; [its hills] stand out like [the folds of] a garment.
When I observe Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You set in place,
what is man that You remember him, the son of man that You look after him?
[For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.] The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky proclaims the work of His hands.
Day after day they pour out speech; night after night they communicate knowledge.
There is no speech; there are no words; their voice is not heard.
Their message has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the inhabited world. In the heavens He has pitched a tent for the sun.
It is like a groom coming from the bridal chamber; it rejoices like an athlete running a course.
It rises from one end of the heavens and circles to their other end; nothing is hidden from its heat.
The day is Yours, also the night; You established the moon and the sun.
You set all the boundaries of the earth; You made summer and winter.
He made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows when to set.
You bring darkness, and it becomes night, when all the forest animals stir.
They stand today in accordance with Your judgments, for all things are Your servants.
He made the great lights: His love is eternal.
the sun to rule by day, His love is eternal.
the moon and stars to rule by night. His love is eternal.
Praise Him, sun and moon; praise Him, all you shining stars.
He set them in position forever and ever; He gave an order that will never pass away.
Look up and see: who created these? He brings out the starry host by number; He calls all of them by name. Because of His great power and strength, not one of them is missing.
This is what the LORD says: The One who gives the sun for light by day, the fixed order of moon and stars for light by night, who stirs up the sea and makes its waves roar-- the LORD of Hosts is His name:
"This is what the LORD says: If you can break My covenant with the day and My covenant with the night so that day and night cease to come at their regular time,
This is what the LORD says: If I do not [keep] My covenant with the day and with the night and fail to establish the fixed order of heaven and earth,
As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night will not cease."
I have placed My bow in the clouds, and it will be a sign of the covenant between Me and the earth.
May its morning stars grow dark. May it wait for daylight but have none; may it not see the breaking of dawn.
Can you fasten the chains of the Pleiades or loosen the belt of Orion?
Can you bring out the constellations in their season and lead the Bear and her cubs?
Blow the horn during the new moon and during the full moon, on the day of our feast.
When I snuff you out, I will cover the heavens and darken their stars. I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon will not give its light.
I will darken all the shining lights in the heavens over you, and will bring darkness on your land. [This is] the declaration of the Lord God.
"This is what the Lord God says: The gate of the inner court that faces east must be closed during the six days of work, but it will be opened on the Sabbath day and opened on the day of the New Moon.
On the day of the New Moon, [the burnt offering] is to be a young, unblemished bull, as well as six lambs and a ram without blemish.
The earth quakes before them; the sky shakes. The sun and moon grow dark, and the stars cease their shining.
I will display wonders in the heavens and on the earth: blood, fire, and columns of smoke.
The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and awe-inspiring Day of the LORD comes.
The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will cease their shining.
The One who made the Pleiades and Orion, who turns darkness into dawn and darkens day into night, who summons the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the earth-- Yahweh is His name.
And in that day-- [this is] the declaration of the Lord God-- I will make the sun go down at noon; I will darken the land in the daytime.
saying, "Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him."
He answered them: "When evening comes you say, 'It will be good weather because the sky is red.'
And in the morning, 'Today will be stormy because the sky is red and threatening.' You know how to read the appearance of the sky, but you can't read the signs of the times.
"Immediately after the tribulation of those days: The sun will be darkened, and the moon will not shed its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the celestial powers will be shaken.
"But in those days, after that tribulation: The sun will be darkened, and the moon will not shed its light;
"Then there will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars; and there will be anguish on the earth among nations bewildered by the roaring sea and waves.
People will faint from fear and expectation of the things that are coming on the world, because the celestial powers will be shaken.
because the sun's light failed. The curtain of the sanctuary was split down the middle.
I will display wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below: blood and fire and a cloud of smoke.
The sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and remarkable day of the Lord comes;
Then I saw Him open the sixth seal. A violent earthquake occurred; the sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair; the entire moon became like blood;
The fourth angel blew his trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened. A third of the day was without light, and the night as well.
He opened the shaft of the abyss, and smoke came up out of the shaft like smoke from a great furnace so that the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the shaft.