30 Important Bible Verses About The Sunset

The sunset is a breathtaking display of God’s artistry, marking the close of each day with beauty and tranquility. While not explicitly mentioned, the Bible offers verses that speak to the majesty of creation and the rhythms of nature. Let’s reflect on these verses that invite us to pause and appreciate the awe-inspiring sight of the setting sun.

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Bible Verses About The Sunset

Psalm 104:19-20 – The Sunset Declares God’s Glory

“He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down. You bring darkness, it becomes night, and all the beasts of the forest prowl.”

Nehemiah 9:5 – Praise the God of the Sunset

“Blessed be your glorious name, and may it be exalted above all blessing and praise.”

Psalm 113:3 – The Name of the Lord is Exalted at Sundown

“From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the Lord is to be praised.”

Isaiah 41:25 – God Calls the Sun to Rise and Set

“I have stirred up one from the north, and he comes— one from the rising sun who calls on my name. He treads on rulers as if they were mortar, as if he were a potter treading the clay.”

Psalm 50:1 – The God of Sunset Speaks

“The Mighty One, God, the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to where it sets.”

Ecclesiastes 1:5 – The Sun Sets Only to Rise Again

“The sun rises and the sun sets, and hurries back to where it rises.”

Genesis 15:12 – Abraham Sees a Dreadful Darkness

“As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and a thick and dreadful darkness came over him.”

2 Samuel 23:4 – The Lord’s Spectacular Sunset

“He is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings grass from the earth.”

Psalm 19:1-4 – The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. Yet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world.”

Psalm 113:2 – Praise the Name of the Lord at Sundown and Sunrise

“Let the name of the Lord be praised, both now and forevermore.”

2 Kings 23:5 – Josiah Removed the Sun Worshippers

“He did away with the idolatrous priests appointed by the kings of Judah to burn incense on the high places of the towns of Judah and on those around Jerusalem—those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and moon, to the constellations and to all the starry hosts.”

Psalm 89:37 – Like the Moon, the Witness Shall Endure

“it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky.”

Genesis 37:9 – Joseph’s Dreams Point to the Sun and Moon

“Then he had another dream, and he told it to his brothers. ‘Listen,’ he said, ‘I had another dream, and this time the sun and moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me.'”

Judges 14:18 – Samson Brings Forth His Riddle in the Sunset

“Before the sunset on the seventh day, the men of the town said to him, ‘What is sweeter than honey? What is stronger than a lion?’ Samson said to them, ‘If you had not plowed with my heifer, you would not have solved my riddle.'”

Psalm 104:19 – God Appointed the Sun to Rule the Day

“He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down.”

Matthew 5:45 – The Sun and Rain for the Righteous and Unrighteous

“He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.”

Genesis 1:16 – God Made the Greater Light to Govern the Day

“God made two great lights—the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars.”

Job 9:7 – God Commands the Sun Not to Rise

“He speaks to the sun and it does not shine; he seals off the light of the stars.”

Ecclesiastes 12:2 – The Sun, Moon, and Stars Darkened at Old Age

“before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain.”

Numbers 21:11 – The Journey to Sihon’s Sunset

“Then they set out from Oboth and camped in Iye-Abarim, in the wilderness that faces Moab toward the sunrise.”

Psalm 113:3-4 – The Lord Above All Nations Alike

“From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the Lord is to be praised. The Lord is exalted over all the nations, his glory above the heavens.”

Micah 3:6 – The Darkness Comes to the Prophets

“Therefore night will come over you, without visions, and darkness, without divination. The sun will set for the prophets, and the day will go dark for them.”

Lamentations 3:22-23 – Great is God’s Faithfulness at Sundown

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

Joshua 10:13 – The Lord Stopped the Sun and Moon

“So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, till the nation avenged itself on its enemies, as it is written in the Book of Jashar. The sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed going down about a full day.”

Psalm 19:6 – The Sun’s Circuit from Sunrise to Sunset

“Its rising is from one end of the heavens, and its circuit to the other end; and there is nothing hidden from its heat.”

Job 26:9 – God Covers the Surface of the Waters

“He covers the face of the full moon, spreading his clouds over it.”

Jeremiah 9:12 – The Lord Floods the Earth with Darkness

“Who is wise enough to understand this? Who has been instructed by the Lord and can explain it? Why has the land been ruined and laid waste like a desert that no one can cross?”

Amos 8:9 – The Sun Shall Set in the Noon

“‘In that day,’ declares the Sovereign Lord, ‘I will make the sun go down at noon and darken the earth in broad daylight.'”

Matthew 24:29 – The Darkening of the Sun and Moon

“Immediately after the distress of those days “‘the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.'”

Mark 1:32 – The Sunset Brings Healing and Demons Cast Out

“That evening after sunset the people brought to Jesus all the sick and demon-possessed.”

Psalm 50:1-2 – Our God Shines Forth from Zion

“The Mighty One, God, the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to where it sets. From Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth.”

Psalm 139:12 – Even the Darkness is Not Dark to God

“even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.”

Jonah 4:8 – The Sun’s Scorching Heat

“When the sun rose, God provided a scorching east wind, and the sun blazed on Jonah’s head so that he grew faint. He wanted to die, and said, ‘It would be better for me to die than to live.'”

John 11:9 – Jesus Walks During the Daylight

“Jesus answered, ‘Are there not twelve hours of daylight? Anyone who walks in the daytime will not stumble, for they see by this world’s light.”

2 Kings 23:11 – Josiah Destroys Sun Chariots

“He removed from the entrance to the temple of the Lord the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun. They were in the court near the room of an official named Nathan-Melek. Josiah then burned the chariots dedicated to the sun.”

Malachi 4:2 – The Sun of Righteousness Shall Rise

“But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays. And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.”

Job 38:15 – The Light is Withheld From the Wicked

“The light is withheld from the wicked, and their upraised arm is broken.”

John 8:12 – Jesus is the Light of the World

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'”

Romans 13:12 – The Night is Nearly Over

“The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.”

Deuteronomy 4:19 – Do Not Worship the Sun and Moon

“And when you look up to the sky and see the sun, the moon and the stars—all the heavenly array—do not be enticed into bowing down to them and worshiping things the Lord your God has apportioned to all the nations under heaven.”

2 Corinthians 4:6 – God Will Make His Light Shine in Our Hearts

“For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.”

Matthew 27:45 – Darkness Covers the Land

“From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land.”

Acts 26:13 – A Light Brighter Than the Sun on the Road to Damascus

>About noon, King Agrippa, as I was on the road, I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, blazing around me and my companions.”

Revelation 21:23 – The City Has No Need for Sun or Moon

“The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp.”

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