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The moon, with its serene and mesmerizing presence in the night sky, has captivated humanity for millennia. Beyond its celestial beauty, the moon also plays a symbolic and spiritual role in various cultures and religious traditions, including Christianity.

In this article, we delve into a collection of Bible verses about the moon, exploring its multifaceted significance in the scriptures. These verses not only offer insights into the moon’s creation and celestial functions but also reveal profound spiritual lessons, symbolism, and prophecies associated with this celestial body.

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Bible Verses About The Moon

1. Psalm 8:3

D1

“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon, and the stars, which you have set in place.”

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2. Genesis 1:16

D2

“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.”

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3. Ecclesiastes 1:5

D3

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

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4. Isaiah 60:19

D4

“The sun will no more be your light by day, nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.”

5. Matthew 24:29

D5

“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.”

6. Revelation 21:23

“And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb.”

7. Joel 2:31

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

8. Colossians 2:16

“Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath.”

9. Psalm 104:19

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

10. Genesis 37:9

“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.'”

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11. Psalm 121:6

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

12. Song of Solomon 6:10

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

13. Isaiah 30:26

“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.”

14. James 1:17

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.”

15. Revelation 12:1

“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.”

16. Psalm 89:37

“Like the moon it shall be established forever, a faithful witness in the skies.”

17. Exodus 12:2

“This month shall be for you the beginning of months. It shall be the first month of the year for you.”

18. Job 25:5

“Behold, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in his eyes.”

19. Matthew 2:2

“Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”

20. 1 Corinthians 15:41

“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.”

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21. Genesis 1:14

“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.'”

22. Psalm 104:19

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

23. Jeremiah 31:35

“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.”

24. Psalm 136:9

“The moon and stars to rule over the night, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

25. Nehemiah 9:6

“You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.”

26. Genesis 1:16

“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.”

27. Job 26:10

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

28. Isaiah 13:10

“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.”

29. Psalm 8:3

“When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place.”

30. Psalm 89:37

“Like the moon it shall be established forever, a faithful witness in the skies.”

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31. Psalm 148:3

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

32. Job 31:26-28

“If I have looked at the sun when it shone, or the moon moving in splendor, and my heart has been secretly enticed, and my mouth has kissed my hand, this also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges, for I would have been false to God above.”

33. Jeremiah 8:2

“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.”

34. Ezekiel 32:7

“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.”

35. Isaiah 24:23

“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.”

36. Job 25:5

“Behold, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in his eyes.”

37. Deuteronomy 17:2-3

“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.”

38. 2 Kings 23:5

“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.”

39. Isaiah 13:10

“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.”

40. Psalm 136:9

“The moon and stars to rule over the night, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

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41. Joel 2:30-31

“And I will show wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke. The sun shall be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes.”

42. Acts 2:19-20

“And I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke; the sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood, before the day of the Lord comes, the great and magnificent day.”

43. Matthew 24:29-30

“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. Then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son of Man, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.”

44. Luke 21:25-26

“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, people fainting with fear and with foreboding of what is coming on the world. For the powers of the heavens will be shaken.”

45. Revelation 6:12-13

“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.”

46. Matthew 27:45

“Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour.”

47. Isaiah 60:19

4″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.”

48. Revelation 21:23

“And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb.”

49. Isaiah 30:26

“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.”

50. Isaiah 13:10

“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.”

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51. Ecclesiastes 3:1

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.”

52. Psalm 104:19

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

53. Genesis 1:14

“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.'”

54. Colossians 2:16-17

“Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.”

55. Romans 8:22

“For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now.”

56. Psalm 136:8-9

“The sun to rule over the day, for his steadfast love endures forever; the moon and stars to rule over the night, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

57. Genesis 1:16

“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.”

58. 2 Corinthians 4:18

“As we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.”

59. Psalm 19:1

“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.”

60. Matthew 5:16

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”

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61. Psalm 27:1

“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”

62. John 1:5

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”

63. Psalm 119:105

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”

64. Isaiah 60:20

“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.”

65. Matthew 5:14

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.”

66. Psalm 136:7-9

“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; the moon and stars to rule over the night, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

67. Isaiah 9:2

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

68. John 8:12

“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.'”

69. Ephesians 5:8

“For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light.”

70. 1 John 1:5

“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.”

Lunar Observations and Festivals in the Bible: Scripture Study

71. Exodus 12:2

“This month shall be for you the beginning of months. It shall be the first month of the year for you.”

72. Leviticus 23:4-6

“These are the appointed feasts of the Lord, the holy convocations, which you shall proclaim at the time appointed for them. In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at twilight, is the Lord’s Passover. And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the Feast of Unleavened Bread to the Lord; for seven days you shall eat unleavened bread.”

73. Numbers 10:10

“On the day of your gladness also, and at your appointed feasts and at the beginnings of your months, you shall blow the trumpets over your burnt offerings and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings. They shall be a reminder of you before your God: I am the Lord your God.”

74. Psalm 81:3

“Blow the trumpet at the new moon, at the full moon, on our feast day.”

75. Psalm 104:19

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

76. Colossians 2:16-17

“Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.”

77. Ezekiel 45:17

“It shall be the prince’s duty to furnish the burnt offerings, grain offerings, and drink offerings, at the feasts, the new moons, and the Sabbaths, all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel: he shall provide the sin offerings, grain offerings, burnt offerings, and peace offerings, to make atonement on behalf of the house of Israel.”

78. 1 Samuel 20:5

“David said to Jonathan, ‘Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit at table with the king. But let me go, that I may hide myself in the field till the third day at evening.'”

79. 2 Kings 4:23

“And he said, ‘Why will you go to him today? It is neither new moon nor Sabbath.’ She said, ‘All is well.'”

80. Psalm 81:1-3

“Sing aloud to God our strength; shout for joy to the God of Jacob! Raise a song; sound the tambourine, the sweet lyre with the harp. Blow the trumpet at the new moon, at the full moon, on our feast day.”

Conclusion

The Bible is not just a spiritual guide but also a source of profound insight into the celestial wonders that have captivated human beings throughout history. The moon, as depicted in various passages, serves as more than just a cosmic body illuminating our nights. It is a symbol of God’s creation, a signpost for prophecy, a metaphor for divine light, and a marker for sacred festivals.

From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible speaks to the significance of the moon in both the physical and spiritual realms. It reminds us of God’s sovereignty over the heavens, His role as the ultimate source of light, and His promise of a future illuminated by His glory alone.

Moreover, the moon’s presence in biblical verses highlights the interconnectedness of creation and faith, providing us with rich symbolism and spiritual lessons. Whether it’s the moon’s role in marking seasons, its association with prophecy, or its metaphorical representation of God’s guidance, these verses encourage us to contemplate the profound mysteries of the universe and deepen our understanding of God’s divine plan.

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