What Does the Bible Say About Sunrises? 11 Powerful Verses


Psalm 113:3

ESVFrom the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the LORD is to be praised!
KJVFrom the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD’S name is to be praised.
NASBFrom the rising of the sun to its setting The name of the LORD is to be praised.
NIVFrom the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the LORD is to be praised.
NLTEverywhere—from east to west— praise the name of the LORD.

Genesis 1:5

ESVGod called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.
KJVGod called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.
NASBGod called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.
NIVGod called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.
NLTGod called the light “day” and the darkness “night.” And evening passed and morning came, marking the first day.

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Job 38:12

ESV“Have you commanded the morning since your days began, and caused the dawn to know its place,
KJVHast thou commanded the morning since thy days; and caused the dayspring to know his place;
NASB“Have you ever in your life commanded the morning, And caused the dawn to know its place,
NIV“Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn its place,
NLT“Have you ever commanded the morning to appear and caused the dawn to rise in the east?

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Psalm 118:24

ESVThis is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
KJVThis is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
NASBThis is the day which the LORD has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
NIVThe LORD has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.
NLTThis is the day the LORD has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it.

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Malachi 4:2

ESVBut 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.
KJVBut unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.
NASB“But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.
NIVBut 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.
NLT“But for you who fear my name, the Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in his wings. And you will go free, leaping with joy like calves let out to pasture.

2 Samuel 23:4

ESVhe 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.
KJVAnd 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.
NASBIs as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.’
NIVhe is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings grass from the earth.’
NLTis like the light of morning at sunrise, like a morning without clouds, like the gleaming of the sun on new grass after rain.’

Hebrews 13:8

ESVJesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
KJVJesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
NASBJesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
NIVJesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
NLTJesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

Malachi 1:11

ESVFor 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.
KJVFor from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts.
NASB“For from the rising of the sun even to its setting, My name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense is going to be offered to My name, and a grain offering that is pure; for My name will be great among the nations,” says the LORD of hosts.
NIVMy name will be great among the nations, from where the sun rises to where it sets. In every place incense and pure offerings will be brought to me, because my name will be great among the nations,” says the LORD Almighty.
NLTBut my name is honored by people of other nations from morning till night. All around the world they offer sweet incense and pure offerings in honor of my name. For my name is great among the nations,” says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.

Jeremiah 6:4

ESV“Prepare war against her; arise, and let us attack at noon! Woe to us, for the day declines, for the shadows of evening lengthen!
KJVPrepare ye war against her; arise, and let us go up at noon. Woe unto us! for the day goeth away, for the shadows of the evening are stretched out.
NASB“Prepare war against her; Arise, and let us attack at noon. Woe to us, for the day declines, For the shadows of the evening lengthen!
NIV“Prepare for battle against her! Arise, let us attack at noon! But, alas, the daylight is fading, and the shadows of evening grow long.
NLTThey shout, ‘Prepare for battle! Attack at noon!’ ‘No, it’s too late; the day is fading, and the evening shadows are falling.’

Isaiah 66:23

ESVFrom new moon to new moon, and from Sabbath to Sabbath, all flesh shall come to worship before me, declares the LORD.
KJVAnd it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.
NASB“And it shall be from new moon to new moon And from sabbath to sabbath, All mankind will come to bow down before Me,” says the LORD.
NIVFrom one New Moon to another and from one Sabbath to another, all mankind will come and bow down before me,” says the LORD.
NLT“All humanity will come to worship me from week to week and from month to month.

Psalm 65:8

ESVso that those who dwell at the ends of the earth are in awe at your signs. You make the going out of the morning and the evening to shout for joy.
KJVThey also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.
NASBThey who dwell in the ends of the earth stand in awe of Your signs; You make the dawn and the sunset shout for joy.
NIVThe whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy.
NLTThose who live at the ends of the earth stand in awe of your wonders. From where the sun rises to where it sets, you inspire shouts of joy.

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