The Biblical View
GENESIS 1:14 NKJV Then God said, "Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and seasons, and for days and years;
DEUTERONOMY 4:19 NKJV "And take heed, lest you lift your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun, the moon, and the stars, all the host of heaven, you feel driven to worship them and serve them, which the Lord your God has given to all the peoples under the whole heaven as a heritage.
II KINGS 23:5 NKJV Then he removed the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah and in the places all around Jerusalem, and those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations (Zodiac), and to all the host of heaven.
JOB 9:9 NKJV He made the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, And the chambers of the south;
JOB 26:13 NKJV By His Spirit He adorned the heavens; His hand pierced the fleeing serpent.
JOB 38:31-32 NKJV 31 "Can you bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loose the belt of Orion? 32 Can you bring out Mazzaroth (Zodiac, constellations) in its season? Or can you guide the Great Bear (Arcturus) with its cubs?
PSALM 147:4 NKJV He counts the number of the stars; He calls them all by name.
ISAIAH 13:10 NKJV For the stars of heaven and their constellations Will not give their light; The sun will be darkened in its going forth, And the moon will not cause its light to shine.
ISAIAH 40:26 NKJV Lift up your eyes on high, And see who has created these things, Who brings out their host by number; He calls them all by name, By the greatness of His might and the strength of His power; Not one is missing.
AMOS 5:8 NKJV He made the Pleiades and Orion; He turns the shadow of death into morning And makes the day dark as night; He calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the face of the earth; The Lord is His name.
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