14 Bible Verses About Sunrise
The sunrise is the sign of a new day, a fresh start, and a new opportunity. It can be a sign of new hope, and a transition from darkness to light. Since it happens every single day—whether we see it or not—it’s easy to take the sunrise for granted.
When we see the sun come up, we know that we have another day to live.
Here are 14 Bible verses about the sunrise. I hope these will give you a new appreciation for the sunrise, and more insight into God’s word.
"He (God) is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings grass from the earth."
2 Samuel 23:4 NIV
"From the rising of the sun to the going down of it and from east to west, the name of the Lord is to be praised!"
Psalm 113:3 AMPC
"Because of the tender mercy of our God,
by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven
to shine on those living in darkness
and in the shadow of death,
to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
Luke 1:78-79 NIV
"My 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.
Malachi 1:11 NIV
"That you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust."
Matthew 5:45 NKJV
"Light is sweet; how pleasant to see a new day dawning."
Ecclesiastes 11:7 NLT
"At each and every sunrise you will hear my voice as I prepare my sacrifice of prayer to you. Every morning I lay out the pieces of my life on the altar and wait for your fire to fall upon my heart."
Psalm 5:3 TPT
"His coming is as brilliant as the sunrise. Rays of light flash from his hands, where his awesome power is hidden."
Habakkuk 3:4 NLT
"My soul waits for the Lord More than those who watch for the morning— Yes, more than those who watch for the morning."
Psalm 130:6 NKJV
“Job, have you ever commanded the morning to come? Have you ever shown the sun where to rise?"
Job 38:12 NIRV
"Even before sunrise, I pray for your help, and I put my hope in what you have said."
Psalm 119:147 CEV
"Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb"
Mark 16:2 NIV
"For the Lord God is brighter than the brilliance of a sunrise! Wrapping himself around me like a shield, he is so generous with his gifts of grace and glory. Those who walk along his paths with integrity will never lack one thing they need, for he provides it all!"
Psalm 84:11 TPT
"Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning." Lamentations 3:23 NLT