New International Version
He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down.
King James Bible
He appointed the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth his going down.
Darby Bible Translation
He made the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth its going down.
World English Bible
He appointed the moon for seasons. The sun knows when to set.
Young's Literal Translation
He made the moon for seasons, The sun hath known his place of entrance.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He appointed the moon for seasons - The heathens thought that the sun and moon were gods, and worshipped them as such. The psalmist shows, 1. That they are creatures dependent on God for their being and continuance; and, 2. That they were made for the use of man. See what has been said on these luminaries in the notes on Genesis 1:14-16 (note).
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Eversley, 1868. St Mary's Chester, 1871. Trinity Sunday. Psalm civ. 31, 33. "The glory of the Lord shall endure for ever: The Lord shall rejoice in his works. I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being." This is Trinity Sunday, on which we think especially of the name of God. A day which, to a wise man, may well be one of the most solemn, and the most humiliating days of the whole year. For is it not humiliating to look stedfastly, …
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Lessons from Nature
The Creaturely Man.
And God said, "Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days and years,
It rises at one end of the heavens and makes its circuit to the other; nothing is deprived of its warmth.
The day is yours, and yours also the night; you established the sun and moon.
"This is what the LORD says: 'If you can break my covenant with the day and my covenant with the night, so that day and night no longer come at their appointed time,
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