Pleiades
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Pleiades
Meaning of Name: A constellation
Strong's Concordance #H3598

Pleiades is the name of six or seven star constellation that both God and Job reference as an example of the Lord's power and wisdom. The star cluster is part of the neck of Taurus the Bull, one of the twelve signs of the zodiac.

Nebra sky disk showing Pleiades constellation
The Nebra sky disk (c. 1600 B.C.)
The upper right seven dot cluster
is believed to be the Pleiades.


Important verses

Job 9:1 - 4, 9
Then Job answered and said, I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God? If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.

He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered? . . .

Which maketh Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the chambers of the south.

Job 38:1 - 3, 31
Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said, Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?

Gird up now thy loins like a man: for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me . . .

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

Further study:


Meaning of Biblical Names
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