100 Bible Verses about Creation

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 380 helpful votes

By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible.

Colossians 1:16 ESV / 330 helpful votes

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 271 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Revelation 4:11 ESV / 176 helpful votes

“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

John 1:1-3 ESV / 125 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 123 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Exodus 20:11 ESV / 115 helpful votes

For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

Romans 1:20 ESV / 111 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Genesis 1:24-25 ESV / 105 helpful votes

And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so. And God made the beasts of the earth according to their kinds and the livestock according to their kinds, and everything that creeps on the ground according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 104 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Job 12:7-9 ESV / 91 helpful votes

“But ask the beasts, and they will teach you; the birds of the heavens, and they will tell you; or the bushes of the earth, and they will teach you; and the fish of the sea will declare to you. Who among all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this?

John 3:16-17 ESV / 87 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Psalm 33:6 ESV / 84 helpful votes

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.

2 Peter 3:5 ESV / 71 helpful votes

For they deliberately overlook this fact, that the heavens existed long ago, and the earth was formed out of water and through water by the word of God,

Isaiah 42:5 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Thus says God, the Lord, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and what comes from it, who gives breath to the people on it and spirit to those who walk in it:

Job 33:4 ESV / 58 helpful votes

The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

Job 37:5 ESV / 57 helpful votes

God thunders wondrously with his voice; he does great things that we cannot comprehend.

Hebrews 1:10 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands;

Revelation 14:6-7 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Then I saw another angel flying directly overhead, with an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who dwell on earth, to every nation and tribe and language and people. And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water.”

Genesis 1:20 ESV / 49 helpful votes

And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.”

Jeremiah 10:12 ESV / 48 helpful votes

It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens.

John 1:3 ESV / 45 helpful votes

All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Psalm 90:2 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

Exodus 20:8-11 ESV / 38 helpful votes

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

Isaiah 45:18 ESV / 37 helpful votes

For thus says the Lord, who created the heavens (he is God!), who formed the earth and made it (he established it; he did not create it empty, he formed it to be inhabited!): “I am the Lord, and there is no other.

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 35 helpful votes

He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Genesis 2:4 ESV / 33 helpful votes

These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens.

Psalm 24:1-2 ESV / 30 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein, for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.

Isaiah 45:11-12 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, and the one who formed him: “Ask me of things to come; will you command me concerning my children and the work of my hands? I made the earth and created man on it; it was my hands that stretched out the heavens, and I commanded all their host.

Proverbs 8:27-28 ESV / 28 helpful votes

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he drew a circle on the face of the deep, when he made firm the skies above, when he established the fountains of the deep,

Psalm 19:1-2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge.

Acts 17:24-28 ESV / 27 helpful votes

The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man, nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and breath and everything. And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us, for “‘In him we live and move and have our being’; as even some of your own poets have said, “‘For we are indeed his offspring.’

Proverbs 8:22-23 ESV / 27 helpful votes

“The Lord possessed me at the beginning of his work, the first of his acts of old. Ages ago I was set up, at the first, before the beginning of the earth.

Romans 1:18-20 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Nehemiah 9:6 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 22 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Ecclesiastes 7:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Consider the work of God: who can make straight what he has made crooked?

Genesis 1:31 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

Hebrews 3:4 ESV / 19 helpful votes

(For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God.)

Genesis 2:19 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Now out of the ground the Lord God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. And whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.

1 Corinthians 8:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.

Acts 17:24 ESV / 18 helpful votes

The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man,

Acts 14:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men, of like nature with you, and we bring you good news, that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them.

Jeremiah 32:17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

‘Ah, Lord God! It is you who have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm! Nothing is too hard for you.

Psalm 19:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.

Deuteronomy 10:14 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Behold, to the Lord your God belong heaven and the heaven of heavens, the earth with all that is in it.

Colossians 1:16-17 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

Matthew 2:7 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Then Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them what time the star had appeared.

Isaiah 43:7 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.”

Isaiah 40:26 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Lift up your eyes on high and see: who created these? He who brings out their host by number, calling them all by name, by the greatness of his might, and because he is strong in power not one is missing.

Psalm 111:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Great are the works of the Lord, studied by all who delight in them.

Psalm 19:1-4 ESV / 17 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tent for the sun,

Psalm 8:3 ESV / 17 helpful votes

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,

Genesis 1:21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

Genesis 1:1-2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

Hebrews 1:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.

Jeremiah 51:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens.

Isaiah 37:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, enthroned above the cherubim, you are the God, you alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; you have made heaven and earth.

Psalm 136:5 ESV / 16 helpful votes

To him who by understanding made the heavens, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Psalm 104:30 ESV / 16 helpful votes

When you send forth your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the ground.

Genesis 2:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Romans 8:22-23 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.

Psalm 89:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The heavens are yours; the earth also is yours; the world and all that is in it, you have founded them.

Job 12:7-10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“But ask the beasts, and they will teach you; the birds of the heavens, and they will tell you; or the bushes of the earth, and they will teach you; and the fish of the sea will declare to you. Who among all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this? In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind.

Colossians 1:15-16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

Psalm 115:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

May you be blessed by the Lord, who made heaven and earth!

Genesis 5:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

This is the book of the generations of Adam. When God created man, he made him in the likeness of God.

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”

Genesis 1:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night. And let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days and years,

Genesis 1:1-11:32 ESV / 14 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Revelation 10:6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and what is in it, the earth and what is in it, and the sea and what is in it, that there would be no more delay,

1 Timothy 4:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

Romans 11:36 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.

Romans 8:19 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God.

Zechariah 12:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The burden of the word of the Lord concerning Israel: Thus declares the Lord, who stretched out the heavens and founded the earth and formed the spirit of man within him:

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Isaiah 44:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: “I am the Lord, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by myself,

Genesis 1:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so.

Genesis 1:10-11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good. And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.” And it was so.

Genesis 1:9-13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And God said, “Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so. God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good. And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.” And it was so. The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. And there was evening and there was morning, the third day.

Genesis 1:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And God called the expanse Heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, the second day.

Genesis 1:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness.

2 Corinthians 4:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

As we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

Amos 9:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Who builds his upper chambers in the heavens and founds his vault upon the earth; who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out upon the surface of the earth— the Lord is his name.

Jeremiah 5:22 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Do you not fear me? declares the Lord. Do you not tremble before me? I placed the sand as the boundary for the sea, a perpetual barrier that it cannot pass; though the waves toss, they cannot prevail; though they roar, they cannot pass over it.

Isaiah 45:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

I made the earth and created man on it; it was my hands that stretched out the heavens, and I commanded all their host.

Psalm 104:1-35 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty, covering yourself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent. He lays the beams of his chambers on the waters; he makes the clouds his chariot; he rides on the wings of the wind; he makes his messengers winds, his ministers a flaming fire. He set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved. ...

1 Chronicles 29:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all.

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

James 3:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God.

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

John 1:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Jeremiah 27:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“It is I who by my great power and my outstretched arm have made the earth, with the men and animals that are on the earth, and I give it to whomever it seems right to me.

Psalm 102:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Of old you laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands.

Genesis 9:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.

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