16 Bible Verses about God Creating The World

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 156 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.

Isaiah 45:12 ESV / 80 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.

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 73 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 / 54 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 2:1-25 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. 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. 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. When no bush of the field was yet in the land and no small plant of the field had yet sprung up—for the Lord God had not caused it to rain on the land, and there was no man to work the ground,

John 1:3 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 4:23 ESV / 32 helpful votes

I looked on the earth, and behold, it was without form and void; and to the heavens, and they had no light.

Genesis 1:1-11:32 ESV / 24 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.

Exodus 31:16-17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Therefore the people of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, observing the Sabbath throughout their generations, as a covenant forever. It is a sign forever between me and the people of Israel that in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.’”

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Genesis 2:19 ESV / 14 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.

2 Peter 3:5 ESV / 7 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,

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

John 3:24-25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

(for John had not yet been put in prison). Now a discussion arose between some of John's disciples and a Jew over purification.

Revelation 6:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

When he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!”

1 Peter 3:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands,

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