100 Bible Verses about God Creating The World

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 396 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 / 157 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 / 152 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 / 118 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 / 103 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 / 91 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 77 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1-11:32 ESV / 57 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. ...

Jeremiah 4:23 ESV / 56 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 2:19 ESV / 43 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.

Revelation 4:11 ESV / 35 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.”

2 Peter 3:5 ESV / 35 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,

Romans 1:20 ESV / 32 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.

Exodus 31:16-17 ESV / 32 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 1:3-2:3 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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. And God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.” And God made the expanse and separated the waters that were under the expanse from the waters that were above the expanse. And it was so. ...

Isaiah 42:5 ESV / 24 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:

Genesis 1:14 ESV / 24 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,

Psalm 19:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Nehemiah 9:6 ESV / 23 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 1:26 ESV / 21 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.”

1 Corinthians 8:6 ESV / 20 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.

Isaiah 45:18 ESV / 20 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.

Genesis 1:2 ESV / 19 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 1:27 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 32:17 ESV / 17 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.

Isaiah 37:16 ESV / 17 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.

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 17 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.

Jeremiah 10:12 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 40:26 ESV / 16 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 33:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:31 ESV / 16 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.

Jeremiah 51:15 ESV / 15 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 1:1-3 ESV / 14 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.

Psalm 90:2 ESV / 14 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 20:11 ESV / 14 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.

Genesis 1:21 ESV / 14 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 1:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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.

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,

Genesis 1:1-2 ESV / 13 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 / 12 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.

Acts 14:15 ESV / 12 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.

John 1:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 12 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 / 12 helpful votes

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

Psalm 24:1-2 ESV / 12 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.

Job 12:7-10 ESV / 12 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.

Genesis 1:24 ESV / 12 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 1:24-25 ESV / 12 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.

Revelation 10:6 ESV / 11 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,

Colossians 1:16-17 ESV / 11 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.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Romans 11:36 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 5:22 ESV / 11 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.

Song of Solomon 8:1-14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Oh that you were like a brother to me who nursed at my mother's breasts! If I found you outside, I would kiss you, and none would despise me. I would lead you and bring you into the house of my mother— she who used to teach me. I would give you spiced wine to drink, the juice of my pomegranate. His left hand is under my head, and his right hand embraces me! I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that you not stir up or awaken love until it pleases. Who is that coming up from the wilderness, leaning on her beloved? Under the apple tree I awakened you. There your mother was in labor with you; there she who bore you was in labor. ...

Ecclesiastes 12:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near of which you will say, “I have no pleasure in them”;

Proverbs 22:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the maker of them all.

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 11 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.”

Revelation 22:1-7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. No longer will there be anything accursed, but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants will worship him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. And night will be no more. They will need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and they will reign forever and ever. ...

Acts 17:24 ESV / 10 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,

Proverbs 3:19 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The Lord by wisdom founded the earth; by understanding he established the heavens;

Psalm 139:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.

Psalm 136:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Psalm 115:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Psalm 100:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

Psalm 19:1-4 ESV / 10 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 / 10 helpful votes

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

Job 38:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding.

Job 33:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

2 Kings 19:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And Hezekiah prayed before the Lord and said: “O Lord, the 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.

Deuteronomy 10:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Genesis 9:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Genesis 5:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Genesis 2:3 ESV / 10 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.

Genesis 2:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

Genesis 1:1-2:25 ESV / 10 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. ...

Hebrews 3:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 1:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.

Ephesians 3:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things,

Romans 1:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.

Acts 4:24 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And when they heard it, they lifted their voices together to God and said, “Sovereign Lord, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them,

John 3:16 ESV / 9 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.

John 1:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He was in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world did not know him.

John 1:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He was in the beginning with God.

Amos 9:6 ESV / 9 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 27:5 ESV / 9 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.

Jeremiah 10:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Thus shall you say to them: “The gods who did not make the heavens and the earth shall perish from the earth and from under the heavens.”

Isaiah 40:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand and marked off the heavens with a span, enclosed the dust of the earth in a measure and weighed the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance?

Psalm 139:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

Psalm 33:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm.

Genesis 2:4 ESV / 9 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.

Genesis 1:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.”

Isaiah 44:24 ESV / 8 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,

Psalm 104:30 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Job 26:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He stretches out the north over the void and hangs the earth on nothing.

Job 9:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Who alone stretched out the heavens and trampled the waves of the sea;

Genesis 1:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Revelation 14:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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.”

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