100 Bible Verses about God Creating The World

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 537 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 11:3 ESV / 255 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 / 234 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.

Isaiah 45:12 ESV / 225 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.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 204 helpful votes

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

John 1:3 ESV / 186 helpful votes

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

Genesis 2:1-25 ESV / 138 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, ...

Romans 1:20 ESV / 119 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.

Revelation 4:11 ESV / 89 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.”

Psalm 19:1 ESV / 84 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 3:5 ESV / 81 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,

Jeremiah 4:23 ESV / 80 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 / 80 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. ...

Genesis 2:19 ESV / 75 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.

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 75 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.”

Isaiah 42:5 ESV / 72 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 1:27 ESV / 72 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 32:17 ESV / 60 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 33:6 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

Nehemiah 9:6 ESV / 57 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.

1 Corinthians 8:6 ESV / 53 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 / 53 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 / 52 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.

Jeremiah 10:12 ESV / 51 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 / 49 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.

Exodus 31:16-17 ESV / 49 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 2:7 ESV / 49 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.

Psalm 90:2 ESV / 48 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.

Genesis 1:3-2:3 ESV / 48 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. ...

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

John 1:1-3 ESV / 46 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.

Isaiah 40:26 ESV / 46 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.

Genesis 1:14 ESV / 46 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,

Hebrews 1:2 ESV / 45 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.

Exodus 20:11 ESV / 45 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 1:31 ESV / 45 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.

Job 33:4 ESV / 43 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1-2 ESV / 43 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.

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 41 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.

Hebrews 3:4 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Romans 11:36 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Genesis 2:3 ESV / 39 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 1:24-25 ESV / 39 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.

Colossians 1:16-17 ESV / 38 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.

Psalm 8:3 ESV / 38 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 1:24 ESV / 38 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 1:21 ESV / 38 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.

Jeremiah 51:15 ESV / 37 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.

1 Timothy 4:4 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Job 12:7-10 ESV / 36 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.

Psalm 104:24-25 ESV / 35 helpful votes

O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom have you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. Here is the sea, great and wide, which teems with creatures innumerable, living things both small and great.

Psalm 24:1-2 ESV / 35 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.

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 35 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.”

Amos 9:6 ESV / 34 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.

Psalm 115:15 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Psalm 104:30 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Psalm 19:1-4 ESV / 34 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,

Genesis 1:4 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 1:10 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:9 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 10:14 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 31 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Acts 14:15 ESV / 30 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 / 30 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 12:1 ESV / 30 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”;

Psalm 139:14 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 5:22 ESV / 28 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 40:12 ESV / 28 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 139:13 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Genesis 9:6 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:20 ESV / 28 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 27:5 ESV / 27 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.

Isaiah 44:24 ESV / 27 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 100:3 ESV / 27 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 89:11 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Job 37:5 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Genesis 5:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:11 ESV / 27 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.

Ephesians 3:9 ESV / 26 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,

Acts 17:24 ESV / 26 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,

Psalm 136:5 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 26 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 102:25 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Psalm 95:6 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!

1 Chronicles 29:11 ESV / 26 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.

Romans 8:19 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Acts 17:28 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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.’

Song of Solomon 8:1-14 ESV / 25 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. ...

Proverbs 22:2 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Revelation 10:6 ESV / 24 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,

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 24 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 45:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“Woe to him who strives with him who formed him, a pot among earthen pots! Does the clay say to him who forms it, ‘What are you making?’ or ‘Your work has no handles’?

Psalm 139:13-14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

Psalm 124:8 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Job 38:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 24 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 1:3 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

Genesis 1:1-2:25 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. ...

Psalm 96:11-12 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all that fills it; let the field exult, and everything in it! Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy

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