100 Bible Verses about Man

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 41 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 4:17 ESV / 27 helpful votes

‘Can mortal man be in the right before God? Can a man be pure before his Maker?

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Psalm 8:6-8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

You have given him dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet, all sheep and oxen, and also the beasts of the field, the birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, whatever passes along the paths of the seas.

Hebrews 2:7 ESV / 17 helpful votes

You made him for a little while lower than the angels; you have crowned him with glory and honor,

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.”

Proverbs 20:27 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts.

Psalm 33:13-15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The Lord looks down from heaven; he sees all the children of man; from where he sits enthroned he looks out on all the inhabitants of the earth, he who fashions the hearts of them all and observes all their deeds.

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 15 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.

James 2:26 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.

Psalm 139:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Psalm 100:3 ESV / 12 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 144:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

O Lord, what is man that you regard him, or the son of man that you think of him?

Psalm 8:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor.

Job 31:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?

Hebrews 9:27 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,

Ecclesiastes 12:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Psalm 138:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.

Psalm 119:73 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Your hands have made and fashioned me; give me understanding that I may learn your commandments.

Psalm 8:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

What is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?

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 15:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

What is man, that he can be pure? Or he who is born of a woman, that he can be righteous?

Job 10:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Remember that you have made me like clay; and will you return me to the dust?

1 Corinthians 2:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For who knows a person's thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

Isaiah 64:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand.

Psalm 144:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow.

Job 25:4-6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

How then can man be in the right before God? How can he who is born of woman be pure? Behold, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in his eyes; how much less man, who is a maggot, and the son of man, who is a worm!”

Job 4:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

How much more those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed like the moth.

James 3:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

1 Corinthians 15:49 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Just as we have borne the image of the man of dust, we shall also bear the image of the man of heaven.

Acts 7:59 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.”

John 4:24 ESV / 8 helpful votes

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Ecclesiastes 1:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

All things are full of weariness; a man cannot utter it; the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

Proverbs 16:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble.

Job 38:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Job 32:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But it is the spirit in man, the breath of the Almighty, that makes him understand.

Job 22:2-5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself. Is it any pleasure to the Almighty if you are in the right, or is it gain to him if you make your ways blameless? Is it for your fear of him that he reproves you and enters into judgment with you? Is not your evil abundant? There is no end to your iniquities.

Job 14:1-5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Man who is born of a woman is few of days and full of trouble. He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not. And do you open your eyes on such a one and bring me into judgment with you? Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? There is not one. Since his days are determined, and the number of his months is with you, and you have appointed his limits that he cannot pass,

Job 10:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I will say to God, Do not condemn me; let me know why you contend against me.

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 7 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Romans 7:14-25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold under sin. For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. Now if I do what I do not want, I agree with the law, that it is good. So now it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me. For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out. ...

John 3:3-8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’ ...

Luke 23:46 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” And having said this he breathed his last.

Isaiah 42:5 ESV / 7 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:

Ecclesiastes 3:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Who knows whether the spirit of man goes upward and the spirit of the beast goes down into the earth?

Ecclesiastes 2:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then I said in my heart, “What happens to the fool will happen to me also. Why then have I been so very wise?” And I said in my heart that this also is vanity.

Proverbs 22:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Psalm 31:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Into your hand I commit my spirit; you have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God.

Job 38:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

That it might take hold of the skirts of the earth, and the wicked be shaken out of it?

Job 38:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“Have you commanded the morning since your days began, and caused the dawn to know its place,

Job 35:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But none says, ‘Where is God my Maker, who gives songs in the night,

Job 33:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Job 31:13-15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“If I have rejected the cause of my manservant or my maidservant, when they brought a complaint against me, what then shall I do when God rises up? When he makes inquiry, what shall I answer him? Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?

Job 10:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Your hands fashioned and made me, and now you have destroyed me altogether.

Job 10:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Does it seem good to you to oppress, to despise the work of your hands and favor the designs of the wicked?

Job 4:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Even in his servants he puts no trust, and his angels he charges with error;

Job 4:18-21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Even in his servants he puts no trust, and his angels he charges with error; how much more those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed like the moth. Between morning and evening they are beaten to pieces; they perish forever without anyone regarding it. Is not their tent-cord plucked up within them, do they not die, and that without wisdom?’

Genesis 9:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Genesis 9:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.

Genesis 5:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Male and female he created them, and he blessed them and named them Man when they were created.

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 7 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.”

Hebrews 2:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Putting everything in subjection under his feet.” Now in putting everything in subjection to him, he left nothing outside his control. At present, we do not yet see everything in subjection to him.

1 Thessalonians 5:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 4:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—

2 Corinthians 5:1-9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling, if indeed by putting it on we may not be found naked. For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life. He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee. ...

2 Corinthians 4:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.

2 Corinthians 4:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us.

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:48 ESV / 6 helpful votes

As was the man of dust, so also are those who are of the dust, and as is the man of heaven, so also are those who are of heaven.

1 Corinthians 15:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.

1 Corinthians 15:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead.

1 Corinthians 14:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays but my mind is unfruitful.

1 Corinthians 11:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For a man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God, but woman is the glory of man.

1 Corinthians 7:34 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And his interests are divided. And the unmarried or betrothed woman is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to be holy in body and spirit. But the married woman is anxious about worldly things, how to please her husband.

1 Corinthians 6:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

Romans 2:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But a Jew is one inwardly, and circumcision is a matter of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter. His praise is not from man but from God.

Romans 1:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you

Acts 17:26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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,

Luke 24:39 ESV / 6 helpful votes

See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me, and see. For a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.”

Mark 10:42-44 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all.

Mark 10:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’

Matthew 23:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The greatest among you shall be your servant.

Matthew 23:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But you are not to be called rabbi, for you have one teacher, and you are all brothers.

Matthew 20:25-28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But Jesus called them to him and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

Malachi 2:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why then are we faithless to one another, profaning the covenant of our fathers?

Zechariah 12:1 ESV / 6 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:

Daniel 2:38 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And into whose hand he has given, wherever they dwell, the children of man, the beasts of the field, and the birds of the heavens, making you rule over them all—you are the head of gold.

Jeremiah 28:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: I have put upon the neck of all these nations an iron yoke to serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and they shall serve him, for I have given to him even the beasts of the field.’”

Jeremiah 27:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, my servant, and I have given him also the beasts of the field to serve him.

Jeremiah 27:5 ESV / 6 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 45:12 ESV / 6 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.

Isaiah 26:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 17:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In that day man will look to his Maker, and his eyes will look on the Holy One of Israel.

Ecclesiastes 7:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

See, this alone I found, that God made man upright, but they have sought out many schemes.

Ecclesiastes 3:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

All go to one place. All are from the dust, and to dust all return.

Ecclesiastes 2:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The wise person has his eyes in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. And yet I perceived that the same event happens to all of them.

Job 35:2-8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Do you think this to be just? Do you say, ‘It is my right before God,’ that you ask, ‘What advantage have I? How am I better off than if I had sinned?’ I will answer you and your friends with you. Look at the heavens, and see; and behold the clouds, which are higher than you. If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against him? And if your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him? ...

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