100 Bible Verses about Image Of God

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 335 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:26-27 ESV / 235 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.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Genesis 9:6 ESV / 232 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 198 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.”

Colossians 3:10 ESV / 176 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV / 176 helpful votes

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

1 Corinthians 11:7 ESV / 164 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.

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 160 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,

Colossians 1:15 ESV / 135 helpful votes

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

2 Corinthians 3:18 ESV / 124 helpful votes

And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.

Romans 8:29 ESV / 103 helpful votes

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

James 3:9 ESV / 101 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 4:24 ESV / 99 helpful votes

And to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

1 Corinthians 15:49 ESV / 81 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.

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 77 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 3:8-10 ESV / 73 helpful votes

But no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

John 1:18 ESV / 71 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known.

Philippians 3:21 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.

John 4:24 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

John 1:1 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

Genesis 5:1 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

John 1:14 ESV / 61 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 14:9 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?

Philippians 2:6 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Psalm 139:14 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 3:15-18 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Yes, to this day whenever Moses is read a veil lies over their hearts. But when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed. Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.

Genesis 1:26-28 ESV / 53 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.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. 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.”

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 52 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,

2 Corinthians 4:3-4 ESV / 51 helpful votes

And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled only to those who are perishing. In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Genesis 5:3 ESV / 51 helpful votes

When Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 51 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.”

Colossians 3:9-10 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 49 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 26:1 ESV / 46 helpful votes

“You shall not make idols for yourselves or erect an image or pillar, and you shall not set up a figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the Lord your God.

Matthew 5:48 ESV / 45 helpful votes

You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Colossians 1:16 ESV / 44 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.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

John 1:12 ESV / 44 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Exodus 20:4 ESV / 42 helpful votes

“You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 41 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.

Isaiah 42:8 ESV / 41 helpful votes

I am the Lord; that is my name; my glory I give to no other, nor my praise to carved idols.

2 Corinthians 4:16 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 39 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. ...

1 John 3:2 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Luke 24:39 ESV / 38 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.”

1 Corinthians 15:22 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Genesis 3:1-24 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” ...

Revelation 19:10 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Then I fell down at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God.” For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Colossians 3:13 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Genesis 5:1-2 ESV / 35 helpful votes

This is the book of the generations of Adam. When God created man, he made him in the likeness of God. Male and female he created them, and he blessed them and named them Man when they were created.

Matthew 23:37 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

1 John 3:1-3 ESV / 32 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?

Romans 5:12 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned—

John 1:3 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Genesis 2:24 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

1 John 3:4 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

Genesis 5:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 30 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.

Romans 6:6 ESV / 30 helpful votes

We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

Matthew 19:4 ESV / 30 helpful votes

He answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female,

Philippians 2:13 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Ephesians 4:20-24 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But that is not the way you learned Christ!— assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus, to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

Galatians 6:15 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 29 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.

Philippians 2:5 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,

1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 28 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.”

1 Thessalonians 1:6 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

1 Corinthians 11:8-9 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For man was not made from woman, but woman from man. Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

Romans 1:1-32 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord, through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations, ...

John 3:16 ESV / 26 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.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 24 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.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 24 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.’”

Hebrews 1:1-14 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 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. 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, having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs. For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son, today I have begotten you”? Or again, “I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son”? ...

John 13:14 ESV / 23 helpful votes

If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet.

Ephesians 1:11 ESV / 22 helpful votes

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,

Malachi 2:15 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Did he not make them one, with a portion of the Spirit in their union? And what was the one God seeking? Godly offspring. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and let none of you be faithless to the wife of your youth.

Ephesians 4:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,

1 Corinthians 11:1 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.

Acts 17:29 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Being then God's offspring, we ought not to think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and imagination of man.

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

John 15:12 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Genesis 3:22 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and live forever—”

2 Peter 1:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

Colossians 2:9 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily,

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

John 3:13 ESV / 19 helpful votes

No one has ascended into heaven except he who descended from heaven, the Son of Man.

Revelation 3:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Behold, I will make those of the synagogue of Satan who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—behold, I will make them come and bow down before your feet and they will learn that I have loved you.

Romans 8:29-30 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Matthew 6:26 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

Isaiah 9:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV / 18 helpful votes

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man's heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.

Psalm 17:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be satisfied with your likeness.

Genesis 2:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

Hebrews 2:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one source. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brothers,

Nahum 1:14 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The Lord has given commandment about you: “No more shall your name be perpetuated; from the house of your gods I will cut off the carved image and the metal image. I will make your grave, for you are vile.”

Ezekiel 8:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

He put out the form of a hand and took me by a lock of my head, and the Spirit lifted me up between earth and heaven and brought me in visions of God to Jerusalem, to the entrance of the gateway of the inner court that faces north, where was the seat of the image of jealousy, which provokes to jealousy.

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