Creation References in Scripture

(All are KJV, in part due to copyright limitations.)

Books of Law
Genesis 1:1 – In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Gen. 1:31 – And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good.  And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
Gen. 2:1-3 – Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.  And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made.  And he rested on the seventh day from all his work which He had made.  And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.
Gen. 2:4 – 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,..  See also:  5:1-2, 6:6-7. 7:4, 9:6
Genesis 14:19, 22 – And he blessed him, and said:  Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth; (Melchizedek, king of Salem, the priest of the most high God)  And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth  (Creator, Maker, see Ps 115:15-16; Mt 11:25 – O Father, Lord of heaven and earth; Ps 24:1, 50:10)
Exodus 4:11 – Who hath made man’s mouth?  or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD?  (the LORD to Moses, when he objected to God’s call on his life)
Exodus 20:1, 11 – And God spake all these words, saying:,…  for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day:  wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and hallowed it.
Exodus 31:17 – It (the Sabbath) is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.
Deuteronomy 4:32 – For ask now of the days that are past, which were before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and ask from one end of heaven unto the other, whether there hath been such thing as this great thing is, or hath been heard like it?

Books of History
2 Kings 19:15 – And Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said, O LORD God of Israel, which dwellest between the cherubims, thou art the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; thou hast made heaven and earth.
1 Chronicles 16:25-26 – (David’s Psalm) For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; he also is to be feared above all gods.  For all the gods of the people are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.
2 Chronicles 2:12 – Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding,…(Huram, king of Tyre)
Nehemiah 9:5b-6 – Stand up and bless the LORD your God forever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.  Thou, even thou art LORD aone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is in therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.

Books of Wisdom
Job 9:8-9 – (He) which alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth upon the waves of the sea.  Which maketh the Arcturus, (the Bear, Ursa Major, Big Dipper), Orion (Central One, The Hunter (Arabian)), and the Pleiades (Seven Sisters), and the chambers of the south…(Amos 5:8).
Job 38:4-41:34 – Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth?
Psalm 8:3 – When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained,… v. 6 – Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands…
Psalm 19:1 – The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handiwork.
Psalm 33:6, 8, 9- By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.  Let all the earth fear the LORD: Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.  For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.
Psalm 74:17 – Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: Thou hast made summer and winter.
Psalm 89:11-12a – The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fullness thereof, thou hast founded them.  The north and the south thou hast created them.
Psalm 95:5-6 – The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.  O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.  (v. 3: above all gods)
Psalm 96:4 – For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods. …but the LORD made the heavens.  (read the rest!)
Psalm 100:3 – Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
Psalm 104:1-2, 5-9 – O LORD my God… Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain…   Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.  Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains.  At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.   They go up by the mountains; they go down by the valleys unto the place which thou hast founded for them.  Thou hast set a boundary that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.
Psalm 104:24a, 30a – O LORD, how manifold are thy works!  in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.  You sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renewest the face of the earth.
Psalm 115:15 – Ye are blessed of the LORD which made heaven and earth.
Psalm 121:2 – My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
Psalm 124:8 – Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
Psalm 134:3 – The LORD that made heaven and earth bless thee out of Zion.
Psalm 136:5-9 – To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endureth forever. To Him that stretched out the earth above the waters:  …that made great lights:  …The sun to rule by day:  …the moon and stars to rule by night:
Psalm 146:5-6 – Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God: Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is:
Psalm 148:1-5 – Praise ye the LORD.  Praise ye him, all his angels …all his hosts. …sun and moon: …all ye stars of light. …ye heavens of heavens, waters that be above the heavens.  Let them praise the name of the LORD:  for he commanded, and they were created.  (For his name alone is exalted; v. 13)
Proverbs 3:19-20 – The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.  By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and clouds drop down the dew.
Proverbs 8:22- The LORD possessed me (wisdom) in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
26 – While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
27 – When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:
28 – When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:
29 – When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment:  when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
30 – Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;
Proverbs 20:12 – The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them.
Proverbs 30:4b – who hath established all the ends of the earth?  what is his name, and what is his son’s name, if thou canst tell?
Ecclesiastes 12:1a – Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth,

Major Prophets
Isaiah 37:16 – O LORD of hosts, God of Israel, that dwellest between the cherubims, thou art the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth: thou hast made heaven and earth. (2 Kings 19:15ff)
Isaiah 40:25-26 – To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.  Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things, that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one faileth.
Isaiah 41:20 – That they may see and know, and consider, and understand together, that the hand of the LORD hath done this, and the Holy One of Israel hath created it.
Isaiah 42:5 – Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it;
Isaiah 43:1, 7 – But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee; I have called thee by your name; thou art mine.  Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.
Isaiah 45:5-8, 12, 18 – I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me:
6 – That they may know… that there is none beside me.  I am the LORD, and there is none else.
7 – I form the light and create darkness… I, the LORD, do all these things.
8 – I, the LORD, have created it.
12 I have made the earth, and created man upon it:  I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host I have commanded.
18 – For thus saith the LORD, that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD, and there is none else.
Isaiah 48:12-13 – Hearken unto me, O Jacob and Israel, my called:  I am he; I am the first, I also am the last.  Mine hand also hath laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand hath spanned the heavens: when I call unto them, they stand up together.
Isaiah 51:13, 16b – And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; …that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth,
Isaiah 66:1-2 – Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? and where is the place of my rest?  For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.  (See Psalm 51:17.  David writes, The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.)
Jeremiah 10:12 – He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.
Jeremiah 27:4b-5 – Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Thus shall ye say unto your masters; I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed meet unto me.
Jeremiah 32:17 – Ah, Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:
Jeremiah 51:15, 19 – He hath made the earth by his power; he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding. (10:12).  …for he is the former of all things: and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: the LORD of hosts is his name.

Minor Prophets
Amos 4:13 – For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind,
Amos 5:8 – Seek him that maketh the seven stars  and Orion (Job 9:8-9), and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name:
Jonah 1:9 – And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land.
Malachi 2:10 – Have we not all one father? hath not one God created us?

Mark 10:6- But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.  (Matthew 19:4)*
Mark 13:19 – For in those days shall be affliction, such as was not from the beginning of the creation which God created unto this time, neither shall be.  (Matthew 24:21)
Luke 1:70 – as he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:
John 1:3 – All things were made by him; and without him was bit anything made that was made.
John 1:10 – He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.

The Acts of the Apostles
Acts 4:24 – And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is.
Acts 17:24 – God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;

Romans 1:20 – For  the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse.
Romans 8:22 – For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.
1 Corinthians 15:47 – The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven.
Ephesians 3:9 – …the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
Colossians 1:16 – for by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:
1 Timothy 4:3 – …to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving…
Hebrews 1:1-2 – God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;
2 Peter 3:4b-6 – for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.  For this they willfully are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of water and in the water: whereby the world that then was being overflowed with water, perished:

Revelation 3:14 – And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:
Revelation 4:11 – Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for they pleasure they are and were created.  (Who is saying this?  vv 9-10:  the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders, who fall down before Him who sits on the throne and worship Him, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying…)
Revelation 10:5-6 – The angel…  sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth and the things that therein are, and the sea and the things which are therein,
Revelation 14:6-7 – And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, saying with a loud voice, Fear God and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.


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