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Genesis 1:1 -- In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Genesis 1:2 -- The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.
Genesis 1:3 -- Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.
Genesis 1:4 -- And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness.
Genesis 1:5 -- God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. So the evening and the morning were the first day.
Genesis 1:6 -- Then God said, "Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."
Genesis 1:7 -- Thus God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so.
Genesis 1:8 -- And God called the firmament Heaven. So the evening and the morning were the second day.
Genesis 1:9 -- Then God said, "Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear"; and it was so.
Genesis 1:10 -- And God called the dry land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters He called Seas. And God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:11 -- Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb that yields seed, and the fruit tree that yields fruit according to its kind, whose seed is in itself, on the earth"; and it was so.
Genesis 1:12 -- And the earth brought forth grass, the herb that yields seed according to its kind, and the tree that yields fruit, whose seed is in itself according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:13 -- So the evening and the morning were the third day.
Genesis 1:14 -- Then God said, "Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and seasons, and for days and years;
Genesis 1:15 -- "and let them be for lights in the firmament of the heavens to give light on the earth"; and it was so.
Genesis 1:16 -- Then God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He made the stars also.
Genesis 1:17 -- God set them in the firmament of the heavens to give light on the earth,
Genesis 1:18 -- and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness. And God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:19 -- So the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
Genesis 1:20 -- Then God said, "Let the waters abound with an abundance of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the face of the firmament of the heavens."
Genesis 1:21 -- So God created great sea creatures and every living thing that moves, with which the waters abounded, according to their kind, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:23 -- So the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
Genesis 1:24 -- Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth the living creature according to its kind: cattle and creeping thing and beast of the earth, each according to its kind"; and it was so.
Genesis 1:25 -- And God made the beast of the earth according to its kind, cattle according to its kind, and everything that creeps on the earth according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Genesis 1:26 -- Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."
Genesis 1:27 -- So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.
Genesis 1:28 -- Then God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth."
Genesis 1:31 -- Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good. So the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
Genesis 2:1 -- Thus the heavens and the earth, and all the host of them, were finished.
Genesis 2:2 -- And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done.
Genesis 2:3 -- Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made.
Genesis 2:4 -- This is the history of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,
Genesis 2:5 -- before any plant of the field was in the earth and before any herb of the field had grown. For the LORD God had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to till the ground;
Genesis 2:7 -- And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.
Genesis 2:9 -- And out of the ground the LORD God made every tree grow that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Genesis 2:18 -- And the LORD God said, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him."
Genesis 2:19 -- Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to Adam to see what he would call them. And whatever Adam called each living creature, that was its name.
Genesis 2:21 -- And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place.
Genesis 2:22 -- Then the rib which the LORD God had taken from man He made into a woman, and He brought her to the man.
Genesis 2:23 -- And Adam said: "This is now bone of my bones And flesh of my flesh; She shall be called Woman, Because she was taken out of Man."
Genesis 3:1 -- Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, "Has God indeed said, 'You shall not eat of every tree of the garden'?"
Genesis 5:1 -- This is the book of the genealogy of Adam. In the day that God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.
Genesis 5:2 -- He created them male and female, and blessed them and called them Mankind in the day they were created.
Genesis 6:6 -- And the LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.
Genesis 6:7 -- So the LORD said, "I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth, both man and beast, creeping thing and birds of the air, for I am sorry that I have made them."
Genesis 7:4 -- "For after seven more days I will cause it to rain on the earth forty days and forty nights, and I will destroy from the face of the earth all living things that I have made."
Genesis 9:6 -- "Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed; For in the image of God He made man.
Exodus 4:11 -- So the LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes the mute, the deaf, the seeing, or the blind? Have not I, the LORD?
Exodus 20:9 -- Six days you shall labor and do all your work,
Exodus 20:10 -- but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the LORD your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates.
Exodus 20:11 -- For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it.
Exodus 31:15 -- 'Work shall be done for six days, but the seventh is the Sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.
Exodus 31:16 -- 'Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant.
Exodus 31:17 -- 'It is a sign between Me and the children of Israel forever; for in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day He rested and was refreshed.'"
Numbers 16:22 -- Then they fell on their faces, and said, "O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and You be angry with all the congregation?"
Numbers 27:16 -- "Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation,
Deuteronomy 4:32 -- "For ask now concerning the days that are past, which were before you, since the day that God created man on the earth, and ask from one end of heaven to the other, whether any great thing like this has happened, or anything like it has been heard.
Deuteronomy 32:6 -- Do you thus deal with the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is He not your Father, who bought you? Has He not made you and established you?
Deuteronomy 32:15 -- "But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked; You grew fat, you grew thick, You are obese! Then he forsook God who made him, And scornfully esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
Deuteronomy 32:18 -- Of the Rock who begot you, you are unmindful, And have forgotten the God who fathered you.
1 Samuel 2:8 -- He raises the poor from the dust And lifts the beggar from the ash heap, To set them among princes And make them inherit the throne of glory. "For the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, And He has set the world upon them.
2 Kings 19:15 -- Then Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said: "O LORD God of Israel, the One who dwells between the cherubim, You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.
1 Chronicles 16:26 -- For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.
2 Chronicles 2:12 -- Hiram also said: Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who made heaven and earth, for He has given King David a wise son, endowed with prudence and understanding, who will build a temple for the LORD and a royal house for himself!
Nehemiah 9:6 -- You alone are the LORD; You have made heaven, The heaven of heavens, with all their host, The earth and everything on it, The seas and all that is in them, And You preserve them all. The host of heaven worships You.
Job 4:17 -- 'Can a mortal be more righteous than God? Can a man be more pure than his Maker?
Job 9:8 -- He alone spreads out the heavens, And treads on the waves of the sea;
Job 9:9 -- He made the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, And the chambers of the south;
Job 9:10 -- He does great things past finding out, Yes, wonders without number.
Job 10:3 -- Does it seem good to You that You should oppress, That You should despise the work of Your hands, And smile on the counsel of the wicked?
Job 10:8 -- 'Your hands have made me and fashioned me, An intricate unity; Yet You would destroy me.
Job 10:9 -- Remember, I pray, that You have made me like clay. And will You turn me into dust again?
Job 10:11 -- Clothe me with skin and flesh, And knit me together with bones and sinews?
Job 10:12 -- You have granted me life and favor, And Your care has preserved my spirit.
Job 12:9 -- Who among all these does not know That the hand of the LORD has done this,
Job 12:10 -- In whose hand is the life of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind?
Job 26:7 -- He stretches out the north over empty space; He hangs the earth on nothing.
Job 26:8 -- He binds up the water in His thick clouds, Yet the clouds are not broken under it.
Job 26:10 -- He drew a circular horizon on the face of the waters, At the boundary of light and darkness.
Job 26:13 -- By His Spirit He adorned the heavens; His hand pierced the fleeing serpent.
Job 26:14 -- Indeed these are the mere edges of His ways, And how small a whisper we hear of Him! But the thunder of His power who can understand?"
Job 28:26 -- When He made a law for the rain, And a path for the thunderbolt,
Job 31:15 -- Did not He who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same One fashion us in the womb?
Job 32:22 -- For I do not know how to flatter, Else my Maker would soon take me away.
Job 33:4 -- The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
Job 33:6 -- Truly I am as your spokesman before God; I also have been formed out of clay.
Job 34:19 -- Yet He is not partial to princes, Nor does He regard the rich more than the poor; For they are all the work of His hands.
Job 35:10 -- But no one says, 'Where is God my Maker, Who gives songs in the night,
Job 36:3 -- I will fetch my knowledge from afar; I will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
Job 37:16 -- Do you know how the clouds are balanced, Those wondrous works of Him who is perfect in knowledge?
Job 37:18 -- With Him, have you spread out the skies, Strong as a cast metal mirror?
Job 38:4 -- "Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding.
Job 38:5 -- Who determined its measurements? Surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it?
Job 38:6 -- To what were its foundations fastened? Or who laid its cornerstone,
Job 38:7 -- When the morning stars sang together, And all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Job 38:8 -- "Or who shut in the sea with doors, When it burst forth and issued from the womb;
Job 38:9 -- When I made the clouds its garment, And thick darkness its swaddling band;
Job 38:10 -- When I fixed My limit for it, And set bars and doors;
Job 38:11 -- When I said, 'This far you may come, but no farther, And here your proud waves must stop!'
Job 38:12 -- "Have you commanded the morning since your days began, And caused the dawn to know its place,
Job 38:19 -- "Where is the way to the dwelling of light? And darkness, where is its place,
Job 38:21 -- Do you know it, because you were born then, Or because the number of your days is great?
Job 38:33 -- Do you know the ordinances of the heavens? Can you set their dominion over the earth?
Job 38:36 -- Who has put wisdom in the mind? Or who has given understanding to the heart?
Job 40:15 -- "Look now at the behemoth, which I made along with you; He eats grass like an ox.
Job 40:19 -- He is the first of the ways of God; Only He who made him can bring near His sword.
Psalms 8:3 -- When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained,
Psalms 8:5 -- For You have made him a little lower than the angels, And You have crowned him with glory and honor.
Psalms 8:6 -- You have made him to have dominion over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet,
Psalms 19:1 -- The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork.
Psalms 19:4 -- Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their words to the end of the world. In them He has set a tabernacle for the sun,
Psalms 24:1 -- The earth is the Lord's, and all its fullness, The world and those who dwell therein.
Psalms 24:2 -- For He has founded it upon the seas, And established it upon the waters.
Psalms 33:6 -- By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And all the host of them by the breath of His mouth.
Psalms 33:7 -- He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap; He lays up the deep in storehouses.
Psalms 33:8 -- Let all the earth fear the LORD; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.
Psalms 33:9 -- For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast.
Psalms 33:11 -- The counsel of the LORD stands forever, The plans of His heart to all generations.
Psalms 65:6 -- Who established the mountains by His strength, Being clothed with power;
Psalms 74:16 -- The day is Yours, the night also is Yours; You have prepared the light and the sun.
Psalms 74:17 -- You have set all the borders of the earth; You have made summer and winter.
Psalms 78:69 -- And He built His sanctuary like the heights, Like the earth which He has established forever.
Psalms 86:9 -- All nations whom You have made Shall come and worship before You, O Lord, And shall glorify Your name.
Psalms 89:11 -- The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; The world and all its fullness, You have founded them.
Psalms 89:12 -- The north and the south, You have created them; Tabor and Hermon rejoice in Your name.
Psalms 89:47 -- Remember how short my time is; For what futility have You created all the children of men?
Psalms 90:2 -- Before the mountains were brought forth, Or ever You had formed the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
Psalms 94:9 -- He who planted the ear, shall He not hear? He who formed the eye, shall He not see?
Psalms 95:4 -- In His hand are the deep places of the earth; The heights of the hills are His also.
Psalms 95:5 -- The sea is His, for He made it; And His hands formed the dry land.
Psalms 95:6 -- Oh come, let us worship and bow down; Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.
Psalms 95:7 -- For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture, And the sheep of His hand. Today, if you will hear His voice:
Psalms 96:5 -- For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.
Psalms 100:3 -- Know that the LORD, He is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
Psalms 102:18 -- This will be written for the generation to come, That a people yet to be created may praise the LORD.
Psalms 102:25 -- Of old You laid the foundation of the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.
Psalms 103:22 -- Bless the LORD, all His works, In all places of His dominion. Bless the LORD, O my soul!
Psalms 104:2 -- Who cover Yourself with light as with a garment, Who stretch out the heavens like a curtain.
Psalms 104:3 -- He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters, Who makes the clouds His chariot, Who walks on the wings of the wind,
Psalms 104:4 -- Who makes His angels spirits, His ministers a flame of fire.
Psalms 104:5 -- You who laid the foundations of the earth, So that it should not be moved forever,
Psalms 104:6 -- You covered it with the deep as with a garment; The waters stood above the mountains.
Psalms 104:8 -- They went up over the mountains; They went down into the valleys, To the place which You founded for them.
Psalms 104:24 -- O LORD, how manifold are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all. The earth is full of Your possessions;
Psalms 104:26 -- There the ships sail about; There is that Leviathan Which You have made to play there.
Psalms 104:30 -- You send forth Your Spirit, they are created; And You renew the face of the earth.
Psalms 111:4 -- He has made His wonderful works to be remembered; The LORD is gracious and full of compassion.
Psalms 115:15 -- May you be blessed by the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.
Psalms 119:73 -- Your hands have made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.
Psalms 119:90 -- Your faithfulness endures to all generations; You established the earth, and it abides.
Psalms 119:91 -- They continue this day according to Your ordinances, For all are Your servants.
Psalms 119:152 -- Concerning Your testimonies, I have known of old that You have founded them forever.
Psalms 121:2 -- My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.
Psalms 124:8 -- Our help is in the name of the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.
Psalms 134:3 -- The LORD who made heaven and earth Bless you from Zion!
Psalms 136:5 -- To Him who by wisdom made the heavens, For His mercy endures forever;
Psalms 136:6 -- To Him who laid out the earth above the waters, For His mercy endures forever;
Psalms 136:7 -- To Him who made great lights, For His mercy endures forever;
Psalms 136:8 -- The sun to rule by day, For His mercy endures forever;
Psalms 136:9 -- The moon and stars to rule by night, For His mercy endures forever.
Psalms 139:13 -- For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother's womb.
Psalm 139:14 I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.
Psalms 139:16 -- Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. And in Your book they all were written, The days fashioned for me, When as yet there were none of them.
Psalms 146:6 -- Who made heaven and earth, The sea, and all that is in them; Who keeps truth forever,
Psalms 148:1 -- Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; Praise Him in the heights!
Psalms 148:2 -- Praise Him, all His angels; Praise Him, all His hosts!
Psalms 148:3 -- Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all you stars of light!
Psalms 148:4 -- Praise Him, you heavens of heavens, And you waters above the heavens!
Psalms 148:5 -- Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.
Psalms 148:6 -- He also established them forever and ever; He made a decree which shall not pass away.
Psalms 149:2 -- Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
Proverbs 3:19 -- The LORD by wisdom founded the earth; By understanding He established the heavens;
Proverbs 8:26 -- While as yet He had not made the earth or the fields, Or the primeval dust of the world.
Proverbs 8:27 -- When He prepared the heavens, I was there, When He drew a circle on the face of the deep,
Proverbs 8:28 -- When He established the clouds above, When He strengthened the fountains of the deep,
Proverbs 8:29 -- When He assigned to the sea its limit, So that the waters would not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth,
Proverbs 14:31 -- He who oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker, But he who honors Him has mercy on the needy.
Proverbs 16:4 -- The LORD has made all for Himself, Yes, even the wicked for the day of doom.
Proverbs 17:5 -- He who mocks the poor reproaches his Maker; He who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished.
Proverbs 20:12 -- The hearing ear and the seeing eye, The LORD has made them both.
Proverbs 22:2 -- The rich and the poor have this in common, The LORD is the maker of them all.
Proverbs 26:10 -- The great God who formed everything Gives the fool his hire and the transgressor his wages.
Proverbs 30:4 -- Who has ascended into heaven, or descended? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has bound the waters in a garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is His Son's name, If you know?
Ecclesiastes 3:11 -- He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end.
Ecclesiastes 7:29 -- Truly, this only I have found: That God made man upright, But they have sought out many schemes."
Ecclesiastes 11:5 -- As you do not know what is the way of the wind, Or how the bones grow in the womb of her who is with child, So you do not know the works of God who makes everything.
Ecclesiastes 12:1 -- Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, Before the difficult days come, And the years draw near when you say, "I have no pleasure in them":
Ecclesiastes 12:6 -- Remember your Creator before the silver cord is loosed, Or the golden bowl is broken, Or the pitcher shattered at the fountain, Or the wheel broken at the well.
Isaiah 17:7 -- In that day a man will look to his Maker, And his eyes will have respect for the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 22:11 -- You also made a reservoir between the two walls For the water of the old pool. But you did not look to its Maker, Nor did you have respect for Him who fashioned it long ago.
Isaiah 27:11 -- When its boughs are withered, they will be broken off; The women come and set them on fire. For it is a people of no understanding; Therefore He who made them will not have mercy on them, And He who formed them will show them no favor.
Isaiah 29:16 -- Surely you have things turned around! Shall the potter be esteemed as the clay; For shall the thing made say of him who made it, "He did not make me"? Or shall the thing formed say of him who formed it, "He has no understanding"?
Isaiah 37:16 -- "O LORD of hosts, God of Israel, the One who dwells between the cherubim, You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.
Isaiah 37:26 -- "Did you not hear long ago How I made it, From ancient times that I formed it? Now I have brought it to pass, That you should be For crushing fortified cities into heaps of ruins.
Isaiah 40:26 -- Lift up your eyes on high, And see who has created these things, Who brings out their host by number; He calls them all by name, By the greatness of His might And the strength of His power; Not one is missing.
Isaiah 40:28 -- Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable.
Isaiah 42:5 -- Thus says God the LORD, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread forth the earth and that which comes from it, Who gives breath to the people on it, And spirit to those who walk on it:
Isaiah 43:1 -- But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: "Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine.
Isaiah 43:7 -- Everyone who is called by My name, Whom I have created for My glory; I have formed him, yes, I have made him."
Isaiah 43:10 -- "You are My witnesses," says the LORD, "And My servant whom I have chosen, That you may know and believe Me, And understand that I am He. Before Me there was no God formed, Nor shall there be after Me.
Isaiah 43:15 -- I am the LORD, your Holy One, The Creator of Israel, your King."
Isaiah 43:21 -- This people I have formed for Myself; They shall declare My praise.
Isaiah 44:2 -- Thus says the LORD who made you And formed you from the womb, who will help you: 'Fear not, O Jacob My servant; And you, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.
Isaiah 44:21 -- "Remember these, O Jacob, And Israel, for you are My servant; I have formed you, you are My servant; O Israel, you will not be forgotten by Me!
Isaiah 44:24 -- Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, And He who formed you from the womb: "I am the LORD, who makes all things, Who stretches out the heavens all alone, Who spreads abroad the earth by Myself;
Isaiah 45:7 -- I form the light and create darkness, I make peace and create calamity; I, the LORD, do all these things.'
Isaiah 45:8 -- "Rain down, you heavens, from above, And let the skies pour down righteousness; Let the earth open, let them bring forth salvation, And let righteousness spring up together. I, the LORD, have created it.
Isaiah 45:9 -- "Woe to him who strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth! Shall the clay say to him who forms it, 'What are you making?' Or shall your handiwork say, 'He has no hands'?
Isaiah 45:11 -- Thus says the LORD, The Holy One of Israel, and his Maker: "Ask Me of things to come concerning My sons; And concerning the work of My hands, you command Me.
Isaiah 45:12 -- I have made the earth, And created man on it. I; My hands; stretched out the heavens, And all their host I have commanded.
Isaiah 45:18 -- For thus says the LORD, Who created the heavens, Who is God, Who formed the earth and made it, Who has established it, Who did not create it in vain, Who formed it to be inhabited: "I am the LORD, and there is no other.
Isaiah 48:7 -- They are created now and not from the beginning; And before this day you have not heard them, Lest you should say, 'Of course I knew them.'
Isaiah 48:13 -- Indeed My hand has laid the foundation of the earth, And My right hand has stretched out the heavens; When I call to them, They stand up together.
Isaiah 49:1 -- "Listen, O coastlands, to Me, And take heed, you peoples from afar! The LORD has called Me from the womb; From the matrix of My mother He has made mention of My name.
Isaiah 49:5 -- "And now the LORD says, Who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant, To bring Jacob back to Him, So that Israel is gathered to Him (For I shall be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, And My God shall be My strength),
Isaiah 51:13 -- And you forget the LORD your Maker, Who stretched out the heavens And laid the foundations of the earth; You have feared continually every day Because of the fury of the oppressor, When he has prepared to destroy. And where is the fury of the oppressor?
Isaiah 51:16 -- And I have put My words in your mouth; I have covered you with the shadow of My hand, That I may plant the heavens, Lay the foundations of the earth, And say to Zion, 'You are My people.'"
Isaiah 54:5 -- For your Maker is your husband, The LORD of hosts is His name; And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel; He is called the God of the whole earth.
Isaiah 57:16 -- For I will not contend forever, Nor will I always be angry; For the spirit would fail before Me, And the souls which I have made.
Isaiah 64:8 -- But now, O LORD, You are our Father; We are the clay, and You our potter; And all we are the work of Your hand.
Isaiah 65:17 -- "For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former shall not be remembered or come to mind.
Isaiah 65:18 -- But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create; For behold, I create Jerusalem as a rejoicing, And her people a joy.
Isaiah 66:2 -- For all those things My hand has made, And all those things exist," Says the LORD. "But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, And who trembles at My word.
Jeremiah 1:5 -- "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations."
Jeremiah 5:22 -- Do you not fear Me?' says the LORD. 'Will you not tremble at My presence, Who have placed the sand as the bound of the sea, By a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass beyond it? And though its waves toss to and fro, Yet they cannot prevail; Though they roar, yet they cannot pass over it.
Jeremiah 10:11 -- Thus you shall say to them: "The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth shall perish from the earth and from under these heavens."
Jeremiah 10:12 -- He has made the earth by His power, He has established the world by His wisdom, And has stretched out the heavens at His discretion.
Jeremiah 10:16 -- The Portion of Jacob is not like them, For He is the Maker of all things, And Israel is the tribe of His inheritance; The LORD of hosts is His name.
Jeremiah 14:22 -- Are there any among the idols of the nations that can cause rain? Or can the heavens give showers? Are You not He, O LORD our God? Therefore we will wait for You, Since You have made all these.
Jeremiah 16:20 -- Will a man make gods for himself, Which are not gods?
Jeremiah 27:5 -- 'I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are on the ground, by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and have given it to whom it seemed proper to Me.
Jeremiah 31:35 -- Thus says the LORD, Who gives the sun for a light by day, The ordinances of the moon and the stars for a light by night, Who disturbs the sea, And its waves roar (The LORD of hosts is His name):
Jeremiah 32:17 -- 'Ah, Lord GOD! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. There is nothing too hard for You.
Jeremiah 33:2 -- "Thus says the LORD who made it, the LORD who formed it to establish it (the LORD is His name):
Jeremiah 51:15 -- He has made the earth by His power; He has established the world by His wisdom, And stretched out the heaven by His understanding.
Jeremiah 51:19 -- The Portion of Jacob is not like them, For He is the Maker of all things; And Israel is the tribe of His inheritance. The LORD of hosts is His name.
Hosea 8:14 -- "For Israel has forgotten his Maker, And has built temples; Judah also has multiplied fortified cities; But I will send fire upon his cities, And it shall devour his palaces."
Amos 4:13 -- For behold, He who forms mountains, And creates the wind, Who declares to man what his thought is, And makes the morning darkness, Who treads the high places of the earth; The LORD God of hosts is His name.
Amos 5:8 -- He made the Pleiades and Orion; He turns the shadow of death into morning And makes the day dark as night; He calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the face of the earth; The LORD is His name.
Amos 9:6 -- He who builds His layers in the sky, And has founded His strata in the earth; Who calls for the waters of the sea, And pours them out on the face of the earth; The LORD is His name.
Jonah 1:9 -- So he said to them, "I am a Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land."
Zechariah 12:1 -- The burden of the word of the LORD against Israel. Thus says the LORD, who stretches out the heavens, lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him:
Malachi 2:10 -- Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why do we deal treacherously with one another By profaning the covenant of the fathers?
Matthew 13:35 -- that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying: "I will open My mouth in parables; I will utter things kept secret from the foundation of the world."
Matthew 19:4 -- And He answered and said to them, "Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning 'made them male and female,'
Mark 10:6 -- "But from the beginning of the creation, God 'made them male and female.'
Mark 13:19 -- "For in those days there will be tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the creation which God created until this time, nor ever shall be.
John 1:1 -- In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 1:2 -- He was in the beginning with God.
John 1:3 -- All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made.
John 1:10 -- He was in the world, and the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him.
John 17:24 -- "Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My glory which You have given Me; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.
Acts 4:24 -- So when they heard that, they raised their voice to God with one accord and said: "Lord, You are God, who made heaven and earth and the sea, and all that is in them,
Acts 7:50 -- Has My hand not made all these things?'
Acts 14:15 -- and saying, "Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men with the same nature as you, and preach to you that you should turn from these useless things to the living God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and all things that are in them,
Acts 17:24 -- "God, who made the world and everything in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands.
Acts 17:25 -- "Nor is He worshiped with men's hands, as though He needed anything, since He gives to all life, breath, and all things.
Acts 17:26 -- "And He has made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined their preappointed times and the boundaries of their dwellings,
Acts 17:28 -- "for in Him we live and move and have our being, as also some of your own poets have said, 'For we are also His offspring.'
Acts 17:29 -- "Therefore, since we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, something shaped by art and man's devising.
Romans 1:20 -- For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse,
Romans 1:23 -- and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man; and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things.
Romans 1:25 -- who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
Romans 4:17 -- (as it is written, "I have made you a father of many nations") in the presence of Him whom he believed; God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did;
Romans 8:19 -- For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God.
Romans 8:20 -- For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it in hope;
Romans 8:21 -- because the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
Romans 8:22 -- For we know that the whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs together until now.
Romans 9:20 -- But indeed, O man, who are you to reply against God? Will the thing formed say to him who formed it, "Why have you made me like this?"
Romans 11:36 -- For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to whom be glory forever. Amen.
1 Corinthians 8:6 -- yet for us there is one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we for Him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and through whom we live.
1 Corinthians 11:9 -- Nor was man created for the woman, but woman for the man.
1 Corinthians 11:12 -- For as woman came from man, even so man also comes through woman; but all things are from God.
1 Corinthians 12:18 -- But now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased.
1 Corinthians 12:24 -- but our presentable parts have no need. But God composed the body, having given greater honor to that part which lacks it,
1 Corinthians 15:38 -- But God gives it a body as He pleases, and to each seed its own body.
1 Corinthians 15:45 -- And so it is written, "The first man Adam became a living being." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:47 -- The first man was of the earth, made of dust; the second Man is the Lord from heaven.
2 Corinthians 5:17 -- Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
2 Corinthians 5:18 -- Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation,
Ephesians 2:10 -- For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
Ephesians 3:9 -- and to make all see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hidden in God who created all things through Jesus Christ;
Ephesians 4:24 -- and that you put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.
Colossians 1:15 -- He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.
Colossians 1:16 -- For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him.
Colossians 1:17 -- And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist.
Colossians 3:10 -- and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
1 Timothy 2:13 -- For Adam was formed first, then Eve.
1 Timothy 4:3 -- forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.
1 Timothy 4:4 -- For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be refused if it is received with thanksgiving;
1 Timothy 6:13 -- I urge you in the sight of God who gives life to all things, and before Christ Jesus who witnessed the good confession before Pontius Pilate,
Hebrews 1:2 -- has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds;
Hebrews 1:10 -- And: "You, LORD, in the beginning laid the foundation of the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.
Hebrews 2:10 -- For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
Hebrews 3:4 -- For every house is built by someone, but He who built all things is God.
Hebrews 11:3 -- By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.
Hebrews 12:9 -- Furthermore, we have had human fathers who corrected us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much more readily be in subjection to the Father of spirits and live?
James 3:9 -- With it we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God.
1 Peter 4:19 -- Therefore let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good, as to a faithful Creator.
2 Peter 3:4 -- and saying, "Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation."
Revelation 3:14 -- "And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write, 'These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God:
Revelation 4:11 -- "You are worthy, O Lord, To receive glory and honor and power; For You created all things, And by Your will they exist and were created."
Revelation 10:6 -- and swore by Him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and the things that are in it, the earth and the things that are in it, and the sea and the things that are in it, that there should be delay no longer,
Revelation 14:7 -- saying with a loud voice, "Fear God and give glory to Him, for the hour of His judgment has come; and worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and springs of water."
(See also other related words in Gen 14:19,22; Psa 118:24; Isa 40:22; Eze 28:13,15; Mat 25:34; Eph 1:4; Heb 4:3,4; Heb 9:26; 1 Pet 1:20; Rev 13:8; 17:8.)
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