What Does the Bible Say About the Earth? 12 Powerful Verses


Job 26:7

ESVHe stretches out the north over the void and hangs the earth on nothing.
KJVHe stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.
NASB“He stretches out the north over empty space And hangs the earth on nothing.
NIVHe spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing.
NLTGod stretches the northern sky over empty space and hangs the earth on nothing.

Isaiah 40:22

ESVIt is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to dwell in;
KJVIt is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:
NASBIt is He who sits above the circle of the earth, And its inhabitants are like grasshoppers, Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain And spreads them out like a tent to dwell in.
NIVHe sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like a canopy, and spreads them out like a tent to live in.
NLTGod sits above the circle of the earth. The people below seem like grasshoppers to him! He spreads out the heavens like a curtain and makes his tent from them.

Also see Bible verses about victory in Christ.

Psalm 19:1

ESVThe heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.
KJVTo the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.
NASBFor the choir director. A Psalm of David. The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.
NIVFor the director of music. A psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
NLTThe heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship.

Also see Bible verses about division.

Genesis 1:1

ESVIn the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
KJVIn the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
NASBIn the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
NIVIn the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
NLTIn the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Also see Bible verses about sunrises.

Revelation 7:1

ESVAfter this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, that no wind might blow on earth or sea or against any tree.
KJVAnd after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree.
NASBAfter this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, so that no wind would blow on the earth or on the sea or on any tree.
NIVAfter this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth to prevent any wind from blowing on the land or on the sea or on any tree.
NLTThen I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds so they did not blow on the earth or the sea, or even on any tree.

John 1:3

ESVAll things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.
KJVAll things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
NASBAll things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.
NIVThrough him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
NLTGod created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him.

Psalm 104:5

ESVHe set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved.
KJVWho laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.
NASBHe established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.
NIVHe set the earth on its foundations; it can never be moved.
NLTYou placed the world on its foundation so it would never be moved.

Proverbs 8:27

ESVWhen he established the heavens, I was there; when he drew a circle on the face of the deep,
KJVWhen he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:
NASB“When He established the heavens, I was there, When He inscribed a circle on the face of the deep,
NIVI was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,
NLTI was there when he established the heavens, when he drew the horizon on the oceans.

Job 37:18

ESVCan you, like him, spread out the skies, hard as a cast metal mirror?
KJVHast thou with him spread out the sky, which is strong, and as a molten looking glass?
NASB“Can you, with Him, spread out the skies, Strong as a molten mirror?
NIVcan you join him in spreading out the skies, hard as a mirror of cast bronze?
NLThe makes the skies reflect the heat like a bronze mirror. Can you do that?

Psalm 93:1

ESVThe LORD reigns; he is robed in majesty; the LORD is robed; he has put on strength as his belt. Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved.
KJVThe LORD reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.
NASBThe LORD reigns, He is clothed with majesty; The LORD has clothed and girded Himself with strength; Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved.
NIVThe LORD reigns, he is robed in majesty; the LORD is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure.
NLTThe LORD is king! He is robed in majesty. Indeed, the LORD is robed in majesty and armed with strength. The world stands firm and cannot be shaken.

Job 26:10

ESVHe has inscribed a circle on the face of the waters at the boundary between light and darkness.
KJVHe hath compassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.
NASB“He has inscribed a circle on the surface of the waters At the boundary of light and darkness.
NIVHe marks out the horizon on the face of the waters for a boundary between light and darkness.
NLTHe created the horizon when he separated the waters; he set the boundary between day and night.

Matthew 4:8

ESVAgain, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.
KJVAgain, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
NASBAgain, the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory;
NIVAgain, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.
NLTNext the devil took him to the peak of a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.

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