What Does the Bible Say About Nature? 15 Powerful Verses


Job 12:10

ESVIn his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind.
KJVIn whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.
NASBIn whose hand is the life of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind?
NIVIn his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind.
NLTFor the life of every living thing is in his hand, and the breath of every human being.

Psalm 145:5

ESVOn the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.
KJVI will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
NASBOn the glorious splendor of Your majesty And on Your wonderful works, I will meditate.
NIVThey speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty— and I will meditate on your wonderful works.
NLTI will meditate on your majestic, glorious splendor and your wonderful miracles.

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Psalm 96:11

ESVLet the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all that fills it;
KJVLet the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.
NASBLet the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; Let the sea roar, and all it contains;
NIVLet the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it.
NLTLet the heavens be glad, and the earth rejoice! Let the sea and everything in it shout his praise!

Isaiah 55:12

ESV“For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
KJVFor ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
NASB“For you will go out with joy And be led forth with peace; The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you, And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
NIVYou will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
NLTYou will live in joy and peace. The mountains and hills will burst into song, and the trees of the field will clap their hands!

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Ecclesiastes 3:11

ESVHe 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.
KJVHe hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
NASBHe has made everything appropriate in its time. He has also set eternity in their heart, yet so that man will not find out the work which God has done from the beginning even to the end.
NIVHe has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
NLTYet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end.

Psalm 69:34

ESVLet heaven and earth praise him, the seas and everything that moves in them.
KJVLet the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moveth therein.
NASBLet heaven and earth praise Him, The seas and everything that moves in them.
NIVLet heaven and earth praise him, the seas and all that move in them,
NLTPraise him, O heaven and earth, the seas and all that move in them.

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Nehemiah 9:6

ESV“You are the LORD, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.
KJVThou, even thou, art LORD alone; 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 therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.
NASB“You alone are the LORD. You have made the heavens, The heaven of heavens with all their host, The earth and all that is on it, The seas and all that is in them. You give life to all of them And the heavenly host bows down before You.
NIVYou alone are the LORD. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship you.
NLT“You alone are the LORD. You made the skies and the heavens and all the stars. You made the earth and the seas and everything in them. You preserve them all, and the angels of heaven worship you.

Psalm 8:3

ESVWhen I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
KJVWhen I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
NASBWhen I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;
NIVWhen I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
NLTWhen I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers— the moon and the stars you set in place—

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Psalm 102:25

ESVOf old you laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands.
KJVOf old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.
NASB“Of old You founded the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.
NIVIn the beginning you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands.
NLTLong ago you laid the foundation of the earth and made the heavens with your hands.

Isaiah 40:8

ESVThe grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.
KJVThe grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.
NASBThe grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever.
NIVThe grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.”
NLTThe grass withers and the flowers fade, but the word of our God stands forever.”

Romans 8:19

ESVFor the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God.
KJVFor the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.
NASBFor the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God.
NIVFor the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.
NLTFor all creation is waiting eagerly for that future day when God will reveal who his children really are.

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Genesis 1:10

ESVGod called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good.
KJVAnd God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
NASBGod called the dry land earth, and the gathering of the waters He called seas; and God saw that it was good.
NIVGod called the dry ground “land,” and the gathered waters he called “seas.” And God saw that it was good.
NLTGod called the dry ground “land” and the waters “seas.” And God saw that it was good.

Psalm 118:23

ESVThis is the LORD’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.
KJVThis is the LORD’S doing; it is marvellous in our eyes.
NASBThis is the LORD’S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes.
NIVthe LORD has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes.
NLTThis is the LORD’s doing, and it is wonderful to see.

Matthew 6:28

ESVAnd why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin,
KJVAnd why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:
NASB“And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
NIV“And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.
NLT“And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don’t work or make their clothing,

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.

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