30 Bible Verses About Art (Explained)

Artistry and creativity are gifts from God, allowing us to express ourselves and reflect His beauty in diverse forms. In the Bible, we find examples of artistic expression that glorify God and inspire awe and wonder. Join us as we reflect on verses that celebrate the artistry of God’s creation and the beauty of human creativity, inviting us to cultivate our talents and use them to honor and glorify our Creator.

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Bible Verses About Art

Exodus 31:3 – Filled With the Spirit of God

“And I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, understanding and knowledge in all kinds of crafts.”

Exodus 35:35 – Skilled Craftsmen

“He has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as engravers, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers—all of them skilled workers and designers.”

1 Chronicles 15:16 – Musical Instruments

“David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.”

1 Chronicles 28:12 – Designing with Artistic Skill

“He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit had put in his mind for the courts of the temple of the Lord and all the surrounding rooms, for the treasuries of the temple of God and for the treasuries for the dedicated things.”

1 Chronicles 29:2 – Craftsmen for the House of the Lord

“With all my resources, I have provided for the temple of my God—gold for the gold work, silver for the silver, bronze for the bronze, iron for the iron and wood for the wood, as well as onyx for the settings, turquoise, stones of various colors, and all kinds of fine stone and marble—all of these in large quantities.”

Exodus 35:30-33 – Bezalel

“Then Moses said to the Israelites, “See, the Lord has chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills—to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze, to cut and set stones, to work in wood and to engage in all kinds of artistic crafts.”

2 Chronicles 2:13-14 – Craftsmen for the Temple

“I am sending you Huram-Abi, a man of great skill, whose mother was from Dan and whose father was from Tyre. He is trained to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, and with purple and blue and crimson yarn and fine linen. He is experienced in all kinds of engraving and can execute any design given to him. He will work with your skilled workers and with those of my Lord, David your father.”

2 Chronicles 3:14 – The Veil of Blue

“He made the curtain of blue, purple and crimson yarn and fine linen, with cherubim worked into it.”

2 Chronicles 4:5 – The Sea

“It was a handbreadth in thickness, and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held two thousand baths.”

2 Chronicles 5:13 – Singers with Instruments

“The trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the Lord. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the Lord and sang: “He is good; his love endures forever.” Then the temple of the Lord was filled with the cloud,”

Nehemiah 8:5-6 – The Book of the Law

“Ezra opened the book. All the people could see him because he was standing above them; and as he opened it, the people all stood up. Ezra praised the Lord, the great God; and all the people lifted their hands and responded, “Amen! Amen!” Then they bowed down and worshiped the Lord with their faces to the ground.”

Psalm 33:3 – A New Song

“Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.”

Psalm 96:1 – Sing to the Lord

“Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth.”

Ecclesiastes 2:4-8 – Artistic Works

“I undertook great projects: I built houses for myself and planted vineyards. I made gardens and parks and planted all kinds of fruit trees in them. I made reservoirs to water groves of flourishing trees. I bought male and female slaves and had other slaves who were born in my house. I also owned more herds and flocks than anyone in Jerusalem before me. I amassed silver and gold for myself, and the treasure of kings and provinces. I acquired male and female singers, and a harem as well—the delights of a man’s heart.”

Isaiah 12:5 – The Name of the Lord

“Sing to the Lord, for he has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world.”

Isaiah 64:8 – The Potter and the Clay

“Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.”

Jeremiah 29:11 – Plans to Prosper

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Ezekiel 10:7 – Cherubim

“Then one of the cherubim reached out his hand to the fire that was among them. He took up some of it and put it into the hands of the man in linen, who took it and went out.”

Ezekiel 10:19 – The Sound of Their Wings

“When the cherubim went, the wheels beside them went; and when the cherubim spread their wings to rise from the ground, the wheels did not leave their side.”

Ezekiel 40:3 – A Man Whose Appearance Was Like Bronze

“He took me there, and I saw a man whose appearance was like bronze; he was standing in the gateway with a linen cord and a measuring rod in his hand.”

Romans 12:6 – Gifts that Differ

“We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us.”

1 Corinthians 12:7 – Manifestation of the Spirit

“Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good.”

1 Corinthians 14:15 – Sing with the Spirit

“So what shall I do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my understanding; I will sing with my spirit, but I will also sing with my understanding.”

Ephesians 2:10 – Created in Christ

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

Ephesians 5:19 – Sing and Make Music

“sing and make music from your heart to the Lord.”

Colossians 3:16 – Teaching and Admonishing

“Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”

Colossians 3:23 – Work Heartily

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.”

1 Timothy 4:14 – The Laying on of Hands

“Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through prophecy when the body of elders laid their hands on you.”

Hebrews 11:3 – Created by His Word

“By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.”

Hebrews 13:15 – The Sacrifice of Praise

“Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name.”

James 1:17 – Every Good and Perfect Gift

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

1 Peter 4:10 – Serving Others

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

Revelation 5:8 – The Harps and Bowls

“And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people.”

Revelation 14:3 – The New Song

“And they sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders. No one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth.”

Revelation 15:2 – The Song of God and the Lamb

“And I saw what looked like a sea of glass glowing with fire and, standing beside the sea, those who had been victorious over the beast and its image and over the number of its name. They held harps given them by God”

Revelation 15:3 – The Song of Moses and the Lamb

“They sang the song of God’s servant Moses and of the Lamb: “Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.”

Revelation 19:6 – The Sound of Many Waters

“Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting: “Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns.”

Revelation 21:11 – The Glory of God

“It shone with the glory of God, and its brilliance was like that of a very precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal.”

Revelation 21:18 – The Construction of the City

“The wall was made of jasper, and the city of pure gold, as pure as glass.”

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