Loading…
Creator
Creator of All
Dictionaries
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Creator of All
CREATOR OF ALL עשׁה כל‎, τὰ πάντα κτίσαςI. The Hebrew epithet coming closest to the concept Creator-of-All is עשׁה כל in Isa 44:24. Yet this epithet in itself presupposes neither a creatio ex nihilo nor a rigid monotheism. In Jer 10:16 (= Jer 51:19) the God of Israel is called יצר הכל, literally ‘Shaper-of-All’ (REB:
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CREATOR
CREATOR<kre-a’-ter> ([κτιστής, ktistes], 1 Peter 4:19): The distinctive characteristic of Deity, as the Creator, is that He is the Cause of the existent universe — Cause of its being, not merely of its evolution or present arrangements.
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Creator (Christ As)
CREATOR (CHRIST AS).—The Synoptic Gospels do not bring forward any specific teaching of Christ as Creator. Whatever Jesus may have taught on this subject, the controlling purpose of the writers of these Gospels did not require the inclusion of it. Hence it is that only by implication is any doctrine
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Creator
CREATOR, krē̇-āʹtẽr (κτιστής, ktistḗs, 1 Pet 4:19): The distinctive characteristic of Deity, as the Creator, is that He is the Cause the existent universe—Cause of its being, not merely of its evolution or present arrangements.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
1. God the Creator
1. God the creatorIn their references to God as the creator and to the world as God’s creation, NT authors show that they are thinking and writing with the OT concept of creation in mind. God is described as the creator of the world and everything in it by many NT writers, among whom are the authors
Key passages
Ge 1:1–2:3

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth— Now the earth was formless and empty, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light!” And there was light. And God saw …

Is 44:23–24

Sing for joy, heavens, for Yahweh has done it! Shout, depths of the earth! Break forth, mountains, in rejoicing, forest and every tree in it, for Yahweh has redeemed Jacob, and he will show his glory in Israel! Thus says Yahweh, your redeemer, and he who …

Eph 3:9

and to enlighten everyone as to what is the administration of the mystery hidden from the ages by God, who created all things,

Col 1:15–17

who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation, because all things in the heavens and on the earth were created by him, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers, all things were created through him and for him, and he himself …

See also
Topics & Themes