The New Testament Quoting the Old Testament Part 1

Some people don’t realize how often the Old Testament is quoted in the New Testament. I found this list on the internet and decided to write out the actual scriptures so you can read them for yourself. There are over 200 quotes, but I am only listing ten sets of scriptures at a time.

New Testament Quotes Old Testament Part 1

I encourage you to always verify things before posting them because ultimately, you are responsible for the information you give, whether right or wrong. My goal is to help people connect the Old and New Testaments and realize you can’t have one without the other.


Below are the first set of scriptures that list the New Testament quoting the Old Testament. You can read all of the quotes in the New Testament quoting the Old Testament post at anytime. The scriptures are paired below and written out below the table.

Old Testament New Testament Title
Gen 1:27 Matt 19:4 Male and Female
Gen 5:2 Mark 10:6 Male and Female
Gen 2:2 Heb 4:4 Sabbath
Gen 2:7 1 Cor 15:45 A Living Soul
Gen 2:24 Matt 19:5
Mark 10:7-8
1 Cor 6:17
Eph 5:31
Man Leaves His Parents
Gen 5:24 Heb 11:5 Enoch Taken by God
Gen 12:1 Acts 7:3 Abraham Leaves Country
Gen 12:3 Gal 3:8 All Nations Blessed
Gen 12:7 Acts 7:5 To Thy Seed
Gen 13:15 Gal 3:16 To Thy Seed

Male and Female

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” Genesis 1:27

“And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female.” Matthew 19:4

“Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.” Genesis 5:2

“But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.” Mark 10:6


“And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.” Genesis 2:2

“For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.” Hebrews 4:4

A Living Soul

“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 soul.” Genesis 2:7

“And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.” 1 Corinthians 15:45

Man Leaves His Parents

“Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” Genesis 2:24

“And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?” Matthew 19:5

“For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife; And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.” Mark 10:7-8

“But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.” 1 Corinthians 6:17

“For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.” Ephesians 5:31


“And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.” Genesis 5:24

“By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.” Hebrews 11:5

Abraham Leaves Country

“Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee:” Genesis 12:1

“And said unto him, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and come into the land which I shall shew thee.” Acts 7:3

All Nations Blessed

“And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.” Genesis 12:3

“And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.” Galatians 3:8

To Thy Seed

“And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.” Genesis 12:7

“And he gave him none inheritance in it, no, not so much as to set his foot on: yet he promised that he would give it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when as yet he had no child.” Acts 7:5

“For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.” Genesis 13:15

Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.” Galatians 3:16

There is still more in Genesis that is quoted. I will show you more next time. Until then, be blessed.


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