The Bible Stories ClipArt gallery includes 144 illustrations of stories from the Jewish and Christian scriptures.

"And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him." Genesis 4:8 KJV

The Death of Abel

"And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain…

"So David received of her hand that which she had brought him, and said unto her, Go up in peace to thine house; see, I have hearkened to thy voice, and have accepted thy person." 1 Samuel 25:35 KJV

Abigail's Present to David

"So David received of her hand that which she had brought him, and said unto her, Go up in peace to…

"And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood." Genesis 22:9 KJV

Abraham Offering Isaac

"And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the…

"And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher." Genesis 24:17 KJV

Abraham's Servant Meeting Rebekah

"And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher."…

"So Joab came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom." 2 Samuel 14:33 KJV

David Pardoning Absalom

"So Joab came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and…

"37 So the king died, and was brought to Samaria; and they buried the king in Samaria." 1 King 22:37 KJV

The Death of King Ahab

"37 So the king died, and was brought to Samaria; and they buried the king in Samaria." 1 King 22:37…

Offering incense at the altar of incense.

Altar of Incense

Offering incense at the altar of incense.

"And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries?" Joshua 5:13 KJV

The Angel Appearing to Joshua

"And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold,…

"And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough: stay now thine hand. And the angel of the LORD was by the threshingplace of Araunah the Jebusite." 2 Samuel 24:16

An Angel goes Forth to Smite the Land

"And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD repented him of the…

"And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day." Genesis 32:24 KJV

Jacob Wrestling with the Angel

"And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day." Genesis…

This sculpture by the great artist, Donatello, is of a man holding a book and looking down at an angel kneeling. It is a Bass-relief that can now be found in Florence, Italy.

The Annunciation

This sculpture by the great artist, Donatello, is of a man holding a book and looking down at an angel…

An angel appears to Mary while she is sitting with a book.

The Annunciation

An angel appears to Mary while she is sitting with a book.

"And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, into the oracle of the house, to the most holy place, even under the wings of the cherubims." 1 Kings 8:6 KJV

The Ark Brought into the Temple

"And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, into the oracle of the…

"So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet." 2 Samuel 6:15 KJV

David Bringing the Ark to Jerusalem with Great Rejoicing

"So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound…

"Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and he bowed down his head, and fell flat on his face. " Numbers 22:31 KJV

Balaam Met by the Angel of the Lord

"Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, and…

"And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack." Genesis 44:12 KJV

The Cup Found in Benjamin's Sack

"And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's…

"But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them." Mark 10:14-16 KJV

Jesus Blessing Little Children

"But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come…

"And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof." Genesis 4:3-4 KJV

Cain and Abel Making an Offering to the Lord

"And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto…

"And they returned from searching of the land after forty days." Numbers 13:25 KJV

The Spies Returning from Canaan

"And they returned from searching of the land after forty days." Numbers 13:25 KJV

"And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight." Acts 1:7-9

The Ascension of Christ

"And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put…

"Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee. But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest. And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw him, and said unto them that were there, This fellow was also with Jesus of Nazareth. And again he denied with an oath, I do not know the man. And after a while came unto him they that stood by, and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them; for thy speech bewrayeth thee. Then began he to curse and to swear, saying, I know not the man. And immediately the cock crew. And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly." Matthew 26:69-75 KJV

Peter Denying Christ

"Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus…

"And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem." Luke 19:28 KJV

Christ's Entry into Jerusalem

"And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem." Luke 19:28 KJV

"While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain which said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Master any further? As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe. And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James. And he cometh to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly. And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him, and entereth in where the damsel was lying. And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, Talitha cumi; which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto thee, arise. And straightway the damsel arose, and walked; for she was of the age of twelve years. And they were astonished with a great astonishment. And he charged them straitly that no man should know it; and commanded that something should be given her to eat." Mark 5:36-43 KJV

Christ Raising the Daughter of Jairus

"While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain which said, Thy daughter…

"This man went unto Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. And he took it down, and wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a sepulchre that was hewn in stone, wherein never man before was laid." Luke 23:52-53 KJV

The Burial of Christ

"This man went unto Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. And he took it down, and wrapped it in linen,…

"And it was about the sixth hour, and there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour. And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst. And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost." Luke 23-:44-46 KJV

The Crucifixion of Christ

"And it was about the sixth hour, and there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.…

"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light." Matthew 17:1-2 KJV

The Transfiguration

"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high…

"But there is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets, and maketh known to the king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be in the latter days. Thy dream, and the visions of thy head upon thy bed, are these;" Daniel 2:28 KJV

Daniel Interpreting the King's Dream

"But there is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets, and maketh known to the king Nebuchadnezzar what…

"But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up." Daniel 3:18 KJV

Daniel Refusing to Worship the Image

"But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden…

"Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep sleep on my face toward the ground: but he touched me, and set me upright." Daniel 8:18 KJV

Daniel Touched by the Angel

"Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep sleep on my face toward the ground: but he touched…

Scene from the story, "David."

David

Scene from the story, "David."

Scene from the story, "David."

David

Scene from the story, "David."

Scene from the story, "David."

David

Scene from the story, "David."

Scene from the story, "David."

David

Scene from the story, "David."

Scene from the story, "David."

David

Scene from the story, "David."

Scene from "The Shepherd Lad."

David

Scene from "The Shepherd Lad."

"Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah." 1 Samuel 16:13 KJV

Samuel Anointed David at Bethlehem

"Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of…

"So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a league with them in Hebron before the LORD: and they anointed David king over Israel." 2 Samuel 5:3 KJV

David Anointed King Over Israel

"So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a league with them in Hebron…

"And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the LORD was intreated for the land, and the plague was stayed from Israel." 2 Samuel 24:25 KJV

David Builds a New Altar

"And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the…

"And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him." 1 Samuel 16:23 KJV

David Playing the Harp before Saul

"And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played…

"David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the earth." 2 Samuel 12:16 KJV

David Mourning he Death of His Child

"David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the…

"And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead; and he fell upon his face to the earth." 1 Samuel 17:49 KJV

David Slaying Goliath

"And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine…

"And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth." Genesis 8:11 KJV

Return of the Dove to the Ark

"And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so…

"And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt." Exodus 13:17 KJV

Departure of the Israelites from Egypt

"And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the…

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand." Exodus 2:12 KJV

Moses Slaying the Egyptian

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and…

"And he came thither unto a cave, and lodged there; and, behold, the word of the LORD came to him, and he said unto him, What doest thou here, Elijah?" 1 Kings 19:9

Elijah at the Mouth of the Cave

"And he came thither unto a cave, and lodged there; and, behold, the word of the LORD came to him, and…

"And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook." 1 Kings 17:6 KJV

Elijah fed by Angels

"And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and…

"19 And he said unto her, Give me thy son. And he took him out of her bosom, and carried him up into a loft, where he abode, and laid him upon his own bed." 1 Kings 17:19 KJV

Elijah Raising the widow's son

"19 And he said unto her, Give me thy son. And he took him out of her bosom, and carried him up into…

"And Elijah said unto them, Take the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape. And they took them: and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew them there." 1 Kings 18:40 KJV

Elijah Slaying Prophets the of Baal

"And Elijah said unto them, Take the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape. And they took them:…

"And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven." 2 Kings 2:11 KJV

Elijah Taken up into Heaven

"And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire,…

"And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron did swim." 2 Kings 6:6 KJV

Elisha Causing Iron to Swim

"And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast…

"Now it came to pass on the third day, that Esther put on her royal apparel, and stood in the inner court of the king's house, over against the king's house: and the king sat upon his royal throne in the royal house, over against the entrance of the house. And it was so, when the king saw Esther the queen standing in the court, that she obtained favor in his sight; and the king held out to Esther the golden sceptre that was in his hand. So Esther drew near, and touched the top of the sceptre. Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom." Esther 5:1-3 ASV
<p>Illustration of Xerxes, King of Persia, stretching out his golden scepter to Esther.

Esther Approaches King Xerxes

"Now it came to pass on the third day, that Esther put on her royal apparel, and stood in the inner…

"So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen." Esther 7:1 ASV
<p>King Xerxes and Esther sit on a couch together. Xerxes holds his royal scepter.

Esther Hosts a Banquet for King Xerxes and Haman

"So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen." Esther 7:1 ASV King Xerxes and Esther…

"Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken." Genesis 3:23 KJV

Adam and Eve Driven out of the Garden of Eden

"Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was…

"And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, while I shall pray. And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy; And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch. And he went forward a little, and fell on the ground, and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him." Mark 14:32-35 KJV

Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane

"And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, while…

"Then the angel of Jehovah put forth the end of the staff that was in his hand, and touched the flesh and the unleavened cakes; and there went up fire out of the rock, and consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes; and the angel of Jehovah departed out of his sight." Judges 6:21 ASV

Gideon's Offering Burnt by Fire from the Rock

"Then the angel of Jehovah put forth the end of the staff that was in his hand, and touched the flesh…

" 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him," Luke 10:33 KJV

The Good Samaritan

" 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion…

" 20 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them; because they put their trust in him." 1 Chronicles 5:20 KJV

The Destruction of the Hagarites

" 20 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that…

"Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men." Matthew 2:16 KJV

Killing the Male Children under the Age of Two

"Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and…

"And they gathered their brethren, and sanctified themselves, and came, according to the commandment of the king, by the words of the LORD, to cleanse the house of the LORD." II Chronicles 29:15 KJV

Hezekiah Cleansing the Temple

"And they gathered their brethren, and sanctified themselves, and came, according to the commandment…

Two husbandmen heading off to work during the reign of King Solomon. I Kings chapter 4 describes a time of peace and plenty in the land.

Husbandmen in the Time of Solomon Going Forth to Work

Two husbandmen heading off to work during the reign of King Solomon. I Kings chapter 4 describes a time…