Genesis 1:1



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New American Standard Bible

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

King James Version

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

International Standard Version

In the beginning, God created the universe.

A Conservative Version

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

American Standard Version

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Amplified

In the beginning God (prepared, formed, fashioned, and) created the heavens and the earth.

Bible in Basic English

At the first God made the heaven and the earth.

Darby Translation

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Holman Bible

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

In the beginning God formed the heavens and the earth.

King James 2000

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth--

Modern King James verseion

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the beginning God created heaven and earth.

NET Bible

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

New Heart English Bible

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

New simplified Bible

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Webster

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

World English Bible

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the beginning of God's preparing the heavens and the earth

Verse Picture

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English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In the beginning
ראשׁית 
Re'shiyth 
Usage: 51

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and
את 
'eth 
Usage: 1

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Context Readings

The Creation

1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.


Cross References

Isaiah 45:18

For thus says the LORD, who created the heavens (He is the God who formed the earth and made it, He established it and did not create it a waste place, but formed it to be inhabited), "I am the LORD, and there is none else.

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible.

Job 38:4

"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,

Revelation 4:11

"Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and because of Your will they existed, and were created."

Isaiah 42:5

Thus says God the LORD, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread out the earth and its offspring, Who gives breath to the people on it And spirit to those who walk in it,

John 1:1-3

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Acts 17:24

"The God who made the world and all things in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands;

Hebrews 1:10

And, "YOU, LORD, IN THE BEGINNING LAID THE FOUNDATION OF THE EARTH, AND THE HEAVENS ARE THE WORKS OF YOUR HANDS;

Exodus 20:11

"For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and made it holy.

1 Corinthians 8:6

yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him.

Psalm 115:15

May you be blessed of the LORD, Maker of heaven and earth.

Psalm 136:5

To Him who made the heavens with skill, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;

Isaiah 44:24

Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, and the one who formed you from the womb, "I, the LORD, am the maker of all things, Stretching out the heavens by Myself And spreading out the earth all alone,

Acts 14:15

and saying, "Men, why are you doing these things? We are also men of the same nature as you, and preach the gospel to you that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, WHO MADE THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND THE SEA AND ALL THAT IS IN THEM.

Colossians 1:16-17

For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities--all things have been created through Him and for Him.

Nehemiah 9:6

"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.

Job 26:13

"By His breath the heavens are cleared; His hand has pierced the fleeing serpent.

Psalm 33:6

By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.

Psalm 104:30

You send forth Your Spirit, they are created; And You renew the face of the ground.

Psalm 146:6

Who made heaven and earth, The sea and all that is in them; Who keeps faith forever;

Psalm 148:4-5

Praise Him, highest heavens, And the waters that are above the heavens!

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.

Proverbs 8:22-30

"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.

Proverbs 16:4

The LORD has made everything for its own purpose, Even the wicked for the day of evil.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no delight in them";

Isaiah 37:16

"O LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, who is enthroned above the cherubim, You are the God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth You have made heaven and earth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high And see who has created these stars, The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power, Not one of them is missing.

Isaiah 40:28

Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth Does not become weary or tired His understanding is inscrutable.

Isaiah 51:13

That you have forgotten the LORD your Maker, Who stretched out the heavens And laid the foundations of the earth, That you fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor, As he makes ready to destroy? But where is the fury of the oppressor?

Isaiah 51:16

"I have put My words in your mouth and have covered you with the shadow of My hand, to establish the heavens, to found the earth, and to say to Zion, 'You are My people.'"

Jeremiah 10:12

It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom; And by His understanding He has stretched out the heavens.

Jeremiah 32:17

'Ah Lord GOD! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You,

Jeremiah 51:15

It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom, And by His understanding He stretched out the heavens.

Zechariah 12:1

The burden of the word of the LORD concerning Israel. Thus declares the LORD who stretches out the heavens, lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him,

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.

Mark 13:19

"For those days will be a time of tribulation such as has not occurred since the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never will.

Acts 4:24

And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord and said, "O Lord, it is You who MADE THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND THE SEA, AND ALL THAT IS IN THEM,

Romans 1:19-20

because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.

Romans 11:36

For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things To Him be the glory forever. Amen.

Ephesians 3:9

and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things;

Hebrews 1:2

in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world.

Hebrews 3:4

For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God.

2 Peter 3:5

For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was formed out of water and by water,

1 John 1:1

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life--

Revelation 3:14

"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:

Revelation 10:6

and swore by Him who lives forever and ever, WHO CREATED HEAVEN AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE EARTH AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE SEA AND THE THINGS IN IT, that there will be delay no longer,

Revelation 14:7

and he said with a loud voice, "Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters."

Revelation 21:6

Then He said to me, "It is done I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end I will give to the one who thirsts from the spring of the water of life without cost.

Revelation 22:13

"I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end."

Exodus 31:18

When He had finished speaking with him upon Mount Sinai, He gave Moses the two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written by the finger of God.

1 Chronicles 16:26

For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.

Psalm 8:3

When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;

Psalm 33:9

For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast.

Psalm 89:11-12

The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; The world and all it contains, You have founded them.

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.

Psalm 96:5

For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.

Psalm 104:24

O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.

Psalm 121:2

My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 124:8

Our help is in the name of the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 134:3

May the LORD bless you from Zion, He who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 102:25

"Of old You founded the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.

Isaiah 65:17

"For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former things will not be remembered or come to mind.

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