Genesis 1:17



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,

King James Version

And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

Holman Bible

God placed them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth,

International Standard Version

God placed them in space to shine on the earth,

A Conservative Version

And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth,

American Standard Version

And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth,

Amplified

And God set them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth,

Bible in Basic English

And God put them in the arch of heaven, to give light on the earth;

Darby Translation

And God set them in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God set them in the firmament of the heavens to give light upon the earth

Julia Smith Translation

And God will give them in the firmament of the heavens to give light upon the earth.

King James 2000

And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God placed them in the vaulted dome of heaven to give light on the earth

Modern King James verseion

And God set them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God put them in the firmament of heaven to shine upon the earth,

NET Bible

God placed the lights in the expanse of the sky to shine on the earth,

New Heart English Bible

God set them in the expanse of sky to give light to the earth,

New simplified Bible

He placed the lights in the sky to shine on the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

And God set them in the expanse of the heavens, - to give light on the earth;

Webster

And God set them in the firmament of the heaven, to give light upon the earth.

World English Bible

God set them in the expanse of sky to give light to the earth,

Youngs Literal Translation

and God giveth them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

them in the firmament
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

of the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Creation

16 God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also. 17 God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth, 18 and to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.


Cross References

Genesis 9:13

I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the earth.

Job 38:12

"Have you ever in your life commanded the morning, And caused the dawn to know its place,

Psalm 8:1

O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth, Who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens!

Psalm 8:3

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

Acts 13:47

"For so the Lord has commanded us, 'I HAVE PLACED YOU AS A LIGHT FOR THE GENTILES, THAT YOU MAY BRING SALVATION TO THE END OF THE EARTH.'"

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