Genesis 1:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then God said, "Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters."

King James Version

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Holman Bible

Then God said, "Let there be an expanse between the waters, separating water from water."

International Standard Version

Then God said, "Let there be a canopy between bodies of water, separating bodies of water from bodies of water!"

A Conservative Version

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

American Standard Version

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Amplified

And God said, Let there be a firmament [the expanse of the sky] in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters [below] from the waters [above].

Bible in Basic English

And God said, Let there be a solid arch stretching over the waters, parting the waters from the waters.

Darby Translation

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a division between waters and waters.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say there shall be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and there shall be a separating between waters to waters.

King James 2000

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "Let there be a vaulted dome in the midst of the waters, and {let it cause a separation between the waters}."

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God said, "Let there be a firmament between the waters, and let it divide the waters asunder."

NET Bible

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters and let it separate water from water.

New Heart English Bible

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."

New simplified Bible

Then God said: Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters. Let it separate the waters from the waters.

The Emphasized Bible

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a means of dividing, between waters and waters,

Webster

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

World English Bible

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."

Youngs Literal Translation

And God saith, 'Let an expanse be in the midst of the waters, and let it be separating between waters and waters.'

Interlinear

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


Usage: 0

רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

of the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

and let it divide
בּדל 
Badal 
Usage: 42

the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Creation

5 God called the light day, and the darkness He called night And there was evening and there was morning, one day. 6 Then God said, "Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters." 7 God made the expanse, and separated the waters which were below the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.


Cross References

Job 37:18

"Can you, with Him, spread out the skies, Strong as a molten mirror?

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.

Genesis 1:14

Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years;

Genesis 1:20

Then God said, "Let the waters teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of the heavens."

Genesis 7:11-12

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the same day all the fountains of the great deep burst open, and the floodgates of the sky were opened.

Job 26:7-8

"He stretches out the north over empty space And hangs the earth on nothing.

Job 26:13

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

Job 37:11

"Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud; He disperses the cloud of His lightning.

Job 38:22-26

"Have you entered the storehouses of the snow, Or have you seen the storehouses of the hail,

Psalm 19:1

The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.

Psalm 33:6

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

Psalm 33:9

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

Psalm 104:2

Covering Yourself with light as with a cloak, Stretching out heaven like a tent curtain.

Psalm 136:5-6

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

Psalm 148:4

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

Psalm 150:1

Praise the LORD! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty expanse.

Ecclesiastes 11:3

If the clouds are full, they pour out rain upon the earth; and whether a tree falls toward the south or toward the north, wherever the tree falls, there it lies.

Jeremiah 10:10

But the LORD is the true God; He is the living God and the everlasting King At His wrath the earth quakes, And the nations cannot endure His indignation.

Jeremiah 10:12-13

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.

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,

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