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A Conservative Version

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

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.

Holman Bible

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

International Standard Version

In the beginning, God created the universe.

American Standard Version

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Amplified

In the beginning God (Elohim) created [by forming from nothing] 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.

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.

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

Interlinear

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

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and
את 
'eth 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 1:1

Devotionals containing Genesis 1:1

Images Genesis 1:1

Prayers for Genesis 1:1

Context Readings

The Creation

1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.


Cross References

Isaiah 45:18

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

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we understand the ages to have been prepared by the word of God. For the things that are seen do not come to be from that which is visible.

Job 38:4

Where were thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou have understanding.

Revelation 4:11

Thou are worthy, our Lord and God, the Holy, to take the glory and the honor and the power, because thou created all things, and because by thy will they are, and were created.

Isaiah 42:5

Thus says God, LORD, he who created the heavens, and stretched them forth, he who spread abroad the earth and that which comes out of it, he who gives breath to the people upon 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, he, being Lord of heaven and earth, dwells not in temples made with hands,

Hebrews 1:10

And thou, Lord, at the beginnings founded the earth, and the heavens are the works of thy hands.

Exodus 20:11

for in six days LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore LORD blessed the Sabbath day, and hallowed it.

1 Corinthians 8:6

yet to us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things, and we for him, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and we through him.

Psalm 115:15

Blessed are ye of LORD who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 136:5

to him who by understanding made the heavens, for his loving kindness [is] forever,

Isaiah 44:24

Thus says LORD, thy Redeemer, and he who formed thee from the womb: I am LORD, who makes all things, who stretches forth the heavens alone, who spreads abroad the earth (who is with me?),

Acts 14:15

and saying, Men, why are ye doing these things? We also are men of like nature with you, proclaiming good-news to you, to turn from these vain things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all the thi

Colossians 1:16-17

Because in him all things were created, things in the heavens and things upon the earth, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or lordships or principal offices or positions of authority, all things have been created

Nehemiah 9:6

Thou are LORD, even thou alone, thou have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all things that are on it, the seas and all that is in them, and thou preserve them all. And the host of heaven worshi

Job 26:13

By his Spirit the heavens are garnished. His hand has pierced the swift serpent.

Psalm 33:6

By the word of LORD were the heavens made, and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.

Psalm 104:30

Thou send forth thy Spirit, they are created, and thou renew the face of the ground.

Psalm 146:6

who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps truth forever,

Psalm 148:4-5

Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that are above the heavens.

Proverbs 3:19

LORD by wisdom founded the earth. By understanding he established the heavens.

Proverbs 8:22-30

LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

Proverbs 16:4

LORD has made everything for its own end, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember also thy Creator in the days of thy youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw nigh, when thou shall say, I have no pleasure in them,

Isaiah 37:16

O LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, who sit [above] the cherubim, thou are the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. Thou have made heaven and earth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and see who has created these, who brings out their host by number. He calls them all by name, by the greatness of his might. And because he is strong in power, not one is lacking.

Isaiah 40:28

Have thou not known? Have thou not heard? The everlasting God, LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, faints not, nor is weary. There is no searching of his understanding.

Isaiah 51:13

and have forgotten LORD thy maker, who stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth, and fear continually all the day because of the fury of the oppressor, when he makes ready to destroy? And where is the fury

Isaiah 51:16

And I have put my words in thy mouth, and have covered thee in the shadow of my hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and say to Zion, Thou are my people.

Jeremiah 10:12

He has made the earth by his power. He has established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding he has stretched out the heavens.

Jeremiah 32:17

Ah lord LORD! Behold, thou have made the heavens and the earth by thy great power and by thine outstretched arm. There is nothing too hard for thee,

Jeremiah 51:15

He has made the earth by his power. He has 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 LORD concerning Israel. [Thus] says LORD, who stretches forth the heavens, and lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him:

Matthew 11:25

Jesus having responded at that time, said, I extol thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, because thou hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to the childlike.

Mark 13:19

For those days will be tribulation, such as has not happened from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, and no, will not happen.

Acts 4:24

And those who heard lifted up a voice to God with one accord, and said, Thou Master, the God who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all things in them.

Romans 1:19-20

because what is knowable of God is apparent in them, for God made it known to them.

Romans 11:36

Because from him, and through him, and for him, are all things. To him is the glory into the ages. Truly.

Ephesians 3:9

and to make all men see what is the administration of the mystery hidden from the ages in God who created all things through Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 1:2

whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom also he made the ages.

Hebrews 3:4

For every house is built by some man, but he who built all things is God.

2 Peter 3:5

For this is willfully ignored by them, that long ago there were heavens, and an earth that came together out of water and by water by the word of God,

1 John 1:1

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

Revelation 3:14

And to the agent of the congregation in Laodicea write, These things says the Truly, the faithful and TRUE witness, the primacy of the creation of God:

Revelation 10:6

and swore by him who lives into the ages of the ages, who created the heaven and the things in it, and the earth and the things in it, and the sea and the things in it, that time would be no more.

Revelation 14:7

saying in a great voice, Fear God, and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come. And worship him who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and springs of waters.

Revelation 21:6

And he said to me, I have become, I, the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give to him who is thirsty of the fountain of the water of life freely.

Revelation 22:13

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

Exodus 31:18

And he gave to Moses, when he had made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, the two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written with the finger of God.

1 Chronicles 16:26

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

Psalm 8:3

When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou 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 thine, the earth also is thine, the world and the fullness of it; thou have founded them.

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, or thou had ever formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou are God.

Psalm 96:5

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

Psalm 104:24

O LORD, how manifold are thy works! In wisdom have thou made them all. The earth is full of thy riches.

Psalm 121:2

My help [is] from LORD, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 124:8

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

Psalm 134:3

LORD bless thee out of Zion, even he who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 102:25

Of old thou laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of thy hands.

Isaiah 65:17

For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered, nor come into mind.

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