Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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 beginningGod created the heavens 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.

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

Verse Picture

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

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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 waste and empty, and darkness was on the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.


Cross References

Isaiah 45:18

For thus saith Jehovah who created the heavens, God himself who formed the earth and made it, he who established it, not as waste did he create it: he formed it to be inhabited: I am Jehovah, and there is none else.

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we apprehend that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that that which is seen should not take its origin from things which appear.

Job 38:4

Where wast thou when I founded the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.

Revelation 4:11

Thou art worthy, O our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honour and power; for thou hast created all things, and for thy will they were, and they have been created.

Isaiah 42:5

Thus saith God, Jehovah, he that created the heavens and stretched them out, he that spread forth the earth and its productions, he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:

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 has made the world and all things which are in it, he, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands,

Hebrews 1:10

And, Thou in the beginning, Lord, hast founded the earth, and works of thy hands are the heavens.

Exodus 20:11

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

1 Corinthians 8:6

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

Psalm 115:15

Ye are blessed of Jehovah, who made the heavens and the earth.

Psalm 136:5

To him that by understanding made the heavens, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever;

Isaiah 44:24

Thus saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb: I am Jehovah, the maker of all things; who alone stretched out the heavens, who did spread forth the earth by myself;

Acts 14:15

and saying, Men, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, preaching to you to turn from these vanities to the living God, who made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all things in them;

Colossians 1:16-17

because by him were created all things, the things in the heavens and the things upon the earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones, or lordships, or principalities, or authorities: all things have been created by him and for him.

Nehemiah 9:6

Thou art the Same, thou alone, Jehovah, who hast made the heaven of heavens, and all their host, the earth and all that is therein, the seas and all that is therein. And thou quickenest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.

Job 26:13

By his Spirit the heavens are adorned; his hand hath formed the fleeing serpent.

Psalm 33:6

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

Psalm 104:30

Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created, and thou renewest the face of the earth.

Psalm 146:6

Who made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is therein; who keepeth truth for ever;

Psalm 148:4-5

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

Proverbs 3:19

Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; by understanding he established the heavens.

Proverbs 8:22-30

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

Proverbs 16:4

Jehovah hath wrought everything on his own account, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

And remember thy Creator in the days of thy youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw nigh, of which thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

Isaiah 37:16

Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, who sittest between the cherubim, thou, the Same, thou alone art the God of all the kingdoms of the earth: thou hast made the heavens and the earth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and see! Who hath created these things, bringing out their host by number? He calleth them all by name; through the greatness of his might and strength of power, not one faileth.

Isaiah 40:28

Dost thou not know, hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, Jehovah, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not nor tireth? There is no searching of his understanding.

Isaiah 51:13

and forgettest Jehovah thy Maker, who hath stretched out the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and thou art afraid continually all the day because of the fury of the oppressor, when he prepareth to destroy? And where is the fury of the oppressor?

Isaiah 51:16

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

Jeremiah 10:12

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

Jeremiah 32:17

Alas, Lord Jehovah! Behold, thou hast made the heavens and the earth by thy great power and stretched-out arm; there is nothing too hard for thee:

Jeremiah 51:15

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

Zechariah 12:1

The burden of the word of Jehovah concerning Israel. Thus saith Jehovah, who stretcheth out the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him:

Matthew 11:25

At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes.

Mark 13:19

for those days shall be distress such as there has not been the like since the beginning of creation which God created, until now, and never shall be;

Acts 4:24

And they, having heard it, lifted up their voice with one accord to God, and said, Lord, thou art the God who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that is in them;

Romans 1:19-20

Because what is known of God is manifest among them, for God has manifested it to them,

Romans 11:36

For of him, and through him, and for him are all things: to him be glory for ever. Amen.

Ephesians 3:9

and to enlighten all with the knowledge of what is the administration of the mystery hidden throughout the ages in God, who has created all things,

Hebrews 1:2

at the end of these days has spoken to us in the person of the Son, whom he has established heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;

Hebrews 3:4

For every house is built by some one; but he who has built all things is God.

2 Peter 3:5

For this is hidden from them through their own wilfulness, that heavens were of old, and an earth, having its subsistence out of water and in water, by the word of God,

1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes; that which we contemplated, and our hands handled, concerning the word of life;

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: These things says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:

Revelation 10:6

and swore by him that lives to the ages of ages, who created the heaven and the things that are in it, and the earth and the things that are in it, and the sea and the things that are in it, that there should be no longer delay;

Revelation 14:7

saying with a loud voice, Fear God and give him glory, for the hour of his judgment has come; and do homage to him who has made the heaven and the earth and the sea and fountains of waters.

Revelation 21:6

And he said to me, It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give to him that thirsts of the fountain of the water of life freely.

Revelation 22:13

I am 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 ended speaking with him on mount Sinai, the two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.

1 Chronicles 16:26

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

Psalm 8:3

When I see thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and stars, which thou hast established;

Psalm 33:9

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

Psalm 89:11-12

Thine are the heavens, the earth also is thine; the world and its fulness, thou hast founded them.

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, and thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from eternity to eternity thou art God.

Psalm 96:5

For all the gods of the peoples are idols; but Jehovah made the heavens.

Psalm 104:24

How manifold are thy works, O Jehovah! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.

Psalm 121:2

My help cometh from Jehovah, who made the heavens and the earth.

Psalm 124:8

Our help is in the name of Jehovah, the maker of heavens and earth.

Psalm 134:3

Jehovah, the maker of heavens and earth, bless thee out of Zion.

Psalm 102:25

Of old hast thou founded 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 shall not be remembered, nor come into mind.

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