Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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 order, and empty; 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 has the LORD said that creates the heavens; God himself that forms the earth, he who made it and established it. He did not create it in vain; he created it to be inhabited; I am the LORD; and there is no one else.

Hebrews 11:3

Through faith we understand that the ages were framed by the word of God, that which is seen being made of that which was not seen.

Job 38:4

Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Cause me to know, if thou hast understanding.

Revelation 4:11

Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and virtue; for thou hast created all things, and by thy will they have their being and were created.

Isaiah 42:5

Thus saith God the LORD, the Creator of the heavens and he that stretches them out; he that spreads forth the earth and that which comes out of it; he that gives breath unto the people upon it and spirit to those that walk therein:

John 1:1-3

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

Acts 17:24

The God that made the world and all the things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands;

Hebrews 1:10

And Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands:

Exodus 20:11

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

1 Corinthians 8:6

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

Psalm 115:15

Ye are blessed of the LORD who made the heavens and earth.

Psalm 136:5

To him that by intelligence made the heavens: for his mercy endures for ever.

Isaiah 44:24

Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the LORD that makes all things, that stretches forth the heavens alone, that spreads abroad the earth by myself;

Acts 14:15

and saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all the things that are therein,

Colossians 1:16-17

for by him were all things created, that are in the heavens and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they are thrones or dominions or principalities or powers: all things were created by him and in him;

Nehemiah 9:6

Thou, O LORD, art alone; thou hast made the heavens and the heavens of the heavens, with all their host, the earth and all things that are therein, the seas and all that is therein, and thou givest life to them all; and the host of the heavens worship thee.

Job 26:13

By his spirit he has adorned the heavens; his hand has formed the fleeing serpent.

Psalm 33:6

By the word of the LORD 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 keeps truth for ever:

Psalm 148:4-5

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

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom has founded the earth; by intelligence has he established the heavens.

Proverbs 8:22-30

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

Proverbs 16:4

The LORD has made all things by himself, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth while the evil days do not come nor the years draw near when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

Isaiah 37:16

O LORD of the hosts, God of Israel, that dwellest between the cherubim, thou art the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; thou hast made the heavens and earth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high and behold who has created these things; he brings out his host by number; he calls them all by their names; none shall be lacking by the greatness of his might and by the strength of his power.

Isaiah 40:28

Hast thou not known? Hast thou not heard that the God of the age is the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth? He does not faint, nor is he weary; and there is no one that can attain to his intelligence.

Isaiah 51:13

And thou hast already forgotten the LORD thy maker that has stretched forth the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth and hast feared continually every day the fury of the oppressor when he was ready to destroy. But, where is the fury of the oppressor?

Isaiah 51:16

That has placed my words in thy mouth, and I have covered thee with the shadow of my hand, that thou may plant the heavens and lay the foundations of the earth and say unto Zion, Thou art my people.

Jeremiah 10:12

He that makes the earth by his power, he that orders the world with his wisdom and extends the heavens with his intelligence:

Jeremiah 32:17

Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing hidden from thee;

Jeremiah 51:15

He is the one who makes the earth by his power; he upholds the world by his wisdom and extends the heavens by his intelligence;

Zechariah 12:1

The burden of the word of the LORD upon Israel, said the LORD, who stretches forth the heavens and lays the foundation of the earth and forms the spirit of man within him.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answered and said, I praise thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and understanding and hast revealed them unto children.

Mark 13:19

For those days shall be of affliction such as never was from the beginning of the creation of the things which God created unto this time, neither shall be.

Acts 4:24

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

Romans 1:19-20

because that which is known of God is manifest to them; for God has showed it unto them.

Romans 11:36

For of him and by him and in him are all things. To him be the glory for the ages. Amen.

Ephesians 3:9

and to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the ages has been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 1:2

has in these last times spoken unto us by his Son, whom he has appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the ages;

Hebrews 3:4

For every house is built by someone, but he that created all things is God.

2 Peter 3:5

Of course, they willingly ignore that the heavens were created of old and the earth standing out of the water and in the water, by the word of God;

1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life

Revelation 3:14

And unto the angel of the congregation of the Laodiceans write; Behold, he who saith, Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:

Revelation 10:6

and swore by him that lives for ever and ever, who created the heaven and the things that are therein, and the earth, and the things that are therein, and the sea and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer;

Revelation 14:7

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

Revelation 21:6

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

Revelation 22:13

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

Exodus 31:18

And he gave unto Moses, when he finished speaking with him upon Mount Sinai, two tables of the testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.

1 Chronicles 16:26

For all the gods of the people are worthless, but the LORD made the heavens.

Psalm 8:3

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

Psalm 33:9

For he spoke, and it was done; he commanded, and it came into being.

Psalm 89:11-12

The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: the world and its fullness, thou didst found.

Psalm 90:2

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

Psalm 96:5

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

Psalm 104:24

O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom thou hast made them all; the earth is full of thy riches.

Psalm 121:2

My help comes from the LORD, who made the heavens and earth.

Psalm 124:8

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

Psalm 134:3

The LORD that made the heavens and the earth bless thee out of Zion.

Psalm 102:25

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

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