Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

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 (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.

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

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Context Readings

The Creation

1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth-- 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, and darkness [was] over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God [was] hovering over the surface of the waters.


Cross References

Isaiah 45:18

For thus says Yahweh, {who created} the heavens, he [is] God, {who formed} the earth and {who made} it. He himself established it; he did not create it [as] emptiness-- he formed it for inhabiting. "I [am] Yahweh and there is none besides [me].

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we understand the worlds were created by the word of God, in order that what is seen did not come into existence from what is visible.

Job 38:4

"Where were you at my laying the foundation of [the] earth? Tell [me], if you possess understanding.

Revelation 4:11

"You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, because you have created all [things], and because of your will they existed and were created."

Isaiah 42:5

Thus says the God, Yahweh, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and its offspring, 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 the things in it. This one, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by human hands,

Hebrews 1:10

And, "You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the works of your hands;

Exodus 20:11

because [in] six days Yahweh made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that [is] in them, and on the seventh day he rested. Therefore Yahweh blessed the seventh day and consecrated it.

1 Corinthians 8:6

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

Psalm 115:15

May you be blessed by Yahweh, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 136:5

To [him who] made the heavens with skill, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

Isaiah 44:24

Thus says Yahweh, your redeemer, and he who formed you in [the] womb: "I [am] Yahweh, who made everything, who stretched out [the] heavens alone, who spread out the earth--who [was] with me?--

Acts 14:15

and saying, "Men, why are you doing these [things]? We also are men with the same nature as you, proclaiming the good news [that] you should turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all the things [that are] in them--

Colossians 1:16-17

because all [things] in the heavens and on the earth were created by him, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers, all [things] were created through him and for him,

Nehemiah 9:6

"You alone are Yahweh. You alone have made the heavens, the heavens of the heavens, and all of their army, the earth and all that is in it, the waters and all that is in them. You give life to all of them, and the army of the heavens worship you.

Job 26:13

By his breath {the heavens were made clear}; his hand pierced [the] fleeing snake.

Psalm 33:6

By the word of Yahweh [the] heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.

Psalm 104:30

You send forth your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of [the] ground.

Psalm 146:6

who made heaven and earth, the sea and all that [is] in them, the one who keeps faith forever,

Psalm 148:4-5

Praise him, {highest heavens}, and waters above the heavens.

Proverbs 3:19

Yahweh in wisdom founded the earth; he established the heavens in understanding.

Proverbs 8:22-30

"Yahweh possessed me, [the] first of his ways, before his acts {of old}.

Proverbs 16:4

All Yahweh has made [is] for his purpose, and even the wicked for the day of trouble.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember your Creator in the days of your youth-- before the days of trouble come and the years draw near when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them!"

Isaiah 37:16

"Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel {who is enthroned on} the cherubim, you [are] the one, God by yourself, of all the kingdoms of the earth; you are the one who made the heavens and the earth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift your eyes up [on] high, and see! Who created these? The one who brings out their host by number. He calls all them by name. Because [he is] great of power and mighty of power, no man is missing.

Isaiah 40:28

Have you not known, or have you not heard? Yahweh [is] the God of eternity, [the] creator [of] the ends of the earth! He is not faint, and he does not grow weary! There is no searching his understanding.

Isaiah 51:13

And you have forgotten Yahweh, your maker, who stretched out [the] heavens, and founded [the] earth. And you tremble continually, all day, because of the wrath of the oppressor when he {takes aim} to destroy. But where [is] the wrath of the oppressor?

Isaiah 51:16

And I have put my words in your mouth, and I have covered you in the shadow of my hand, to plant [the] heavens and to found [the] earth, saying to Zion, 'You [are] my people.'"

Jeremiah 10:12

[He is] the maker of [the] earth by his power, [who] created the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding he stretched out heaven.

Jeremiah 32:17

'Ah Lord Yahweh! Look, you made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm. {Nothing} is too difficult for you,

Jeremiah 51:15

[He is the one who] made [the] earth by his power, [the one who] created [the] world by his wisdom, and by his understanding he stretched out [the] heavens.

Zechariah 12:1

An oracle. The word of Yahweh concerning Israel. "{Thus declares} Yahweh, who stretches out [the] heavens, founds [the] earth, and forms the spirit of humankind in its midst:

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answered [and] said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent, and have revealed them to young children.

Mark 13:19

For [in] those days there will be tribulation of such a kind as has not happened from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, and never will happen.

Acts 4:24

And [when they] heard [it], they lifted [their] voices with one mind to God and said, "Master, you [are] the one who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all the things in them,

Romans 1:19-20

because what can be known about God is evident among them, for God made [it] clear to them.

Romans 11:36

For from him and through him and to him [are] all [things]. To him [be] glory for eternity! Amen.

Ephesians 3:9

and to enlighten everyone [as to] what [is] the administration of the mystery hidden from the ages by God, who created all [things],

Hebrews 1:2

in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all [things], through whom also he made the world,

Hebrews 3:4

For every house is built by someone, but the one who built all [things] [is] God.

2 Peter 3:5

For [when] they maintain this, it escapes [their] notice that the heavens existed long ago and the earth held together out of water and through 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 have looked at and our hands have touched, concerning the word of life--

Revelation 3:14

"And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: "This is what the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the originator of God's creation, says:

Revelation 10:6

and swore by the one who lives {forever and ever}, who created heaven and the [things] in it, and the earth and the [things] in it, and the sea and the [things] in it, "There will be no more delay!

Revelation 14:7

saying with a loud voice, "Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship the one who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and the springs of water!"

Revelation 21:6

And he said to me, "It is done! I [am] the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the one who is thirsty I will give [water] from the spring 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 when he finished speaking with him on Mount Sinai, he gave to Moses the two tablets of the testimony, stone tablets, written with the finger of God.

1 Chronicles 16:26

For all the gods of the nations [are] idols, but Yahweh made the heavens.

Psalm 8:3

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, [the] moon and [the] stars which you set in place--

Psalm 33:9

For {he himself spoke} and it came to pass. {He himself commanded} and it stood firm.

Psalm 89:11-12

[The] heavens are yours, [the] earth yours as well, [the] world with its fullness, [because] you founded them.

Psalm 90:2

Before [the] mountains were born and you brought forth [the] earth and [the] world, even from everlasting to everlasting, you [are] God.

Psalm 96:5

For all the gods of the peoples [are] idols, but Yahweh made [the] heavens.

Psalm 104:24

How many are your works, O Yahweh; all of them you have done in wisdom. The earth is full of your creatures.

Psalm 121:2

My help [is] from Yahweh, maker of heaven and earth.

Psalm 124:8

Our help [is] in the name of Yahweh, maker of heaven and earth.

Psalm 134:3

May Yahweh bless you from Zion, [he who] made heaven and earth.

Psalm 102:25

Long ago you laid the foundation of the earth, and [the] heavens [are] the work of your hands.

Isaiah 65:17

For look! I [am] about to create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered, and they shall not {come to mind}.

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