Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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 empty. And darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved on the face of the waters.


Cross References

Isaiah 45:18

For so says Jehovah the Creator of the heavens, He is God, forming the earth and making it; He makes it stand, not creating it empty, but forming it to be inhabited. I am Jehovah, and there is no other.

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we understand that the ages were framed by a word of God, so that the things being seen not to have come into being out of the things that appear.

Job 38:4

Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell if you have understanding!

Revelation 4:11

O Lord, You are worthy to receive glory and honor and power, because You created all things, and for Your will they are and were created.

Isaiah 42:5

So says Jehovah God, He who created the heavens and stretched them out, spreading out the earth and its offspring; He who gives breath to the people on 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, since He is Lord of Heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands,

Hebrews 1:10

And, "You, Lord, have laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the works of Your hands.

Exodus 20:11

For in six days Jehovah made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore Jehovah blessed the Sabbath day, and sanctified it.

1 Corinthians 8:6

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

Psalm 115:15

You are blessed of Jehovah who made the heavens and the earth.

Psalm 136:5

To Him who by wisdom made the heavens; for His mercy endures forever.

Isaiah 44:24

So says Jehovah, your Redeemer, and He who formed you from the womb, I am Jehovah who makes all things; who stretches out the heavens alone; who spreads out the earth; who was with Me?

Acts 14:15

and saying, Men, why do you do these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preaching the gospel to you to turn you 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

For all things were created in Him, the things in the heavens, and the things on the earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers, all things were created through Him and for Him.

Nehemiah 9:6

You, even You, are Jehovah alone. You have made the heavens, heaven of the heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things on it, the seas, and all in them, and You preserve them all. And the host of the heavens worships You.

Job 26:13

By His Spirit the heavens were beautiful; His hand pierced 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

You send forth Your Spirit, they are created; and You renew the face of the earth.

Psalm 146:6

who made the heavens and earth, the sea and all that is in it; who keeps truth forever;

Psalm 148:4-5

Praise Him, heavens of heavens, and waters that are above the heavens.

Proverbs 3:19

Jehovah has founded the earth by wisdom; by understanding He has founded the heavens.

Proverbs 8:22-30

Jehovah possessed me from the beginning of His way, before His works of old.

Proverbs 16:4

Jehovah has made all for His purpose; yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days do not come, nor the years draw near, when you shall say, I have no pleasure in them.

Isaiah 37:16

O Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel, who dwells between the cherubs, You are He, God, You alone to all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made the heavens and the earth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and behold, who has created these, who brings out their host by number? He calls them all by names by the greatness of His might, for He is strong in power; not one is lacking.

Isaiah 40:28

Have you not known? Have you not heard, that the everlasting God, Jehovah, the Creator of the ends of the earth, does not grow weak nor weary? There is no searching of His understanding.

Isaiah 51:13

And you forget Jehovah your Maker, who has stretched out the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth. And you dread continually, every day, because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy. And where is the fury 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, that I may plant the heavens and lay the foundations of the earth, and say to Zion, You are My people.

Jeremiah 10:12

He has made the earth by His power; He has established the world by His wisdom, and has stretched out the heavens by His judgment.

Jeremiah 32:17

Ah, Lord Jehovah! You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and stretched out arm. Nothing is too great for You.

Jeremiah 51:15

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

Zechariah 12:1

The burden of the Word of Jehovah for Israel, says Jehovah, 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 thank You, O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the sophisticated and cunning, and revealed them to babes.

Mark 13:19

For in those days shall be affliction, such as has not been from the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never shall be.

Acts 4:24

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

Romans 1:19-20

because the thing which may be known of God is clearly revealed within them, for God revealed it to them.

Romans 11:36

For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things; to Him be glory forever! Amen.

Ephesians 3:9

and to bring to light what is the fellowship of the mystery which from eternity has been hidden in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 1:2

has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, by whom also He made the worlds,

Hebrews 3:4

For every house is built by someone, but He who built all things is God.

2 Peter 3:5

For this is hidden from them by their willing it, that the heavens were of old, and the earth out of the water, and through water, being held together 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, concerning the Word of Life,

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church of the Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Head of the creation of God, says these things:

Revelation 10:6

and swore by Him who lives forever and ever, 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 there should no longer be time.

Revelation 14:7

saying with a great voice, Fear God and give glory to Him! For the hour of His judgment has come. And worship Him who made the heaven and the earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.

Revelation 21:6

And He said to me, It is done. I am the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End. To him who thirsts I will give of the fountain of the Water of Life freely.

Revelation 22:13

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the Ending, the First and the Last.

Exodus 31:18

And He gave to Moses, when He had made an end of speaking with him upon Mount Sinai, two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written by 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 look at Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars which You have established;

Psalm 33:9

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

Psalm 89:11-12

The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; You have founded the world and its fullness.

Psalm 90:2

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

Psalm 96:5

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

Psalm 104:24

O Jehovah, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; the earth is full of Your riches.

Psalm 121:2

My help comes from Jehovah, who made Heaven and earth.

Psalm 124:8

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

Psalm 134:3

May Jehovah, who made the heavens and earth, bless you out of Zion.

Psalm 102:25

Of old You have laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the work of Your hands.

Isaiah 65:17

For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth. And the things before will not be remembered, nor come to mind.

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