Parallel Verses

World English 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 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.

Darby Translation

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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 Now the earth was formless and empty. Darkness was on the surface of the deep. God's Spirit was hovering over the surface of the waters.


Cross References

Isaiah 45:18

For thus says Yahweh who created the heavens, the God who formed the earth and made it, who established it and didn't create it a waste, who formed it to be inhabited: "I am Yahweh; and there is no other.

Hebrews 11:3

By faith, we understand that the universe has been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen has not been made out of things which are visible.

Job 38:4

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

Revelation 4:11

"Worthy are you, our Lord and God, the Holy One, to receive the glory, the honor, and the power, for you created all things, and because of your desire they existed, and were created!"

Isaiah 42:5

Thus says God Yahweh, he who created the heavens and stretched them out, he who spread out the earth and that which comes out of it, he who gives breath to its people 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, doesn't dwell in temples made with hands,

Hebrews 1:10

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

Exodus 20:11

for in six days Yahweh made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day; therefore Yahweh blessed the Sabbath day, and made it holy.

1 Corinthians 8:6

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

Psalm 115:15

Blessed are you by Yahweh, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 136:5

To him who by understanding made the heavens; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Isaiah 44:24

Thus says Yahweh, your Redeemer, and he who formed you from the womb: "I am Yahweh, who makes all things; who alone stretches out the heavens; who spreads out the earth by myself;

Acts 14:15

"Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and bring you good news, that you should turn from these vain things to the living God, who made the sky and the earth and the sea, and all that is in them;

Colossians 1:16-17

For by him all things were created, in the heavens and on the earth, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers; all things have been created through him, and for him.

Nehemiah 9:6

You are Yahweh, even you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their army, the earth and all things that are on it, the seas and all that is in them, and you preserve them all. The army of heaven worships you.

Job 26:13

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

Psalm 33:6

By Yahweh's word, the heavens were made; all their army by the breath of his mouth.

Psalm 104:30

You send forth your Spirit: they are created. You 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, you heavens of heavens, You waters that are above the heavens.

Proverbs 3:19

By wisdom Yahweh founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens.

Proverbs 8:22-30

"Yahweh possessed me in the beginning of his work, before his deeds of old.

Proverbs 16:4

Yahweh has made everything for its own end -- yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw near, when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them;"

Isaiah 37:16

"Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, who is enthroned among the cherubim, you are the God, even you alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and see who has created these, who brings out their army 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

Haven't you known? Haven't you heard? The everlasting God, Yahweh, The Creator of the ends of the earth, doesn't faint. He isn't weary. His understanding is unsearchable.

Isaiah 51:13

and have forgotten Yahweh your 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 of the oppressor?

Isaiah 51:16

I have put my words in your mouth, and have covered you in the shadow of my hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and tell 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 by his understanding has he stretched out the heavens:

Jeremiah 32:17

Ah Lord Yahweh! Behold, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm; there is nothing too hard for you,

Jeremiah 51:15

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

Zechariah 12:1

An oracle. The word of Yahweh concerning Israel. Yahweh, who stretches out the heavens, and lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him says:

Matthew 11:25

At that time, Jesus answered, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you hid these things from the wise and understanding, and revealed them to infants.

Mark 13:19

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

Acts 4:24

When they heard it, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, "O Lord, you are God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and all that is in them;

Romans 1:19-20

because that which is known of God is revealed in 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 the glory for ever! Amen.

Ephesians 3:9

and to make all men see what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God, who created all things through Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 1:2

has at the end of these days spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through 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 they willfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth formed out of water and amid water, by the word of God;

1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we saw, and our hands touched, concerning the Word of life

Revelation 3:14

"To the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: "The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Head of God's creation, says these things:

Revelation 10:6

and swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and the things that are in it, the earth and the things that are in it, and the sea and the things that are in it, that there will no longer be delay,

Revelation 14:7

He said with a loud voice, "Fear the Lord, and give him glory; for the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and the springs of waters!"

Revelation 21:6

He said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give freely to him who is thirsty from the spring of the water of life.

Revelation 22:13

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

Exodus 31:18

He gave to Moses, when he finished speaking with him on Mount Sinai, the two tablets of the testimony, stone tablets, written with God's finger.

1 Chronicles 16:26

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

Psalm 8:3

When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have ordained;

Psalm 33:9

For he spoke, and it was done. He commanded, and it stood firm.

Psalm 89:11-12

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

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, before 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 peoples are idols, but Yahweh made the heavens.

Psalm 104:24

Yahweh, how many are your works! In wisdom have you made them all. The earth is full of your riches.

Psalm 121:2

My help comes from Yahweh, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 124:8

Our help is in the name of Yahweh, who made heaven and earth. A Song of Ascents.

Psalm 134:3

May Yahweh bless you from Zion; even he who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 102:25

Of old, you laid the foundation of the earth. The heavens are the work of your 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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