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Bible in Basic English

And God said, Let grass come up on the earth, and plants producing seed, and fruit-trees giving fruit, in which is their seed, after their sort: and it was so.

New American Standard Bible

Then God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after their kind with seed in them”; and it was so.

King James Version

And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

Holman Bible

Then God said, “Let the earth produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds.” And it was so.

International Standard Version

Then God said, "Let vegetation sprout all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed!" And that is what happened:

A Conservative Version

And God said, Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, [and] fruit trees bearing fruit according to their kind (in which is the seed of them) upon the earth. And it was so.

American Standard Version

And God said, Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit-trees bearing fruit after their kind, wherein is the seed thereof, upon the earth: and it was so.

Amplified

So God said, “Let the earth sprout [tender] vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit according to (limited to, consistent with) their kind, whose seed is in them upon the earth”; and it was so.

Darby Translation

And God said, Let the earth cause grass to spring up, herb producing seed, fruit-trees yielding fruit after their kind, the seed of which is in them, on the earth. And it was so.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say the earth shall bring forth the tender grass, and the green herb bearing seed, and the fruit tree making fruit according to its kind, in which is the seed in it upon the earth: and it shall be so.

King James 2000

And God said, Let the earth bring forth vegetation, the plants yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after its kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "Let the earth produce green plants [that will] bear seed--fruit trees bearing fruit {in which there is seed}--according to its kind, on the earth." And it was so.

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Let the earth bring forth tender sprouts (the herb seeding seed and the fruit tree producing fruit after its kind, whose seed is in itself) upon the earth; and it was so.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God said, "Let the earth bring forth herb and grass that sow seed, and fruitful trees that bear fruit, every one in his kind, having their seed in themselves, upon the earth." And it came so to pass.

NET Bible

God said, "Let the land produce vegetation: plants yielding seeds according to their kinds, and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds." It was so.

New Heart English Bible

God said, "Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with its seed in it, on the earth;" and it was so.

The Emphasized Bible

And God said - Let the land put-forth vegetation-herb yielding seed, fruit-tree, bearing fruit, after its kind, whose seed is within it on the land. And it was so,

Webster

And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit-tree yielding fruit after its kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

World English Bible

God said, "Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with its seed in it, on the earth;" and it was so.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God saith, 'Let the earth yield tender grass, herb sowing seed, fruit-tree (whose seed is in itself) making fruit after its kind, on the earth:' and it is so.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Let the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

דּשׁא 
Dasha 
Usage: 2

דּשׁא 
Deshe' 
Usage: 15

the herb
עשׂב 
`eseb 
Usage: 33

זרע 
Zara` 

Usage: 56
Usage: 0

זרע 
Zera` 
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229
Usage: 229

and the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

מין 
Miyn 
Usage: 31

is in itself, upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 1:11

References

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Images Genesis 1:11

Prayers for Genesis 1:11

Context Readings

The Creation

10 And God gave the dry land the name of Earth; and the waters together in their place were named Seas: and God saw that it was good. 11 And God said, Let grass come up on the earth, and plants producing seed, and fruit-trees giving fruit, in which is their seed, after their sort: and it was so. 12 And grass came up on the earth, and every plant producing seed of its sort, and every tree producing fruit, in which is its seed, of its sort: and God saw that it was good.


Cross References

Hebrews 6:7

For a land, drinking in the frequent rain and producing good plants for those for whom it is worked, has a blessing from God:

Genesis 1:29

And God said, See, I have given you every plant producing seed, on the face of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit producing seed: they will be for your food:

Genesis 2:5

In the day when the Lord God made earth and heaven there were no plants of the field on the earth, and no grass had come up: for the Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no man to do work on the land.

Genesis 2:9

And out of the earth the Lord made every tree to come, delighting the eye and good for food; and in the middle of the garden, the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:16

And the Lord God gave the man orders, saying, You may freely take of the fruit of every tree of the garden:

Job 28:5

As for the earth, bread comes out of it; but under its face it is turned up as if by fire.

Psalm 1:3

He will be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, which gives its fruit at the right time, whose leaves will ever be green; and he will do well in all his undertakings.

Psalm 65:9-13

You have given your blessing to the earth, watering it and making it fertile; the river of God is full of water: and having made it ready, you give men grain.

Psalm 104:14-17

He makes the grass come up for the cattle, and plants for the use of man; so that bread may come out of the earth;

Psalm 147:8

By his hand the heaven is covered with clouds and rain is stored up for the earth; he makes the grass tall on the mountains.

Jeremiah 17:8

For he will be like a tree planted by the waters, pushing out its roots by the stream; he will have no fear when the heat comes, but his leaf will be green; in a dry year he will have no care, and will go on giving fruit.

Matthew 3:10

And even now the axe is put to the root of the trees; every tree then which does not give good fruit is cut down, and put into the fire.

Matthew 6:30

But if God gives such clothing to the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is put into the oven, will he not much more give you clothing, O you of little faith?

Matthew 7:16-20

By their fruits you will get knowledge of them. Do men get grapes from thorns or figs from thistles?

Mark 4:28

The earth gives fruit by herself; first the leaf, then the head, then the full grain.

Luke 6:43-44

For no good tree gives bad fruit, and no bad tree gives good fruit.

James 3:12

Is a fig-tree able to give us olives, my brothers, or do we get figs from a vine, or sweet water from the salt sea?

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