Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 will call to the dry, earth; and to the gathering of the waters he called seas: and God will see that it is good. 11 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. 12 And the earth shall bring forth the tender grass, the green herb bearing seed according to its kind, and the tree making fruit in which the seed is in it, according to its kind: and God will see that it is good.


Cross References

Hebrews 6:7

For the earth drinking the rain coming often upon it, and bringing forth the vegetable fitting well to them by whom it is cultivated, receives commendation from God:

Genesis 1:29

And God will say, Lo, I gave to you every green herb scattering seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree scattering seed; to you it shall be for food.

Genesis 2:5

And every green thing of the field before it shall be in the earth, and every green herb of the field before it will spring up: for Jehovah God rained not upon the earth and not a man to work the earth.

Genesis 2:9

And Jehovah God will cause to grow out of the earth every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of lives in the midst of the garden, and the tree to know good and evil.

Genesis 2:16

And Jehovah God will appoint to the man, saying, From every tree of the garden eating, thou shalt eat.

Job 28:5

The earth, from it will come forth bread, and under it was turned as fire.

Psalm 1:3

And he was as a tree planted by the streams of water which will give its fruit in its time; his leaf shall not fall away, and all which he shall do shall be prospered.

Psalm 65:9-13

Thou reviewedst the earth, and thou wilt water it: thou wilt greatly enrich it; the stream of God being full of waters: thou wilt prepare their grain, for so thou wilt prepare it.

Psalm 104:14-17

Causing grass to spring up for the cattle, and the green herb for the service of man, to bring forth bread from the earth:

Psalm 147:8

Covering the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth, causing the grass to spring up on the mountains.

Jeremiah 17:8

And he was as a tree planted by the waters, and it shall spread out its roots by the river, and it shall not see when heat shall come, and its leaf was green; and it shall not be afraid in the year of restraint, and it shall not withdraw from making fruit.

Matthew 3:10

And now also the axe lies at the root of the trees; therefore every one not making good fruit is cut off and cast into fire.

Matthew 6:30

And if the grass of the field, being this day, and to morrow cast into the furnace, God so clothes much rather you, ye of little faith!

Matthew 7:16-20

By their fruits shall ye know them. Far from it, do they gather grapes from thorns, or figs from caltrops

Mark 4:28

For the earth bears fruit spontaneously; first the grass, then the ear, then the full wheat in the ear.

Luke 6:43-44

For it is not a good tree making decayed fruit; neither a decayed tree making good fruit.

James 3:12

The fig tree, my brethren, cannot make olives, or the vine, figs: so no fountain can make salt and sweet water.

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