Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens, to divide between the day and the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years;

New American Standard Bible

Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years;

King James Version

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

Holman Bible

Then God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night. They will serve as signs for festivals and for days and years.

International Standard Version

Then God said, "Let there be lights across the sky to distinguish day from night, to act as signs for seasons, days, and years,

A Conservative Version

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of heaven to divide the day from the night, and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years.

American Standard Version

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years:

Amplified

And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be signs and tokens [of God's provident care], and [to mark] seasons, days, and years,

Bible in Basic English

And God said, Let there be lights in the arch of heaven, for a division between the day and the night, and let them be for signs, and for marking the changes of the year, and for days and for years:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and for appointed times and for days and years;

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say there shall be lights in the firmament of the heavens to separate between the day and between the night: and they shall be for signs and for set times, and for days and for years.

King James 2000

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "Let there be lights in the vaulted dome of heaven {to separate day from night}, and let them be as signs and for appointed times, and for days and years,

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to divide between the day and the night. And let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said God, "Let there be lights in the firmament of heaven, to divide the day from the night; that they may be unto signs, seasons, days and years.

NET Bible

God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them be signs to indicate seasons and days and years,

New Heart English Bible

God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of sky to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years;

The Emphasized Bible

And God said - Let there be luminaries in the expanse of the heavens, to divide between the day and the night, - and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years;

Webster

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven, to divide the day from the night: and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years.

World English Bible

God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of sky to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years;

Youngs Literal Translation

And God saith, 'Let luminaries be in the expanse of the heavens, to make a separation between the day and the night, then they have been for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years,

Interlinear

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

מארה מאורה מאר מאור 
Ma'owr 
Usage: 19

in the firmament
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

of the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

to divide
בּדל 
Badal 
Usage: 42

the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

from the night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and let them be for signs
אות 
'owth 
Usage: 79

and for seasons
מועדה מעד מועד 
Mow`ed 
Usage: 223

and for days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

Images Genesis 1:14

Prayers for Genesis 1:14

Context Readings

The Creation

13 And there was evening, and there was morning a third day. 14 And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens, to divide between the day and the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years; 15 and let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth. And it was so.


Cross References

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and see! Who hath created these things, bringing out their host by number? He calleth them all by name; through the greatness of his might and strength of power, not one faileth.

Jeremiah 10:2

Thus saith Jehovah: Learn not the way of the nations, and be not dismayed at the signs of the heavens; for the nations are dismayed at them.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heavens, and make the stars thereof black; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

Joel 2:30-31

And I will shew wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.

Joel 3:15

The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining.

Matthew 24:29

But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun shall be darkened, and the moon not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.

Genesis 8:22

Henceforth, all the days of the earth, seed time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease.

Genesis 9:13

I set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be for a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest thou lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, the whole host of heaven, and be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath assigned unto all peoples under the whole heaven.

Job 3:9

Let the stars of its twilight be dark; let it wait for light, and have none, neither let it see the eyelids of the dawn:

Job 25:3

Is there any number of his troops? and upon whom doth not his light arise?

Job 25:5

Lo, even the moon is not bright; and the stars are not pure in his sight:

Job 38:12-14

Hast thou since thy days commanded the morning? hast thou caused the dawn to know its place,

Job 38:31-32

Canst thou fasten the bands of the Pleiades, or loosen the cords of Orion?

Psalm 8:3-4

When I see thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and stars, which thou hast established;

Psalm 19:1-6

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The heavens declare the glory of God; and the expanse sheweth the work of his hands.

Psalm 74:16-17

The day is thine, the night also is thine; thou hast prepared the moon and the sun:

Psalm 81:3

Blow the trumpet at the new moon, at the set time, on our feast day:

Psalm 104:19-20

He made the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth its going down.

Psalm 119:91

By thine ordinances they stand this day; for all things are thy servants.

Psalm 136:7-9

To him that made great lights, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever;

Psalm 148:3

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all ye stars of light.

Psalm 148:6

And he established them for ever and ever; he made for them a statute which shall not pass.

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus saith Jehovah, who giveth the sun for light by day, the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for light by night, who stirreth up the sea so that the waves thereof roar, Jehovah of hosts is his name:

Jeremiah 33:20

Thus saith Jehovah: If ye can break my covenant in respect of the day, and my covenant in respect of the night, so that there should not be day and night in their season,

Jeremiah 33:25

Thus saith Jehovah: If my covenant of day and night stand not, if I have not appointed the ordinances of the heavens and the earth,

Ezekiel 46:1

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: The gate of the inner court that looketh toward the east shall be shut the six working-days; but on the sabbath-day it shall be opened, and on the day of the new moon it shall be opened.

Ezekiel 46:6

And on the day of the new moon, a young bullock without blemish, and six lambs, and a ram: they shall be without blemish.

Joel 2:10

The earth quaketh before them; the heavens tremble; the sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

Amos 5:8

seek him that made the Pleiades and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

Amos 8:9

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord Jehovah, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the land in the clear day.

Matthew 2:2

Where is the king of the Jews that has been born? for we have seen his star in the east, and have come to do him homage.

Matthew 16:2-3

But he answering said to them, When evening is come, ye say, Fine weather, for the sky is red;

Mark 13:24

But in those days, after that distress, the sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give its light;

Luke 21:25-26

And there shall be signs in sun and moon and stars, and upon the earth distress of nations in perplexity at the roar of the sea and rolling waves,

Luke 23:45

And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple rent in the midst.

Acts 2:19-20

And I will give wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:

Revelation 6:12

And I saw when it opened the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as hair sackcloth, and the whole moon became as blood,

Revelation 8:12

And the fourth angel sounded his trumpet: and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so that the third part of them should be darkened, and that the day should not appear for the third part of it, and the night the same.

Revelation 9:2

And it opened the pit of the abyss; and there went up smoke out of the pit as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened with the smoke of the pit.

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