Parallel Verses

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;

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

Then God said, “Let there be light-bearers (sun, moon, stars) in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be useful for signs (tokens) [of God’s provident care], and for marking 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:

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;

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;

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 So it was evening - and it was morning, a third day. 14 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; 15 yea let them be for luminaries in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth. And it was so.


Cross References

Isaiah 40:26

Lift on high your eyes - and see who hath created these, That bringeth forth, by number, their host, - To all of them by name, doth call, Because of the abundance of vigour and alertness of strength, not one, is missing!

Jeremiah 10:2

Thus, saith Yahweh - Unto the way of the nations, become not ye accustomed, Nor at the signs of the heavens, be ye dismayed, - Because the nations are dismayed at them.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And when I quench thee, I will cover the heavens, And obscure their stars, - The sun - with a cloud, will I cover, And the moon shall not shed her light;

Joel 2:30-31

And I will set forth wonders in the heavens, and in the earth, - blood, and fire, and columns of smoke:

Joel 3:15

The sun and the moon, have become dark, - and, the stars, have withdrawn their shining,

Matthew 24:29

But, straightway after the tribulation of those days, the sun, will be darkened, and, the moon, will not give her brightness, and, the stars, will fall from heaven, - and, the powers of the heavens, will be shaken;

Genesis 8:22

During all the days of the earth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease.

Genesis 9:13

My bow, have I set in the cloud, - and it shall be for a sign of a covenant, betwixt me and the earth;

Deuteronomy 4:19

or lest thou shouldest lift up thine eyes towards the heavens and see the sun and the moon, and the stars - all the host of the heavens, and shouldest be seduced, and shouldest bow thyself down to them and he led to serve them, - the which Yahweh thy God hath assigned unto all the peoples under all the heavens;

Job 3:9

Darkened be the stars of its twilight, - Let it wait for light, and there be none, neither let it see the eyelashes of the dawn:

Job 25:3

Is there any number to his troops? And upon whom ariseth not his light?

Job 25:5

Look as far as the moon, and it is not clear, and, the stars, are not bright in his eyes!

Job 38:12-14

Since thy days began hast thou commanded the morning? or caused the dawn to know its place;

Job 38:31-32

Canst thou bind the fetters of the Pleiades? Or, the bands of Orion, canst thou unloose?

Psalm 8:3-4

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

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens, are telling the glory of GOD, And, the work of his hands, the expanse is declaring;

Psalm 74:16-17

Thine, is the day, Yea, thine, the night, Thou, didst establish moon and sun;

Psalm 81:3

Blow, at the new moon, the horn, At the full moon, for the day of our sacred festival:

Psalm 104:19-20

He hath made the moon for seasons, And, the sun, knoweth his place for entering in.

Psalm 119:91

By thy regulations, do they stand to-day, for, all, are thy servants.

Psalm 136:7-9

To him that made great lights, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.

Psalm 148:3

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

Psalm 148:6

So caused he them to stand perpetually - age-abidingly, A decree, hath he given, and it passeth not beyond.

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus, saith Yahweh - Who hath given the sun for a light by day, The ordinances of the moon and the stars for a light by night, - Who excited the sea, and the waves thereof roared Yahweh of hosts, is his name: -

Jeremiah 33:20

Thus, saith Yahweh, If ye can break, My covenant of the day, and My covenant of the night, That there be not day and night in their season,

Jeremiah 33:25

Thus, saith Yahweh, If my covenant of day and night, the ordinances of the heavens and the earth, I did not appoint,

Ezekiel 46:1

Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, the gate of the inner court which looketh toward the east shall be shut, the six days of work, - but on the sabbath-day, shall it be opened, and on the day of the new moon, shall it be opened.

Ezekiel 46:6

But on the day of the new moon, a young bullock without defect, - and six he-lambs and a ram without defect, shall they be;

Joel 2:10

Before him, hath quaked the earth, have trembled the heavens, - the sun and the moon, have become dark, and, the stars, have withdrawn their shining;

Amos 5:8

Seek him who made the Cluster and the Giant, and turneth, into morning, the shadow of death, and who, day into night, doth darken, Him who calleth to the waters of the sea, and poureth them out on the face of the land, Yahweh, is his name:

Amos 8:9

Yea it shall come to pass, in that day, Declareth My Lord, Yahweh, that I will cause the sun to go in at high noon, - and will darken the earth on a day of brightness.!

Matthew 2:2

saying - Where is he that hath been born king of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and have come to bow down to him.

Matthew 16:2-3

But, he, answering said unto them -

Mark 13:24

But, in those days, after that tribulation, the sun, shall be darkened, and, the moon, will not give her brightness,

Luke 21:25-26

And there will he signs in sun, and moon, and stars, and, on the earth, anguish of nations in embarrassment - sea and surge resounding, -

Luke 23:45

the sun failing; and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.

Acts 2:19-20

And I will set forth wonders in the heaven above, and signs upon the earth beneath, - blood and fire and vapour of smoke:

Revelation 6:12

And I saw, when he opened the sixth seal, that a, great earthquake, took place; and, the sun, became black as sackcloth of hair, and, the full moon, became as blood,

Revelation 8:12

And, the fourth messenger, sounded; and the third of the sun was smitten, and the third of the moon, and the third of the stars, - in order that the third of them might be darkened, and the day might not shine for the third of it, and the night, in like manner.

Revelation 9:2

And he opened the shaft of the abyss; and there came up a smoke out of the shaft, as the smoke of a great furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened, by reason of the smoke of the shaft.

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