Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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:

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;

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 The twilight and the dawn were the third day. 14 Then God said, "Let there be lights across the sky to distinguish day from night, to act as signs for seasons, days, and years, 15 to serve as lights in the sky, and to shine on the earth!" And that is what happened:


Cross References

Isaiah 40:26

"Lift your eyes up to heaven and see who created all these the one who leads out their vast array of stars by number, calling them all by name because of his great might and his powerful strength and not one is missing."

Jeremiah 10:2

This is what the LORD says: "Don't learn the way of the nations, and don't be terrified by signs in the heavens, though the nations are terrified of them.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

When I extinguish your lights, I'll cover the heavens and darken their stars. I'll cover the sun with a cloud and the moon won't reflect its light.

Joel 2:30-31

I will display warnings in the heavens, and on the earth blood, fire, and columns of smoke.

Joel 3:15

The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.

Matthew 24:29

"Immediately after the troubles of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of heaven will be shaken loose.'

Genesis 8:22

"Never again, as long as the earth exists, will sowing and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night ever cease."

Genesis 9:13

I've set my rainbow in the sky to symbolize the covenant between me and the earth.

Deuteronomy 4:19

Do not gaze toward the heavens and observe the sun, the moon, the stars the entire array of the sky with the intent to worship and serve what the LORD your God gave every nation.

Job 3:9

Let the stars of its evening twilight be dark; let it hope for light but let there be none; let it not see the breaking rays of the dawn.

Job 25:3

Is there any limit to his armies? On whom does his light not shine?

Job 25:5

Behold, even the moon isn't bright, and the stars aren't pure in his eyes.

Job 38:12-14

"Have you ever commanded the morning at any time during your life? Do you know where the dawn lives,

Job 38:31-32

"Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loosen the cords of Orion?

Psalm 8:3-4

When I look at the heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars that you established

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens are declaring the glory of God, and their expanse shows the work of his hands.

Psalm 74:16-17

Yours is the day, and yours is the night; you established the moon and the sun.

Psalm 81:3

Blow the ram's horn when there is a New Moon, when there is a full moon, on our festival day,

Psalm 104:19-20

He made the moon to mark time; the sun knows its setting time.

Psalm 119:91

To this day they stand by means of your rulings, for all things serve you.

Psalm 136:7-9

to the one who made the great lights, for his gracious love is everlasting

Psalm 148:3

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.

Psalm 148:6

He set them in place to last forever and ever; he gave the command and will not rescind it.

Jeremiah 31:35

This is what the LORD says, who gives the sun for light by day, the laws that govern the moon and stars for light by night, and who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name:

Jeremiah 33:20

"This is what the LORD says: "If you could break my covenant with the day and night so that day and night wouldn't occur at the proper time,

Jeremiah 33:25

This is what the LORD says: "If I had not established my covenant for day and night and the laws that govern the heavens and earth,

Ezekiel 46:1

"This is what the Lord GOD says: "The inner, east-facing courtyard is to remain shut during the six working days of the week, but on the Sabbath day it is to be opened, as well as on the day of the New Moon.

Ezekiel 46:6

Furthermore, each New Moon there is to be a young bull presented without defect, six male lambs, and a ram without defect.

Joel 2:10

"The land quivers in their presence; even the heavens shake. The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.

Amos 5:8

Seek the one who fashions the Pleiades and Orion, who turns the deep darkness into morning, who darkens day into night, who calls out to the waters of the sea, pouring them out onto the surface of the earth the LORD is his name.

Amos 8:9

It will come about at that time," declares the Lord GOD, "I will cause the sun to set at noon and the earth to darken in the daylight.

Matthew 2:2

and asked, "Where is the one who was born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."

Matthew 16:2-3

He replied to them, "You say, "Red sky at night, what a delight!

Mark 13:24

"But after the suffering of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light,

Luke 21:25-26

"There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and there will be distress on earth among the nations that are confused by the roaring of the sea and its waves.

Luke 23:45

because the sun had stopped shining, and the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two.

Acts 2:19-20

I will display wonders in the sky above and signs on the earth below: blood, fire, and clouds of smoke.

Revelation 6:12

Then I saw the lamb open the sixth seal. There was a powerful earthquake. The sun turned as black as sackcloth made of hair, and the full moon turned as red as blood.

Revelation 8:12

When the fourth angel blew his trumpet, one-third of the sun, one-third of the moon, and one-third of the stars were struck so that one-third of them turned dark. One-third of the day was kept from having light, as was the night.

Revelation 9:2

It opened the shaft of the bottomless pit, and smoke came out of the shaft like the smoke from a large furnace. The sun and the air were darkened with the smoke from the shaft.

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