Parallel Verses

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,

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:

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 vaulted dome of heaven {to separate day from night}, and let them be as signs and for appointed times, and for days and years, 15 and they shall be as lights in the vaulted dome of heaven to give light on the earth." And it [was] so.


Cross References

Isaiah 40:26

Lift your eyes up [on] high, and see! Who created these? The one who brings out their host by number. He calls all them by name. Because [he is] great of power and mighty of power, no man is missing.

Jeremiah 10:2

Thus says Yahweh: "You must not learn the way of the nations, and you must not be dismayed by the signs of the heavens, for the nations are dismayed by them.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And I will cover [you] at extinguishing your heavens, and I will make dark their stars, and I will cover [the] sun with the cloud, and [the] moon will not give its light.

Joel 2:30-31

And I will {set} wonders in the heavens, and on earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke.

Joel 3:15

[The] sun and [the] moon grow dark, and [the] stars {have withheld} their splendor.

Matthew 24:29

"And immediately after the tribulation of those days, 'the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of heaven will be shaken.'

Genesis 8:22

{As long as the earth endures}, seed and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will not cease.

Genesis 9:13

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

Deuteronomy 4:19

{And do this so that you do not lift} your eyes [toward] heaven and {observe} the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of the heaven, and be led astray and bow down to them and serve them, things that Yahweh your God has allotted to all [of] the peoples under all [of] the heaven.

Job 3:9

Let the stars of its dawn be dark; let it hope for light but there be none, and let it not see [the] eyelids of dawn

Job 25:3

Is there a number to his troops? And upon whom does his light not rise?

Job 25:5

Look, even [the] moon {is not bright}, and [the] stars are not pure in his sight.

Job 38:12-14

"Have you {ever in your life} commanded [the] morning? Have you made the dawn know its place,

Job 38:31-32

"Can you bind [the] chains of [the] Pleiades, or can you loosen [the] cords of Orion?

Psalm 8:3-4

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, [the] moon and [the] stars which you set in place--

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens [are] telling the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims the work of his hands.

Psalm 74:16-17

Yours [is the] day, yours [is the] night also. You established light and [the] sun.

Psalm 81:3

Blow [the] horn at new moon, at full moon, for our feast day,

Psalm 104:19-20

He made [the] moon for appointed times; [the] sun knows its [time for] setting.

Psalm 119:91

By your ordinances they stand today, for all [are] your servants.

Psalm 136:7-9

To [him who] made [the] great lights, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

Psalm 148:3

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

Psalm 148:6

And he put them in place forever and ever, [by] a decree he gave that will not pass away.

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus says Yahweh, who gives [the] sun for light by day, the regulations of [the] moon and [the] stars for light [by] night, who stirs up the sea and its waves roar--Yahweh of hosts [is] his name.

Jeremiah 33:20

"Thus says Yahweh: 'If you could break my covenant [with] the day, and my covenant [with] the night, so that day and night [would] not come at their time,

Jeremiah 33:25

Thus says Yahweh: 'If my covenant [with] day and [with] night, [the] regulations of heaven and earth, I had not established,

Ezekiel 46:1

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "The gate of the inner courtyard facing east must be shut [on] the six of the days for work, but on the day of the Sabbath it must be opened and on the day of the new moon it must be opened.

Ezekiel 46:6

And on the day of the new moon [he will offer] a bull, {a calf} without defect and six male lambs and a ram; they must be without defect.

Joel 2:10

{Before them} [the] earth quakes; [the] heavens tremble; [the] sun and [the] moon grow dark, and [the] stars {have withheld} their splendor

Amos 5:8

The one who made the Pleiades and Orion and who turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens day [into] night, the one who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh [is] his name!

Amos 8:9

And then in that day," {declares} my Lord Yahweh, "I will make the sun go down at noon and I will darken the land on a day of light.

Matthew 2:2

saying, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star at its rising and have come to worship him."

Matthew 16:2-3

So he answered [and] said to them, "[When] evening comes you say, '[It will be] fair weather because the sky is red,'

Mark 13:24

"But in those days, after that tribulation, 'the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light,

Luke 21:25-26

"And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity from the noise of the sea and [its] surging,

Luke 23:45

[because] [the light] of the sun failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn apart [down] the middle.

Acts 2:19-20

And I will cause wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood and fire and vapor of smoke.

Revelation 6:12

And I watched when he opened the sixth seal, and a great earthquake took place, and the sun became black like sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood,

Revelation 8:12

And the fourth angel blew the trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, and a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened, and the day did not shine [with respect to] a third of it, and the night likewise.

Revelation 9:2

And he opened the shaft of the abyss, and smoke went up from the shaft like smoke from a great furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the shaft.

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