Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God made two lights, the greater light to rule the day and the smaller light to rule the night, and the stars.

New American Standard Bible

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

King James Version

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Holman Bible

God made the two great lights—the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night—as well as the stars.

International Standard Version

God fashioned two great lights the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night as well as stars.

A Conservative Version

And God made the two great lights, the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night, also the stars.

American Standard Version

And God made the two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Amplified

God made the two great lights—the greater light (the sun) to rule the day, and the lesser light (the moon) to rule the night; He made the [galaxies of] stars also [that is, all the amazing wonders in the heavens].

Bible in Basic English

And God made the two great lights: the greater light to be the ruler of the day, and the smaller light to be the ruler of the night: and he made the stars.

Darby Translation

And God made the two great lights, the great light to rule the day, and the small light to rule the night, and the stars.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will make two great lights; the great light for the rule of the day, and the small light for the rule of the night and the stars.

King James 2000

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Modern King James verseion

And God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day and the smaller light to rule the night, and the stars also.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God made two great lights: a greater light to rule the day, and a lesser light to rule the night; and he made stars also.

NET Bible

God made two great lights -- the greater light to rule over the day and the lesser light to rule over the night. He made the stars also.

New Heart English Bible

God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.

The Emphasized Bible

And God made the two great luminaries, - the greater luminary to rule the day, and the lesser luminary to rule the night, also the stars.

Webster

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

World English Bible

God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God maketh the two great luminaries, the great luminary for the rule of the day, and the small luminary -- and the stars -- for the rule of the night;

Interlinear

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

two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

מארה מאורה מאר מאור 
Ma'owr 
Usage: 19

the greater
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

מארה מאורה מאר מאור 
Ma'owr 
מארה מאורה מאר מאור 
Ma'owr 
Usage: 19
Usage: 19

to rule
ממשׁלה 
memshalah 
ממשׁלה 
memshalah 
Usage: 16
Usage: 16

the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and the lesser
קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

the night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

he made the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

References

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Morish

Smith

Sun

Context Readings

The Creation

15 and they shall be as lights in the vaulted dome of heaven to give light on the earth." And it [was] so. 16 And God made two lights, the greater light to rule the day and the smaller light to rule the night, and the stars. 17 And God placed them in the vaulted dome of heaven to give light on the earth


Cross References

Job 38:7

when [the] morning stars were singing together and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

Psalm 8:3

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

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.

Psalm 136:7-9

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

Joshua 10:12-14

Then Joshua spoke to Yahweh, on the day Yahweh gave the Amorites over to the {Israelites}, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun in Gibeon, stand still, and moon, in the valley of Aijalon."

Job 31:26

if I looked at [the] sun when it shone or [at the] moon moving [in] splendor,

Psalm 19:6

Its rising [is] from [one] end of the heavens and its circuit to the [other] end of them; and nothing [is] hidden from its heat.

Psalm 74:16

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

Psalm 148:3

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

Psalm 148:5

Let them praise the name of Yahweh, because he commanded and they were created.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not flash forth their light; the sun will keep back when it comes out, and [the] moon will not cause its light to shine.

Isaiah 24:23

And the full moon will be ashamed and the sun will be ashamed, for Yahweh of hosts will rule on {Mount Zion} and in Jerusalem, and before his elders [in] glory.

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.

Isaiah 45:7

form light and create darkness; make peace and create evil; I [am] Yahweh; do all these [things].

Habakkuk 3:11

Sun [and] moon stood still in [their] place; at the light of your arrows they moved about; at the gleam of the flashing of your spear.

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.'

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour, darkness came over all the land until the ninth hour.

1 Corinthians 15:41

[There is] one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars, for star differs from star in glory.

Revelation 16:8-9

And the fourth poured out his bowl on the sun, and it was granted to it to burn up people with fire.

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon, that they shine on it, for the glory of God illuminates it, and its lamp [is] the Lamb.

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