Parallel Verses

King James Version

And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

New American Standard Bible

God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,

Holman Bible

God placed them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth,

International Standard Version

God placed them in space to shine on the earth,

A Conservative Version

And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth,

American Standard Version

And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth,

Amplified

God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to provide light upon the earth,

Bible in Basic English

And God put them in the arch of heaven, to give light on the earth;

Darby Translation

And God set them in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth,

Julia Smith Translation

And God will give them in the firmament of the heavens to give light upon the earth.

King James 2000

And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God placed them in the vaulted dome of heaven to give light on the earth

Modern King James verseion

And God set them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God put them in the firmament of heaven to shine upon the earth,

NET Bible

God placed the lights in the expanse of the sky to shine on the earth,

New Heart English Bible

God set them in the expanse of sky to give light to the earth,

The Emphasized Bible

And God set them in the expanse of the heavens, - to give light on the earth;

Webster

And God set them in the firmament of the heaven, to give light upon the earth.

World English Bible

God set them in the expanse of sky to give light to the earth,

Youngs Literal Translation

and God giveth them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth,

Interlinear

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

set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

them in the firmament
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

of the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

to give light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Creation

16 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. 17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, 18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.


Cross References

Genesis 9:13

I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.

Job 38:12

Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days; and caused the dayspring to know his place;

Psalm 8:1

{To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David.} O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.

Psalm 8:3

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

Acts 13:47

For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.

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