Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
Let the waters
God blessed them and said, "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the water in the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth."
The Lord God formed out of the ground every living animal of the field and every bird of the air. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them, and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
Bring out with you all the living creatures that are with you. Bring out every living thing, including the birds, animals, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth. Let them increase and be fruitful and multiply on the earth!"
How many living things you have made, O Lord! You have exhibited great skill in making all of them; the earth is full of the living things you have made.
you animals and all you cattle, you creeping things and birds,
nor is he served by human hands, as if he needed anything, because he himself gives life and breath and everything to everyone.
1 Kings 4:33
He produced manuals on botany, describing every kind of plant, from the cedars of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows on walls. He also produced manuals on biology, describing animals, birds, insects, and fish.
And to all the animals of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to all the creatures that move on the ground -- everything that has the breath of life in it -- I give every green plant for food." It was so.
For a man may do his work with wisdom, knowledge, and skill; however, he must hand over the fruit of his labor as an inheritance to someone else who did not work for it. This also is futile, and an awful injustice!
So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above it. It was so.