Parallel Verses

King James Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

Then God said, "Let the waters teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of the heavens."

Holman Bible

Then God said, "Let the water swarm with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the sky."

International Standard Version

Then God said, "Let the oceans swarm with living creatures, and let flying creatures soar above the earth throughout the sky!"

A Conservative Version

And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

American Standard Version

And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

Amplified

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly and swarm with living creatures, and let birds fly over the earth in the open expanse of the heavens.

Bible in Basic English

And God said, Let the waters be full of living things, and let birds be in flight over the earth under the arch of heaven.

Darby Translation

And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living souls, and let fowl fly above the earth in the expanse of the heavens.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God said, Let the waters bring forth great quantities of creatures with living souls and fowl that may fly above the earth upon the face of the firmament of the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say the waters shall breed abundantly creeping things, the living soul, and birds shall fly over the earth, over the face of the firmament of the heavens.

King James 2000

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that has life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "Let the waters swarm [with] swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly over the earth across the face of the vaulted dome of heaven.

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarmers having a living soul; and let birds fly over the earth on the face of the expanse of the heavens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God said, "Let the water bring forth creatures that move and have life, and fowls for to fly over the earth under the firmament of heaven."

NET Bible

God said, "Let the water swarm with swarms of living creatures and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the sky."

New Heart English Bible

God said, "Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of sky."

The Emphasized Bible

And God said - Let the waters swarm with an abundance of living soul, and, birds, shall fly over the earth, over the face of the expanse of the heavens.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

God said, "Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of sky."

Youngs Literal Translation

And God saith, 'Let the waters teem with the teeming living creature, and fowl let fly on the earth on the face of the expanse of the heavens.'

Interlinear

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

שׁרץ 
Sherets 
Usage: 15

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and fowl
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

עוּף 
`uwph 
Usage: 28

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

in the open
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

The Creation

19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day. 20 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. 21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.


Cross References

Genesis 1:7

And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

Genesis 1:14

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:

Genesis 1:22

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

Genesis 1:30

And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.

Genesis 2:19

And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.

Genesis 8:17

Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.

1 Kings 4:33

And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.

Psalm 104:24-25

O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.

Psalm 148:10

Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl:

Ecclesiastes 2:21

For there is a man whose labour is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.

Acts 17:25

Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;

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