Parallel Verses

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."

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.”

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.

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

Then God said, “Let the waters swarm and abundantly produce living creatures, and let birds soar above 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.

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.

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 so of the evening and morning was made the fourth day. 20 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." 21 And God created great whales and all manner of creatures that live and move, which the waters brought forth in their kinds, and all manner of feathered fowls in their kinds. And God saw that it was good:


Cross References

Genesis 1:7

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

Genesis 1:14

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.

Genesis 1:22

and God blessed them, saying, "Grow and multiply, and fill the waters of the seas, and let the fowls multiply upon the earth."

Genesis 1:30

and for all beasts of the earth, and unto all fowls of the air, and unto all that creepeth on the earth wherein is life, that they may have all manner herbs and grass for to eat." And even so it was.

Genesis 2:19

And after that the LORD God had made of the earth all manner beasts of the field, and all manner fowls of the air, he brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them. And as Adam called all manner living beasts: even so are their names.

Genesis 8:17

And all the beasts that are with thee whatsoever flesh it be, both fowl and cattle and all manner worms that creep on the earth, bring out with thee, and let them move, grow and multiply upon the earth."

1 Kings 4:33

And he disputed of trees, even from the Cedar tree that groweth in Lebanon unto the Hyssop that springeth out of the wall. And he disputed of beasts, fowls, worms, and fishes.

Psalm 104:24-25

O LORD, how manifold are thy works! Right wisely hast thou made them all; yea, the earth is full of thy riches.

Psalm 148:10

beasts and all cattle; worms and feathered fowls;

Ecclesiastes 2:21

Forsomuch as a man should weary himself with wisdom, with understanding and opportunity, and yet be fain to leave his labours unto another, that never sweat for them. This is also a vain thing and a great misery.

Acts 17:25

neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed of any thing. Seeing he himself giveth life and breath to all men everywhere,

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