Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And God said, Let us make man in our image--after our likeness--and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that

New American Standard Bible

Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

King James Version

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

Holman Bible

Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, all the earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth.”

International Standard Version

Then God said, "Let us make mankind in our image, to be like us. Let them be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, the livestock, everything that crawls on the earth, and over the earth itself!"

American Standard Version

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

Amplified

Then God said, “Let Us (Father, Son, Holy Spirit) make man in Our image, according to Our likeness [not physical, but a spiritual personality and moral likeness]; and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the cattle, and over the entire earth, and over everything that creeps and crawls on the earth.”

Bible in Basic English

And God said, Let us make man in our image, like us: and let him have rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over the cattle and over all the earth and over every living thing which goes flat on the earth.

Darby Translation

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over the whole earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth on the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say, We will make man in our image according to our likeness, and they shall rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and every. creeping thing creeping upon the earth.

King James 2000

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "Let us make humankind in our image and according to our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of heaven, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every moving thing that moves upon the earth."

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over all the creepers creeping on the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God said, "Let us make man in our similitude and after our likeness: that he may have rule over the fish of the sea, and over the fowls of the air, and over cattle, and over all the earth, and over all worms that creep on the earth."

NET Bible

Then God said, "Let us make humankind in our image, after our likeness, so they may rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move on the earth."

New Heart English Bible

God said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the sky, and over the livestock, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."

The Emphasized Bible

And God said - Let us make man in our image after our likeness - and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the bird of the heavens and over the tame-beast - and over all the land, and over every creeping thing, that creepeth on the land.

Webster

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping animal that creepeth upon the earth.

World English Bible

God said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the sky, and over the livestock, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."

Youngs Literal Translation

And God saith, 'Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness, and let them rule over fish of the sea, and over fowl of the heavens, and over cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that is creeping on the earth.'

Interlinear

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

man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

in our image
צלם 
Tselem 
Usage: 17

דּמוּת 
D@muwth 
Usage: 25

רדה 
Radah 
Usage: 27

over the fish
דּגה 
Dagah 
Usage: 15

of the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

and over the fowl
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

of the air
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and over the cattle
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

and over all the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

רמשׂ 
Remes 
Usage: 17

רמשׂ 
Ramas 
Usage: 17

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 1:26

Devotionals containing Genesis 1:26

Images Genesis 1:26

Prayers for Genesis 1:26

Context Readings

The Creation

25 And God made the beasts of the earth according to their kind, and the cattle according to their kind, and everything that creeps upon the ground according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. 26 And God said, Let us make man in our image--after our likeness--and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that 27 And God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him, male and female he created them.


Cross References

James 3:9

By it we bless the God and Father, and by it we curse men, who were made according to a likeness of God.

Ephesians 4:24

and to put on the new man according to God, the man who was created in righteousness and piety of the truth.

Colossians 3:10

and having put on the new man, being renewed in knowledge according to an image of him who created him,

Genesis 9:6

Whoever sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed. For in the image of God he made man.

1 Corinthians 11:7

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, being an image and glory of God, but woman is a glory of man.

Genesis 3:22

And LORD God said, Behold, the man has become as one of us--to know good and evil--and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever--

Genesis 5:1

This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God he made him,

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face seeing by reflection the glory of Lord, are transformed into the same likeness from glory to glory, just as from the Spirit of Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.

Genesis 11:7

Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand each other's speech.

Psalm 100:3

Know ye that LORD, he is God. It is he who has made us, and we are his. We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Behold, this only I have found: That God made man upright, but they have sought out many contrivances.

Isaiah 64:8

But now, O LORD, thou are our Father. We are the clay, and thou our potter, and we are all the work of thy hand.

John 5:17

But Jesus answered them, My Father works until now and I work.

Acts 17:28-29

For in him we live, and move, and exist, as also some of the performers from you have said, For of him we are also offspring.

Colossians 1:15

who is an image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

James 3:7

For every species, both of beasts and of birds, both of creeping things and things in the sea, is tamed, and has been tamed by the human species.

1 John 5:7

Because those who testify are three:

Genesis 9:2-4

And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every bird of the heavens, with all with which the ground teems, and all the fishes of the sea. They are delivered into your hand.

Job 5:23

For thou shall be in league with the stones of the field, and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with thee.

Job 35:10

But none says, Where is God my maker who gives songs in the night,

Psalm 8:4-8

what is man that thou remember him? And the son of man that thou succor him?

Psalm 104:20-24

Thou make darkness, and it is night, during which all the beasts of the forest creep forth.

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel rejoice in him who made him. Let the sons of Zion be joyful in their King.

Isaiah 6:8

And I heard the voice of LORD, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, I am here, send me.

Jeremiah 27:6

And now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant. And the beasts of the field I have also given him to serve him.

John 14:23

Jesus answered and said to him, If any man loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make a dwelling with him.

Acts 17:20

For thou bring some surprising things to our ears. Therefore, we want to know whatever these things aim to be.

Acts 17:26

And he made from one blood every nation of men to dwell upon all the face of the earth, having determined prescribed times, and the limits of their occupancy,

Hebrews 2:6-9

But a certain man has somewhere testified, saying, What is man, that thou remember him? Or a son of man, that thou help him?

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