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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.

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!"

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

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.”

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 beast of the earth after its sort, and the cattle after their sort, and everything moving on the face of the earth after its sort: and God saw that it was good. 26 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. 27 And God made man in his image, in the image of God he made him: male and female he made them.


Cross References

James 3:9

With it we give praise to our Lord and Father; and with it we put a curse on men who are made in God's image.

Ephesians 4:24

And put on the new man, to which God has given life, in righteousness and a true and holy way of living.

Colossians 3:10

And have put on the new man, which has become new in knowledge after the image of his maker;

Genesis 9:6

Whoever takes a man's life, by man will his life be taken; because God made man in his image.

1 Corinthians 11:7

For it is not right for a man to have his head covered, because he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Genesis 3:22

And the Lord God said, Now the man has become like one of us, having knowledge of good and evil; and now if he puts out his hand and takes of the fruit of the tree of life, he will go on living for ever.

Genesis 5:1

This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day when God made man, he made him in the image of God;

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face giving back as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord who is the Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:4

Because the god of this world has made blind the minds of those who have not faith, so that the light of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, might not be shining on them.

Genesis 11:7

Come, let us go down and take away the sense of their language, so that they will not be able to make themselves clear to one another.

Genesis 11:7

Come, let us go down and take away the sense of their language, so that they will not be able to make themselves clear to one another.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

This only have I seen, that God made men upright, but they have been searching out all sorts of inventions.

Isaiah 64:8

But now, O Lord, you are our father; we are the earth, and you are our maker; and we are all the work of your hand.

John 5:17

But his answer was: My Father is still working even now, and so I am working.

Acts 17:28-29

For in him we have life and motion and existence; as certain of your verse writers have said, For we are his offspring.

Colossians 1:15

Who is the image of the unseen God and existed before all living things;

James 3:7

For every sort of beast and bird and every living thing on earth and in the sea has been controlled by man and is under his authority;

1 John 5:7

And the Spirit is the witness, because the Spirit is true.

Genesis 9:2-4

And the fear of you will be strong in every beast of the earth and every bird of the air; everything which goes on the land, and all the fishes of the sea, are given into your hands.

Job 5:23

For you will be in agreement with the stones of the earth, and the beasts of the field will be at peace with you.

Job 35:10

But no one has said, Where is God my Maker, who gives songs in the night;

Psalm 8:4-8

What is man, that you keep him in mind? the son of man, that you take him into account?

Psalm 104:20-24

When you make it dark, it is night, when all the beasts of the woods come quietly out of their secret places.

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel have joy in his maker; let the children of Zion be glad in their King.

Isaiah 6:8

And the voice of the Lord came to my ears, saying, Whom am I to send, and who will go for us? Then I said, Here am I, send me.

Jeremiah 27:6

And now I have given all these lands into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, my servant; and I have given the beasts of the field to him for his use.

John 14:23

Jesus said to him in answer, If anyone has love for me, he will keep my words: and he will be dear to my Father; and we will come to him and make our living-place with him.

Acts 17:20

For you seem to us to say strange things, and we have a desire to get the sense of them.

Acts 17:26

And he has made of one blood all the nations of men living on all the face of the earth, ordering their times and the limits of their lands,

Hebrews 2:6-9

But a certain writer has given his witness, saying, What is man, that you keep him in mind? what is the son of man, that you take him into account?

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