Parallel Verses

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.

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.”

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.

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.'

Verse Picture

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 will make the living thing of the earth according to its kind, and cattle according to its kind, and every creeping thing of the earth according to its kind: and God will see that it is 26 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. 27 And God will form man in his image, in the image of God he formed him; male and female he formed them.


Cross References

James 3:9

With it we praise the God and Father; and with it we curse men, those made according to the similitude of God.

Ephesians 4:24

And to put on the new man, created according to God in justice and sanctity of truth.

Colossians 3:10

And having put on the new, being renewed in knowledge according to the image of him having created him:

Genesis 9:6

He pouring out man's blood, by man his blood shall be poured out: for in the image of God he made man.

1 Corinthians 11:7

For truly the man ought not to have the head covered, being the image and glory of God: and the woman is the glory of the man.

Genesis 3:22

And Jehovah God will say, Lo, Adam became as one from us, to know good and evil: and now lest he shall send forth his hand and take also of the tree of lives, and eat, and live to eternity:

Genesis 5:1

This the writing of the generations of Adam: in the day God formed Adam, in the likeness of God, he made him.

2 Corinthians 3:18

And we all, shown as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, with the face uncovered, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as from the Spirit of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In whom the God of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, so that the enlightening of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.

Genesis 11:7

Come, we will come down and mix their lip that they shall not hear a man the lip of his neighbor.

Psalm 100:3

Know ye that Jehovah he is God: he made us and not we his people and the sheep of his feeding.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Only see, this I found, that God made man upright; and they sought out many purposes.

Isaiah 64:8

And now, O Jehovah, thou our Father; we the clay and thou forming us; and we all the work of thy hand.

John 5:17

And Jesus answered, My Father works till now, and I work.

Acts 17:28-29

For in him we live, and move, and are; as certain of the composers among you have said, For we also are his race.

Colossians 1:15

Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation:

James 3:7

For every nature of beasts, and also of birds, of creeping things, and also of things in the sea, is tamed, and has been tamed by the nature of man:

1 John 5:7

For three are testifying (in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit: and these three are one.

Genesis 9:2-4

And the fear of you, and the dread of you, shall be upon every living thing of the earth, and upon every bird of the heavens, upon every thing which shall creep along the earth and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand they were given.

Job 5:23

For with the stones of the field they covenant, and the beast of the field was at peace with thee.

Job 35:10

And not saying, Where is God making me? he gave songs in the night

Psalm 8:4-8

What is man that thou wilt remember him? and the son of man that thou wilt review him?

Psalm 104:20-24

Thou didst set darkness and it will be night: in it all the beasts of the forest shall creep.

Psalm 149:2

Israel shall rejoice in him making him: the sons of Zion shall exult in their king.

Isaiah 6:8

And I shall hear the voice of Jehovah, saying, Whom shall I send, and who shall go for us? and behold me saying, Send me.

Jeremiah 27:6

And now I gave all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, my servant; and also the beasts of the field gave I to him to serve him.

John 14:23

Jesus answered and said to him, If any one love me, he will keep my word: and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and we will make our stay with him.

Acts 17:20

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we wish therefore to know what these things may be.

Acts 17:26

And he made of one blood every nation of men to dwell upon all the face of the earth, having limited the times before arranged, and the bounds of their habitation;

Hebrews 2:6-9

And somewhere a certain one testified, saying, What is man, that thou rememberest him? or the son of man, that thou reviewest him?

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