Parallel Verses

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."

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

God said, Let Us [Father, Son, and Holy Spirit] make mankind in Our image, after Our likeness, and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the [tame] beasts, and over all of the earth, and over everything that creeps upon 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.

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 made the beasts of the earth in their kinds, and cattle in their kinds, and all manner worms of the earth in their kinds: and God saw that it was good. 26 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." 27 And God created man after his likeness, after the likeness of God created he him; male and female created he them.


Cross References

James 3:9

Therewith bless we God the father, and therewith curse we men which are made after the similitude of God.

Ephesians 4:24

and put on that new man, which after the image of God is shapen in righteousness, and true holiness.

Colossians 3:10

and the new put on; which is renewed in knowledge, after the image of him that made him:

Genesis 9:6

so that he which sheddeth man's blood, shall have his blood shed by man again: for God made man after his own likeness.

1 Corinthians 11:7

A man ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God. The woman is the glory of the man.

Genesis 3:22

And the LORD God said, "Lo, Adam is become as it were one of us, in knowledge of good and evil. But now lest he stretch forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live ever -"

Genesis 5:1

This is the book of the generation of man, in the day when God created man and made him after the similitude of God.

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all behold the glory of the Lord with his face open, and we are changed unto the same similitude, from glory to glory, even of the spirit of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest should shine unto them the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, which is the image of God.

Genesis 11:7

Come on, let us descend and mingle their tongue even there, that one understand not what another sayeth."

Psalm 100:3

Be ye sure, that the LORD he is God; it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves. We are but his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Lo, this only have I found, that God made man just and right, but they seek divers subtleties.

Isaiah 64:8

But now O LORD, thou father of ours: we are the clay, and thou art our potter, and we all are the work of thy hands.

John 5:17

And Jesus answered them, "My father worketh hitherto, and I work."

Acts 17:28-29

For in him we live, move, and have our being, as certain of your own poets said. For we are also his generation.

Colossians 1:15

which is the image of the invisible God, first begotten of all creatures:

James 3:7

All the natures of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and things of the sea, are meeked and tamed of the nature of man.

1 John 5:7

And it is the spirit that beareth witness, because the spirit is truth.

Genesis 9:2-4

The fear also and dread of you be upon all beasts of the earth, and upon all fowls of the air, and upon all that creepeth on the earth, and upon all fishes of the sea, which are given unto your hands.

Job 5:23

But the castles in the land shall be confederate with thee, and the beasts of the field shall give thee peace.

Job 35:10

For such one never sayeth, 'Where is God that made me? And that shineth upon us, that we might praise him in the night?

Psalm 8:4-8

What is man, that thou art mindful of him? And what is the son of man that thou visitest him?

Psalm 104:20-24

Thou makest darkness, that it may be night, wherein all the beasts of the forest do move.

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel rejoice in him that made him, and let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Isaiah 6:8

After this I heard the voice of the LORD, taking advisement on this manner, "Whom shall I send, and who will be our messenger?" Then I said, "Here am I, send me."

Jeremiah 27:6

And now will I deliver all these lands into the power of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant. The beasts also of the field shall I give him to do him service.

John 14:23

Jesus answered, and said unto him, "If a man love me and will keep my sayings, my father also will love him, and we will come unto him, and will dwell with him.

Acts 17:20

For thou bringest strange tidings to our ears. We would know therefore what these things mean."

Acts 17:26

and hath made of one blood all nations of men, for to dwell on all the face of the earth; and hath assigned before: how long time, and also the ends of their inhabitation.

Hebrews 2:6-9

but one in a certain place witnessed, saying, "What is man, that thou art mindful of him: other the son of man, that thou visitest him?

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