Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "Let there be light!" And there was light.

New American Standard Bible

Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.

King James Version

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Holman Bible

Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.

International Standard Version

God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light.

A Conservative Version

And God said, Let there be light, and there was light.

American Standard Version

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Amplified

And God said, Let there be light; and there was light.

Bible in Basic English

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Darby Translation

And God said, Let there be light. And there was light.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God said, Let there be light, and there was light.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say there shall be light, and there shall be light

King James 2000

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Let there be light. And there was light.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then God said, "Let there be light." And there was light.

NET Bible

God said, "Let there be light." And there was light!

New Heart English Bible

God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.

The Emphasized Bible

And God said - Light, be, And light was.

Webster

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

World English Bible

God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.

Youngs Literal Translation

and God saith, 'Let light be;' and light is.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 1:3

References

Word Count of 21 Translations in Genesis 1:3

Images Genesis 1:3

Prayers for Genesis 1:3

Context Readings

The Creation

2 Now the earth was formless and empty, and darkness [was] over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God [was] hovering over the surface of the waters. 3 And God said, "Let there be light!" And there was light. 4 And God saw the light, that [it was] good, and God caused [there to be] a separation between the light and between the darkness.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God who said, "Light will shine out of darkness," [is the one] who has shined in our hearts for the enlightenment of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

Psalm 33:6

By the word of Yahweh [the] heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.

Psalm 33:9

For {he himself spoke} and it came to pass. {He himself commanded} and it stood firm.

Psalm 148:5

Let them praise the name of Yahweh, because he commanded and they were created.

Job 36:30

Look, he scatters his lightning around him, and he covers the roots of the sea.

Job 38:19

"Where then [is] the way [where] [the] light dwells? And where then [is] its place,

Psalm 97:11

Light [is] sown for the righteous, and joy for [the] upright in heart.

Psalm 104:2

[you] who cover [yourself] with light as [with] a garment, who stretch out [the] heavens like a tent curtain,

Psalm 118:27

Yahweh is God, and he has given us light. Bind [the] festal sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

Isaiah 45:7

form light and create darkness; make peace and create evil; I [am] Yahweh; do all these [things].

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall no longer be your light by day, and for bright light the moon shall not give you light, but Yahweh will be your everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Matthew 8:3

And extending his hand he touched him, saying, "I am willing, be clean." And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

John 1:5

And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.

John 1:9

The true light, who gives light to every person, was coming into the world.

John 3:19

And this is the judgment: that the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.

John 11:43

And [when he] had said these [things], he cried out with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!"

Ephesians 5:8

for you were formerly darkness, but now [you are] light in the Lord. Live like children of light

Ephesians 5:14

for everything made visible is light. Therefore it says, Wake up, sleeper, and rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.

1 Timothy 6:16

the [one who] alone possesses immortality, who lives [in] unapproachable light, whom no human being has seen nor is able to see, to whom [be] honor and eternal power. Amen.

1 John 1:5

And this is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light and there [is] no darkness in him at all.

1 John 2:8

Again, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light already is shining.

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