Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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.

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

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 20 Translations in Genesis 1:3

Images Genesis 1:3

Prayers for Genesis 1:3

Context Readings

The Creation

2 And the earth was without form and empty. And darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved on the face 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 divided between the light and the darkness.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 4:6

For it is God who said, "Out of darkness Light shall shine;" who shone in our hearts to give the brightness of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Psalm 33:6

By the Word of Jehovah were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of His mouth.

Psalm 33:9

For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood.

Psalm 148:5

Let them praise the name of Jehovah; for He commanded, and they were created.

Job 36:30

Behold, He spreads His light on it, and He covers the bottom of the sea.

Job 38:19

Where is the way where light dwells? And where is the place of darkness,

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 104:2

covering Yourself with light as with a robe; and stretching out the heavens like a curtain;

Psalm 118:27

God is Jehovah, who gives light to us. Tie the sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

Isaiah 45:7

forming the light and creating darkness; making peace and creating evil. I Jehovah do all these things.

Isaiah 60:19

The sun will no more be your light by day; nor the brightness of the moon give light to you; but Jehovah will be to you for everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Matthew 8:3

And Jesus put out His hand and touched him, saying, I will; be clean! And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

John 1:5

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

John 1:9

He was the true Light; He enlightens every man coming into the world.

John 3:19

And this is the condemnation, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than the Light, because their deeds were evil.

John 11:43

And saying these things, He cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, Here! Outside!

Ephesians 5:8

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of light

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore he says, "Awake, sleeping ones! And arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light."

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone has immortality, dwelling in light which cannot be approached, whom no one of men have seen, nor can see; to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

1 John 1:5

And this is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all.

1 John 2:8

Again, I write a new commandment to you, which thing is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away, and the true Light now shines.

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