Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And God saw the light that it was good. And God divided between the light and the darkness.

New American Standard Bible

God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness.

King James Version

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

Holman Bible

God saw that the light was good, and God separated the light from the darkness.

International Standard Version

God saw that the light was beautiful. He separated the light from the darkness,

A Conservative Version

And God saw the light, that it was good. And God divided the light from the darkness.

American Standard Version

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

Amplified

God saw that the light was good (pleasing, useful) and He affirmed and sustained it; and God separated the light [distinguishing it] from the darkness.

Bible in Basic English

And God, looking on the light, saw that it was good: and God made a division between the light and the dark,

Darby Translation

And God saw the light that it was good; and God divided between the light and the darkness.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will see the light that it is good, and God will separate between the light and between the darkness.

King James 2000

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God saw the light, that [it was] good, and God caused [there to be] a separation between the light and between the darkness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God saw the light that it was good: and divided the light from the darkness,

NET Bible

God saw that the light was good, so God separated the light from the darkness.

New Heart English Bible

God saw the light, and saw that it was good. God divided the light from the darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

And God saw the light, that it was, good, and God divided the light, from the, darkness;

Webster

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

World English Bible

God saw the light, and saw that it was good. God divided the light from the darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God seeth the light that it is good, and God separateth between the light and the darkness,

Interlinear

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

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the light
אור 
'owr 
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122
Usage: 122

and God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּין 
Beyn 
Usage: 284

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 1:4

References

Fausets

Hastings

Images Genesis 1:4

Prayers for Genesis 1:4

Context Readings

The Creation

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. 5 And God called the light, Day. And He called the darkness, Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.


Cross References

Genesis 1:10

And God called the dry land, Earth. And He called the gathering together of the waters, Seas. And God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:12

And the earth brought forth tender sprouts, the herb yielding seed after its kind, and the tree producing fruit after its kind, whose seed was in itself. And God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:18

and to rule over the day and over the night; and to divide between the light and the darkness. And God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:25

And God made the beasts of the earth after its kind, and cattle after their kind, and all creepers upon the earth after their kind. And God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:31

And God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

Ecclesiastes 2:13

Then I saw that wisdom excels folly, as far as light excels darkness.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Also the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun;

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