Parallel Verses

NET Bible

God saw that the light was good, so God separated the light from 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 King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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Images Genesis 1:4

Prayers for Genesis 1:4

Context Readings

The Creation

3 God said, "Let there be light." And there was light! 4 God saw that the light was good, so God separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light "day" and the darkness "night." There was evening, and there was morning, marking the first day.


Cross References

Genesis 1:10

God called the dry ground "land" and the gathered waters he called "seas." God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:12

The land produced vegetation -- plants yielding seeds according to their kinds, and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:18

to preside over the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness. God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:25

God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the cattle according to their kinds, and all the creatures that creep along the ground according to their kinds. God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:31

God saw all that he had made -- and it was very good! There was evening, and there was morning, the sixth day.

Ecclesiastes 2:13

I realized that wisdom is preferable to folly, just as light is preferable to darkness:

Ecclesiastes 11:7

Light is sweet, and it is pleasant for a person to see the sun.

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