Parallel Verses

Amplified

And God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

New American Standard Bible

God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

God called the light “day,” and He called the darkness “night.” Evening came and then morning: the first day.

International Standard Version

calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.

A Conservative Version

And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

American Standard Version

And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Bible in Basic English

Naming the light, Day, and the dark, Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.

Darby Translation

And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening, and there was morning the first day.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will call to the light day, and to the darkness he called night: and the evening shall be, and the morning shall be one day.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, [the] first day.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and called the light "day," and the darkness "night." And so of the evening and morning was made the first day.

NET Bible

God called the light "day" and the darkness "night." There was evening, and there was morning, marking the first day.

New Heart English Bible

God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. There was evening and there was morning, one day.

The Emphasized Bible

and God called the light, day, but the darkness, called he, night. So it was evening - and it was morning, one day.

Webster

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

World English Bible

God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day.

Youngs Literal Translation

and God calleth to the light 'Day,' and to the darkness He hath called 'Night;' and there is an evening, and there is a morning -- day one.

Interlinear

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

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

Day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and the darkness
חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

he called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and the morning
בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

were the first
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

References

American

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Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Creation

4 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. 5 And God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day. 6 And God said, “Let there be an expanse [of the sky] in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters [below the expanse] from the waters [above the expanse].”


Cross References

Psalm 74:16


The day is Yours, the night also is Yours;
You have established and prepared the [heavenly] light and the sun.

Genesis 1:8

God called the expanse [of sky] heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, a second day.

Genesis 1:13

And there was evening and there was morning, a third day.

Genesis 1:19

And there was evening and there was morning, a fourth day.

Genesis 1:23

And there was evening and there was morning, a fifth day.

Genesis 1:31

God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good and He validated it completely. And there was evening and there was morning, a sixth day.

Genesis 8:22


“While the earth remains,
Seedtime and harvest,
Cold and heat,
Winter and summer,
And day and night
Shall not cease.”

Psalm 19:2


Day after day pours forth speech,
And night after night reveals knowledge.

Psalm 104:20


You [O Lord] make darkness and it becomes night,
In which prowls about every wild beast of the forest.

Isaiah 45:7


The One forming light and creating darkness,
Causing peace and creating disaster;
I am the Lord who does all these things.

Jeremiah 33:20

“Thus says the Lord, ‘If you can break My covenant for the day and My covenant for the night, so that day and night do not take place at their appointed times,

1 Corinthians 3:13

each one’s work will be clearly shown [for what it is]; for the day [of judgment] will disclose it, because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality and character and worth of each person’s work.

Ephesians 5:13

But all things become visible when they are exposed by the light [of God’s precepts], for it is light that makes everything visible.

1 Thessalonians 5:5

for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We do not belong to the night nor to darkness.

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