Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

Amplified

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

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Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Creation

4 And God, looking on the light, saw that it was good: and God made a division between the light and the dark, 5 Naming the light, Day, and the dark, Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. 6 And God said, Let there be a solid arch stretching over the waters, parting the waters from the waters.


Cross References

Psalm 74:16

The day is yours and the night is yours: you made the light and the sun.

Genesis 1:8

And God gave the arch the name of Heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, the second day.

Genesis 1:13

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

Genesis 1:19

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

Genesis 1:23

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

Genesis 1:31

And God saw everything which he had made and it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

Genesis 8:22

While the earth goes on, seed time and the getting in of the grain, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, will not come to an end.

Psalm 19:2

Day after day it sends out its word, and night after night it gives knowledge.

Psalm 104:20

When you make it dark, it is night, when all the beasts of the woods come quietly out of their secret places.

Isaiah 45:7

I am the giver of light and the maker of the dark; causing blessing, and sending troubles; I am the Lord, who does all these things.

Jeremiah 33:20

The Lord has said: If it is possible for my agreement of the day and the night to be broken, so that day and night no longer come at their fixed times,

1 Corinthians 3:13

Every man's work will be made clear in that day, because it will be tested by fire; and the fire itself will make clear the quality of every man's work.

Ephesians 5:13

But all things, when their true quality is seen, are made clear by the light: because everything which is made clear is light.

1 Thessalonians 5:5

For you are all sons of light and of the day: we are not of the night or of the dark.

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