Parallel Verses

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.

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

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Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Creation

4 And God saw that the light was good, and God divided the light from the darkness. 5 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 a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.


Cross References

Psalm 74:16

The day is thine, the night also is thine; thou hast prepared the light and the sun.

Genesis 1:8

And God called the firmament Heavens. And the evening and the morning were the second day.

Genesis 1:13

And the evening and the morning were the third day.

Genesis 1:19

And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

Genesis 1:23

And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.

Genesis 1:31

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

Genesis 8:22

While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

Psalm 19:2

One day provides a word for the next day, and one night declares wisdom unto the next night.

Psalm 104:20

Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest move.

Isaiah 45:7

I form the light and create darkness; I make peace and create evil: I am the LORD that does all this.

Jeremiah 33:20

Thus hath the LORD said; If ye can break my covenant with the day, and my covenant with the night, such that there should not be day nor night in their season,

1 Corinthians 3:13

the work of each one shall be made manifest, for the day shall declare it because it shall be revealed by fire; the work of each one, whatever sort it is, the fire shall put it to test.

Ephesians 5:13

But all these things when they are reproved by the light are made manifest, for the light is that which manifests everything.

1 Thessalonians 5:5

Ye are all the sons of light, and the sons of the day; we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

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