Parallel Verses

World English Bible

God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." 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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Creation

4 God saw the light, and saw that it was good. God divided the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day. 6 God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."


Cross References

Psalm 74:16

The day is yours, the night is also yours. You have prepared the light and the sun.

Genesis 1:8

God called the expanse "sky." There was evening and there was morning, a second day.

Genesis 1:13

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

Genesis 1:19

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

Genesis 1:23

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. There was evening and there was morning, a sixth day.

Genesis 8:22

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

Psalm 19:2

Day after day they pour forth speech, and night after night they display knowledge.

Psalm 104:20

You make darkness, and it is night, in which all the animals of the forest prowl.

Isaiah 45:7

I form the light, and create darkness. I make peace, and create calamity. I am Yahweh, who does all these things.

Jeremiah 33:20

Thus says Yahweh: If you can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, so that there shall not be day and night in their season;

1 Corinthians 3:13

each man's work will be revealed. For the Day will declare it, because it is revealed in fire; and the fire itself will test what sort of work each man's work is.

Ephesians 5:13

But all things, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that reveals is light.

1 Thessalonians 5:5

You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness,

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