Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a means of dividing, between waters and waters,

New American Standard Bible

Then God said, "Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters."

King James Version

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Holman Bible

Then God said, "Let there be an expanse between the waters, separating water from water."

International Standard Version

Then God said, "Let there be a canopy between bodies of water, separating bodies of water from bodies of water!"

A Conservative Version

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

American Standard Version

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Amplified

And God said, Let there be a firmament [the expanse of the sky] in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters [below] from the waters [above].

Bible in Basic English

And God said, Let there be a solid arch stretching over the waters, parting the waters from the waters.

Darby Translation

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a division between waters and waters.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say there shall be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and there shall be a separating between waters to waters.

King James 2000

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "Let there be a vaulted dome in the midst of the waters, and {let it cause a separation between the waters}."

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God said, "Let there be a firmament between the waters, and let it divide the waters asunder."

NET Bible

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters and let it separate water from water.

New Heart English Bible

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."

Webster

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

World English Bible

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."

Youngs Literal Translation

And God saith, 'Let an expanse be in the midst of the waters, and let it be separating between waters and waters.'

Interlinear

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

רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

of the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

and let it divide
בּדל 
Badal 
Usage: 42

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Creation

5 and God called the light, day, but the darkness, called he, night. So it was evening - and it was morning, one day. 6 And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a means of dividing, between waters and waters, 7 And God made the expanse, and it divided between the waters that were under the expanse and the waters that were above the expanse. And it was so.


Cross References

Job 37:18

Didst thou spread out, with him, the skies, strong as a molten mirror?

Jeremiah 51:15

He that Made the earth in his might, Established the world in his wisdom, - And in his understanding, stretched out the heavens

Genesis 1:14

And God said - Let there be luminaries in the expanse of the heavens, to divide between the day and the night, - and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years;

Genesis 1:20

And God said - Let the waters swarm with an abundance of living soul, and, birds, shall fly over the earth, over the face of the expanse of the heavens.

Genesis 7:11-12

In the six hundredth year, the year of the life of Noah. in the second month on the seventeenth day of the month on this day, were burst open all the fountains of the great roaring deep, and the windows of the heavens, were set open.

Job 26:7-8

Who stretcheth out the north over emptiness, hangeth the earth upon nothingness;

Job 26:13

By his spirit, hath he arched the heavens, His hand hath pierced the fleeing serpent.

Job 37:11

Also, with moisture, burdeneth he the thick cloud, He disperseth his lightning-cloud;

Job 38:22-26

Hast thou entered into the treasuries of the snow? And, the treasuries of the hail, couldst thou see?

Psalm 19:1

The heavens, are telling the glory of GOD, And, the work of his hands, the expanse is declaring;

Psalm 33:6

By the word of Yahweh, the heavens were made, and, by the spirit of his mouth, all their host:

Psalm 33:9

For, he, spake, and it was, He, commanded, and it stood forth.

Psalm 104:2

Putting on light, as a robe, Stretching out the heavens, as a curtain;

Psalm 136:5-6

To him that made the heavens with understanding, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.

Psalm 148:4

Praise him, O ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that are above the heavens;

Psalm 150:1

Praise ye Yah, Praise ye GOD in his sanctuary, Praise him, in his strong expanse:

Ecclesiastes 11:3

If the clouds be filled with a downpour, upon the earth, will they empty themselves, and, if a tree fall in the south or in the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there will it be found.

Jeremiah 10:10

But, Yahweh, is God in truth, He, is a God that, liveth, And a King of times age-abiding, - At his anger, quaketh the earth, And nations cannot endure his wrath.

Jeremiah 10:12-13

He that made the earth by his power, That established the world by his wisdom, - And by his understanding stretched out the heavens,

Zechariah 12:1

The oracle of the word of Yahweh, on Israel, - Declareth Yahweh - Stretching out the heavens, and founding the earth, and fashioning the spirit of man within him:

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