Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And God made the arch for a division between the waters which were under the arch and those which were over it: and it was so.

New American Standard Bible

God made the expanse, and separated the waters which were below the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.

King James Version

And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

Holman Bible

So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above the expanse. And it was so.

International Standard Version

So God made a canopy that separated the water beneath the canopy from the water above it. And that is what happened:

A Conservative Version

And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament. And it was so.

American Standard Version

And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

Amplified

And God made the expanse [of sky] and separated the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so [just as He commanded].

Darby Translation

And God made the expanse, and divided between the waters that are under the expanse and the waters that are above the expanse; and it was so.

Julia Smith Translation

And God shall make a firmament, and he shall separate between the waters which are from the lower part of the firmament and between the waters which are from the upper part of the firmament: and it shall be so.

King James 2000

And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So God made the vaulted dome, and he caused a separation between the waters which [were] under the vaulted dome and between the waters which were over the vaulted dome. And it was so.

Modern King James verseion

And God made the expanse, and divided the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then God made the firmament, and parted the waters which were under the firmament, from the waters that were above the firmament: And it was so.

NET Bible

So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above it. It was so.

New Heart English Bible

God made the expanse, and divided the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

And God made the firmament; and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

World English Bible

God made the expanse, and divided the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God maketh the expanse, and it separateth between the waters which are under the expanse, and the waters which are above the expanse: and it is so.

Interlinear

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

the firmament
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17
Usage: 17
Usage: 17

and divided
בּדל 
Badal 
Usage: 42

תּחת 
Tachath 
instead, under, for, as, with, from, flat, in the same place
Usage: 505

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Genesis 1:7

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Creation

6 And God said, Let there be a solid arch stretching over the waters, parting the waters from the waters. 7 And God made the arch for a division between the waters which were under the arch and those which were over it: and it was so. 8 And God gave the arch the name of Heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, the second day.


Cross References

Psalm 148:4

Give praise to him, you highest heavens, and you waters which are over the heavens.

Proverbs 8:28-29

When he made strong the skies overhead: when the fountains of the deep were fixed:

Genesis 1:9

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven come together in one place, and let the dry land be seen: and it was so.

Genesis 1:11

And God said, Let grass come up on the earth, and plants producing seed, and fruit-trees giving fruit, in which is their seed, after their sort: and it was so.

Genesis 1:15

And let them be for lights in the arch of heaven to give light on the earth: and it was so.

Genesis 1:24

And God said, Let the earth give birth to all sorts of living things, cattle and all things moving on the earth, and beasts of the earth after their sort: and it was so.

Job 26:8

By him the waters are shut up in his thick clouds, and the cloud does not give way under them.

Job 38:8-11

Or where were you when the sea came to birth, pushing out from its secret place;

Psalm 104:10

You sent the springs into the valleys; they are flowing between the hills.

Ecclesiastes 11:3

If the clouds are full of rain, they send it down on the earth; and if a tree comes down to the south, or the north, in whatever place it comes down, there it will be.

Matthew 8:27

And the men were full of wonder, saying, What sort of man is this, that even the winds and the sea do his orders?

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