Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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].

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.

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 Then God said, "Let there be a canopy between bodies of water, separating bodies of water from bodies of water!" 7 So God made a canopy that separated the water beneath the canopy from the water above it. And that is what happened: 8 God called the canopy "sky." The twilight and the dawn were the second day.


Cross References

Psalm 148:4

Praise him, you heaven of heavens, and you waters above the heavens.

Proverbs 8:28-29

when he made the clouds from above, when the springs of the depths were established,

Genesis 1:9

Then God said, "Let the water beneath the sky come together into one area, and let dry ground appear!" And that is what happened:

Genesis 1:11

Then God said, "Let vegetation sprout all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed!" And that is what happened:

Genesis 1:15

to serve as lights in the sky, and to shine on the earth!" And that is what happened:

Genesis 1:24

Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth each kind of living creature, each kind of livestock and crawling thing, and each kind of earth's animals!" And that is what happened:

Job 26:8

"He restricts the waters within clouds and the clouds don't burst open under them.

Job 38:8-11

"Who enclosed the sea with limits when it gushed out of the womb,

Psalm 104:10

He causes springs to gush forth into rivers that flow between the mountains.

Ecclesiastes 11:3

If the clouds are full of rain, they will pour out on the earth; if a tree falls toward the south or the north, wherever it falls, there it will lay.

Matthew 8:27

The men were amazed. "What kind of man is this?" they asked. "Even the winds and the sea obey him!"

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