Parallel Verses

World English Bible

God said, "Let the waters under the sky be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear;" and it was so.

New American Standard Bible

Then God said, “Let the waters below the heavens be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear”; and it was so.

King James Version

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

Holman Bible

Then God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear. And it was so.

American Standard Version

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

Amplified

Then God said, “Let the waters below the heavens be gathered into one place [of standing, pooling together], and let the dry land appear”; and it was so.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear. And it was so.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say the waters shall be gathered together from the under part of the heavens to one place, and the dry shall be seen: and it shall be so.

King James 2000

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "Let the waters under heaven be gathered to one place, and let the dry ground appear." And it was so.

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear; and it was so.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God said, "Let the waters that are under heaven gather themselves unto one place, that the dry land may appear." And it came so to pass.

NET Bible

God said, "Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place and let dry ground appear." It was so.

New Heart English Bible

God said, "Let the waters under the sky be gathered together in one gathering, and let the dry land appear;" and it was so. And the waters under the sky gathered to their gatherings, and the dry land appeared.

The Emphasized Bible

And God said - Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together, into one place, and let the dry - ground appear. And it was so.

Webster

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God saith, 'Let the waters under the heavens be collected unto one place, and let the dry land be seen:' and it is so.

Interlinear

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

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49


unto, with, against, at, into, in, before, to, of, upon, by, toward, hath, for, on, beside, from, where, after, within
Usage: 0

one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

and let the dry
יבּשׂה 
Yabbashah 
Usage: 14

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Creation

8 God called the expanse "sky." There was evening and there was morning, a second day. 9 God said, "Let the waters under the sky be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear;" and it was so. 10 God called the dry land "earth," and the gathering together of the waters he called "seas." God saw that it was good.


Cross References

Jeremiah 5:22

Don't you fear me?' says Yahweh 'Won't you tremble at my presence, who have placed the sand for the bound of the sea, by a perpetual decree, that it can't pass it? and though its waves toss themselves, yet they can't prevail; though they roar, yet they can't pass over it.'

2 Peter 3:5

For this they willfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth formed out of water and amid water, by the word of God;

Job 38:8-11

"Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth from the womb,

Psalm 24:1-2

The earth is Yahweh's, with its fullness; the world, and those who dwell therein.

Psalm 33:7

He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap. He lays up the deeps in storehouses.

Psalm 95:5

The sea is his, and he made it. His hands formed the dry land.

Job 26:7

He stretches out the north over empty space, and hangs the earth on nothing.

Job 26:10

He has described a boundary on the surface of the waters, and to the confines of light and darkness.

Psalm 104:3

He lays the beams of his rooms in the waters. He makes the clouds his chariot. He walks on the wings of the wind.

Psalm 104:5-9

He laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be moved forever.

Psalm 136:5-6

To him who by understanding made the heavens; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Proverbs 8:28-29

when he established the clouds above, when the springs of the deep became strong,

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full. To the place where the rivers flow, there they flow again.

Jonah 1:9

He said to them, "I am a Hebrew, and I fear Yahweh, the God of heaven, who has made the sea and the dry land."

Revelation 10:6

and swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and the things that are in it, the earth and the things that are in it, and the sea and the things that are in it, that there will no longer be delay,

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