Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

forming the light and creating darkness, making peace and creating evil: I, Jehovah, do all these things.

New American Standard Bible

The One forming light and creating darkness, Causing well-being and creating calamity; I am the LORD who does all these.

King James Version

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.

Holman Bible

I form light and create darkness,
I make success and create disaster;
I, Yahweh, do all these things.

International Standard Version

"I form light and create darkness, I make goodness and create disaster. I am the LORD, who does all these things.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

I form the light, and create darkness; I make peace, and create evil. I am Jehovah, that doeth all these things.

Amplified

I form the light and create darkness, I make peace [national well-being] and I create [physical] evil (calamity); I am the Lord, Who does all these things.

Bible in Basic English

I am the giver of light and the maker of the dark; causing blessing, and sending troubles; I am the Lord, who does all these things.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I form the light and create darkness; I make peace and create evil: I am the LORD that does all this.

Julia Smith Translation

I shall form light and create darkness: making peace and creating evil: I Jehovah doing all these.

King James 2000

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create calamity: I the LORD do all these things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

form light and create darkness; make peace and create evil; I [am] Yahweh; do all these [things].

Modern King James verseion

forming the light and creating darkness; making peace and creating evil. I Jehovah do all these things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It is I that created the light, and darkness. I make peace, and trouble: yea, even I the LORD do all these things.

NET Bible

I am the one who forms light and creates darkness; the one who brings about peace and creates calamity. I am the Lord, who accomplishes all these things.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Forming light and creating darkness, Making prosperity, and creating misfortune, - I - Yahweh, who doeth all these.

Webster

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Forming light, and preparing darkness, Making peace, and preparing evil, I am Jehovah, doing all these things.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I form
יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

the light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

and create
בּרא 
Bara' 
בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54
Usage: 54

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

I the Lord

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Isaiah 45:7

References

Context Readings

Cyrus, God's Instrument

6 that they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the going down, that there is none beside me. I am Jehovah, and there is none else; 7 forming the light and creating darkness, making peace and creating evil: I, Jehovah, do all these things. 8 Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness; let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and with it let righteousness spring up. I, Jehovah, have created it.



Cross References

Amos 3:6

Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? Shall there be evil in a city, and Jehovah not have done it?

Exodus 10:21-23

And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand toward the heavens, that there may be darkness in the land of Egypt so that one may feel darkness.

Exodus 14:20

And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and was a cloud and darkness, and lit up the night; and the one did not come near the other all the night.

Job 2:10

But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Job 34:29

When he giveth quietness, who then will disturb? and when he hideth his face, who shall behold him? and this towards a nation, or towards a man alike;

Psalm 75:7

For God is the judge; he putteth down one and exalteth another.

Psalm 104:20-23

Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest creep forth:

Ecclesiastes 7:13-14

Consider the work of God; for who can make straight what he hath made crooked?

Isaiah 10:5-6

Ah! the Assyrian! the rod of mine anger! and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.

Isaiah 31:2

But he also is wise, and he bringeth evil, and recalleth not his words; and he will arise against the house of evildoers, and against the help of workers of iniquity.

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to Jehovah your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the mountains of twilight; and ye shall look for light, but he will turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.

Jeremiah 18:7-10

At the moment that I speak concerning a nation and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to break down, and to destroy,

Jeremiah 31:35

Thus saith Jehovah, who giveth the sun for light by day, the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for light by night, who stirreth up the sea so that the waves thereof roar, Jehovah of hosts is his name:

Jeremiah 51:20

Thou art my maul, my weapons of war: and with thee I will break in pieces the nations, and I will with thee destroy kingdoms;

Ezekiel 14:15-21

If I cause evil beasts to pass through the land, and they bereave it, and it become a desolation, so that no one passeth through because of the beasts;

Ezekiel 32:8

All the bright lights of the heavens will I make black over thee, and bring darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Joel 2:2

a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and gross darkness, as the dawn spread upon the mountains; a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after them, to the years of generations and generations.

Amos 4:13

For behold, he who formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what is his thought, who maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, Jehovah, the God of hosts, is his name.

Amos 5:6

Seek Jehovah, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.

Nahum 1:8

But with an overrunning flood he will make a full end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Acts 4:28

to do whatever thy hand and thy counsel had determined before should come to pass.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Because it is the God who spoke that out of darkness light should shine who has shone in our hearts for the shining forth of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift comes down from above, from the Father of lights, with whom is no variation nor shadow of turning.

Jude 1:6

And angels who had not kept their own original state, but had abandoned their own dwelling, he keeps in eternal chains under gloomy darkness, to the judgment of the great day;

Jude 1:13

raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shames; wandering stars, to whom has been reserved the gloom of darkness for eternity.

Genesis 1:3-5

And God said, Let there be light. And there was light.

Genesis 1:17-18

And God set them in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth,

Psalm 8:3

When I see thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and stars, which thou hast established;

Psalm 29:11

Jehovah will give strength unto his people; Jehovah will bless his people with peace.

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