Genesis 1:12

“And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the earth brought foorth grasse, and herbe yeelding seed after his kinde, and the tree yeelding fruit, whose seed was in it selfe, after his kinde: and God saw that it was good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit with seed in them, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the earth brought forth grass, herbs yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit, wherein is the seed thereof, after their kind: and God saw that it was good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And grass came up on the earth, and every plant producing seed of its sort, and every tree producing fruit, in which is its seed, of its sort: and God saw that it was good.
- Basic English Bible

And the earth brought forth grass, herb producing seed after its kind, and trees yielding fruit, the seed of which is in them, after their kind. And God saw that it was good.
- Darby Bible

And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after its kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after its kind: and God saw that it was good.
- Webster's Bible

The earth brought forth grass, herbs yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit, with its seed in it, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.
- World English Bible

And the earth bringeth forth tender grass, herb sowing seed after its kind, and tree making fruit (whose seed [is] in itself) after its kind; and God seeth that [it is] good;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the earth brought forth grass, herb yielding seed after its kind, and tree bearing fruit, wherein is the seed thereof, after its kind; and God saw that it was good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 1

  • KUMAH KWESI SOLOMON
    I WANT TO TALK ABOUT CHAPTER1:26; WHEN GOD SAID LET US MAKE MAN IN OUR IMAGE,AFTER OUR LIKENESS: AND LET THEM HAVE DOMINION.RIGHT FROM DAY 1 GOD PUT MAN IN CHARGE AND GAVE HIM POWER TO RULE.TILL SIN CAME THERE MAN BECOME POWERLESS.THEREFORE LET US AVOID SIN TO BE POWERFUL AGAIN IN JESUS NAME.IT DOES NOT MATTER ABOUT YOUR SITUATION THERE IS POWER INVESTED IN YOU.AMEN.
  • Michael C.
    Adam and his wife were driven from the garden, because what they did to their character and nature by sinning, made them unfit for the presence of God. God made life on earth, male and female; God identifies Himself in the masculine, but is Spirit: "That which is of the earth, is earthy...there is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body." They do not marry in heaven, but are like the angels.
  • Leonard
    ...adam and eve were "exiled" because they were tempted to "be as gods" and because they knew good and evil,"lest he now put forth his hand and take also from the tree of life"
  • Michael C.
    Candace, The image and likeness of God is His character and nature, and about our being replications of Him in our conduct and course in life, according to His words. An excellent teaching on this is the Sermon on the mount (Mt 5-7). Sin has calloused over our conscience, and distorted our perception of good and evil. God gives us commandments because He is the Author of life, and He knows all!
  • Peter
    to Candace Kim; hi Finally, and the sex doesn't matter except from a human aspect.
    Hope you are well and that they will allow these responses as one alone is too short as they only allow so many characters. Enjoy the day and tomorrow and forever.
  • Peter
    Would God really exile his people because they ate from a tree? What can I say? My research is that it was not an apple tree; and there was a reason that Adam and Eve clothed theirselves after; for then there was an image of less pure, I can say, and that was the beginning of man thinking for himself. There was a reason why there was also a tree of life; and via of that tree, we etc....

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