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Genesis 1:16

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And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Genesis 1:16

And God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the starres also.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; {He made} the stars also.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And God made the two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: `he made' the stars also.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And God made the two great lights: the greater light to be the ruler of the day, and the smaller light to be the ruler of the night: and he made the stars.
- Basic English Bible

And God made the two great lights, the great light to rule the day, and the small light to rule the night, -- and the stars.
- Darby Bible

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
- Webster's Bible

God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.
- World English Bible

And God maketh the two great luminaries, the great luminary for the rule of the day, and the small luminary -- and the stars -- for the rule of the night;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night; and the stars.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

 

Comments for Genesis 1:16

Artwell's comment on 2014-12-21 05:13:14:

After being saved, a person will begin to glow like light in darkness. Christians become light to the world after true prayer and sanctity.

 

Antoine Gomes's comment on 2014-04-03 05:26:53:

This verse is just a reminder that God has it all in control from the beginning

 

Dal Wolf's comment on 2014-03-17 18:23:30:

Who can deny GOD After you boil down all the science it all comes back to the fact the HE IS

 

Ronald's comment on 2013-11-21 14:09:32:

God says it that settled it. Don't try and interpret something that is not their. Let the verse interpret its self.

 

Mervyn's comment on 2013-09-25 06:29:02:

The economy of words signifies Gods supreme authority. He has no need to justify Himself or His works.

 

Ere~Walson Ayebaine's comment on 2013-01-14 00:39:29:

My brothers and sisters, please, donít be deceived. You cannot use science to explain Godís word, because the bible has made us to understand that Godís ways are higher than manís. Just as the heaven is high above the earth. Remain blessed.

 

Reynaldo Besana's comment on 2012-04-09 03:15:19:

I'm having some difficulty in understanding the last clause, "[He made] the stars also." I've read elsewhere that the words inside the brackets (as well as the last word - "also") are not in the original. They were added during translation as help in understanding the verse. So to add the sentence "He made the stars also." seems to me to be saying God made the stars together with the sun and the moon -- after He has created the heavens and the earth in verse 1. Looks funny to me. The closest (and much easier for me to digest) meaning must be that the stars were (made) to rule the night also. Or if we move a little farther back (v.14), as signs for seasons, etc.
The sun and the moon could have been made after God made the stars (heavens) therefore to say that he made the stars also during or after He made the sun and the moon doesn't fit logic and science.

 

SUNIL's comment on 2011-08-19 11:12:06:

According to Science Moon doesn't have it's own light, and Moon light borrowed from the Sun.. What this Genesis 1:16 says and What Science says kindly get me the details..
in His service
Sunil

 


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