Genesis 1:4

“And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God diuided the light from the darkenesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And God, looking on the light, saw that it was good: and God made a division between the light and the dark,
- Basic English Bible

And God saw the light that it was good; and God divided between the light and the darkness.
- Darby Bible

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
- Webster's Bible

God saw the light, and saw that it was good. God divided the light from the darkness.
- World English Bible

And God seeth the light that [it is] good, and God separateth between the light and the darkness,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness.
- 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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