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

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 1

  • Tom Dewar
    John 3:13 And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.

    Jesus is in Heaven even as he is speaking with Nicodemus on earth. He, God is omnipresent in all persons at all times.
  • Word
    Well when I get to the throne and look at Christ sitting at the right hand of God I will see God by following Christ hand up His arm up to His face and that is the Face of God and God's image.
  • Cheryl
    Irene123, why did Jesus pray to the Father in the garden of Gethsemane (or any other time)? And why did He promise to send the Comforter (Holy Spirit) to the disciples so they would not be left alone when He ascended into heaven to sit at the right hand of the Father? God is three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit but ONE GOD; all three have the same mind.
  • Susan
    Irene, in all kindness I'm suggesting that you study more Even your own scripture references prove that God is 3 persons in one. Jesus was there since the creation since all was created by Him. Ex 3:14 shows he was working in OT times He was the Great I AM Matthew 22:32I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. AndJohn 8:58 it ok to debate; purpose is to teach 2Tim 3:16
  • Loren
    To Word: Yes, Isaiah 45:21 tells us that, "... there is no GOD else beside Me..." Here, in this passage, "GOD" is also, the Hebrew word, "Elohiym" - plural (more than one).
    Look at this passage: "...I am He; I am the first and the last... the LORD GOD and His Spirit hath SENT ME." Isaiah 48:12,16. This is Jesus, who was sent to this world by His Father and the Spirit.
  • Loren
    Our God is a great God! Note: "In the beginning GOD created...." Gen. 1:1. "God" here, is the Hebrew word, "Elohiym" which is ....plural (more than one). This truth about "God" comes to light in verse 26, "And GOD (Elohiym) said, Let US make man in OUR image, after OUR likeness.
    Thus Moses says; "....the LORD our GOD (Elohiym) ....is ONE LORD." Deut. 6:4.

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