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.”

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Other Translations

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 Version

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

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Discussion for Genesis 1

  • Bruce
    And Call No man Your Father upon The Earth: For One is Your Father, Which is in Heaven (Matthew 23:9) The World Needs to Know that The Blood of The Lamb is The Only Way of Salvation. Christ is The Saviour of The World /And We have Seen and do Testify that The Father Sent The Son to be The Saviour of The World(1John 4:14) --- Without Shedding of Blood is no Forgiveness. (Hebrews 9:22)
  • Sally
    Amen Brent. I remember that saying last week and looked it up.
  • Brent McGraw
    Call no 1 father rabbi or master for only God in Heaven is our Holy Father and only The Lord Jesus Christ is our Master and our Rabbi! Stop deleting this comment ye who seek God obey Jesus he said it. All people need to know because Jesus was talking to ALL!!!!!
  • Brent Mcgraw
    John 17:11 And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.
  • Brent McGraw
    Revelation 4:8 Holy Holy Holy Lord God Almighty......looks clear to me he is our Holy Holy Holy Father
  • Thomas perrera
    Man became a living soul. Hebrew soul living matter in hebrew nepesh is the hebrew word for living matter.you who are reading this an me are living souls dont be deceive

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