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 stars also.”

King James Version (KJV)

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 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

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 1

  • Erika
    God is spirit and all understanding should be in spirit Luk 24 V 45. 1 Cror 2 v 13 Luke 17 V 21
  • Emanuel Fernandes
    The Bible has questions and answers let the BIBLE ANSWER THE BIBLE I have the anointing 1jn 2:27. No prophecy of Scripture is given by private interpretation. God means what he says. Only the saved understand kjv he must open your understanding FIRST!
  • Sweet Randall
    AND THEN GOD SENT DOWN HIS SON
    HIS ONLY SON
  • Seth
    GOD LUVS U VERY MUCH. SO PRAISE HiM PRAISE HIM ALL YE LITTLE children!
  • Rosalind
    First of re-dedicating my life to Jesus.
  • Seth
    God said it and he said it and he said it amen amen amen amen amen amen amen amen amen amen amen

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