Genesis 1:18

“And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And to rule ouer the day, and ouer the night, and to diuide the light from the darkenesse: and God saw that it was good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To have rule over the day and the night, and for a division between the light and the dark: and God saw that it was good.
- Basic English Bible

and to rule during the day and during the night, and to divide between the light and the darkness. And God saw that it was good.
- Darby Bible

And to rule over the day, and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
- Webster's Bible

and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness. God saw that it was good.
- World English Bible

and to rule over day and over night, and to make a separation between the light and the darkness; and God seeth that [it is] good;
- Youngs Literal Bible

and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 1

  • Bright Billiotbwa
    Its all about the creation of the universe
  • Tony Searight
    In The Beginning......Not Man...God Created! ....And It Was Good! ....
    Remember.... " You Can't Have It All Man .... Cuz Everything Belongs To God! " ..... All His Resources For Us To Use.... Not For Our Glory ... But His.... Amen!
  • Israel G
    The greatness of the great chapter of the great verse of the great Bible.

    This is the work of God of the BIBLE
  • Shirley M. Smith
    Genesis. 1 is the beginning of Biblical History. There was no, one but God for he alone existed. Then when he felt there was time to create his Master price called life. He chose exactly what he Desired life Form to be. For in the beginning was no" formation just God himself. That's when he allowed life to exist. He spoke it in to existence. Amen, and made heaven and earth and its elements. Light
  • Jaime Marie Rea
    Jesus says he sits at the right hand of God. It says God will live amongst men and women in revelation after 1000 years of peace and Satan is finally fired We cannot imagine God's Holy Ghost omnipotent creator because we are not God. To God give the glory.. Money is not God.. God doesn't need money.. Satan said he could be more powerful than God and created money.. Murdering millions
  • Alex
    God does not want to destroy this LITERAL EARTH OR THE HEAVENS. REV 11 says that God will destroy them that destroy this earth,The earth that he wants to destroy is mans carnal mind meaning our evil and Adamic nature, Adam was of this earth earthy and his spirit was the old heaven DISOBEDEN spirit, y wd God want to destroy this earth when the scrip. say that the manchild will rule all nations. GBU

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