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

  • Annie
    In 623AD, the churches for an org called Coyncil of Niccea that decided what was and not be in the Bible. It was done for control and monetary gain. We live in a Capitalist country in which the church sits on top quite wealthy.
  • Day 1 begins in darkness and ends in light: Isaiah 45
    7I form the light, form means: to squeeze like potters clay. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? We know light burst forth and the morning began. The light was good. Time began as well as the works of old.(things are born, grow old and die) This was the foundation of this universe and world. Evening and morning in that order. Jesus is the light of the World
  • No one more Worthy than Jesus Christ to have Victory over Death: The Word of God
    and darkness was upon the face of the deep, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light,. in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord,..For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven
  • A disciple
    "And God said, Let there be light: and there was light... And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night;" From out of His divine power and wisdom and knowledge, God said, "Let there be light." He knew the light before He made it shine on His coming works, and then after He made great Lamps to be set in the heavens for the benefit of the earth.
  • Son of God is the Word (Bruce) Rev 19:13 John 1:1Mark 13:23ily
    Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth .. behold, I have foretold you all things. As man we know not how but the general outline in perfect order.The LORD is my rock, salvation
  • Jeff Berry
    1228; We know 1 thing for certain, the light in 1:3 was created. It did not exist prior to day 1 of creation. We also know that the celestial bodies were not created until day 4. We know that God is light and that Jesus is the light of the world. Of course they both existed prior to creation. Perhaps, God (being God) created a sourceless light. Our God is indeed an awesome God!

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