Genesis 1:7

“And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And God made the firmament; and diuided the waters, which were vnder the firmament, from the waters, which were aboue the firmament: and it was so.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

God made the expanse, and separated the waters which were below the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And God made the arch for a division between the waters which were under the arch and those which were over it: and it was so.
- Basic English Bible

And God made the expanse, and divided between the waters that are under the expanse and the waters that are above the expanse; and it was so.
- Darby Bible

And God made the firmament; and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.
- Webster's Bible

God made the expanse, and divided the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.
- World English Bible

And God maketh the expanse, and it separateth between the waters which [are] under the expanse, and the waters which [are] above the expanse: and it is so.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 1

  • 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
  • Alex
    Bill the H.G. is truly the multiplication of Christ in US via his seed which is the WORD planted in our hearts,Isaiah says behold Me and the children th lord has given Me. He will see his SEED ( HIS CHILDREN) and be satisfied, Just as 1st adam was multiplied making humanity Corruptible. 2 nd Adam will be multiplied via his seed the WORD MAKING HUMANITY INCORRUPTIBLE.Thus multiplication of CHRIST
  • Dennis W. Pourciau
    This is where it all begins. I always learn something new
  • Santo
    does anyone consider than the bible begins from the end?genesis 1:28;2:5 2:24 is possible that genesi 1 replace the 2 ?
  • Alex
    No more SEAS means no more SEAS of humanity tossed to and fro by every wind of religious doctrine. ISAIAH said knowledge shall cover the earth, as the waters cover the seas .THUS THERE WILL BE NO MORE SEAS OF HUMANITY IGNORANT OF THE MYSTERY OF HIS KINGDOM AS HE IS GONNA SEND HIS RAIN N SON ON THE JUST AND UNJUST,TH GOOD AND THE BAD.I WILL POUR OUT MY SPIRIT ON ALL FLESH. HIS WORD IS THAT SPIRIT.

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