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

  • SOUL JA
    YOU KNOW I AM ALWAYS EXCITED WHENEVER I EVEN THINK OF THE WORD OF GOD. HE IS THE SOURCE OF LIFE AND THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON IN MY LIFE. LET'S ALL DO OUR BEST TO SPREAD THE GOSPEL EVEN FURTHER THROUGHOUT THE EARTH, GOD IS COUNTING ON US TO DO SO.

    GOD BLESS YOU
  • Hebrews 8
    And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you:21Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.22For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things( Acts 3)
  • Sylvia
    This ONE true GOD exists as three persons: GOD the FATHER (Acts 4:4); GOD the SON (John 1-1:3); GOD the HOLY SPIRIT (Ps 104:30)
    God exists in three persons who are equal in their attributes and yet individual and distinct in their offices and ministries. Matt 3:16-17; Eph 1:3-14; 2Thess 2:13-14; Titus 3:4-6
  • Dr. B
    Irene123 mentioned, "nowhere do i see Jesus responding to anything.." Remember: not only Jesus was the WORD Who was with God but He was God according to St John 1:1.,,bblessed
  • Jeff Berry
    Genesis Chapter 1 and 2 are not 2 separate creation accounts. Genesis 1 is a summary and 2 goes into greater detail.
  • Irene123
    Some read Gen. 1:2 as - there was a 'first' earth - and it was destroyed, then God created a 2nd earth on which we live. No one 'knows' if God created more than one earth. Maybe He did, BUT - the Bible does NOT say such - so we should not speculate, as such speculation has NOTHING to do with OUR salvation.

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