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 1:7

  • Michelle for verse 7
    I love God Jesus and the Holy Spirit! God Is Awesome.
  • Benedict Holomah for verse 7
    I believe in God and His words and the words are life unto my soul,that is what is making me who I am. The word of life is what every soul needed to sustain on this earth. Please let try as much as possible to bring back the lost. God Bless You as you win today.
  • DavidicLineage for verse 7
    So, these unnamed waters that remain above Heaven. Anyone got a bead on their significance? Is that the battlefield this whole universe is prep for?
  • GOD IS REALLY WONDERFUL AND THE SAME POWER HE USED TO SEPERATED THE FIRMAMENTS AND THE WATERS IS THE SAME POWER THAT HE IS USING TODAY TO SEPERATE HIS PEOPLE.
  • Valerie for verse 7
    Hello I love this Verse its a nice info god did
  • OUR GOD IS POWERFUL AND ANYTHING HE DOES IS WISE, WE ARE HUMAN BEINGS VERY SMALL TO QUESTION. OBEY WHAT IS WRITTEN. ONE DAY YOU WILL SEE HIM IN HEAVEN THEN ASK HIM THIS FUNNY QUESTION

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