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1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

6 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

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.

8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.

9 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.

11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

13 And the evening and the morning were the third day.

14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.

16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

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.

19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.

24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.

25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.

31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

Discussion for Genesis 1

  • Sally
    Everything God created in the beginning was good. Behold I give you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing by any means shall hurt you. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God
    And the Word was made flesh
    Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him,
    and saith of him, Behold and Israelite in who is no guile
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 10:2 and were all baptized unto moses in the cloud and in the sea-10:3-and did all eat the same spiritual drink for they drank of that spiritual rock that followed them--- AND THAT ROCK WAS CHRIST---10:5--BUT WITH MANY OF THEM GOD WAS NOT WELL PLEASED FOR THEY WERE OVERTHROWN IN THE WILDERNESS--10:10--NEITHER MURMUR YE AS SOME OF THEM ALSO MURMURED AND WERE DESTROYED OF THE DESTROYER
  • Jdog
    God is Awesome.
  • Evangelist G Mchekie
    what amazes me the most about this book is the ability of the holy spirit in showing moses things which happened long before he was and to know that the same spirit of power lives in me its the greatest feeling ever holy spirit l love your presence
  • Angela Tucker
    I think it tells us The beginning of God’s plan. And the beginning of flesh. To replenish the earth.
  • BSP
    Verse 27~Man was made in the image of God and that meant that man could reflect the qualities of Jehovah God.
  • Stanjett
    Why didn't God stop here, at the end of chapter 1 of Genesis? Well, maybe after He created Eve in the next chapter. There was no killings, we had plenty to eat and peace. Animals didn't eat man or each other and we didn't eat them or harm them. Animals and Adam ate vegetables and fruit. It was truely a Garden of Eden and a paradise.
  • Bruce
    Seeing you stand up and Blow your own horn, Satan Does Not Need May Tricks to Draw you away. Speaking Evil of God's Children Shows who your father is. If you feel My Father in Heaven Calling( John 6:44)Ask Forgiveness. You to Can be Filled to Overflowing. If not your name will not be in The Book of Life. Most Will be in The Lake of Fire( Revelation 20:15)

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Bible Trivia

God created what on the 5th day?
  • Man
  • Fowl, whales, and sea creatures
  • Beasts, cattle, and land creatures
  • Water