Genesis 1:1-11 NIV

The Beginning

1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

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4 God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness.

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      5 God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.

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          6 And God said, “Let there be a vault between the waters to separate water from water.”

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              7 So God made the vault and separated the water under the vault from the water above it. And it was so.

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              8 God called the vault “sky.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the second day.

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                  9 And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.” And it was so.

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                  10 God called the dry ground “land,” and the gathered waters he called “seas.” And God saw that it was good.

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                      11 Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.” And it was so.

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