11In the beginning2God3created the heavens and the earth.
The earth was a4formless and void, and 5darkness was over the bsurface of the deep, and 6the Spirit of God7was cmovingover the dsurface of the waters.
Then 8Godsaid, "Let there be light "; and there was light.
4Godsaw that the light was 9good; and God10separated the light from the darkness.
511Godcalled the lightday, and the darkness He callednight. And 12there was evening and there was morning, oneday.
Then Godsaid, "Let there be ean 13expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters."
7Godmade the fexpanse, and separated14the waterswhich were below the gexpanse from the waters15which were above the hexpanse; and it was so.
8Godcalled the iexpanseheaven. And there was evening and there was morning, a secondday.
Then Godsaid, "16Let the watersbelow the heavens be gathered into oneplace, and let 17the drylandappear "; and it was so.
10Godcalled the drylandearth, and the 18gathering of the waters He calledseas; and Godsaw that it was good.
Then Godsaid, "Let the earthsproutj19vegetation: kplantsyieldingseed, and fruittrees on the earthbearingfruit after ltheir kindmwith seed in them"; and it was so.
The earthbroughtforthnvegetation, oplantsyieldingseed after ptheir kind, and treesbearingfruitqwith seed in them, after rtheir kind; and Godsaw that it was good.
There was evening and there was morning, a thirdday.
Then Godsaid, "Let there be s20lights in the t21expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for 22signs and for 23seasons and for days and years;
and let them be for ulights in the vexpanse of the heavens to givelight on the earth "; and it was so.
16Godmade the twowgreatlights, the 24greaterxlightyto govern the day, and the lesserzlightaato govern the night; He made 25the stars also.
1726Godplaced them in the bbexpanse of the heavens to givelight on the earth,
and ccto 27govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and Godsaw that it was good.
There was evening and there was morning, a fourthday.
Then Godsaid, "Let the watersddteem with swarms of livingcreatures, and let birdsflyabove the eartheein the openffexpanse of the heavens."
21Godcreated28the greatseamonsters and everylivingcreature that moves, with which the watersswarmed after their kind, and everywingedbird after its kind; and Godsaw that it was good.
22Godblessed them, saying, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birdsmultiply on the earth."
There was evening and there was morning, a fifthday.
2429Then Godsaid, "Let the earthbringforthlivingcreatures after ggtheir kind: cattle and creepingthings and beasts of the earth after hhtheir kind "; and it was so.
25Godmade the 30beasts of the earth after iitheir kind, and the cattle after jjtheir kind, and everything that creeps on the ground after its kind; and Godsaw that it was good.
Then Godsaid, "Let 31Us make32man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them 33rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the kksky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over everycreepingthing that creeps on the earth."
27Godcreatedman34in His own image, in the image of God He created him; 35male and female He created them.
28Godblessed them; and Godsaid to them, "36Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the llsky and over everylivingthing that mmmoves on the earth."
Then Godsaid, "Behold, 37I have given you everyplantyieldingseed that is on the nnsurface of all the earth, and everytreeoowhich has fruityieldingseed; it shall be food for you;
and 38to everybeast of the earth and to everybird of the ppsky and to everything that qqmoves on the earthrrwhich has life, I have given everygreenplant for food "; and it was so.
31Godsawall that He had made, and behold, it was very39good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixthday.