Genesis 1 NAS

The Creation

1 1In the beginning 2God 3created the heavens and the earth.
2 The earth was a4formless and void, and 5darkness was over the bsurface of the deep, and 6the Spirit of God 7was cmoving over the dsurface of the waters.

References for Genesis 1:2

    • a 1:2 - Or "a waste and emptiness"
    • b 1:2 - Lit "face of"
    • c 1:2 - Or "hovering"
    • d 1:2 - Lit "face of"
      3 Then 8God said, "Let there be light "; and there was light.

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      4 God saw that the light was 9good; and God 10separated the light from the darkness.

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      5 11God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And 12there was evening and there was morning, one day.

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      6 Then God said, "Let there be ean 13expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters."

      References for Genesis 1:6

        • e 1:6 - Or "a firmament"
          7 God made the fexpanse, and separated 14the waters which were below the gexpanse from the waters 15which were above the hexpanse; and it was so.

          References for Genesis 1:7

            • f 1:7 - Or "firmament"
            • g 1:7 - Or "firmament"
            • h 1:7 - Or "firmament"
              8 God called the iexpanse heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, a second day.

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                • i 1:8 - Or "firmament"
                  9 Then God said, "16Let the waters below the heavens be gathered into one place, and let 17the dry land appear "; and it was so.

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                  10 God called the dry land earth, and the 18gathering of the waters He called seas; and God saw that it was good.

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                  11 Then God said, "Let the earth sprout j19vegetation: kplants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after ltheir kind mwith seed in them"; and it was so.

                  References for Genesis 1:11

                    • j 1:11 - Or "grass"
                    • k 1:11 - Or "herbs"
                    • l 1:11 - Lit "its"
                    • m 1:11 - Lit "in which is its seed"
                      12 The earth brought forth nvegetation, oplants yielding seed after ptheir kind, and trees bearing fruit qwith seed in them, after rtheir kind; and God saw that it was good.

                      References for Genesis 1:12

                        • n 1:12 - Or "grass"
                        • o 1:12 - Or "herbs"
                        • p 1:12 - Lit "its"
                        • q 1:12 - Lit "in which is its seed"
                        • r 1:12 - Lit "its"
                          13 There was evening and there was morning, a third day.
                          14 Then God said, "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;

                          References for Genesis 1:14

                            • s 1:14 - Or "luminaries, light-bearers"
                            • t 1:14 - Or "firmament"
                              15 and let them be for ulights in the vexpanse of the heavens to give light on the earth "; and it was so.

                              References for Genesis 1:15

                                • u 1:15 - Or "luminaries, light-bearers"
                                • v 1:15 - Or "firmament"
                                  16 God made the two wgreat lights, the 24greater xlight yto govern the day, and the lesser zlight {to govern the night; He made 25the stars also.

                                  References for Genesis 1:16

                                    • w 1:16 - Or "luminaries, light-bearers"
                                    • x 1:16 - Or "luminary, light-bearer"
                                    • y 1:16 - Lit "for the dominion of"
                                    • z 1:16 - Or "luminary, light-bearer"
                                    • { 1:16 - Lit "for the dominion of"
                                      17 26God placed them in the |expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,

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                                      18 and }to 27govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.

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                                        • } 1:18 - Lit "for the dominion of"
                                          19 There was evening and there was morning, a fourth day.
                                          20 Then God said, "Let the waters ~teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open €expanse of the heavens."

                                          References for Genesis 1:20

                                            • ~ 1:20 - Or "swarm"
                                            •  1:20 - Lit "on the face of"
                                            • € 1:20 - Or "firmament"
                                              21 God created 28the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it was good.

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                                              22 God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."
                                              23 There was evening and there was morning, a fifth day.
                                              24 29Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth living creatures after their kind: cattle and creeping things and beasts of the earth after ‚their kind "; and it was so.

                                              References for Genesis 1:24

                                                •  1:24 - Lit "its"
                                                • ‚ 1:24 - Lit "its"
                                                  25 God made the 30beasts of the earth after ƒtheir kind, and the cattle after „their kind, and everything that creeps on the ground after its kind; and God saw that it was good.

                                                  References for Genesis 1:25

                                                    • ƒ 1:25 - Lit "its"
                                                    • „ 1:25 - Lit "its"
                                                      26 Then God said, "Let 31Us make 32man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them 33rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the …sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."

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                                                      27 God created man 34in His own image, in the image of God He created him; 35male and female He created them.

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                                                      28 God blessed them; and God said 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 †sky and over every living thing that ‡moves on the earth."

                                                      References for Genesis 1:28

                                                        • † 1:28 - Lit "heavens"
                                                        • ‡ 1:28 - Or "creeps"
                                                          29 Then God said, "Behold, 37I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the ˆsurface of all the earth, and every tree ‰which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;

                                                          References for Genesis 1:29

                                                            • ˆ 1:29 - Lit "face of"
                                                            • ‰ 1:29 - Lit "in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed"
                                                              30 and 38to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the Šsky and to every thing that ‹moves on the earth Œwhich has life, I have given every green plant for food "; and it was so.

                                                              References for Genesis 1:30

                                                                • Š 1:30 - Lit "heavens"
                                                                • ‹ 1:30 - Or "creeps"
                                                                • Œ 1:30 - Lit "in which is a living soul"
                                                                  31 God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very 39good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

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