The earth was a1formless and void, and 2darkness was over the bsurface of the deep, and 3the Spirit of God4was cmovingover the dsurface of the waters.
Then 5Godsaid, "Let there be light "; and there was light.
4Godsaw that the light was 6good; and God7separated the light from the darkness.
58Godcalled the lightday, and the darkness He callednight. And 9there was evening and there was morning, oneday.
Then Godsaid, "Let there be ean 10expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters."
7Godmade the fexpanse, and separated11the waterswhich were below the gexpanse from the waters12which were above the hexpanse; and it was so.
8Godcalled the iexpanseheaven. And there was evening and there was morning, a secondday.
Then Godsaid, "13Let the watersbelow the heavens be gathered into oneplace, and let 14the drylandappear "; and it was so.
10Godcalled the drylandearth, and the 15gathering of the waters He calledseas; and Godsaw that it was good.
Then Godsaid, "Let the earthsproutj16vegetation: 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 s17lights in the t18expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for 19signs and for 20seasons 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 21greaterxlightyto govern the day, and the lesserzlightaato govern the night; He made 22the stars also.
1723Godplaced them in the bbexpanse of the heavens to givelight on the earth,
and ccto 24govern 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."
21Godcreated25the 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.
2426Then Godsaid, "Let the earthbringforthlivingcreatures after ggtheir kind: cattle and creepingthings and beasts of the earth after hhtheir kind "; and it was so.
25Godmade the 27beasts 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 28Us make29man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them 30rule 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."
27Godcreatedman31in His own image, in the image of God He created him; 32male and female He created them.
28Godblessed them; and Godsaid to them, "33Be 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, 34I have given you everyplantyieldingseed that is on the nnsurface of all the earth, and everytreeoowhich has fruityieldingseed; it shall be food for you;
and 35to 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 very36good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixthday.