Best Known Translations
Other Translations

Genesis 1:2 NLT

2 The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.

Study tools for Genesis 1:2

  • a 1:1 - Or In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, . . . Or When God began to create the heavens and the earth, . . .
  • b 1:26 - Or man; Hebrew reads adam.
  • c 1:26 - As in Syriac version; Hebrew reads all the earth.
  • d 1:27 - Or the man; Hebrew reads ha-adam.