Genesis 1:1-24

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.
4 God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness.
5 God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.
6 And God said, “Let there be a vault between the waters to separate water from water.”
7 So God made the vault and separated the water under the vault from the water above it. And it was so.
8 God called the vault “sky.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the second day.
9 And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.” And it was so.
10 God called the dry ground “land,” and the gathered waters he called “seas.” And God saw that it was good.
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.
12 The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.
13 And there was evening, and there was morning—the third day.
14 And God said, “Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days and years,
15 and let them be lights in the vault of the sky to give light on the earth.” And it was so.
16 God made two great lights—the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars.
17 God set them in the vault of the sky to give light on the earth,
18 to govern the day and the night, and to separate light from darkness. And God saw that it was good.
19 And there was evening, and there was morning—the fourth day.
20 And God said, “Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.”
21 So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living thing with which the water teems and that moves about in it, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
22 God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the water in the seas, and let the birds increase on the earth.”
23 And there was evening, and there was morning—the fifth day.
24 And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” And it was so.

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Cross References 63

  • 1. Psalms 102:25; Proverbs 8:23; Isaiah 40:21; Isaiah 41:4,26; John 1:1-2
  • 2. ver 21,27; Genesis 2:3
  • 3. ver 6; Nehemiah 9:6; Job 9:8; Job 37:18; Psalms 96:5; Psalms 104:2; Psalms 115:15; Psalms 121:2; Psalms 136:5; Isaiah 40:22; Isaiah 42:5; Isaiah 51:13; Jeremiah 10:12; Jeremiah 51:15
  • 4. Genesis 14:19; 2 Kings 19:15; Nehemiah 9:6; Job 38:4; Psalms 90:2; Psalms 136:6; Psalms 146:6; Isaiah 37:16; Isaiah 40:28; Isaiah 42:5; Isaiah 44:24; Isaiah 45:12,18; Jeremiah 27:5; Jeremiah 32:17; Acts 14:15; Acts 17:24; Ephesians 3:9; Colossians 1:16; Hebrews 3:4; Hebrews 11:3; Revelation 4:11; Revelation 10:6
  • 5. Isaiah 23:1; Isaiah 24:10; Isaiah 27:10; Isaiah 32:14; Isaiah 34:11
  • 6. Isaiah 45:18; Jeremiah 4:23
  • 7. Genesis 8:2; Job 7:12; Job 26:8; Job 38:9; Psalms 36:6; Psalms 42:7; Psalms 104:6; Psalms 107:24; Proverbs 30:4
  • 8. Genesis 2:7; Job 33:4; Psalms 104:30; Isaiah 32:15
  • 9. Deuteronomy 32:11; Isaiah 31:5
  • 10. ver 6; Psalms 33:6,9; Psalms 148:5; Hebrews 11:3
  • 11. 2 Corinthians 4:6*; 1 John 1:5-7
  • 12. ver 10,12,18,21,25,31; Psalms 104:31; Psalms 119:68; Jeremiah 31:35
  • 13. ver 14; Exodus 10:21-23; Job 26:10; Job 38:19; Psalms 18:28; Psalms 104:20; Psalms 105:28; Isaiah 42:16; Isaiah 45:7
  • 14. ver 8,10; Genesis 2:19,23
  • 15. Psalms 74:16
  • 16. ver 8,13,19,23,31
  • 17. S ver 3
  • 18. S ver 1; Isaiah 44:24; Jeremiah 10:12; 2 Peter 3:5
  • 19. ver 9; Psalms 24:2; Psalms 136:6
  • 20. Genesis 7:11; Job 26:10; Job 38:8-11,16; Psalms 68:33; Psalms 148:4; Proverbs 8:28
  • 21. ver 9,11,15,24
  • 22. S ver 5
  • 23. Job 9:8; Job 37:18; Psalms 19:1; Psalms 104:2; Isaiah 40:22; Isaiah 44:24; Isaiah 45:12; Jeremiah 10:12; Zechariah 12:1
  • 24. S ver 5
  • 25. Job 38:8-11; Psalms 33:7; Psalms 104:6-9; Proverbs 8:29; Jeremiah 5:22; 2 Peter 3:5
  • 26. Psalms 95:5; John 1:9; Haggai 2:6
  • 27. S ver 7
  • 28. S ver 5
  • 29. Psalms 33:7
  • 30. Job 38:8; Psalms 90:2; Psalms 95:5
  • 31. S ver 4
  • 32. Psalms 65:9-13; Psalms 104:14
  • 33. ver 12,21,24,25; Genesis 2:5; Genesis 6:20; Genesis 7:14; Lev 11:14,19,22; Deuteronomy 14:13,18; 1 Corinthians 15:38
  • 34. S ver 7
  • 35. S ver 11
  • 36. S ver 4
  • 37. S ver 5
  • 38. Psalms 74:16; Psalms 136:7
  • 39. S ver 4
  • 40. Jeremiah 10:2
  • 41. Psalms 104:19
  • 42. Genesis 8:22; Jeremiah 31:35-36; Jeremiah 33:20,25
  • 43. S ver 7
  • 44. Deuteronomy 17:3; Job 31:26; Jeremiah 43:13; Ezekiel 8:16
  • 45. Psalms 136:8
  • 46. Psalms 136:9
  • 47. Job 38:33; Psalms 74:16; Psalms 104:19; Jeremiah 31:35; James 1:17
  • 48. Deuteronomy 4:19; Job 9:9; Job 38:7,31-32; Psalms 8:3; Psalms 33:6; Ecclesiastes 12:2; Isaiah 40:26; Jeremiah 8:2; Amos 5:8
  • 49. Jeremiah 33:20,25
  • 50. S ver 4
  • 51. S ver 5
  • 52. Psalms 146:6
  • 53. Genesis 2:19
  • 54. S ver 1
  • 55. Job 3:8; Job 7:12; Psalms 74:13; Psalms 148:7; Isaiah 27:1; Ezekiel 32:2
  • 56. Psalms 104:25-26
  • 57. S ver 11
  • 58. S ver 4
  • 59. ver 28; Genesis 8:17; Genesis 9:1,7,19; Genesis 47:27; Leviticus 26:9; Ezekiel 36:11
  • 60. S ver 5
  • 61. Genesis 2:19
  • 62. S ver 11
  • 63. S ver 7
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