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Genesis 1 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Creation

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:1 - In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:2 - The earth was [fn]formless and void, and darkness was over the [fn]surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was [fn]moving over the [fn]surface of the waters.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:3 - Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:4 - God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:5 - God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:6 - Then God said, “Let there be [fn]an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:7 - God made the [fn]expanse, and separated the waters which were below the [fn]expanse from the waters which were above the [fn]expanse; and it was so.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:8 - God called the [fn]expanse heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, a second day.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:9 - Then God said, “Let the waters below the heavens be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear”; and it was so.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:10 - God called the dry land earth, and the gathering of the waters He called seas; and God saw that it was good.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:11 - Then God said, “Let the earth sprout [fn]vegetation, [fn]plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after [fn]their kind [fn]with seed in them”; and it was so.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:12 - The earth brought forth [fn]vegetation, [fn]plants yielding seed after [fn]their kind, and trees bearing fruit [fn]with seed in them, after [fn]their kind; and God saw that it was good.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:13 - There was evening and there was morning, a third day.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:14 - Then God said, “Let there be [fn]lights in the [fn]expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:15 - and let them be for [fn]lights in the [fn]expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth”; and it was so.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:16 - God made the two [fn]great lights, the greater [fn]light [fn]to govern the day, and the lesser [fn]light [fn]to govern the night; He made the stars also.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:17 - God placed them in the [fn]expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:18 - and [fn]to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:19 - There was evening and there was morning, a fourth day.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:20 - Then God said, “Let the waters [fn]teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth [fn]in the open [fn]expanse of the heavens.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:21 - God created the 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:22 - God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:23 - There was evening and there was morning, a fifth day.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:24 - Then God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures after [fn]their kind: cattle and creeping things and beasts of the earth after [fn]their kind”; and it was so.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:25 - God made the beasts of the earth after [fn]their kind, and the cattle after [fn]their kind, and everything that creeps on the ground after its kind; and God saw that it was good.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:26 - Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the [fn]sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:27 - God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:28 - God blessed them; and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the [fn]sky and over every living thing that [fn]moves on the earth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:29 - Then God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the [fn]surface of all the earth, and every tree [fn]which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:30 - and to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the [fn]sky and to every thing that [fn]moves on the earth [fn]which has life, I have given every green plant for food”; and it was so.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:31 - God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
NASB Footnotes
Or, a waste and emptiness
Literally: face of
Or, hovering
Or, a firmament
Or, firmament
Or, firmament
Or, grass
Or, herbs
Literally: its
Literally: in which is its seed
Or, grass
Or, herbs
Literally: its
Literally: in which is its seed
Or, luminaries, light-bearers
Or, firmament
Or, luminaries, light-bearers
Or, firmament
Or, luminaries, light-bearers
Or, luminary, light-bearer
Literally: for the dominion of
Or, firmament
Literally: for the dominion of
Or, swarm
Literally: on the face of
Or, firmament
Literally: its
Literally: its
Literally: heavens
Literally: heavens
Or, creeps
Literally: face of
Literally: in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed
Literally: heavens
Or, creeps
Literally: in which is a living soul
NASB

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