Genesis 1:16
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New International Version
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.

New Living Translation
God made two great lights--the larger one to govern the day, and the smaller one to govern the night. He also made the stars.

English Standard Version
And God made the two great lights—the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night—and the stars.

New American Standard Bible
God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

King James Bible
And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God made the two great lights--the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night--as well as the stars.

International Standard Version
God fashioned two great lights—the larger light to shine during the day and the smaller light to shine during the night—as well as stars.

NET Bible
God made two great lights--the greater light to rule over the day and the lesser light to rule over the night. He made the stars also.

New Heart English Bible
God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God made the two bright lights: the larger light to rule the day and the smaller light to rule the night. He also made the stars.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night; and the stars.

New American Standard 1977
And God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night; he made the stars also.

King James 2000 Bible
And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

American King James Version
And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

American Standard Version
And God made the two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And God made two great lights: a greater light to rule the day; and a lesser light to rule the night: and the stars.

Darby Bible Translation
And God made the two great lights, the great light to rule the day, and the small light to rule the night, -- and the stars.

English Revised Version
And God made the two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Webster's Bible Translation
And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

World English Bible
God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.

Young's Literal Translation
And God maketh the two great luminaries, the great luminary for the rule of the day, and the small luminary -- and the stars -- for the rule of the night;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:14-19 In the fourth day's work, the creation of the sun, moon, and stars is accounted for. All these are the works of God. The stars are spoken of as they appear to our eyes, without telling their number, nature, place, size, or motions; for the Scriptures were written, not to gratify curiosity, or make us astronomers, but to lead us to God, and make us saints. The lights of heaven are made to serve him; they do it faithfully, and shine in their season without fail. We are set as lights in this world to serve God; but do we in like manner answer the end of our creation? We do not: our light does not shine before God, as his lights shine before us. We burn our Master's candles, but do not mind our Master's work.
Study Bible
The Fourth Day: Sun, Moon, Stars
15and let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth"; and it was so. 16God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also. 17God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,…
Cross References
Genesis 1:15
and let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth"; and it was so.

Job 38:7
When the morning stars sang together And all the sons of God shouted for joy?

Psalm 8:3
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;

Psalm 136:8
The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

Psalm 136:9
The moon and stars to rule by night, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Isaiah 40:26
Lift up your eyes on high And see who has created these stars, The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power, Not one of them is missing.
Treasury of Scripture

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

to rule. Heb. for the rule, etc.

Deuteronomy 4:19 And lest you lift up your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun, …

Joshua 10:12-14 Then spoke Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered …

Job 31:26 If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

Job 38:7 When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

Psalm 8:3 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon …

Psalm 19:6 His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit to …

Psalm 74:16 The day is yours, the night also is yours: you have prepared the …

Psalm 136:7,8,9 To him that made great lights: for his mercy endures for ever…

Psalm 148:3,5 Praise you him, sun and moon: praise him, all you stars of light…

Isaiah 13:10 For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not …

Isaiah 24:23 Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the …

Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: …

Habakkuk 3:11 The sun and moon stood still in their habitation: at the light of …

Matthew 24:29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be …

Matthew 27:45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land to the ninth hour.

1 Corinthians 15:41 There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and …

Revelation 16:8,9 And the fourth angel poured out his vial on the sun; and power was …

Revelation 21:23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine …

he made the stars also. Or, with the stars also.

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