Genesis 1:15
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
and let them be for lightsלִמְאֹורֹת֙lim·'o·v·rot3974a luminaryfrom or
in the expanseבִּרְקִ֣יעַbir·ki·a'7549an extended surface, expansefrom raqa
of the heavensהַשָּׁמַ֔יִםha·sha·ma·yim,8064heaven, skyfrom an unused word
to give lightלְהָאִ֖ירle·ha·'ir215to be or become lighta prim. root
on the earth";הָאָ֑רֶץha·'a·retz;776earth, landa prim. root
and it was so.כֵֽן׃chen.3651so, thusa prim. adverb
KJV Lexicon
And let them be for lights
ma'owr  (maw-ore')
a luminous body or luminary, i.e. (abstractly) light (as an element): figuratively, brightness, i.e.cheerfulness; specifically, a chandelier -- bright, light.
in the firmament
raqiya`  (raw-kee'-ah)
an expanse, i.e. the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky -- firmament.
of the heaven
shamayim  (shaw-mah'-yim)
air, astrologer, heaven(-s).
to give light
'owr  (ore)
to be (causative, make) luminous (literally and metaphorically) -- break of day, glorious, kindle, (be, en-, give, show) light (-en, -ened), set on fire, shine.
upon the earth
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
and it was so
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth"; and it was so.

King James Bible
And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They will be lights in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth." And it was so.

International Standard Version
to serve as lights in the sky, and to shine on the earth!" And that is what happened:

NET Bible
and let them serve as lights in the expanse of the sky to give light on the earth." It was so.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They will be lights in the sky to shine on the earth." And so it was.

King James 2000 Bible
And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.
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