Genesis 1:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
Godאֱלֹהִ֔יםe·lo·him,430God, godpl. of eloah
madeוַיַּ֣עַשׂvai·ya·'as6213ado, makea prim. root
the twoשְׁנֵ֥יshe·nei8147two (a card. number)from shanah
greatהַגְּדֹלִ֑יםhag·ge·do·lim;1419greatfrom gadal
lights,הַמְּאֹרֹ֖תham·me·'o·rot3974a luminaryfrom or
the greaterהַגָּדֹל֙hag·ga·dol1419greatfrom gadal
lightהַמָּאֹ֤ורham·ma·'o·vr3974a luminaryfrom or
to governלְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶתle·mem·she·let4475rule, dominion, realmfem. of mimshal
the day,הַיֹּ֔וםhai·yo·vm,3117daya prim. root
and the lesserהַקָּטֹן֙hak·ka·ton6996bsmall, insignificantfrom qaton
lightהַמָּאֹ֤ורham·ma·'o·vr3974a luminaryfrom or
to governלְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶתle·mem·she·let4475rule, dominion, realmfem. of mimshal
the night;הַלַּ֔יְלָהhal·lay·lah,3915nightof uncertain derivation
[He made] the starsהַכֹּוכָבִֽים׃hak·ko·v·cha·vim.3556a starfrom an unused word
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KJV Lexicon
And God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
made
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
two
shnayim  (shen-ah'-yim)
two; also (as ordinal) twofold -- both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
great
gadowl  (gaw-dole')
great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent
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.
the greater
gadowl  (gaw-dole')
great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent
light
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.
to rule
memshalah  (mem-shaw-law')
rule; also (concretely in plural) a realm or a ruler -- dominion, government, power, to rule.
the day
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
and the lesser
qatan  (kaw-tawn')
abbreviated, i.e. diminutive, literally (in quantity, size or number) or figuratively (in age or importance)
light
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.
to rule
memshalah  (mem-shaw-law')
rule; also (concretely in plural) a realm or a ruler -- dominion, government, power, to rule.
the night
layil  (lah'-yil)
a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity -- (mid-)night (season).
he made the stars
kowkab  (ko-kawb')
a star (as round or as shining); figuratively, a prince -- star(-gazer).
also
Parallel Verses
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.

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.

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.
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