Genesis 1:20
Good News Translation
Then God commanded, "Let the water be filled with many kinds of living beings, and let the air be filled with birds."

Contemporary English Version
God said, "I command the ocean to be full of living creatures, and I command birds to fly above the earth."

Douay-Rheims Bible
God also said: let the waters bring forth the creeping creature having life, and the fowl that may fly over the earth under the firmament of heaven.

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God also said: let the waters bring forth the creeping creature having life, and the fowl that may fly over the earth under the firmament of heaven.

Let the waters.

Genesis 1:22 And he blessed them, saying: Increase and multiply, and fill the waters of the sea: and let the birds be multiplied upon the earth.

Genesis 2:19 And the Lord God having formed out of the ground all the beasts of the earth, and all the fowls of the air, brought them to Adam to see what he would call them: for whatsoever Adam called any living creature the same is its name.

Genesis 8:17 All living things that are with thee of all flesh, as well in fowls as in beasts, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, bring out with thee, and go ye upon the earth: increase and multiply upon it.

Psalm 104:24,25 How great are thy works, O Lord ? thou hast made all things in wisdom: the earth is filled with thy riches. . . .

Psalm 148:10 Beasts and all cattle: serpents and feathered fowls:

Acts 17:25 Neither is he served with men's hands, as though he needed any thing: seeing it is he who giveth to all life and breath and all things:

moving.

1 Kings 4:33 And he treated about trees, from the cedar that is in Libanus, unto the hyssop that cometh out of the wall: and he discoursed of beasts, and of fowls, and of creeping things, and of fishes.

life.

Genesis 1:30 And to all beasts of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to all that move upon the earth, and wherein there is life, that they may have to feed upon. And it was so done.

Ecclesiastes 2:21 For when a man laboureth in wisdom, and knowledge, and carefulness, he leaveth what he hath gotten to an idle man: so this also is vanity, and a great evil.

fowl that may fly.

Genesis 2:19 And the Lord God having formed out of the ground all the beasts of the earth, and all the fowls of the air, brought them to Adam to see what he would call them: for whatsoever Adam called any living creature the same is its name.

. The word fowl, from the Saxon fleon, to fly, exactly corresponds to the original, which denotes every thing that flies, whether bird or insect.

open firmament.

Genesis 1:7,14 And God made a firmament, and divided the waters that were under the firmament, from those that were above the firmament, and it was so. . . .

Context
The Fifth Day
19And the evening and morning were the fourth day. 20God also said: let the waters bring forth the creeping creature having life, and the fowl that may fly over the earth under the firmament of heaven.21And God created the great whales, and every living and moving creature, which the waters brought forth, according to their kinds, and every winged fowl according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:19
And the evening and morning were the fourth day.

Genesis 1:21
And God created the great whales, and every living and moving creature, which the waters brought forth, according to their kinds, and every winged fowl according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Genesis 7:21
And all flesh was destroyed that moved upon the earth, both of fowl and of cattle, and of beasts, and of all creeping things that creep upon the earth: and all men.

Leviticus 11:42
Whatsoever goeth upon the breast on four feet, or hath many feet, or traileth on the earth, you shall not eat, because it is abominable.

Leviticus 11:43
Do not defile your souls, nor touch aught thereof, lest you be unclean,

Additional Translations
And God said, “Let the waters teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of the sky.”And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that has life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

And God said, Let the waters bring forth reptiles having life, and winged creatures flying above the earth in the firmament of heaven, and it was so.

And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living souls, and let fowl fly above the earth in the expanse of the heavens.

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and let fowl fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

God said, "Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of sky."

And God saith, 'Let the waters teem with the teeming living creature, and fowl let fly on the earth on the face of the expanse of the heavens.'
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