Genesis 1:3
Good News Translation
Then God commanded, "Let there be light"--and light appeared.

Contemporary English Version
God said, "I command light to shine!" And light started shining.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And God said: Be light made. And light was made.

New American Bible
Then God said: Let there be light, and there was light.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And God said: Be light made. And light was made.

God.

Psalm 33:6,9 By the word of the Lord the heavens were established; and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth: . . .

Psalm 148:5 Praise the name of the Lord. For he spoke, and they were made: he commanded, and they were created.

Matthew 8:3 And Jesus stretching forth his hand, touched him, saying: I will, be thou made clean. And forthwith his leprosy was cleansed.

John 11:43 When he had said these things, he cried with a loud voice: Lazarus, come forth.

Let.

Job 36:30 And lighten with his light from above, he shall cover also the ends of the sea.

Job 38:19 Where is the way where light dwelleth, and where is the place of darkness?

Psalm 97:11 Light is risen to the just, and joy to the right of heart.

Psalm 104:2 And art clothed with light as with a garment. Who stretchest out the heaven like a pavilion:

Psalm 118:27 The Lord is God, and he hath shone upon us. Appoint a solemn day, with shady boughs, even to the horn of the altar.

Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness, I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord that do all these things.

Isaiah 60:19 Thou shalt no more have the sun for thy light by day, neither shall the brightness of the moon enlighten thee: but the Lord shall be unto thee for an everlasting light, and thy God for thy glory.

John 1:5,9 And the light shineth in darkness: and the darkness did not comprehend it. . . .

John 3:19 And this is the judgment: Because the light is come into the world and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil.

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 5:8,14 For you were heretofore darkness, but now light in the Lord. Walk then as children of the light. . . .

1 Timothy 6:16 Who only hath immortality and inhabiteth light inaccessible: whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and empire everlasting. Amen.

1 John 1:5 And this is the declaration which we have heard from him and declare unto you: That God is light and in him there is no darkness.

1 John 2:8 Again a new commandment I write unto you: which thing is true both in him and in you, because the darkness is passed and the true light now shineth.

Context
The First Day
2And the earth was void and empty, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God moved over the waters. 3And God said: Be light made. And light was made.4And God saw the light that it was good; and he divided the light from the darkness.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Christ Jesus.

Genesis 2:4
These are the generations of the heaven and the earth, when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the heaven and the earth:

Psalm 33:6
By the word of the Lord the heavens were established; and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth:

Psalm 33:9
For he spoke and they were made: he commanded and they were created.

Additional Translations
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And God said, Let there be light, and there was light.

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And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.

and God saith, 'Let light be;' and light is.
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