Genesis 1:6
Contemporary English Version
God said, "I command a dome to separate the water above it from the water below it."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And God said: Let there be a firmament made amidst the waters: and let it divide the waters from the waters.

New American Bible
Then God said: Let there be a dome in the middle of the waters, to separate one body of water from the other.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And God said: Let there be a firmament made amidst the waters: and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Let there.

Genesis 1:14,20 And God said: Let there be lights made in the firmament of heaven, to divide the day and the night, and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years: . . .

Genesis 7:11,12 In the six hundredth year of the life of Noe, in the second month, in the seventeenth day of the month, all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the floodgates of heaven were opened: . . .

Job 26:7,8,13 He stretched out the north over the empty space, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. . . .

Job 37:11,18 Corn desireth clouds, and the clouds spread their light: . . .

Job 38:22-26 Hast thou entered into the storehouses of the snow, or hast thou beheld the treasures of the hail: . . .

Psalm 19:1 Unto the end. A Psalm for David. [2] The heavens shew forth the glory of God, and the firmament declareth the work of his hands.

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

Psalm 136:5,6 Who made the heavens in understanding: for his mercy endureth for ever. . . .

Psalm 148:4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens: and let all the waters that are above the heavens

Psalm 150:1 Praise ye the Lord in his holy places: praise ye him in the firmament of his power.

Ecclesiastes 11:3 If the clouds be full, they will pour out rain upon the earth. If the tree fall to the south, or to the north, in what place soever it shall fall, there shall it be.

Jeremiah 10:10,12,13 But the Lord is the true God: he is the living God, and the everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his threatening. . . .

Jeremiah 51:15 He that made the earth by his power, that hath prepared the world by his wisdom, and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.

Zechariah 12:1 The burden of the word of the Lord upon Israel. Thus saith the Lord, who stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundations of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man in him:

firmament.

Context
The Second Day
5And he called the light Day, and the darkness Night; and there was evening and morning one day. 6And God said: Let there be a firmament made amidst the waters: and let it divide the waters from the waters.7And God made a firmament, and divided the waters that were under the firmament, from those that were above the firmament, and it was so.…
Cross References
2 Peter 3:5
For this they are wilfully ignorant of: That the heavens were before, and the earth out of water and through water, consisting by the word of God:

Psalm 19:1
Unto the end. A Psalm for David. [2] The heavens shew forth the glory of God, and the firmament declareth the work of his hands.

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 136:6
Who established the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Isaiah 40:22
It is he that sitteth upon the globe of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as locusts: he that stretcheth out the heavens as nothing, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in.

Jeremiah 10:12
He that maketh the earth by his power, that prepareth the world by his wisdom, and stretcheth out the heavens by his knowledge.

Additional Translations
And God said, “Let there be an expanse between the waters, to separate the waters from the waters.”And God said, Let there be a firmament in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the water, and let it be a division between water and water, and it was so.

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a division between waters and waters.

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."

And God saith, 'Let an expanse be in the midst of the waters, and let it be separating between waters and waters.'
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