Genesis 1:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Godאֱלֹהִ֤ים
(e·lo·him)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
calledוַיִּקְרָ֨א
(vai·yik·ra)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
the lightלָאֹור֙
(la·'o·vr)
216: a lightfrom or
day,יֹ֔ום
(yo·vm,)
3117: daya prim. root
and the darknessוְלַחֹ֖שֶׁךְ
(ve·la·cho·shech)
2822: darkness, obscurityfrom chashak
He calledקָ֣רָא
(ka·ra)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
night.לָ֑יְלָה
(la·ye·lah;)
3915: nightof uncertain derivation
And there was eveningעֶ֥רֶב
(e·rev)
6153: eveningfrom an unused word
and there was morning,בֹ֖קֶר
(vo·ker)
1242: morn- ingfrom baqar
oneאֶחָֽד׃
(e·chad.)
259: onea prim. card. number
day.יֹ֥ום
(yo·vm)
3117: daya prim. root







KJV Lexicon
And God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
called
qara'  (kaw-raw')
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
the light
'owr  (ore)
illumination or (concrete) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.) -- bright, clear, + day, light (-ning), morning, sun.
Day
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
and the darkness
choshek  (kho-shek')
the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively, misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness -- dark(-ness), night, obscurity.
he called
qara'  (kaw-raw')
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
Night
layil  (lah'-yil)
a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity -- (mid-)night (season).
And the evening
`ereb  (eh'-reb)
dusk -- + day, even(-ing, tide), night.
and the morning
boqer  (bo'-ker)
dawn (as the break of day); generally, morning -- (+) day, early, morning, morrow.
were the first
'echad  (ekh-awd')
united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
day
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

King James Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God called the light "day," and He called the darkness "night." Evening came and then morning: the first day.

International Standard Version
calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.

NET Bible
God called the light "day" and the darkness "night." There was evening, and there was morning, marking the first day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God named the light [day], and the darkness he named [night]. There was evening, then morning-the first day.

King James 2000 Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
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