Genesis 1:8
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Godאֱלֹהִ֛ים
(e·lo·him)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
calledוַיִּקְרָ֧א
(vai·yik·ra)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
the expanseלָֽרָקִ֖יעַ
(la·ra·ki·a')
7549: an extended surface, expansefrom raqa
heaven.שָׁמָ֑יִם
(sha·ma·yim;)
8064: heaven, skyfrom an unused word
And there was eveningעֶ֥רֶב
(e·rev)
6153: eveningfrom an unused word
and there was morning,בֹ֖קֶר
(vo·ker)
1242: morn- ingfrom baqar
a secondשֵׁנִֽי׃
(she·ni.)
8145: second (an ord. number)from shanah
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 firmament
raqiya`  (raw-kee'-ah)
an expanse, i.e. the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky -- firmament.
Heaven
shamayim  (shaw-mah'-yim)
air, astrologer, heaven(-s).
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 second
sheniy  (shay-nee')
double, i.e. second; also adverbially, again -- again, either (of them), (an-)other, second (time).
day
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
God called the expanse heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, a second day.

King James Bible
And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God called the expanse "sky." Evening came and then morning: the second day.

International Standard Version
God called the canopy "sky." The twilight and the dawn were the second day.

NET Bible
God called the expanse "sky." There was evening, and there was morning, a second day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God named [what was above] the horizon [sky]. There was evening, then morning-a second day.

King James 2000 Bible
And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
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