New Living Translation
Then God said, "Let there be a space between the waters, to separate the waters of the heavens from the waters of the earth."
King James Bible
And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
Darby Bible Translation
And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a division between waters and waters.
World English Bible
God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:6-8 We have here an account of the second day's work, the creation of the firmament. In which observe,
LibraryThe Likeness of God
(Trinity Sunday.) GENESIS i. 26. And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. This is a hard saying. It is difficult at times to believe it to be true. If one looks not at what God has made man, but at what man has made himself, one will never believe it to be true. When one looks at what man has made himself; at the back streets of some of our great cities; at the thousands of poor Germans and Irish across the ocean bribed to kill and to be killed, they know not why; at the …
Charles Kingsley—The Gospel of the Pentateuch
God in Christ
Of the First Covenant Made with Man
2 Peter 3:5
They deliberately forget that God made the heavens by the word of his command, and he brought the earth out from the water and surrounded it with water.
For the choir director: A psalm of David. The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship.
The LORD merely spoke, and the heavens were created. He breathed the word, and all the stars were born.
Give thanks to him who placed the earth among the waters. His faithful love endures forever.
God sits above the circle of the earth. The people below seem like grasshoppers to him! He spreads out the heavens like a curtain and makes his tent from them.
But God made the earth by his power, and he preserves it by his wisdom. With his own understanding he stretched out the heavens.
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