Genesis 1:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6213 [e]וַיַּ֣עַשׂ
way-ya-‘aś
And madeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֔ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm,
GodN-mp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
8147 [e]שְׁנֵ֥י
šə-nê
twoNumber-mdc
3974 [e]הַמְּאֹרֹ֖ת
ham-mə-’ō-rōṯ
lightsArt | N-mp
1419 [e]הַגְּדֹלִ֑ים
hag-gə-ḏō-lîm;
greatArt | Adj-mp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3974 [e]הַמָּא֤וֹר
ham-mā-’ō-wr
the lightArt | N-ms
1419 [e]הַגָּדֹל֙
hag-gā-ḏōl
greaterArt | Adj-ms
4475 [e]לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת
lə-mem-še-leṯ
to rulePrep-l | N-fsc
3117 [e]הַיּ֔וֹם
hay-yō-wm,
the dayArt | N-ms
853 [e]וְאֶת־
wə-’eṯ-
andConj-w | DirObjM
3974 [e]הַמָּא֤וֹר
ham-mā-’ō-wr
the lightArt | N-ms
6996 [e]הַקָּטֹן֙
haq-qā-ṭōn
lesserArt | Adj-ms
4475 [e]לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת
lə-mem-še-leṯ
to rulePrep-l | N-fsc
3915 [e]הַלַּ֔יְלָה
hal-lay-lāh,
the nightArt | N-ms
853 [e]וְאֵ֖ת
wə-’êṯ
and [He made]Conj-w | DirObjM
3556 [e]הַכּוֹכָבִֽים׃
hak-kō-w-ḵā-ḇîm.
the starsArt | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 1:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֣עַשׂ אֱלֹהִ֔ים אֶת־שְׁנֵ֥י הַמְּאֹרֹ֖ת הַגְּדֹלִ֑ים אֶת־הַמָּאֹ֤ור הַגָּדֹל֙ לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת הַיֹּ֔ום וְאֶת־הַמָּאֹ֤ור הַקָּטֹן֙ לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת הַלַּ֔יְלָה וְאֵ֖ת הַכֹּוכָבִֽים׃

בראשית 1:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויעש אלהים את־שני המארת הגדלים את־המאור הגדל לממשלת היום ואת־המאור הקטן לממשלת הלילה ואת הכוכבים׃

בראשית 1:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויעש אלהים את־שני המארת הגדלים את־המאור הגדל לממשלת היום ואת־המאור הקטן לממשלת הלילה ואת הכוכבים׃

בראשית 1:16 Hebrew Bible
ויעש אלהים את שני המארת הגדלים את המאור הגדל לממשלת היום ואת המאור הקטן לממשלת הלילה ואת הכוכבים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

King James Bible
And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God made the two great lights--the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night--as well as the stars.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

to rule. Heb. for the rule, etc.

Deuteronomy 4:19 And lest you lift up your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun, …

Joshua 10:12-14 Then spoke Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered …

Job 31:26 If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

Job 38:7 When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

Psalm 8:3 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon …

Psalm 19:6 His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit to …

Psalm 74:16 The day is yours, the night also is yours: you have prepared the …

Psalm 136:7,8,9 To him that made great lights: for his mercy endures for ever…

Psalm 148:3,5 Praise you him, sun and moon: praise him, all you stars of light…

Isaiah 13:10 For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not …

Isaiah 24:23 Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the …

Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: …

Habakkuk 3:11 The sun and moon stood still in their habitation: at the light of …

Matthew 24:29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be …

Matthew 27:45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land to the ninth hour.

1 Corinthians 15:41 There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and …

Revelation 16:8,9 And the fourth angel poured out his vial on the sun; and power was …

Revelation 21:23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine …

he made the stars also. Or, with the stars also.

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