Genesis 1:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5414 [e]וַיִּתֵּ֥ן
way-yit-tên
And setConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֹתָ֛ם
’ō-ṯām
themDirObjM | 3mp
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֖ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm
GodN-mp
7549 [e]בִּרְקִ֣יעַ
bir-qî-a‘
in the firmamentPrep-b | N-msc
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם
haš-šā-mā-yim;
of the heavensArt | N-mp
215 [e]לְהָאִ֖יר
lə-hā-’îr
to shinePrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
uponPrep
776 [e]הָאָֽרֶץ׃
hā-’ā-reṣ.
the earthArt | N-fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 1:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּתֵּ֥ן אֹתָ֛ם אֱלֹהִ֖ים בִּרְקִ֣יעַ הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם לְהָאִ֖יר עַל־הָאָֽרֶץ׃

בראשית 1:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויתן אתם אלהים ברקיע השמים להאיר על־הארץ׃

בראשית 1:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויתן אתם אלהים ברקיע השמים להאיר על־הארץ׃

בראשית 1:17 Hebrew Bible
ויתן אתם אלהים ברקיע השמים להאיר על הארץ׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,

King James Bible
And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God placed them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth,
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