Genesis 1:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
776 [e]וְהָאָ֗רֶץ
wə-hā-’ā-reṣ,
And the earthConj-w, Art | N-fs
1961 [e]הָיְתָ֥ה
hā-yə-ṯāh
wasV-Qal-Perf-3fs
8414 [e]תֹ֙הוּ֙
ṯō-hū
formlessN-ms
922 [e]וָבֹ֔הוּ
wā-ḇō-hū,
and voidConj-w | N-ms
2822 [e]וְחֹ֖שֶׁךְ
wə-ḥō-šeḵ
and darknessConj-w | N-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
[was] overPrep
6440 [e]פְּנֵ֣י
pə-nê
the faceN-cpc
8415 [e]תְה֑וֹם
ṯə-hō-wm;
of the deepN-cs
7307 [e]וְר֣וּחַ
wə-rū-aḥ
And the SpiritConj-w | N-csc
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֔ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm,
of GodN-mp
7363 [e]מְרַחֶ֖פֶת
mə-ra-ḥe-p̄eṯ
was hoveringV-Piel-Prtcpl-fs
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
overPrep
6440 [e]פְּנֵ֥י
pə-nê
the faceN-cpc
4325 [e]הַמָּֽיִם׃
ham-mā-yim.
of the watersArt | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 1:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְהָאָ֗רֶץ הָיְתָ֥ה תֹ֙הוּ֙ וָבֹ֔הוּ וְחֹ֖שֶׁךְ עַל־פְּנֵ֣י תְהֹ֑ום וְר֣וּחַ אֱלֹהִ֔ים מְרַחֶ֖פֶת עַל־פְּנֵ֥י הַמָּֽיִם׃

בראשית 1:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
והארץ היתה תהו ובהו וחשך על־פני תהום ורוח אלהים מרחפת על־פני המים׃

בראשית 1:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
והארץ היתה תהו ובהו וחשך על־פני תהום ורוח אלהים מרחפת על־פני המים׃

בראשית 1:2 Hebrew Bible
והארץ היתה תהו ובהו וחשך על פני תהום ורוח אלהים מרחפת על פני המים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.

King James Bible
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness covered the surface of the watery depths, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Spirit.

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