Genesis 1:3
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּ֥אמֶר
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֖ים
1961 [e]יְהִ֣י
let there beV-Qal-Imperf.Jus-3ms
216 [e]א֑וֹר
1961 [e]וַֽיְהִי־
and there wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
216 [e]אֽוֹר׃

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 1:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֖ים יְהִ֣י אֹ֑ור וַֽיְהִי־אֹֽור׃

בראשית 1:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר אלהים יהי אור ויהי־אור׃

בראשית 1:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר אלהים יהי אור ויהי־אור׃

בראשית 1:3 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר אלהים יהי אור ויהי אור׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.

King James Bible
And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.
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