28 God blessed them; and God said to them, “(A)Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the [a]sky and over every living thing that [b]moves on the earth.” 29 Then God said, “Behold, (B)I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the [c]surface of all the earth, and every tree [d]which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you; 30 and (C)to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the [e]sky and to every thing that [f]moves on the earth [g]which has life, I have given every green plant for food”; and it was so.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 1:28 Lit heavens
  2. Genesis 1:28 Or creeps
  3. Genesis 1:29 Lit face of
  4. Genesis 1:29 Lit in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed
  5. Genesis 1:30 Lit heavens
  6. Genesis 1:30 Or creeps
  7. Genesis 1:30 Lit in which is a living soul

28 God blessed them and said to them,(A) “Be fruitful and increase in number;(B) fill the earth(C) and subdue it. Rule over(D) the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.(E)

29 Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.(F) 30 And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds in the sky and all the creatures that move along the ground—everything that has the breath of life(G) in it—I give every green plant for food.(H)” And it was so.

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15 Then the Lord God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate it and keep it. 16 The Lord God (A)commanded the man, saying, “From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; 17 but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not [a]eat, for in the day that you eat from it (B)you will surely die.”

18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone; (C)I will make him a helper [b]suitable for him.” 19 (D)Out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the [c]sky, and (E)brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name.

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  1. Genesis 2:17 Lit eat from it
  2. Genesis 2:18 Lit corresponding to
  3. Genesis 2:19 Lit heavens

15 The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden(A) to work it and take care of it. 16 And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden;(B) 17 but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil,(C) for when you eat from it you will certainly die.”(D)

18 The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”(E)

19 Now the Lord God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals(F) and all the birds in the sky.(G) He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called(H) each living creature,(I) that was its name.

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