And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place,(A) and let dry ground(B) appear.” And it was so.(C) 10 God called(D) the dry ground “land,” and the gathered waters(E) he called “seas.”(F) And God saw that it was good.(G)

11 Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation:(H) seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.(I)” And it was so.(J) 12 The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds(K) and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.(L) 13 And there was evening, and there was morning(M)—the third day.

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27 So God created(A) mankind(B) in his own image,(C)
    in the image of God(D) he created them;
    male and female(E) he created them.(F)

28 God blessed them and said to them,(G) “Be fruitful and increase in number;(H) fill the earth(I) and subdue it. Rule over(J) the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.(K)

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.(L) 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(M) in it—I give every green plant for food.(N)” And it was so.

31 God saw all that he had made,(O) and it was very good.(P) And there was evening, and there was morning(Q)—the sixth day.

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Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden;(A) and there he put the man he had formed. The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees(B) that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life(C) and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.(D)

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