The Creation

(A)In the beginning (B)God (C)created the heavens and the earth. The earth was [a](D)formless and void, and (E)darkness was over the [b]surface of the deep, and (F)the Spirit of God (G)was [c]moving over the [d]surface of the waters. Then (H)God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. God saw that the light was (I)good; and God (J)separated the light from the darkness. (K)God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And (L)there was evening and there was morning, one day.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 1:2 Or a waste and emptiness
  2. Genesis 1:2 Lit face of
  3. Genesis 1:2 Or hovering
  4. Genesis 1:2 Lit face of

In the beginning of God's preparing the heavens and the earth --

the earth hath existed waste and void, and darkness [is] on the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God fluttering on the face of the waters,

and God saith, `Let light be;' and light is.

And God seeth the light that [it is] good, and God separateth between the light and the darkness,

and God calleth to the light `Day,' and to the darkness He hath called `Night;' and there is an evening, and there is a morning -- day one.

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