Genesis 1:9
Good News Translation
Then God commanded, "Let the water below the sky come together in one place, so that the land will appear"--and it was done.

Contemporary English Version
God said, "I command the water under the sky to come together in one place, so there will be dry ground." And that's what happened.

Douay-Rheims Bible
God also said; Let the waters that are under the heaven, be gathered together into one place: and let the dry land appear. And it was so done.

New American Bible
Then God said: Let the water under the sky be gathered into a single basin, so that the dry land may appear. And so it happened: the water under the sky was gathered into its basin, and the dry land appeared.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

God also said; Let the waters that are under the heaven, be gathered together into one place: and let the dry land appear. And it was so done.

Job 26:7,10 He stretched out the north over the empty space, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. . . .

Job 38:8-11 Who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth as issuing out of the womb: . . .

Psalm 24:1,2 On the first day of the week, a psalm for David. The earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof: the world, and all they that dwell therein. . . .

Psalm 33:7 Gathering together the waters of the sea, as in a vessel; laying up the depths in storehouses.

Psalm 95:5 For the sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.

Psalm 104:3,5-9 Who coverest the higher rooms thereof with water. Who makest the clouds thy chariot: who walkest upon the wings of the winds. . . .

Psalm 136:5,6 Who made the heavens in understanding: for his mercy endureth for ever. . . .

Proverbs 8:28,29 When he compassed the sea with its bounds, and set a law to the waters that they should not pass their limits: when he balanced the foundations of the earth; . . .

Ecclesiastes 1:7 All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea doth not overflow: unto the place from whence the rivers come, they return, to flow again.

Jeremiah 5:22 Will not you then fear me, saith the Lord: and will you not repent at my presence? I have set the sand a bound for the sea, an everlasting ordinance, which it shall not pass over: and the waves thereof shall toss themselves, and shall not prevail: they shall swell, and shall not pass over it.

Jonah 1:9 And they said to him: Tell us for what cause this evil is upon us, what is thy business? of what country art thou? and whither goest thou? or of what people art thou?

2 Peter 3:5 For this they are wilfully ignorant of: That the heavens were before, and the earth out of water and through water, consisting by the word of God:

Revelation 10:6 And he swore by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven and the things which are therein, and the earth and the things which are in it, and the sea and the things which are therein: That time shall be no longer.

Context
The Third Day
8And God called the firmament, Heaven; and the evening and morning were the second day. 9God also said; Let the waters that are under the heaven, be gathered together into one place: and let the dry land appear. And it was so done.10And God called the dry land, Earth; and the gathering together of the waters, he called Seas. And God saw that it was good.…
Cross References
2 Peter 3:5
For this they are wilfully ignorant of: That the heavens were before, and the earth out of water and through water, consisting by the word of God:

Genesis 1:8
And God called the firmament, Heaven; and the evening and morning were the second day.

Job 38:8
Who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth as issuing out of the womb:

Job 38:10
I set my bounds around it, and made it bars and doors:

Psalm 24:1
On the first day of the week, a psalm for David. The earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof: the world, and all they that dwell therein.

Psalm 24:2
For he hath founded it upon the seas; and hath prepared it upon the rivers.

Psalm 95:5
For the sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.

Psalm 104:6
The deep like a garment is its clothing: above the mountains shall the waters stand.

Jeremiah 5:22
Will not you then fear me, saith the Lord: and will you not repent at my presence? I have set the sand a bound for the sea, an everlasting ordinance, which it shall not pass over: and the waves thereof shall toss themselves, and shall not prevail: they shall swell, and shall not pass over it.

Additional Translations
And God said, “Let the waters under the sky be gathered into one place, so that the dry land may appear.” And it was so.And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

And God said, Let the water which is under the heaven be collected into one place, and let the dry land appear, and it was so. And the water which was under the heaven was collected into its places, and the dry land appeared.

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together to one place, and let the dry [land] appear. And it was so.

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

God said, "Let the waters under the sky be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear;" and it was so.

And God saith, 'Let the waters under the heavens be collected unto one place, and let the dry land be seen:' and it is so.
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