New Living Translation
And that is what happened. God made this space to separate the waters of the earth from the waters of the heavens.
King James Bible
And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.
Darby Bible Translation
And God made the expanse, and divided between the waters that are under the expanse and the waters that are above the expanse; and it was so.
World English Bible
God made the expanse, and divided the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.
Young's Literal Translation
And God maketh the expanse, and it separateth between the waters which are under the expanse, and the waters which are above the expanse: and it is so.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:6-8 We have here an account of the second day's work, the creation of the firmament. In which observe,
LibraryThe Likeness of God
(Trinity Sunday.) GENESIS i. 26. And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. This is a hard saying. It is difficult at times to believe it to be true. If one looks not at what God has made man, but at what man has made himself, one will never believe it to be true. When one looks at what man has made himself; at the back streets of some of our great cities; at the thousands of poor Germans and Irish across the ocean bribed to kill and to be killed, they know not why; at the …
Charles Kingsley—The Gospel of the Pentateuch
God in Christ
Of the First Covenant Made with Man
God called the space "sky." And evening passed and morning came, marking the second day.
"Who kept the sea inside its boundaries as it burst from the womb,
For the choir director: A psalm of David. The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship.
Praise him, skies above! Praise him, vapors high above the clouds!
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