New Living Translation
Then God said, "Let the waters beneath the sky flow together into one place, so dry ground may appear." And that is what happened.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English Bible
God said, "Let the waters under the sky be gathered together to one place, and let the dry land appear;" and it was so.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:9-13 The third day's work is related in these verse s; the forming the sea and the dry land, and making the earth fruitful. Hitherto the power of the Creator had been employed about the upper part of the visible world; now he descends to this lower world, designed for the children of men, both for their habitation, and their maintenance. And here we have an account of the fitting of it for both; the building of their house, and the spreading of their table. Observe,
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(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 …
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2 Peter 3:5
They deliberately forget that God made the heavens by the word of his command, and he brought the earth out from the water and surrounded it with water.
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 I locked it behind barred gates, limiting its shores.
A psalm of David. The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him.
For he laid the earth's foundation on the seas and built it on the ocean depths.
The sea belongs to him, for he made it. His hands formed the dry land, too.
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