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Genesis 1:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And God set them in the firmament of the heaven, to give light upon the earth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And God set them in the expanse of the heavens, to give light on the earth,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And God set them in the expanse of the heavens,—to give light on the earth;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and God giveth them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he set them in the firmament of heaven to shine upon the earth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And God set them in the firmament of the heauen, to giue light vpon the earth:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And God placed them in the firmament of the heaven, so as to shine upon the earth,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Elohim set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
set 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
them in the firmament 7549
{7549} Prime
רָקִיעַ
raqiya`
{raw-kee'-ah}
From H7554; properly an expanse, that is, the firmament or (apparently) visible arch of the sky.
of the heaven 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
to give light 215
{0215} Prime
אוֹר
'owr
{ore}
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) luminous (literally and metaphorically).
z8687
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the earth, 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 9:13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
Job 38:12 Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days; [and] caused the dayspring to know his place;
Psalms 8:1 [[To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David.]] O LORD our Lord, how excellent [is] thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.
Psalms 8:3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
Acts 13:47 For so hath the Lord commanded us, [saying], I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.
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Gn 9:13. Jb 38:12. Ps 8:1, 3. Ac 13:47.

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