Genesis 1:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." And there was evening, and there was morning--the first day.

New Living Translation
God called the light “day” and the darkness “night.” And evening passed and morning came, marking the first day.

English Standard Version
God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.

Berean Study Bible
God called the light “day,” and the darkness He called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.

New American Standard Bible
God called the light “day,” and the darkness He called “night.” And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

NASB 1995
God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

NASB 1977
And God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Amplified Bible
And God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Christian Standard Bible
God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” There was an evening, and there was a morning: one day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God called the light "day," and He called the darkness "night." Evening came and then morning: the first day.

Contemporary English Version
and named the light "Day" and the darkness "Night." Evening came, then morning--that was the first day.

Good News Translation
and he named the light "Day" and the darkness "Night." Evening passed and morning came--that was the first day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God named the light [day], and the darkness he named [night]. There was evening, then morning-the first day.

International Standard Version
calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.

NET Bible
God called the light "day" and the darkness "night." There was evening, and there was morning, marking the first day.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

New King James Version
God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. So the evening and the morning were the first day.

King James 2000 Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

New Heart English Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. There was evening and there was morning, one day.

World English Bible
God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day.

American King James Version
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

American Standard Version
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

A Faithful Version
And God called the light day, and He called the darkness night. And the evening and the morning were day one.

Darby Bible Translation
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening, and there was morning -- the first day.

English Revised Version
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Webster's Bible Translation
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night: and the evening and the morning were the first day.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And God called the light, Day, and the darkenes, he called Night. So the euening and the morning were the first day.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And God called the light day, and the darknes night: and the euenyng & the mornyng were the first day.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
and called the light, Daye: and the darcknes, Night Then of the euenynge and mornynge was made the first daye.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
and called the lyghte daye and the darcknesse nyghte: and so of the evenynge and mornynge was made the fyrst daye
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and God calls the light “Day,” and the darkness He has called “Night”; and there is an evening, and there is a morning—[the] first day.

Young's Literal Translation
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.

Smith's Literal Translation
And God will call to the light day, and to the darkness he called night: and the evening shall be, and the morning shall be one day.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And he called the light Day, and the darkness Night; and there was evening and morning one day.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And he called the light, ‘Day,’ and the darknesses, ‘Night.’ And it became evening and morning, one day.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And God called the light the day, and the darkness he called the night, and it was evening and it was dawn, day one.

Lamsa Bible
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night, and there was evening and there was morning, the first day.








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