The Old Testament of the King James Version of the Bible
The First Book of Moses: Called Genesis
1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was uponthe face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of thewaters.
1:3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
1:4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the lightfrom the darkness.
1:5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night.And the evening and the morning were the first day.
1:6 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters,and let it divide the waters from the waters.
1:7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which wereunder the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament:and it was so.
1:8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and themorning were the second day.
1:9 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered togetherunto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
1:10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together ofthe waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
1:11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yieldingseed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed isin itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
1:12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed afterhis kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, afterhis kind: and God saw that it was good.
1:13 And the evening and the morning were the third day.
1:14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavento divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and forseasons, and for days, and years: 1:15 And let them be for lights inthe firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it wasso.
1:16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day,and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
1:17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give lightupon the earth, 1:18 And to rule over the day and over the night, andto divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
1:19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
1:20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the movingcreature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in theopen firmament of heaven.
1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature thatmoveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind,and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
1:22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fillthe waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
1:23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
1:24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature afterhis kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after hiskind: and it was so.
1:25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattleafter their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth afterhis kind: and God saw that it was good.
1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness:and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowlof the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and overevery creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
1:27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God createdhe him; male and female created he them.
1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, andmultiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominionover the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over everyliving thing that moveth upon the earth.
1:29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed,which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the whichis the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
1:30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air,and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there islife, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it wasvery good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
2:1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host ofthem.
2:2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; andhe rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.