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Genesis 1:6–7

Then God said, i“Let there be a 3firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.” Thus God made the firmament, jand divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were kabove the firmament; and it was so.

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Genesis 1:6–7 — The New International Version (NIV)

And God said, “Let there be a vault between the waters to separate water from water.” So God made the vault and separated the water under the vault from the water above it. And it was so.

Genesis 1:6–7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.” And God made the expanse and separated the waters that were under the expanse from the waters that were above the expanse. And it was so.

Genesis 1:6–7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. 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.

Genesis 1:6–7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Then God said, “Let there be a space between the waters, to separate the waters of the heavens from the waters of the earth.” And that is what happened. God made this space to separate the waters of the earth from the waters of the heavens.

Genesis 1:6–7 — New Century Version (NCV)

Then God said, “Let there be something to divide the water in two.” So God made the air and placed some of the water above the air and some below it.

Genesis 1:6–7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. 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.

Genesis 1:6–7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a division between waters and waters. 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.

Genesis 1:6–7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Then God said, “Let there be a horizon in the middle of the water in order to separate the water.” So God made the horizon and separated the water above and below the horizon. And so it was.

Genesis 1:6–7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then God said, “Let there be an expanse between the waters, separating water from water.” So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above the expanse. And it was so.

Genesis 1:6–7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

And God said, “Let there be a dome in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.” So God made the dome and separated the waters that were under the dome from the waters that were above the dome. And it was so.

Genesis 1:6–7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And God said, “Let there be a vaulted dome in the midst of the waters, and let it cause a separation between the waters.” So God made the vaulted dome, and he caused a separation between the waters which were under the vaulted dome and between the waters which were over the vaulted dome. And it was so.

Genesis 1:6–7 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

God said, “Let there be a huge space between the waters. Let it separate water from water.” And that’s exactly what happened. God made the huge space between the waters. He separated the water that was under the space from the water that was above it.

Genesis 1:6–7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Then God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.”

God made the expanse, and separated the waters which were below the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.