15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.

16 God then made two great [a]lights: the greater light to [b]rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made also the stars.

17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven, to shine upon the earth,

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  1. Genesis 1:16 To wit, the Sun and the Moon, and here he speaketh, as man judgeth by his eye: for else the Moon is less than the planet Saturn.
  2. Genesis 1:16 To give it sufficient light, as instruments appointed for the same, to serve to man’s use.
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