Add parallel Print Page Options

15 and let them be for lights in the firmament of the heavens to give light on the earth”; and it was so. 16 Then God made two great [a]lights: the (A)greater light to rule the day, and the (B)lesser light to rule the night. He made (C)the stars also. 17 God set them in the firmament of the (D)heavens to give light on the earth,

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Genesis 1:16 luminaries
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Bible Gateway Recommends

NKJV Wiersbe Study Bible, Hardcover
NKJV Wiersbe Study Bible, Hardcover
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $29.99
Save: $20.00 (40%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NKJV Comfort Print Ancient-Modern Bible, Hardcover
NKJV Comfort Print Ancient-Modern Bible, Hardcover
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $29.99
Save: $20.00 (40%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
NKJV Comfort Print Open Bible, Hardcover
NKJV Comfort Print Open Bible, Hardcover
Retail: $29.99
Our Price: $17.99
Save: $12.00 (40%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
The NKJV Woman's Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color
The NKJV Woman's Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $29.49
Save: $20.50 (41%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors