Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.(A)

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11 For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth,(A) the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested(B) on the seventh day.(C) Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

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He alone stretches out the heavens(A)
    and treads on the waves of the sea.(B)

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22 He sits enthroned(A) above the circle of the earth,
    and its people are like grasshoppers.(B)
He stretches out the heavens(C) like a canopy,(D)
    and spreads them out like a tent(E) to live in.(F)

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This is what God the Lord says—
the Creator of the heavens,(A) who stretches them out,
    who spreads out the earth(B) with all that springs from it,(C)
    who gives breath(D) to its people,
    and life to those who walk on it:

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18 For this is what the Lord says—
he who created the heavens,
    he is God;
he who fashioned and made the earth,(A)
    he founded it;
he did not create it to be empty,(B)
    but formed it to be inhabited(C)
he says:
“I am the Lord,
    and there is no other.(D)

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16 I have put my words in your mouth(A)
    and covered you with the shadow of my hand(B)
I who set the heavens in place,
    who laid the foundations of the earth,(C)
    and who say to Zion, ‘You are my people.(D)’”

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New Heavens and a New Earth

17 “See, I will create
    new heavens and a new earth.(A)
The former things will not be remembered,(B)
    nor will they come to mind.

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