859 verses

Gen 1:4

(NIV)
God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness.
(ESV)
And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness.

Gen 1:10

(NIV)
God called the dry ground ‘land’, and the gathered waters he called ‘seas’. And God saw that it was good.
(ESV)
God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 1:12

(NIV)
The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.
(ESV)
The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 1:18

(NIV)
to govern the day and the night, and to separate light from darkness. And God saw that it was good.
(ESV)
to rule over the day and over the night, and to separate the light from the darkness. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 1:21

(NIV)
So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living thing with which the water teems and that moves about in it, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
(ESV)
So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 1:25

(NIV)
God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.
(ESV)
And God made the beasts of the earth according to their kinds and the livestock according to their kinds, and everything that creeps on the ground according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 1:31

(NIV)
God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning – the sixth day.
(ESV)
And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

Gen 2:9

(NIV)
The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground – trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

(ESV)
And out of the ground the Lord God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Gen 2:12

(NIV)
(The gold of that land is good; aromatic resin and onyx are also there.)
(ESV)
And the gold of that land is good; bdellium and onyx stone are there.

Gen 2:18

(NIV)
The Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.’

(ESV)
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

Gen 3:5

(NIV)
‘For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.’

(ESV)
For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”

Gen 4:7

(NIV)
If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it.’

(ESV)
If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is contrary to you, but you must rule over it.”

Gen 6:2

(NIV)
the sons of God saw that the daughters of humans were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.
(ESV)
the sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. And they took as their wives any they chose.

Gen 12:13

(NIV)
Say you are my sister, so that I will be treated well for your sake and my life will be spared because of you.’

(ESV)
Say you are my sister, that it may go well with me because of you, and that my life may be spared for your sake.”

Gen 12:15

(NIV)
And when Pharaoh’s officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into his palace.
(ESV)
And when the princes of Pharaoh saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh. And the woman was taken into Pharaoh’s house.

Gen 12:16

(NIV)
He treated Abram well for her sake, and Abram acquired sheep and cattle, male and female donkeys, male and female servants, and camels.

(ESV)
And for her sake he dealt well with Abram; and he had sheep, oxen, male donkeys, male servants, female servants, female donkeys, and camels.

Gen 15:15

(NIV)
You, however, will go to your ancestors in peace and be buried at a good old age.
(ESV)
As for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you shall be buried in a good old age.

Gen 16:6

(NIV)
‘Your slave is in your hands,’ Abram said. ‘Do with her whatever you think best.’ Then Sarai ill-treated Hagar; so she fled from her.

(ESV)
But Abram said to Sarai, “Behold, your servant is in your power; do to her as you please.” Then Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her.

Gen 18:7

(NIV)
Then he ran to the herd and selected a choice, tender calf and gave it to a servant, who hurried to prepare it.
(ESV)
And Abraham ran to the herd and took a calf, tender and good, and gave it to a young man, who prepared it quickly.

Gen 19:8

(NIV)
Look, I have two daughters who have never slept with a man. Let me bring them out to you, and you can do what you like with them. But don’t do anything to these men, for they have come under the protection of my roof.’

(ESV)
Behold, I have two daughters who have not known any man. Let me bring them out to you, and do to them as you please. Only do nothing to these men, for they have come under the shelter of my roof.”

Gen 20:15

(NIV)
And Abimelek said, ‘My land is before you; live wherever you like.’

(ESV)
And Abimelech said, “Behold, my land is before you; dwell where it pleases you.”

Gen 24:10

(NIV)
Then the servant left, taking with him ten of his master’s camels loaded with all kinds of good things from his master. He set out for Aram Naharaim and made his way to the town of Nahor.
(ESV)
Then the servant took ten of his master’s camels and departed, taking all sorts of choice gifts from his master; and he arose and went to Mesopotamia to the city of Nahor.

Gen 24:16

(NIV)
The woman was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had ever slept with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again.

(ESV)
The young woman was very attractive in appearance, a maiden whom no man had known. She went down to the spring and filled her jar and came up.

Gen 24:50

(NIV)
Laban and Bethuel answered, ‘This is from the Lord; we can say nothing to you one way or the other.
(ESV)
Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, “The thing has come from the Lord; we cannot speak to you bad or good.

Gen 25:8

(NIV)
Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man and full of years; and he was gathered to his people.
(ESV)
Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his people.

Gen 26:7

(NIV)
When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, ‘She is my sister,’ because he was afraid to say, ‘She is my wife.’ He thought, ‘The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful.’

(ESV)
When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because of Rebekah,” because she was attractive in appearance.

Gen 27:9

(NIV)
go out to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, so that I can prepare some tasty food for your father, just the way he likes it.
(ESV)
Go to the flock and bring me two good young goats, so that I may prepare from them delicious food for your father, such as he loves.

Gen 29:19

(NIV)
Laban said, ‘It’s better that I give her to you than to some other man. Stay here with me.’
(ESV)
Laban said, “It is better that I give her to you than that I should give her to any other man; stay with me.”

Gen 30:20

(NIV)
Then Leah said, ‘God has presented me with a precious gift. This time my husband will treat me with honour, because I have borne him six sons.’ So she named him Zebulun.

(ESV)
Then Leah said, “God has endowed me with a good endowment; now my husband will honor me, because I have borne him six sons.” So she called his name Zebulun.

Gen 31:24

(NIV)
Then God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night and said to him, ‘Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.’

(ESV)
But God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream by night and said to him, “Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.”

Gen 31:29

(NIV)
I have the power to harm you; but last night the God of your father said to me, “Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.”
(ESV)
It is in my power to do you harm. But the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, ‘Be careful not to say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.’

Gen 32:9

(NIV)
Then Jacob prayed, ‘O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, Lord, you who said to me, “Go back to your country and your relatives, and I will make you prosper,”
(ESV)
And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O Lord who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your kindred, that I may do you good,’

Gen 32:12

(NIV)
But you have said, “I will surely make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.”’

(ESV)
But you said, ‘I will surely do you good, and make your offspring as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.’”

Gen 34:18

(NIV)
Their proposal seemed good to Hamor and his son Shechem.
(ESV)
Their words pleased Hamor and Hamor’s son Shechem.

Gen 37:28

(NIV)
So when the Midianite merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern and sold him for twenty shekels of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt.

(ESV)
Then Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. They took Joseph to Egypt.

Gen 40:14

(NIV)
But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness; mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison.
(ESV)
Only remember me, when it is well with you, and please do me the kindness to mention me to Pharaoh, and so get me out of this house.

Gen 40:16

(NIV)
When the chief baker saw that Joseph had given a favourable interpretation, he said to Joseph, ‘I too had a dream: on my head were three baskets of bread.
(ESV)
When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was favorable, he said to Joseph, “I also had a dream: there were three cake baskets on my head,

Gen 41:5

(NIV)
He fell asleep again and had a second dream: seven ears of corn, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk.
(ESV)
And he fell asleep and dreamed a second time. And behold, seven ears of grain, plump and good, were growing on one stalk.

Gen 41:22

(NIV)
‘In my dream I saw seven ears of corn, full and good, growing on a single stalk.
(ESV)
I also saw in my dream seven ears growing on one stalk, full and good.

Gen 41:24

(NIV)
The thin ears of corn swallowed up the seven good ears. I told this to the magicians, but none of them could explain it to me.’

(ESV)
and the thin ears swallowed up the seven good ears. And I told it to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me.”

Gen 41:26

(NIV)
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good ears of corn are seven years; it is one and the same dream.
(ESV)
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good ears are seven years; the dreams are one.

Gen 41:35

(NIV)
They should collect all the food of these good years that are coming and store up the grain under the authority of Pharaoh, to be kept in the cities for food.
(ESV)
And let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming and store up grain under the authority of Pharaoh for food in the cities, and let them keep it.

Gen 41:37

(NIV)
The plan seemed good to Pharaoh and to all his officials.
(ESV)
This proposal pleased Pharaoh and all his servants.

Gen 45:16

(NIV)
When the news reached Pharaoh’s palace that Joseph’s brothers had come, Pharaoh and all his officials were pleased.
(ESV)
When the report was heard in Pharaoh’s house, “Joseph’s brothers have come,” it pleased Pharaoh and his servants.

Gen 45:18

(NIV)
and bring your father and your families back to me. I will give you the best of the land of Egypt and you can enjoy the fat of the land.”

(ESV)
and take your father and your households, and come to me, and I will give you the best of the land of Egypt, and you shall eat the fat of the land.’

Gen 45:20

(NIV)
Never mind about your belongings, because the best of all Egypt will be yours.”’

(ESV)
Have no concern for your goods, for the best of all the land of Egypt is yours.’”

Gen 45:23

(NIV)
And this is what he sent to his father: ten donkeys loaded with the best things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and other provisions for his journey.
(ESV)
To his father he sent as follows: ten donkeys loaded with the good things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain, bread, and provision for his father on the journey.

Gen 49:15

(NIV)
When he sees how good is his resting place
and how pleasant is his land,
he will bend his shoulder to the burden
and submit to forced labour.
(ESV)
He saw that a resting place was good,
and that the land was pleasant,
so he bowed his shoulder to bear,
and became a servant at forced labor.

Exod 1:20

(NIV)
So God was kind to the midwives and the people increased and became even more numerous.
(ESV)
So God dealt well with the midwives. And the people multiplied and grew very strong.

Exod 2:2

(NIV)
and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him for three months.
(ESV)
The woman conceived and bore a son, and when she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him three months.

Exod 3:8

(NIV)
So I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land into a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey – the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.
(ESV)
and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

Exod 4:14

(NIV)
Then the Lord’s anger burned against Moses and he said, ‘What about your brother, Aaron the Levite? I know he can speak well. He is already on his way to meet you, and he will be glad to see you.
(ESV)
Then the anger of the Lord was kindled against Moses and he said, “Is there not Aaron, your brother, the Levite? I know that he can speak well. Behold, he is coming out to meet you, and when he sees you, he will be glad in his heart.

Exod 12:21

(NIV)
Then Moses summoned all the elders of Israel and said to them, ‘Go at once and select the animals for your families and slaughter the Passover lamb.
(ESV)
Then Moses called all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go and select lambs for yourselves according to your clans, and kill the Passover lamb.

Exod 14:12

(NIV)
Didn’t we say to you in Egypt, “Leave us alone; let us serve the Egyptians”? It would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!’

(ESV)
Is not this what we said to you in Egypt: ‘Leave us alone that we may serve the Egyptians’? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.”

Exod 18:9

(NIV)
Jethro was delighted to hear about all the good things the Lord had done for Israel in rescuing them from the hand of the Egyptians.
(ESV)
And Jethro rejoiced for all the good that the Lord had done to Israel, in that he had delivered them out of the hand of the Egyptians.

Exod 18:17

(NIV)
Moses’ father-in-law replied, ‘What you are doing is not good.
(ESV)
Mosesfather-in-law said to him, “What you are doing is not good.

Exod 19:13

(NIV)
They are to be stoned or shot with arrows; not a hand is to be laid on them. No person or animal shall be permitted to live.” Only when the ram’s horn sounds a long blast may they approach the mountain.’

(ESV)
No hand shall touch him, but he shall be stoned or shot; whether beast or man, he shall not live.’ When the trumpet sounds a long blast, they shall come up to the mountain.”

Exod 30:7

(NIV)
‘Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps.
(ESV)
And Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it. Every morning when he dresses the lamps he shall burn it,

Exod 33:19

(NIV)
And the Lord said, ‘I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the Lord, in your presence. I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
(ESV)
And he said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The Lord.’ And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.

Lev 5:4

(NIV)
or if anyone thoughtlessly takes an oath to do anything, whether good or evil (in any matter one might carelessly swear about) even though they are unaware of it, but then they learn of it and realise their guilt –
(ESV)
or if anyone utters with his lips a rash oath to do evil or to do good, any sort of rash oath that people swear, and it is hidden from him, when he comes to know it, and he realizes his guilt in any of these;
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