Gen 1:20

(NIV)
And God said, ‘Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.’
(ESV)
And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.”

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 1:24

(NIV)
And God said, ‘Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.’ And it was so.
(ESV)
And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kindslivestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so.

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 1:28

(NIV)
God blessed them and said to them, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.’
(ESV)
And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”

Gen 1:30

(NIV)
And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds in the sky and all the creatures that move along the ground – everything that has the breath of life in it – I give every green plant for food.’ And it was so.
(ESV)
And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.

Gen 2:7

(NIV)
Then the  Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.

(ESV)
then the  Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

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 2:19

(NIV)
Now the  Lord God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
(ESV)
Now out of the ground the  Lord God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. And whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.

Gen 2:20

(NIV)
So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals.

But for Adam no suitable helper was found.
(ESV)
The man gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to every beast of the field. But for Adam there was not found a helper fit for him.

Gen 3:1

(NIV)
Now the snake was more crafty than any of the wild animals the  Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say, “You must not eat from any tree in the garden”?’

(ESV)
Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the  Lord God had made.

He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?”

Gen 3:14

(NIV)
So the  Lord God said to the snake, ‘Because you have done this,

‘Cursed are you above all livestock
and all wild animals!
You will crawl on your belly
and you will eat dust
all the days of your life.
(ESV)
The  Lord God said to the serpent,

Because you have done this,
cursed are you above all livestock
and above all beasts of the field;
on your belly you shall go,
and dust you shall eat
all the days of your life.

Gen 3:17

(NIV)
To Adam he said, ‘Because you listened to your wife and ate fruit from the tree about which I commanded you, “You must not eat from it,”

‘Cursed is the ground because of you;
through painful toil you will eat food from it
all the days of your life.
(ESV)
And to Adam he said,

Because you have listened to the voice of your wife
and have eaten of the tree
of which I commanded you,
‘You shall not eat of it,’
cursed is the ground because of you;
in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;

Gen 3:20

(NIV)
Adam named his wife Eve, because she would become the mother of all the living.

(ESV)
The man called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.

Gen 3:22

(NIV)
And the  Lord God said, ‘The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live for ever.’
(ESV)
Then the  Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and live forever—”

Gen 3:24

(NIV)
After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.

(ESV)
He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.

Gen 6:17

(NIV)
I am going to bring floodwaters on the earth to destroy all life under the heavens, every creature that has the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will perish.
(ESV)
For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.

Gen 6:19

(NIV)
You are to bring into the ark two of all living creatures, male and female, to keep them alive with you.
(ESV)
And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every sort into the ark to keep them alive with you. They shall be male and female.

Gen 7:11

(NIV)
In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, on the seventeenth day of the second month – on that day all the springs of the great deep burst forth, and the floodgates of the heavens were opened.
(ESV)
In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened.

Gen 7:14

(NIV)
They had with them every wild animal according to its kind, all livestock according to their kinds, every creature that moves along the ground according to its kind and every bird according to its kind, everything with wings.
(ESV)
they and every beast, according to its kind, and all the livestock according to their kinds, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, according to its kind, and every bird, according to its kind, every winged creature.

Gen 7:15

(NIV)
Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life in them came to Noah and entered the ark.
(ESV)
They went into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life.

Gen 7:21

(NIV)
Every living thing that moved on land perished – birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all mankind.
(ESV)
And all flesh died that moved on the earth, birds, livestock, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm on the earth, and all mankind.

Gen 7:22

(NIV)
Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.
(ESV)
Everything on the dry land in whose nostrils was the breath of life died.

Gen 8:1

(NIV)
But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded.
(ESV)
But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided.

Gen 8:17

(NIV)
Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you – the birds, the animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground – so they can multiply on the earth and be fruitful and increase in number on it.’

(ESV)
Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all fleshbirds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth—that they may swarm on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

Gen 8:19

(NIV)
All the animals and all the creatures that move along the ground and all the birds – everything that moves on land – came out of the ark, one kind after another.

(ESV)
Every beast, every creeping thing, and every bird, everything that moves on the earth, went out by families from the ark.

Gen 8:21

(NIV)
The  Lord smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: ‘Never again will I curse the ground because of humans, even though every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.

(ESV)
And when the  Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the  Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man’s heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.

Gen 9:2

(NIV)
The fear and dread of you will fall on all the beasts of the earth, and on all the birds in the sky, on every creature that moves along the ground, and on all the fish in the sea; they are given into your hands.
(ESV)
The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered.

Gen 9:3

(NIV)
Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.

(ESV)
Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.

Gen 9:4

(NIV)
‘But you must not eat meat that has its lifeblood still in it.
(ESV)
But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood.

Gen 9:5

(NIV)
And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal. And from each human being, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of another human being.

(ESV)
And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man.

Gen 9:10

(NIV)
and with every living creature that was with you – the birds, the livestock and all the wild animals, all those that came out of the ark with you – every living creature on earth.
(ESV)
and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the livestock, and every beast of the earth with you, as many as came out of the ark; it is for every beast of the earth.

Gen 9:12

(NIV)
And God said, ‘This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all generations to come:
(ESV)
And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations:

Gen 9:15

(NIV)
I will remember my covenant between me and you and all living creatures of every kind. Never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all life.
(ESV)
I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh. And the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.

Gen 9:16

(NIV)
Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.’

(ESV)
When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.”

Gen 12:5

(NIV)
He took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the possessions they had accumulated and the people they had acquired in Harran, and they set out for the land of Canaan, and they arrived there.

(ESV)
And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother’s son, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and the people that they had acquired in Haran, and they set out to go to the land of Canaan. When they came to the land of Canaan,

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 14:21

(NIV)
The king of Sodom said to Abram, ‘Give me the people and keep the goods for yourself.’

(ESV)
And the king of Sodom said to Abram, “Give me the persons, but take the goods for yourself.”

Gen 17:14

(NIV)
Any uncircumcised male, who has not been circumcised in the flesh, will be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.’

(ESV)
Any uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin shall be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.”

Gen 18:10

(NIV)
Then one of them said, ‘I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.’

Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.
(ESV)
The  Lord said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door behind him.

Gen 18:14

(NIV)
Is anything too hard for the  Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son.’

(ESV)
Is anything too hard for the  Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.”

Gen 19:17

(NIV)
As soon as they had brought them out, one of them said, ‘Flee for your lives! Don’t look back, and don’t stop anywhere in the plain! Flee to the mountains or you will be swept away!’

(ESV)
And as they brought them out, one said, “Escape for your life. Do not look back or stop anywhere in the valley. Escape to the hills, lest you be swept away.”

Gen 19:19

(NIV)
Your servant has found favour in your eyes, and you have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can’t flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I’ll die.
(ESV)
Behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me great kindness in saving my life. But I cannot escape to the hills, lest the disaster overtake me and I die.

Gen 19:20

(NIV)
Look, here is a town near enough to run to, and it is small. Let me flee to it – it is very small, isn’t it? Then my life will be spared.’

(ESV)
Behold, this city is near enough to flee to, and it is a little one. Let me escape there—is it not a little one?—and my life will be saved!”

Gen 23:1

(NIV)
Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old.
(ESV)
Sarah lived 127 years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.

Gen 23:8

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘If you are willing to let me bury my dead, then listen to me and intercede with Ephron son of Zohar on my behalf
(ESV)
And he said to them, “If you are willing that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me and entreat for me Ephron the son of Zohar,

Gen 25:6

(NIV)
But while he was still living, he gave gifts to the sons of his concubines and sent them away from his son Isaac to the land of the east.

(ESV)
But to the sons of his concubines Abraham gave gifts, and while he was still living he sent them away from his son Isaac, eastward to the east country.

Gen 25:7

(NIV)
Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-
five years.
(ESV)
These are the days of the years of Abraham’s life, 175 years.

Gen 25:17

(NIV)
Ishmael lived a hundred and thirty-seven years. He breathed his last and died, and he was gathered to his people.
(ESV)
(These are the years of the life of Ishmael: 137 years. He breathed his last and died, and was gathered to his people.)

Gen 26:19

(NIV)
Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and discovered a well of fresh water there.
(ESV)
But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of spring water,

Gen 27:4

(NIV)
Prepare me the kind of tasty food I like and bring it to me to eat, so that I may give you my blessing before I die.’

(ESV)
and prepare for me delicious food, such as I love, and bring it to me so that I may eat, that my soul may bless you before I die.”

Gen 27:19

(NIV)
Jacob said to his father, ‘I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game, so that you may give me your blessing.’

(ESV)
Jacob said to his father, “I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me; now sit up and eat of my game, that your soul may bless me.”

Gen 27:25

(NIV)
Then he said, ‘My son, bring me some of your game to eat, so that I may give you my blessing.’

Jacob brought it to him and he ate; and he brought some wine and he drank.
(ESV)
Then he said, “Bring it near to me, that I may eat of my son’s game and bless you.” So he brought it near to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine, and he drank.

Gen 27:31

(NIV)
He too prepared some tasty food and brought it to his father. Then he said to him, ‘My father, please sit up and eat some of my game, so that you may give me your blessing.’

(ESV)
He also prepared delicious food and brought it to his father. And he said to his father, “Let my father arise and eat of his son’s game, that you may bless me.”

Gen 27:46

(NIV)
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, ‘I’m disgusted with living because of these Hittite women. If Jacob takes a wife from among the women of this land, from Hittite women like these, my life will not be worth living.’

(ESV)
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, “I loathe my life because of the Hittite women. If Jacob marries one of the Hittite women like these, one of the women of the land, what good will my life be to me?”

Gen 32:30

(NIV)
So Jacob called the place Peniel, saying, ‘It is because I saw God face to face, and yet my life was spared.’

(ESV)
So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel, saying, “For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life has been delivered.”

Gen 34:3

(NIV)
His heart was drawn to Dinah daughter of Jacob; he loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.
(ESV)
And his soul was drawn to Dinah the daughter of Jacob. He loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.

Gen 34:8

(NIV)
But Hamor said to them, ‘My son Shechem has his heart set on your daughter. Please give her to him as his wife.
(ESV)
But Hamor spoke with them, saying, “The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter. Please give her to him to be his wife.

Gen 35:18

(NIV)
As she breathed her last – for she was dying – she named her son Ben-Oni. But his father named him Benjamin.

(ESV)
And as her soul was departing (for she was dying), she called his name Ben-oni; but his father called him Benjamin.

Gen 36:6

(NIV)
Esau took his wives and sons and daughters and all the members of his household, as well as his livestock and all his other animals and all the goods he had acquired in Canaan, and moved to a land some distance from his brother Jacob.
(ESV)
Then Esau took his wives, his sons, his daughters, and all the members of his household, his livestock, all his beasts, and all his property that he had acquired in the land of Canaan. He went into a land away from his brother Jacob.
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