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 2:17

(NIV)
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die.’

(ESV)
but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.”

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 3:6

(NIV)
When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it.
(ESV)
So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.

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 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 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 24:16

(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 24:21

(NIV)
Without saying a word, the man watched her closely to learn whether or not the  Lord had made his journey successful.

(ESV)
The man gazed at her in silence to learn whether the  Lord had prospered his journey or not.

Gen 24:40

(NIV)
‘He replied, “The  Lord, before whom I have walked faithfully, will send his angel with you and make your journey a success, so that you can get a wife for my son from my own clan and from my father’s family.
(ESV)
But he said to me, ‘The  Lord, before whom I have walked, will send his angel with you and prosper your way. You shall take a wife for my son from my clan and from my father’s house.

Gen 24:42

(NIV)
‘When I came to the spring today, I said, “  Lord, God of my master Abraham, if you will, please grant success to the journey on which I have come.
(ESV)
“I came today to the spring and said ‘O  Lord, the God of my master Abraham, if now you are prospering the way that I go,

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 24:56

(NIV)
But he said to them, ‘Do not detain me, now that the  Lord has granted success to my journey. Send me on my way so I may go to my master.’

(ESV)
But he said to them, “Do not delay me, since the  Lord has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.”

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 26:29

(NIV)
that you will do us no harm, just as we did not harm you but always treated you well and sent you away peacefully. And now you are blessed by the  Lord.’

(ESV)
that you will do us no harm, just as we have not touched you and have done to you nothing but good and have sent you away in peace. You are now the blessed of the  Lord.”

Gen 26:31

(NIV)
Early the next morning the men swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they went away peacefully.

(ESV)
In the morning they rose early and exchanged oaths. And Isaac sent them on their way, and they departed from him in peace.

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 28:21

(NIV)
so that I return safely to my father’s household, then the  Lord will be my God
(ESV)
so that I come again to my father’s house in peace then the  Lord shall be my God,

Gen 29:6

(NIV)
Then Jacob asked them, ‘Is he well?’

‘Yes, he is,’ they said, ‘and here comes his daughter Rachel with the sheep.’

(ESV)
He said to them, “Is it well with him?” They said, “It is well; and see, Rachel his daughter is coming with the sheep!”

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 37:4

(NIV)
When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated him and could not speak a kind word to him.

(ESV)
But when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not speak peacefully to him.

Gen 37:14

(NIV)
So he said to him, ‘Go and see if all is well with your brothers and with the flocks, and bring word back to me.’ Then he sent him off from the Valley of Hebron.

When Joseph arrived at Shechem,
(ESV)
So he said to him, “Go now, see if it is well with your brothers and with the flock, and bring me word.” So he sent him from the Valley of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.

Gen 39:2

(NIV)
The  Lord was with Joseph so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master.
(ESV)
The  Lord was with Joseph, and he became a successful man, and he was in the house of his Egyptian master.

Gen 39:3

(NIV)
When his master saw that the  Lord was with him and that the  Lord gave him success in everything he did,
(ESV)
His master saw that the  Lord was with him and that the  Lord caused all that he did to succeed in his hands.

Gen 39:23

(NIV)
The warder paid no attention to anything under Joseph’s care, because the  Lord was with Joseph and gave him success in whatever he did.

(ESV)
The keeper of the prison paid no attention to anything that was in Joseph’s charge, because the  Lord was with him. And whatever he did, the  Lord made it succeed.

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 41:16

(NIV)
‘I cannot do it,’ Joseph replied to Pharaoh, ‘but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires.’

(ESV)
Joseph answered Pharaoh “It is not in me; God will give Pharaoh a favorable answer.”

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 43:23

(NIV)
‘It’s all right,’ he said. ‘Don’t be afraid. Your God, the God of your father, has given you treasure in your sacks; I received your silver.’ Then he brought Simeon out to them.

(ESV)
He replied, “Peace to you, do not be afraid. Your God and the God of your father has put treasure in your sacks for you. I received your money.” Then he brought Simeon out to them.

Gen 43:27

(NIV)
He asked them how they were, and then he said, ‘How is your aged father you told me about? Is he still living?’

(ESV)
And he inquired about their welfare and said, “Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?”

Gen 43:28

(NIV)
They replied, ‘Your servant our father is still alive and well.’ And they bowed down, prostrating themselves before him.

(ESV)
They said, “Your servant our father is well; he is still alive.” And they bowed their heads and prostrated themselves.

Gen 44:4

(NIV)
They had not gone far from the city when Joseph said to his steward, ‘Go after those men at once, and when you catch up with them, say to them, “Why have you repaid good with evil?
(ESV)
They had gone only a short distance from the city. Now Joseph said to his steward, “Up, follow after the men, and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid evil for good?

Gen 44:17

(NIV)
But Joseph said, ‘Far be it from me to do such a thing! Only the man who was found to have the cup will become my slave. The rest of you, go back to your father in peace.’

(ESV)
But he said, “Far be it from me that I should do so! Only the man in whose hand the cup was found shall be my servant. But as for you, go up in peace to your father.”

Gen 48:14

(NIV)
But Israel reached out his right hand and put it on Ephraim’s head, though he was the younger, and crossing his arms, he put his left hand on Manasseh’s head, even though Manasseh was the firstborn.

(ESV)
And Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on the head of Manasseh crossing his hands (for Manasseh was the firstborn).

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.

Gen 50:20

(NIV)
You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.
(ESV)
As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.

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 4:18

(NIV)
Then Moses went back to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, ‘Let me return to my own people in Egypt to see if any of them are still alive.’

Jethro said, ‘Go, and I wish you well.’

(ESV)
Moses went back to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, “Please let me go back to my brothers in Egypt to see whether they are still alive.” And Jethro said to Moses, “Go in peace.”
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