Easter Vigil ABC
7 So God madeXXVIII the dome and separatedXXIX the waters that were underXXX the dome from the waters that were above the dome. And it was so.XXXI 8 God called the dome Sky.XXXII And there was evening and there was morning, the secondXXXIII day.
and fruitXLVI treesXLVII of every kindXLVIII on earth that bearXLIX fruit with the seed in it.” And it was so. 12 The earth brought forthL vegetation: plants yielding seed of every kind and trees of every kind bearing fruit with the seed in it. And God saw that it was good. 13 And there was evening and there was morning, the thirdLI day.
17 God setLXVI them in the dome of the sky to give light upon the earth, 18 to ruleLXVII over the day and over the night, and to separate the lightLXVIII from the darkness. And God saw that it was good. 19 And there was evening and there was morning, the fourthLXIX day.
21 So God created the great sea monstersLXXVII and everyLXXVIII living creature that moves,LXXIX of every kind, with which the waters swarm and every wingedLXXX bird of every kind. And God saw that it was good.
22 God blessedLXXXI them, saying, “Be fruitfulLXXXII and multiplyLXXXIII and fillLXXXIV the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.” 23 And there was evening and there was morning, the fifthLXXXV day.
24 And God said, “Let the earth bring forthLXXXVI living creatures of every kind: cattleLXXXVII and creeping thingsLXXXVIII and wild animalsLXXXIX of the earth of every kind.” And it was so. 25 God made the wild animals of the earth of every kind and the cattle of every kind and everythingXC that creepsXCI upon the groundXCII of every kind. And God saw that it was good.
and over the birds of the airXCVIII and over the cattle and over allXCIX the wild animals of the earth and over every creeping thing that creepsC upon the earth.”
27 So God created humans in his image,
in the image of God he created them;
maleCI and femaleCII he created them.
28 God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdueCIII it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.” 29 God said, “See,CIV I have givenCV you every plant yielding seed that is upon the face of all the earth and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food.CVI
30 And to every beastCVII of the earth and to every bird of the air and to everything that creepsCVIII on the earth, everything that has the breathCIX of life, I have given every greenCX plant for food.” And it was so. 31 God saw everything that he had made, and indeed,CXI it was veryCXII good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixthCXIII day.
2:1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finishedCXIV and all their multitude.CXV 2 On the sixth day God finished the workCXVI that he had done,CXVII and he restedCXVIII on the seventhCXIX day from all the work that he had done.
3 So God blessed the seventh day and hallowedCXX it, because on it God rested from all the work that he had done in creation.
4 These are the generationsCXXI of the heavens and the earth when they were created.
In the day that the LordCXXII God made the earth and the heavens,
Image credit: “The Creation” by James Tissot, between 1896 and 1902.