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  בְּרֵאשִׁית


the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically, a firstfruit)

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בָּרָא

 bara'  baw-raw'

a primitive root;

(absolutely) to create; (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes).


KJV:  choose, create (creator), cut down, dispatch, do, make (fat).
 

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אֱלֹהִים

 'elohiym  el-o-heem'

gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
KJV: angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great, judges, X mighty.
 

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 אֵת

 'eth  ayth

 in the demonstrative sense of entity;properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).

 

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הַשָּׁמַיִם

shamayim  shaw-mah'-yim

dual of an unused singular shameh {shaw-meh'};

from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
KJV: air, X astrologer, heaven(-s).
 

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 וְאֵת

 'eth  ayth

apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity;properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
KJV: (as such unrepresented in English).
 

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הָאָרֶץ.

  'erets  eh'-rets

from an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
KJV: X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X natins, way, + wilderness, world.
 

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 בְּרֵאשִׁית, בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים, אֵת הַשָּׁמַיִם, וְאֵת הָאָרֶץ.

1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.