Genesis 1:1 New Living Translation (NLT)
The Account of Creation
1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.[a]
Genesis 1:1-2 The Message (MSG)
Heaven and Earth
1 1-2 First this: God created the Heavens and Earth—all you see, all you don’t see. Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. God’s Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss.
Before the beginning of existence God created the sky and earth