Genesis 1:2

Now the earth was formless and empty. Darkness was on the surface of the deep. God's Spirit was hovering over the surface of the waters.

Alternate Versions of Genesis 1-2

A Conservative Version: Genesis 1:2
And the earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

American Standard Version: Genesis 1:2
And the earth was waste and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep: and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

Bible in Basic English: Genesis 1:2
And the earth was waste and without form; and it was dark on the face of the deep: and the Spirit of God was moving on the face of the waters.

Darby English Bible: Genesis 1:2
And the earth was waste and empty, and darkness was on the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

King James Version: Genesis 1:2
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

King James Version (UK): Genesis 1:2
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

Webster's: Genesis 1:2
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep: and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

Youngs Literal Translation: Genesis 1:2
the earth hath existed waste and void, and darkness `is' on the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God fluttering on the face of the waters,

Verses Related to Genesis 1-2

Job 26:7
He stretches out the north over empty space, And hangs the earth on nothing.

Job 26:14
Behold, these are but the outskirts of his ways. How small a whisper do we hear of him! But the thunder of his power who can understand?"

Job 38:30
The waters become hard like stone, When the surface of the deep is frozen.

Psalms 33:6
By Yahweh's word the heavens were made; All their host by the breath of his mouth.

Psalms 104:6
You covered it with the deep as with a cloak. The waters stood above the mountains.

Psalms 104:30
You send forth your Spirit: they are created. You renew the face of the ground.

Isaiah 40:26
Lift up your eyes on high, and see who has created these, who brings out their host by number; he calls them all by name; by the greatness of his might, and because he is strong in power, not one is lacking.