Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 27-31

In this post, you will examine verses 27-31 from chapter 1 of the Book of Genesis in Italian, version Diodati 1821, which complete the sixth day of creation: il sesto giorno, as well as the first chapter. After you have worked through this post, I invite you to reread the first chapter of the Book of Genesis to appreciate your new understanding of the text in Italian. … Continue reading Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 27-31

Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 24-26

You now continue your study of the Italian used in chapter 1 of the Book of Genesis, version Diodati 1821, with verses 24-26, which lead into the sixth day of creation: il sesto giorno. I have translated the verses rather literally into English to help you grasp the sense of the Italian text. Verses 24-26 read as follows: 24Poi Iddio disse: Produca la terra animali viventi, … Continue reading Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 24-26

Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 20-23

In this post, you will study verses 20-23 from chapter 1 of the Book of Genesis in Italian, version Diodati 1821, which describe the fifth day of creation: il quinto giorno. I have translated the verses rather literally into English to help you grasp the sense of the Italian text. Verses 20-23 read as follows: 20Poi Iddio disse: Producano le acque copiosamente rettili, che sieno animali … Continue reading Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 20-23

Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 14-19

This post examines the Italian used in verses 14-19 of chapter 1 of the Book of Genesis, version Diodati 1821, which describe the fourth day of creation: il quarto giorno. I have translated the verses rather literally into English to help you grasp the sense of the Italian text. Verses 14-19 read as follows: 14Poi Iddio disse: Sienvi de’ luminari nella distesa del cielo, per far … Continue reading Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 14-19

Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 6-13

This post continues your study of the Italian language used in chapter 1 of the Book of Genesis, version Diodati 1821, with verses 6-13. In the first five verses, you read that God separated the light from the darkness: separò la luce dalle tenebre; and that the first day of creation had taken place: il primo giorno. In verses 6-13, il secondo giorno (second day) … Continue reading Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 6-13

Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 1-5

The Italian name for the Bible is la Bibbia. The Bible is divided into books; in Italian, a book of the Bible is called un libro. The first book of the Bible is called Genesis, or Genesi in Italian. (The stress in Genesi is on the first syllable: Gènesi.) Il libro della Genesi is divided into chapters, and each chapter is further divided into verses. In … Continue reading Study Italian from the Bible: Genesis 1, verses 1-5