Jun 11, 2013 · Bible Commentary / Produced by TOW Project To work in God’s image is to exercise dominion (Genesis 1:26) A consequence we see in Genesis of being created in God’s image is that we are to “have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every ...
Adam Clarke Commentary. Verse Genesis 1:26. And God said, Let us make man — It is evident that God intends to impress the mind of man with a sense of something extraordinary in the formation of his body and soul, when he introduces the account of his creation thus; Let US make man.
Adam Clarke Commentary. Verse Genesis 3:6. The tree was good for food —. 1. The fruit appeared to be wholesome and nutritive. And that it was pleasant to the eyes.. 2. The beauty of the fruit tended to whet and increase appetite.
Genesis 1:26, Genesis 1:27. Here we evidently enter upon a higher scale of being. This is indicated by the counsel or common resolve to create, which is now for the first time introduced into the narrative. When the Creator says, “Let us make man,” he calls attention to the work as one of pre-eminent importance.
Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible. For which cause - With such an object in view, and sustained by such elevated purposes and desires.The sense is, that the purpose of trying to save as many as possible would make toil easy, privations welcome, and would be so accompanied by the grace of God, as to gird the soul with strength, and fill it with abundant consolations.
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Genesis 1:26. Genesis 1:25. Genesis 1:27. Genesis 1:26. And God said, let us make man in our image, after our. likeness. These words are directed not to the earth, out of which man was made, as consulting with it, and to be assisting in the formation of man, as Moses Gerundensis, and other Jewish writers F6, which is wretchedly stupid; nor to ...