Man resembles God in this, that he is a moral being, judging of right and wrong, endowed with reason and will, and capable of holding and exercising rights. 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein. In his place and authority. KJV: King James Version We had to find out hard way by being hit on the head with a 2x4 that has CV-19 written on it to show that FORCING PEOPLE TO STOP driving and a Polluting HAS shown to be QUIE EFFECTIVE at immediately improving air quality- - so, therefore it's up to US TO Learn and follow the path of light to better care for ourEaryh before it's too late to save what we're su. Void also implies this, as it does not mean "nothing" but rather "wasted". And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth. And all the inferior powers were subject to the dictates of the superior. That God gave to man a dominion over the inferior creatures, over fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air - Though man provides for neither, he has power over both, much more over every living thing that moveth upon the earth - God designed hereby to put an honour upon man, that he might find himself the more strongly obliged to bring honour to his Maker.1:29-30 We have here the third part of the sixth day's work, which was not any new creation, but a gracious provision of food for all flesh, #Psa 136:25|. As he has the government of the inferior creatures, he is as it were God's representative on earth. 13. - New American Standard Version (1995) First. And before the earth was deluged, much more before it was cursed for man's sake, its fruits no doubt, were more pleasing to the taste, and more strengthening and nourishing to the body. This, along with fossil records and other data, through discernment from the spirit, means that there were beings on the earth prior to Adam and Eve. All these practical conditions of a stable government are left open questions. God's image upon man, consists, In his nature, not that of his body, for God has not a body, but that of his soul. God said to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitfull, and multiply, and fill the waters in the Seas, and let foule multiply in the earth. 1:26-28 We have here the second part of the sixth day's work, the creation of man, which we are in a special manner concerned to take notice of. This is the law of requital, which is the universal principle of justice between the wrongdoer and the wrong-sufferer. 28And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. 28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. - King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth." WORDS OF GOD IN RED. And chiefly in his purity and rectitude. Hence, when Cain murdered his brother, he only displayed a new development of that sin which was in him, and, being already condemned to the extreme penalty under the first transgression, had only a minor punishment annexed to his personal crime. 19And the evening and the morning were the fourth day. 2. Here the civil sword is committed to the charge of man. Whether they were used for food before this time we are not informed. "- World English BibleAnd God blesseth them, and God saith to them, `Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it, and rule over fish of the sea, and over fowl of the heavens, and over every living thing that is creeping upon the earth. After creating Adam and Eve, God tells the pair to start a family and increase themselves on the earth. The brute is not a moral being, and has, therefore, no proper rights in itself. Hence, the propriety of the blood being shed before the flesh is used for food. Genesis 1:28. The first law promulgated in Scripture was that between Creator and creature. The second law is that between creature and creature, which is here introduced on the occasion of giving permission to partake of animal food, as the first was published on that of granting the use of vegetable diet. The reason why retribution is exacted in the case of man is here also given. Read verse in New King James Version Hence, he is in the first place competent to rule, and on his creation authorized to exercise a mild and moral sway over the inferior creatures. Noah is saved from the deluge. The phrase “that is alive” seems to exclude animals that have died a natural death from being used as food. So long as the law was between Creator and creature, God himself was not only the sole legislator, but the sole administrator of law. KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition: Reflect, Journal, or Create Art Next to Your Favorite Verses, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition. Observe, 1. He that deprives another of any property is bound to make it good or to suffer the like loss. The sea was the day before replenished with fish, and the air with fowl; and this day are made the beasts of the earth, cattle, and the creeping things that pertain to the earth. Notice is here taken of the various species of fish and fowl, each after their kind; and of the great numbers of both that were produced, for the waters brought forth abundantly; and in particular of great whales the largest of fishes, whose bulk and strength, are remarkable proofs of the power and greatness of the Creator. How is this image of God upon man defaced! “By man shall his blood be shed.” Here, then, is the formal institution of civil government. '- Jewish Publication Society Bible. The Lord renew it upon our souls by his sanctifying grace! - New American Standard Version (1995) And before the earth was deluged, much more before it was cursed for man's sake, its fruits no doubt, were more pleasing to the taste, and more strengthening and nourishing to the body. The narrative of it is introduced with solemnity, and a manifest distinction from the rest. 23And the evening and the morning were the fifth day. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. 25And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good. 29And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. Let us make man in our image, and let him have dominion. That man's creation was a mere signal act of divine wisdom and power, than that of the other creatures. God made but one male and one female, that all the nations of men might know themselves to be made of one blood, descendants, from one common stock, and might thereby be induced to love one another. The word "replenish" means to replace, usually with more, certainly with something, but definitely something there beforehand. 25And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good. “And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.” Man, as soon as he was made, had the whole visible creation before him, both to contemplate, and to take the comfort of. “The fear and dread of you.” These terms give token of a master whose power is dreaded, rather than of a superior whose friendly protection is sought. Thus holy, thus happy, were our first parents, in having the image of God upon them. Nevertheless, man, because he is a moral being, owes a certain negative duty to the brute animal, because it is capable of pain. Hence, the blood of him who sheds blood is to be shed. 2. The grant of sustenance is no longer confined to the vegetable, but extended to the animal kinds, with two solemn restrictions. 2. In him, therefore, the race of man is to be begun anew. 1:20-23 Each day hitherto hath produced very excellent beings, but we do not read of the creation of any living creature till the fifth day. The draining of the blood from the body is an obvious occasion of death, and therefore the prohibition to eat the flesh with the blood of life is a needful restraint from savage cruelty. He makes account of it for atonement in sacrifice; otherwise it is to be poured on the ground and covered with dust Leviticus 17:11-13. If only God could open our spiritual understanding,then we will see that God loves us, and has giving us Hope, Joy, power and every good things of life not only to subdue, but also, to be fruitful, flourish, multiply and to have dominion over the earth. - New American Standard Version (1995) Man was to be a creature different from all that had been hitherto made. 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