New International Version
This is the written account of Adam's family line. When God created mankind, he made them in the likeness of God.
King James Bible
This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
Darby Bible Translation
This is the book of Adam's generations. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him.
World English Bible
This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, he made him in God's likeness.
Young's Literal Translation
This is an account of the births of Adam: In the day of God's preparing man, in the likeness of God He hath made him;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The book of the generations - ספר sepher, in Hebrew, which we generally translate book, signifies a register, an account, any kind of writing, even a letter, such as the bill of divorce. Here It means the account or register of the generations of Adam or his descendants to the five hundredth year of the life of Noah.
In the likeness of God made he him - This account is again introduced to keep man in remembrance of the heights of glory whence he bad fallen; and to prove to him that the miseries and death consequent on his present state were produced by his transgression, and did not flow from his original state. For, as he was created in the image of God, he was created free from natural and moral evil. As the deaths of the patriarchs are now to be mentioned, it was necessary to introduce them by this observation, in order to justify the ways of God to man.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
book. The original word rendered 'book,' signifies a register, account, history, or any kind of writing.
in the likeness.
LibraryWith, Before, After
'Enoch walked with God,'--GENESIS v. 22. 'Walk before Me.'--GENESIS xvii. 1. 'Ye shall walk after the Lord your God.'--DEUTERONOMY xiii. 4. You will have anticipated, I suppose, my purpose in doing what I very seldom do--cutting little snippets out of different verses and putting them together. You see that these three fragments, in their resemblances and in their differences, are equally significant and instructive. They concur in regarding life as a walk--a metaphor which expresses continuity, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Walking with God. Gen 5:24
1 Corinthians 11:7
A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man.
and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.
and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.
Then God said, "Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground."
So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.
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