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Commentary On Let Us Make Man In Our Image After Our Likeness (Genesis 1:26 )

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This chapter presents a commentary on Let us make man in our Image after our likeness (Genesis 1:26). After the Holy Oneblessed be Hehad created the whole worldthe upper heavens, the angels and all the servants of His glory, the earth, the firmament and the waters, the trees, the plants, the luminaries, the planets, the fishes, the sea-monsters, the birds, all the different species of small creatures that swarm the sea, the beasts, the insects and every kind of living creature on earthHe consulted His holy spirit and create man, who would be appointed guardian and master of all creatures to rule the world, to reign over and to subdue every creature of the earth and of the waters, and to acknowledge Him. Thus He said: Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: in my image and in your image, after my likeness and after your likeness.

Keywords: commentary; Genesis



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