26 Then God said, “Let us(A) make mankind(B) in our image,(C) in our likeness,(D) so that they may rule(E) over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky,(F) over the livestock and all the wild animals,[a] and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 1:26 Probable reading of the original Hebrew text (see Syriac); Masoretic Text the earth

From Adam to Noah

This is the written account(A) of Adam’s family line.(B)

When God created mankind, he made them in the likeness of God.(C)

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“Whoever sheds human blood,
    by humans shall their blood be shed;(A)
for in the image of God(B)
    has God made mankind.

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With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness.(A)

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