The genealogy. 5 The age and death of Adam. 6 His succeession unto Noah and his children. 24 Enoch was taken away.

This is the [a]book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created Adam, in the [b]likeness of God made he him,

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  1. Genesis 5:1 Or, rehearsal of the stock.
  2. Genesis 5:1 Read Gen. 1:26.

Who so (A)sheddeth man’s blood, [a]by man shall his blood be shed: (B)for in the [b]image of God hath he made man.

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  1. Genesis 9:6 Not only by the magistrate, but oft times God raiseth up one murderer to kill another.
  2. Genesis 9:6 Therefore to kill man is to deface God’s image, and so injury is not only done to man, but also to God.

[a]Have I committed an offence, because I abased myself, that ye might be exalted, and because I preached to you the Gospel of God freely?

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  1. 2 Corinthians 11:7 Another slander, to wit, that he was a rascal, and lived by the labor of his own hands. But herein, saith the Apostle, what can you lay against me, but that I was content to take any pains for your sakes, and when I lacked, to travail for my living with mine own hands in part, and partly also when poverty constrained me, I chose rather otherwise to seek my sustenance, than to be any burden to you, although I preached the Gospel unto you?

10 And have put on the new, [a]which is renewed in [b]knowledge after the image of him that created him,

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  1. Colossians 3:10 Newness of life consisteth in knowledge, which transformeth man to the image of God his maker, that is to say, to the sincerity and pureness of the whole soul.
  2. Colossians 3:10 He speaketh of an effectual knowledge.