26 Then God said, “[a]Let (A)Us make (B)mankind in Our image, according to Our likeness; and [b]let them (C)rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the livestock and over all the earth, and over every crawling thing that crawls on the earth.” 27 So God created man (D)in His own image, in the image of God He created him; (E)male and female He created them. 28 God blessed them; and God said to them, “(F)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 [c]moves on the earth.” 29 Then God said, “Behold, (G)I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the [d]surface of all the earth, and every tree [e]which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you; 30 and (H)to every animal of the earth and to every bird of the sky and to everything that [f]moves on the earth [g]which has life, I have given every green plant for food”; and it was so. 31 And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very (I)good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

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  1. Genesis 1:26 I.e., indicating united action, not a request
  2. Genesis 1:26 I.e., have them rule
  3. Genesis 1:28 Or crawls
  4. Genesis 1:29 Lit face of
  5. Genesis 1:29 Lit in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed
  6. Genesis 1:30 Or crawls
  7. Genesis 1:30 Lit in which is living breath

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