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Genesis 1:12 Commentary - Complete Bibliographical Reference of the Bible

And the earth brought forth grass, [and] herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed [was] in itself, after his kind: and God saw that [it was] good.


Comments

Genesis 1:12 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Genesis 1:12 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 1:12 - Geneva Bible Notes

Genesis 1:12 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Genesis 1:12 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Genesis 1:12 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 1:12 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And

(1): (conj.) In order to; -- used instead of the infinitival to, especially after try, come, go. (2): (conj.) It is sometimes, in old songs, a mere expletive. (3): (conj.) If; though. See An, conj. (4): (conj.) A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence.

The

(1): (v. i.) See Thee. (2): (definite article.) A word placed before nouns to limit or individualize their meaning. (3): (adv.) By that; by how much; by so much; on that account; -- used before comparatives; as, the longer we continue in sin, the more difficult it is to reform.

Earth

(1): (n.) The solid materials which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water; the dry land. (2): (n.) The softer inorganic matter composing part of the surface of the globe, in distinction from the firm rock; soil of all kinds, including gravel, clay, loam, and the like; sometimes, soil favorable to the growth of plants; the visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich earth. (3): (n.) The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars. Also, this world as the dwelling place of mortals, in distinction from the dwelling place of spirits. (4): (n.) A part of this globe; a region; a country; land. (5): (n.) Worldly things, as opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life. (6): (n.) The people on the globe. (7): (n.) The connection of any part an electric conductor with the ground; specif., the connection of a telegraph line with the ground through a fault or otherwise. (8): (n.) A similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta. (9): (n.) A hole in the ground, where an animal hides himself; as, the earth of a fox. (10): (n.) Any earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria. (11): (v. t.) To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den. (12): (v. t.) To cover with earth or mold; to inter; to bury; -- sometimes with up. (13): (v. i.) To burrow. (14): (n.) A plowing.

Dictionaries

Earth - American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Earth - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Earth - Easton's Bible Dictionary

Earth - Synonyms of the Old Testament

Earth - Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Earth - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Earth - The Poor Man’s Concordance and Dictionary to the Sacred Scriptures

Earth - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Earth - Popular Cyclopedia Biblical Literature

Earth - Concise Bible Dictionary

Earth - Nave's Topical Bible

Earth - People's Dictionary of the Bible

Earth - Smith's Bible Dictionary

Earth - A Symbolical Dictionary

Earth - Thompson Chain-Reference Bible

Earth - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Earth - Biblical and Theological Dictionary

Earth - Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Brought

(imp. & p. p.) of Bring

Dictionaries

Brought - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Forth

(1): (adv.) Throughly; from beginning to end. (2): (prep.) Forth from; out of. (3): (adv.) Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one, two, three, and so forth. (4): (adv.) Out, as from a state of concealment, retirement, confinement, nondevelopment, or the like; out into notice or view; as, the plants in spring put forth leaves. (5): (adv.) Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out. (6): (n.) A way; a passage or ford.

Dictionaries

Forth - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Forth - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Grass

(1): (v. i.) To produce grass. (2): (n.) An endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single. (3): (v. t.) To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish. (4): (v. t.) To cover with grass or with turf. (5): (n.) Metaphorically used for what is transitory. (6): (n.) The season of fresh grass; spring. (7): (v. t.) To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc. (8): (n.) Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.

Dictionaries

Grass - American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Grass - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Grass - Easton's Bible Dictionary

Grass - Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Grass - A Dictionary Of Christ And The Gospels

Grass - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Grass - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Grass - Popular Cyclopedia Biblical Literature

Grass - Concise Bible Dictionary

Grass - Nave's Topical Bible

Grass - People's Dictionary of the Bible

Grass - A Symbolical Dictionary

Grass - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Grass - Biblical and Theological Dictionary

Grass - Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Herb

(1): (n.) A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the ground, after flowering. (2): (n.) Grass; herbage.

Dictionaries

Herb - Easton's Bible Dictionary

Herb - A Dictionary Of Christ And The Gospels

Herb - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Herb - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Herb - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Herb - Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Yielding

(1): (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Yield (2): (a.) Inclined to give way, or comply; flexible; compliant; accommodating; as, a yielding temper.

Seed

(1): (n.) The principle of production. (2): (n.) That from which anything springs; first principle; original; source; as, the seeds of virtue or vice. (3): (n.) The generative fluid of the male; semen; sperm; -- not used in the plural. (4): (n.) A ripened ovule, consisting of an embryo with one or more integuments, or coverings; as, an apple seed; a currant seed. By germination it produces a new plant. (5): (n.) Progeny; offspring; children; descendants; as, the seed of Abraham; the seed of David. (6): (pl.) of Seed (7): (n.) Race; generation; birth. (8): (v. t.) To sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field. (9): (n.) Any small seedlike fruit, though it may consist of a pericarp, or even a calyx, as well as the seed proper; as, parsnip seed; thistle seed. (10): (v. t.) To cover thinly with something scattered; to ornament with seedlike decorations.

Dictionaries

Seed - American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Seed - Dictionary of the Apostolic Church

Seed - New Catholic Dictionary

Seed - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Seed - A Dictionary Of Christ And The Gospels

Seed - The Poor Man’s Concordance and Dictionary to the Sacred Scriptures

Seed - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Seed - Nave's Topical Bible

Seed - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Seed - Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

After

(1): (prep.) Behind in place; as, men in line one after another. (2): (prep.) Subsequent to and notwithstanding; as, after all our advice, you took that course. (3): (a.) Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life. (4): (a.) Hinder; nearer the rear. (5): (prep.) Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to; as, to look after workmen; to inquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness. (6): (prep.) Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of. (7): (prep.) Below in rank; next to in order. (8): (a.) To ward the stern of the ship; -- applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway. (9): (prep.) Later in time; subsequent; as, after supper, after three days. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause. (10): (prep.) Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful. (11): (prep.) According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting. (12): (adv.) Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after. (13): (prep.) In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of; as, to make a thing after a model; a picture after Rubens; the boy takes after his father. (14): (prep.) According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of; as, he acted after his kind.

His

(1): (pron.) The possessive of he; as, the book is his. (2): (pron.) Belonging or pertaining to him; -- used as a pronominal adjective or adjective pronoun; as, tell John his papers are ready; formerly used also for its, but this use is now obsolete.

Dictionaries

His - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Kind

(1): (a.) Nature; natural instinct or disposition. (2): (superl.) Having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial; sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart. (3): (superl.) Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native. (4): (superl.) Gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in harness. (5): (superl.) Proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness, gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act. (6): (v. t.) To beget. (7): (a.) Nature; style; character; sort; fashion; manner; variety; description; class; as, there are several kinds of eloquence, of style, and of music; many kinds of government; various kinds of soil, etc. (8): (a.) Race; genus; species; generic class; as, in mankind or humankind. (9): (superl.) Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining; benevolent; benignant; gracious.

Dictionaries

Kind - The Dictionary of Philosophy

Tree

(1): (n.) Any perennial woody plant of considerable size (usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk. (2): (n.) A piece of timber, or something commonly made of timber; -- used in composition, as in axletree, boottree, chesstree, crosstree, whiffletree, and the like. (3): (n.) Something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree, consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree. (4): (n.) A cross or gallows; as Tyburn tree. (5): (n.) Wood; timber. (6): (n.) A mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution. See Lead tree, under Lead. (7): (v. t.) To drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel. (8): (v. t.) To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree, n., 3.

Dictionaries

Tree - Dictionary of the Apostolic Church

Tree - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Tree - A Dictionary Of Christ And The Gospels

Tree - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Tree - The Poor Man’s Concordance and Dictionary to the Sacred Scriptures

Tree - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Tree - Nave's Topical Bible

Tree - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Tree - Biblical and Theological Dictionary

Tree - Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Fruit

(1): (v. t.) Whatever is produced for the nourishment or enjoyment of man or animals by the processes of vegetable growth, as corn, grass, cotton, flax, etc.; -- commonly used in the plural. (2): (v. t.) The pulpy, edible seed vessels of certain plants, especially those grown on branches above ground, as apples, oranges, grapes, melons, berries, etc. See 3. (3): (v. t.) The ripened ovary of a flowering plant, with its contents and whatever parts are consolidated with it. (4): (v. t.) The produce of animals; offspring; young; as, the fruit of the womb, of the loins, of the body. (5): (v. t.) That which is produced; the effect or consequence of any action; advantageous or desirable product or result; disadvantageous or evil consequence or effect; as, the fruits of labor, of self-denial, of intemperance. (6): (v. i.) To bear fruit. (7): (v. t.) The spore cases or conceptacles of flowerless plants, as of ferns, mosses, algae, etc., with the spores contained in them.

Dictionaries

Fruit - Dictionary of the Apostolic Church

Fruit - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Fruit - Easton's Bible Dictionary

Fruit - A Dictionary Of Christ And The Gospels

Fruit - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Fruit - The Poor Man’s Concordance and Dictionary to the Sacred Scriptures

Fruit - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Fruit - Biblical and Theological Dictionary

Fruit - Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Whose

(pron.) The possessive case of who or which. See Who, and Which.

Was

(1): (v.) The first and third persons singular of the verb be, in the indicative mood, preterit (imperfect) tense; as, I was; he was. (2): (imp.) of Be

In

(1): (prep.) With reference to circumstances or conditions; as, he is in difficulties; she stood in a blaze of light. (2): (prep.) With reference to a limit of time; as, in an hour; it happened in the last century; in all my life. (3): (adv.) Not out; within; inside. In, the preposition, becomes an adverb by omission of its object, leaving it as the representative of an adverbial phrase, the context indicating what the omitted object is; as, he takes in the situation (i. e., he comprehends it in his mind); the Republicans were in (i. e., in office); in at one ear and out at the other (i. e., in or into the head); his side was in (i. e., in the turn at the bat); he came in (i. e., into the house). (4): (prep.) The specific signification of in is situation or place with respect to surrounding, environment, encompassment, etc. It is used with verbs signifying being, resting, or moving within limits, or within circumstances or conditions of any kind conceived of as limiting, confining, or investing, either wholly or in part. In its different applications, it approaches some of the meanings of, and sometimes is interchangeable with, within, into, on, at, of, and among. (5): (prep.) With reference to space or place; as, he lives in Boston; he traveled in Italy; castles in the air. (6): (n.) One who is in office; -- the opposite of out. (7): (prep.) With reference to a whole which includes or comprises the part spoken of; as, the first in his family; the first regiment in the army. (8): (prep.) With reference to physical surrounding, personal states, etc., abstractly denoted; as, I am in doubt; the room is in darkness; to live in fear. (9): (prep.) With reference to character, reach, scope, or influence considered as establishing a limitation; as, to be in one's favor. (10): (prep.) With reference to movement or tendency toward a certain limit or environment; -- sometimes equivalent to into; as, to put seed in the ground; to fall in love; to end in death; to put our trust in God. (11): (v. t.) To inclose; to take in; to harvest. (12): (adv.) With privilege or possession; -- used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin; as, in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband. (13): (n.) A reentrant angle; a nook or corner.

Dictionaries

In - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

In - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

In - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Itself

(pron.) The neuter reciprocal pronoun of It; as, the thing is good in itself; it stands by itself.

Dictionaries

Itself - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

God

(1): (a. & n.) Good. (2): (n.) A being conceived of as possessing supernatural power, and to be propitiated by sacrifice, worship, etc.; a divinity; a deity; an object of worship; an idol. (3): (n.) The Supreme Being; the eternal and infinite Spirit, the Creator, and the Sovereign of the universe; Jehovah. (4): (n.) Figuratively applied to one who wields great or despotic power. (5): (v. t.) To treat as a god; to idolize. (6): (n.) A person or thing deified and honored as the chief good; an object of supreme regard.

Dictionaries

God - American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

God - Dictionary of the Apostolic Church

God - Theological Dictionary

God - New Catholic Dictionary

God - Catholic Encyclopedia

God - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

God - Easton's Bible Dictionary

God - Fausset's Bible Dictionary

God - Bridgeway Bible Dictionary

God - A Dictionary Of Christ And The Gospels

God - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

God - The Poor Man’s Concordance and Dictionary to the Sacred Scriptures

God - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

God - Popular Cyclopedia Biblical Literature

God - Concise Bible Dictionary

God - Nave's Topical Bible

God - People's Dictionary of the Bible

God - The Dictionary of Philosophy

God - Smith's Bible Dictionary

God - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

God - Biblical and Theological Dictionary

Saw

(1): (v. t.) Something said; speech; discourse. (2): (imp.) of See (3): (v. t.) A saying; a proverb; a maxim. (4): (v. t.) Dictate; command; decree. (5): (n.) An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing. (6): (v. t.) To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble. (7): imp. of See. (8): (v. t.) To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel. (9): (v. t.) Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air. (10): (v. i.) To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well. (11): (v. i.) To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast. (12): (v. i.) To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.

Dictionaries

Saw - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Saw - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Saw - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Saw - Nave's Topical Bible

Saw - Smith's Bible Dictionary

That

(1): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) As a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true; those in the basket are good apples. (2): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) As a conjunction, that retains much of its force as a demonstrative pronoun. (3): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) To introduce a clause employed as the object of the preceding verb, or as the subject or predicate nominative of a verb. (4): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) To introduce, a reason or cause; -- equivalent to for that, in that, for the reason that, because. (5): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) To introduce a purpose; -- usually followed by may, or might, and frequently preceded by so, in order, to the end, etc. (6): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) To introduce a consequence, result, or effect; -- usually preceded by so or such, sometimes by that. (7): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) In an elliptical sentence to introduce a dependent sentence expressing a wish, or a cause of surprise, indignation, or the like. (8): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) As adverb: To such a degree; so; as, he was that frightened he could say nothing. (9): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) As a relative pronoun, that is equivalent to who or which, serving to point out, and make definite, a person or thing spoken of, or alluded to, before, and may be either singular or plural. (10): (pron., a., conj., & adv.) As an adjective, that has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun.

It

(1): (pron.) As a substance for any noun of the neuter gender; as, here is the book, take it home. (2): (pron.) As an indefinite nominative for a impersonal verb; as, it snows; it rains. (3): (pron.) As an indefinite object after some intransitive verbs, or after a substantive used humorously as a verb; as, to foot it (i. e., to walk). (4): (pron.) As a demonstrative, especially at the beginning of a sentence, pointing to that which is about to be stated, named, or mentioned, or referring to that which apparent or well known; as, I saw it was John. (5): (pron.) As a substitute for such general terms as, the state of affairs, the condition of things, and the like; as, how is it with the sick man? (6): (pron.) The neuter pronoun of the third person, corresponding to the masculine pronoun he and the feminine she, and having the same plural (they, their or theirs, them).

Dictionaries

It - Vine's Dictionary of New Testament Words

Good

(1): (superl.) Not small, insignificant, or of no account; considerable; esp., in the phrases a good deal, a good way, a good degree, a good share or part, etc. (2): (superl.) Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious; religious; -- said of persons or actions. (3): (superl.) Kind; benevolent; humane; merciful; gracious; polite; propitious; friendly; well-disposed; -- often followed by to or toward, also formerly by unto. (4): (v. t.) To make good; to turn to good. (5): (adv.) Well, -- especially in the phrase as good, with a following as expressed or implied; equally well with as much advantage or as little harm as possible. (6): (n.) Wares; commodities; chattels; -- formerly used in the singular in a collective sense. In law, a comprehensive name for almost all personal property as distinguished from land or real property. (7): (n.) Advancement of interest or happiness; welfare; prosperity; advantage; benefit; -- opposed to harm, etc. (8): (n.) That which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.; -- opposed to evil. (9): (superl.) Not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied; as in the phrases a good name, a good report, good repute, etc. (10): (superl.) Not lacking or deficient; full; complete. (11): (superl.) Clever; skillful; dexterous; ready; handy; -- followed especially by at. (12): (superl.) Possessing desirable qualities; adapted to answer the end designed; promoting success, welfare, or happiness; serviceable; useful; fit; excellent; admirable; commendable; not bad, corrupt, evil, noxious, offensive, or troublesome, etc. (13): (superl.) Real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest; in good sooth. (14): (v. t.) To manure; to improve. (15): (superl.) Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be relied upon; -- followed especially by for. (16): (superl.) Adequate; sufficient; competent; sound; not fallacious; valid; in a commercial sense, to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; having pecuniary ability; of unimpaired credit.

Dictionaries

Good - Dictionary of the Apostolic Church

Good - Theological Dictionary

Good - New Catholic Dictionary

Good - Catholic Encyclopedia

Good - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Good - A Dictionary Of Christ And The Gospels

Good - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Good - The Dictionary of Philosophy

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