Genesis 1:25 Commentary - Complete Bibliographical Reference of the Bible
And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that [it was] good.
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.
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.
Made(1): (a.) Artificially produced; pieced together; formed by filling in; as, made ground; a made mast, in distinction from one consisting of a single spar. (2): (imp. & p. p.) of Make (3): imp. & p. p. of Make. (4): (n.) See Mad, n.
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.
Beast(1): (n.) A game at cards similar to loo. (2): (n.) A penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc. (3): (n.) As opposed to man: Any irrational animal. (4): (n.) Fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow. (5): (n.) Any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden. (6): (n.) Any living creature; an animal; -- including man, insects, etc.
Of(1): (prep.) Denoting reference to a thing; about; concerning; relating to; as, to boast of one's achievements. (2): (prep.) Denoting the agent, or person by whom, or thing by which, anything is, or is done; by. (3): (prep.) Denoting part of an aggregate or whole; belonging to a number or quantity mentioned; out of; from amongst; as, of this little he had some to spare; some of the mines were unproductive; most of the company. (4): (prep.) Denoting that by which a person or thing is actuated or impelled; also, the source of a purpose or action; as, they went of their own will; no body can move of itself; he did it of necessity. (5): (prep.) Denoting nearness or distance, either in space or time; from; as, within a league of the town; within an hour of the appointed time. (6): (prep.) Denoting identity or equivalence; -- used with a name or appellation, and equivalent to the relation of apposition; as, the continent of America; the city of Rome; the Island of Cuba. (7): (prep.) Denoting relation to place or time; belonging to, or connected with; as, men of Athens; the people of the Middle Ages; in the days of Herod. (8): (prep.) In a general sense, from, or out from; proceeding from; belonging to; relating to; concerning; -- used in a variety of applications; as: (9): (prep.) Denoting passage from one state to another; from. (10): (prep.) Denoting possession or ownership, or the relation of subject to attribute; as, the apartment of the consul: the power of the king; a man of courage; the gate of heaven. (11): (prep.) During; in the course of. (12): (prep.) Denoting that from which anything proceeds; indicating origin, source, descent, and the like; as, he is of a race of kings; he is of noble blood. (13): (prep.) Denoting the material of which anything is composed, or that which it contains; as, a throne of gold; a sword of steel; a wreath of mist; a cup of water.
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.
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.
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.
Cattle(n. pl.) Quadrupeds of the Bovine family; sometimes, also, including all domestic quadrupeds, as sheep, goats, horses, mules, asses, and swine.
Their(pron. & a.) The possessive case of the personal pronoun they; as, their houses; their country.
Every(1): (a. & a. pron.) Every one. Cf. (2): (a. & a. pron.) All the parts which compose a whole collection or aggregate number, considered in their individuality, all taken separately one by one, out of an indefinite bumber.
Thing(1): (n.) A portion or part; something. (2): (n.) Whatever exists, or is conceived to exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate; any separable or distinguishable object of thought. (3): (n.) Alt. of Ting (4): (n.) An inanimate object, in distinction from a living being; any lifeless material. (5): (n.) Whatever may be possessed or owned; a property; -- distinguished from person. (6): (n.) A transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed. (7): (n.) A diminutive or slighted object; any object viewed as merely existing; -- often used in pity or contempt. (8): (n.) Clothes; furniture; appurtenances; luggage; as, to pack or store one's things. (9): (n.) In Scandinavian countries, a legislative or judicial assembly.
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.
Upon(prep.) On; -- used in all the senses of that word, with which it is interchangeable.
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.
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).
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
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.
Complete Bibliographical Reference of the Bible
The definitions of the words are from Webster's New Modern English Dictionary by Noah Webster, 1922.