Genesis 1:27 Commentary - Complete Bibliographical Reference of the Bible
So God created man in his [own] image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
So(1): (adv.) In such manner; to such degree; -- used correlatively with as or that following; as, he was so fortunate as to escape. (2): (adv.) Very; in a high degree; that is, in such a degree as can not well be expressed; as, he is so good; he planned so wisely. (3): (adv.) In the same manner; as has been stated or suggested; in this or that condition or state; under these circumstances; in this way; -- with reflex reference to something just asserted or implied; used also with the verb to be, as a predicate. (4): (adv.) In like manner or degree; in the same way; thus; for like reason; whith equal reason; -- used correlatively, following as, to denote comparison or resemblance; sometimes, also, following inasmuch as. (5): (adv.) It is well; let it be as it is, or let it come to pass; -- used to express assent. (6): (adv.) In that manner or degree; as, indicated (in any way), or as implied, or as supposed to be known. (7): (adv.) Well; the fact being as stated; -- used as an expletive; as, so the work is done, is it? (8): (adv.) Is it thus? do you mean what you say? -- with an upward tone; as, do you say he refuses? So? (9): (adv.) About the number, time, or quantity specified; thereabouts; more or less; as, I will spend a week or so in the country; I have read only a page or so. (10): (conj.) Provided that; on condition that; in case that; if. (11): (interj.) Be as you are; stand still; stop; that will do; right as you are; -- a word used esp. to cows; also used by sailors. (12): (adv.) The case being such; therefore; on this account; for this reason; on these terms; -- used both as an adverb and a conjuction.
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.
Created(imp. & p. p.) of Create
Man(1): (n.) A human being; -- opposed tobeast. (2): (n.) The human race; mankind. (3): (n.) One of the piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played. (4): (n.) Especially: An adult male person; a grown-up male person, as distinguished from a woman or a child. (5): (v. t.) To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort. (6): (n.) The male portion of the human race. (7): (n.) One possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind. (8): (n.) An adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject. (9): (n.) A term of familiar address often implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste; as, Come, man, we 've no time to lose! (10): (n.) A married man; a husband; -- correlative to wife. (11): (n.) One, or any one, indefinitely; -- a modified survival of the Saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun. (12): (v. t.) To wait on as a manservant. (13): (v. t.) To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify. (14): (v. t.) To tame, as a hawk. (15): (v. t.) To furnish with a servants.
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.
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.
Own(1): (a.) Belonging to; belonging exclusively or especially to; peculiar; -- most frequently following a possessive pronoun, as my, our, thy, your, his, her, its, their, in order to emphasize or intensify the idea of property, peculiar interest, or exclusive ownership; as, my own father; my own composition; my own idea; at my own price. (2): (a.) To hold as property; to have a legal or rightful title to; to be the proprietor or possessor of; to possess; as, to own a house. (3): (v. t.) To grant; to acknowledge; to admit to be true; to confess; to recognize in a particular character; as, we own that we have forfeited your love.
Image(1): (n.) Show; appearance; cast. (2): (n.) A representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn by the fancy; a conception; an idea. (3): (n.) A picture, example, or illustration, often taken from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject; usually, an extended metaphor. (4): (n.) An imitation, representation, or similitude of any person, thing, or act, sculptured, drawn, painted, or otherwise made perceptible to the sight; a visible presentation; a copy; a likeness; an effigy; a picture; a semblance. (5): (n.) Hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid; an idol. (6): (n.) The figure or picture of any object formed at the focus of a lens or mirror, by rays of light from the several points of the object symmetrically refracted or reflected to corresponding points in such focus; this may be received on a screen, a photographic plate, or the retina of the eye, and viewed directly by the eye, or with an eyeglass, as in the telescope and microscope; the likeness of an object formed by reflection; as, to see one's image in a mirror. (7): (v. t.) To represent or form an image of; as, the still lake imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure. (8): (v. t.) To represent to the mental vision; to form a likeness of by the fancy or recollection; to imagine.
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.
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.
He(1): (obj.) The man or male being (or object personified to which the masculine gender is assigned), previously designated; a pronoun of the masculine gender, usually referring to a specified subject already indicated. (2): (obj.) Man; a male; any male person; -- in this sense used substantively. (3): (obj.) Any one; the man or person; -- used indefinitely, and usually followed by a relative pronoun.
Him(1): (pron.) Them. See Hem. (2): (pron.) The objective case of he. See He.
Male(1): (v. t.) Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs. (2): (v. t.) Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; -- said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them. (3): (v. t.) Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage. (4): (v. t.) Consisting of males; as, a male choir. (5): (v. t.) Adapted for entering another corresponding piece (the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc. (6): (n.) Same as Mail, a bag. (7): (n.) An animal of the male sex. (8): (n.) A plant bearing only staminate flowers. (9): (a.) Evil; wicked; bad.
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.
Female(1): (n.) An individual of the sex which conceives and brings forth young, or (in a wider sense) which has an ovary and produces ova. (2): (n.) A plant which produces only that kind of reproductive organs which are capable of developing into fruit after impregnation or fertilization; a pistillate plant. (3): (a.) Belonging to the sex which conceives and gives birth to young, or (in a wider sense) which produces ova; not male. (4): (a.) Belonging to an individual of the female sex; characteristic of woman; feminine; as, female tenderness. (5): (a.) Having pistils and no stamens; pistillate; or, in cryptogamous plants, capable of receiving fertilization.
Them(pron.) The objective case of they. See They.
Complete Bibliographical Reference of the Bible
The definitions of the words are from Webster's New Modern English Dictionary by Noah Webster, 1922.