Women in the Text: In the very beginning

Genesis 1

26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals,and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”

27 So God created mankind in his own image,
in the image of God he created them;
male and female he created them.

28 God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.”

Separate gender roles at creation?

God said, “Have babies. Master the earth. Rule. Both of you. Together.” Good!

Creation Order Series

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2 thoughts on “Women in the Text: In the very beginning

  1. God didn’t say “have babies” but “increase in number.” That mandate is done now! Now we should just be responsible in regards to population and overpopulation. /sidenote

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