Genesis 1:27

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So God created man in his owne Image, in the Image of God created hee him; male and female created hee them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And God made man in his image, in the image of God he made him: male and female he made them.
- Basic English Bible

And God created Man in his image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
- Darby Bible

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
- Webster's Bible

God created man in his own image. In God's image he created him; male and female he created them.
- World English Bible

And God prepareth the man in His image; in the image of God He prepared him, a male and a female He prepared them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And God created man in His own image, in the image of God created He him; male and female created He them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 1

  • KUMAH KWESI SOLOMON
    I WANT TO TALK ABOUT CHAPTER1:26; WHEN GOD SAID LET US MAKE MAN IN OUR IMAGE,AFTER OUR LIKENESS: AND LET THEM HAVE DOMINION.RIGHT FROM DAY 1 GOD PUT MAN IN CHARGE AND GAVE HIM POWER TO RULE.TILL SIN CAME THERE MAN BECOME POWERLESS.THEREFORE LET US AVOID SIN TO BE POWERFUL AGAIN IN JESUS NAME.IT DOES NOT MATTER ABOUT YOUR SITUATION THERE IS POWER INVESTED IN YOU.AMEN.
  • Michael C.
    Adam and his wife were driven from the garden, because what they did to their character and nature by sinning, made them unfit for the presence of God. God made life on earth, male and female; God identifies Himself in the masculine, but is Spirit: "That which is of the earth, is earthy...there is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body." They do not marry in heaven, but are like the angels.
  • Leonard
    ...adam and eve were "exiled" because they were tempted to "be as gods" and because they knew good and evil,"lest he now put forth his hand and take also from the tree of life"
  • Michael C.
    Candace, The image and likeness of God is His character and nature, and about our being replications of Him in our conduct and course in life, according to His words. An excellent teaching on this is the Sermon on the mount (Mt 5-7). Sin has calloused over our conscience, and distorted our perception of good and evil. God gives us commandments because He is the Author of life, and He knows all!
  • Peter
    to Candace Kim; hi Finally, and the sex doesn't matter except from a human aspect.
    Hope you are well and that they will allow these responses as one alone is too short as they only allow so many characters. Enjoy the day and tomorrow and forever.
  • Peter
    Would God really exile his people because they ate from a tree? What can I say? My research is that it was not an apple tree; and there was a reason that Adam and Eve clothed theirselves after; for then there was an image of less pure, I can say, and that was the beginning of man thinking for himself. There was a reason why there was also a tree of life; and via of that tree, we etc....