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According to the Neptunists, the crystalline rocks are the earliest or primary formations; according to the Plutonists, the granite burst through the transition and stratified rocks, and were driven up from within the earth, so that they are of later date.
In conclusion, the food of both man and beast is pointed out in Genesis 1: The sun and moon are called great, not in comparison with the earth, but in contrast with the stars, according to the amount of light which shines from them upon the earth and determines their rule over the day and night; not so much with reference to the fact, that the stronger light of the sun produces the daylight, and the weaker light of the moon illumines the night, as to the influence which their light exerts by day and night upon all nature, both organic and inorganic-an influence generally admitted, but by no means fully understood.
And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
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No other explanation is left, therefore, than to regard it as pluralis majestatis, – an interpretation which comprehends in its deepest and most intensive form God speaking of Himself and with Himself in the plural number, not reverentiae causa, but with reference to the fullness of the divine powers and essences which He possesses the truth that lies at the foundation of the trinitarian view, viz.
This double law is the delizsch principle which lies at the root of all the separations, connections, and dispositions which constitute the history of the book of Genesis.
Today, Delitzsch is best known for his translation of the New Testament into Hebrewand his series of commentaries on the Old Testament published with Carl Friedrich Keil. Later it was revised by Gustaf Dalmanwith whom he shared “a common interest in the evangelization of the Jews”.
But if the days of creation are regulated by the recurring interchange of light and darkness, they must be regarded not as periods of time of incalculable duration, of years or thousands of years, but as simple earthly days. Delitzsch was baptized on March 4, at the big St. In he moved to Rodlitz, continuing his literary activity there until his death.
In Delitzsch established the Institutum Judaicum in Leipzig for the training of Christian missionary workers among Jews. But although such passages as 1 Kings At the creative word of God the bodies of light came into existence in the firmament, as lamps.
Again, it is not stated that only a single pair was created of each kind; on the contrary, the words, “let the waters swarm with living beings,” seem rather to indicate that the animals were created, not only in a rich variety of genera and species, but in large numbers of individuals. And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: Delitzsch’s son, Friedrich Delitzsch —was an influential Assyriologist and author of works on Assyrian language, literature, and history.
But neither the innumerable host nor the immeasurable size of many of the heavenly bodies, nor the almost infinite distance of the fixed stars from our earth and the solar system, warrants any such assumption. Now, if the creation of the fowls which fill the air answers to that of the firmament, the formation of the fish as the inhabitants of the waters ought to be assigned to the sixth day, and not to the fifth, as being parallel to the creation of the seas. His godfather’s name was given on the baptismal record as Franz Julius Hirsch, a dealer in second-hand furniture.
Hence it is said in Genesis 1: Creation is an act of the personal God, not a process of nature, the development of which can be traced to the laws of birth and decay that prevail in the created world.
Lastly, even now the occurrence of fossil human bones among those of animals that perished at least before the historic age, can no longer be disputed, although Central Asia, the cradle of the human race, has not yet been thoroughly explored by palaeontologists.
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The creation of man and his installation as ruler on the earth brought the creation of all earthly beings to a close Genesis 1: And through these operations of God upon the world in theophanies, or revelations by word and deed, the historical development of the human race became a history of the plan of salvation. Not one of these can be regarded as an established truth, or as the unanimously accepted result of geognosis.
Franz was the youngest of three children, but the only one to survive early infancy. This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat MarlinFant – favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite – November 16, Subject: What is said in Genesis 1: The real reason is rather this, that the creation proceeds throughout from the lower to the higher; and in this ascending scale the fishes occupy to a great extent a lower place in the animal economy than birds, and both water animals and birds a lower place than land animals, more especially the mammalia.
Lexicon Search Greek Hebrew Aramaic. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.
He belonged to the strictly orthodox and conservative school of Hengstenberg. The first day did not consist of the primeval darkness and the origination of light, but was formed after the creation of the light by the first interchange of evening and morning.
This kejl was kept in faithful remembrance by the family of the godly; and even in the confusion of tongues it was not changed in its substance, but simply transferred into the new form of the language spoken by the Semitic tribes, and thus handed down from generation to generation along with the knowledge and worship of the true God, until it became through Abraham the spiritual inheritance of the chosen race.
As the earth ddlitzsch them at the creative word of God, the different individuals and generations would also have passed away and returned to the bosom of the earth, without violent destruction by the claws of animals or the hand of man, as soon as they had fulfilled the purpose of their existence. The account contained in Genesis does not lie, as Hoffmann says, “within that sphere which was open to man through his historical nature, so that it may be regarded as the utterance of the knowledge possessed by the first man of things which preceded his own existence, and which he might possess, without needing any special revelation, if only the present condition of the world lay clear and transparent before him.
Certainly not in the bodily form, the upright position, or commanding aspect of the man, since God has no bodily form, and the man’s body was formed from the dust of the ground; nor in the dominion of man over nature, for this is unquestionably ascribed to man simply as the consequence or effluence of his likeness to God. The work of creation does not fall, as Herder and others commwntary, into two triads of days, with the work of the second answering to that of the first.
This concrete essence of the divine likeness was shattered by sin; and it is only through Christ, the brightness of the glory of God and the expression of Delitzssch essence Hebrews 1: