Then God commanded, "Let the earth produce all kinds of animal life: domestic and wild, large and small" - and it was done.
So God made them all, and he was pleased with what he saw.
Then God said, "And now we will make human beings; they will be like us and resemble us. They will have power over the fish, the birds, and all animals, domestic and wild, large and small." 1
References for Genesis 1:26
1.26 +2Ws 2.23; Si 17.3, 4; +11 Co 11.7.
So God created human beings, making them to be like himself. He created them male and female, 2
References for Genesis 1:27
1.27, 28 Gn 5.1, 2.+O+N1.27 Mt 19.4; Mk 10.6.
blessed them, and said, "Have many children, so that your descendants will live all over the earth and bring it under their control. I am putting you in charge of the fish, the birds, and all the wild animals.
I have provided all kinds of grain and all kinds of fruit for you to eat;
but for all the wild animals and for all the birds I have provided grass and leafy plants for food" - and it was done.
God looked at everything he had made, and he was very pleased. Evening passed and morning came - that was the sixth day.