Genesis 1:26-31 NLT

26 Then God said, "Let us make people a in our image, to be like ourselves. They will be masters over all life -- the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, and all the livestock, wild animals, b and small animals."

References for Genesis 1:26

    • b 1:26 - Hebrew <I>man;</I> also in 1:27.
    • c 1:26 - As in Syriac version; Hebrew reads <I>all the earth.</I>
      27 So God created people in his own image; God patterned them after himself; male and female he created them.
      28 God blessed them and told them, "Multiply and fill the earth and subdue it. Be masters over the fish and birds and all the animals."
      29 And God said, "Look! I have given you the seed-bearing plants throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food.
      30 And I have given all the grasses and other green plants to the animals and birds for their food." And so it was.
      31 Then God looked over all he had made, and he saw that it was excellent in every way. This all happened on the sixth day.