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had made and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and 3 sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made: These are the generations of the 4 heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, And every plant of 5

thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words, then shalt thou delight thyself in the Lord. Isa. lviii. 13. My father worketh hitherto and I work. John v. 17. For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works. Heb. iv. 4.

xiii. 15. 17. 22. The blessing of the Lord it
maketh rich. Prov. x. 22. Blessed is the
man that doeth this, and the son of man that
layeth hold on it, that keepeth the sabbath
from polluting it, and keepeth his hand from
doing any evil. Every one that keepeth the
sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of
my covenant, even them will I bring to my
holy mountain, and make them joyful in my
house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and
sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar.
For mine house shall be called an house of
prayer for all people. Isa. lvi. 2. 6, 7. Take
heed to yourselves and bear no burden on the
sabbath day. But if you will not hearken
unto me to hallow the sabbath day and not to
bear a burden even entering in at the gates
of Jerusalem on the sabbath day, then will I
kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall
devour the palaces of Jerusalem. Jer. xvii.
21. 27. Moreover also I gave them my sab-
baths to be a sign between me and them, that
they might know that I am the Lord that
sanctify them. Ezek. xx. 12. The sabbath
was made for man, and not man for the sab-
bath. Mark ii. 27. And (the women at the
sepulchre) rested the sabbath day, according
to the commandment. Luke xxiii. 56.
he (of the people of God) that is entered into
his rest, he also hath ceased from his own
works, as God did from his. Heb. iv. 10.

3 Blessed the seventh day.] And it came to pass that on the sixth day they (the Israelites) gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one man. Six days ye shall gather it, but on the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in it there shall be none: so the people rested on the seventh day. Exod. xvi. 22. 26. 30. Remember the sabbath-day to keep it holy for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it. Exod. xx. 8. 11. Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, verily, my sabbaths ye shall keep. Every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death, for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. It is a sign between me, and the children of Israel for ever; for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed. Exod. xxxi. 13, 14. 17. Six days thou shalt work, but on the seventh day thou shalt rest. Exod. xxxiv. 21. Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy-day, a sabbath of rest to the Lord, whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death. Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your habitation upon the sabbath day. Exod. xxxv. 2, 3. Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation. Ye shall do no work therein. It is the sabbath of the Lord, in all your dwellings. Lev. xxiii. 3. Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee. Deut. v. 12. (Thou camest down upon Mount Sinai) And madest known unto them thy holy sabbath. Neh. ix. 14. In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine-presses, on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and leading asses, as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem, on the sabbath day, and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals what evil thing is this that ye do thou art God. : and profane the sabbath day? And I commanded the Levites that they should cleanse themselves, and that they should come and keep the gates to sanctify the sabbath. Neh.


4 The generations, &c.] This is the book of the generations of Adam in the day that God created man. Gen. v. 1. Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, &c. Gen. x. 1. These are the generations of Shem, &c. Gen. xi. 10. Now these are the generations of Ishmael, &c. Gen. xxv. 12. These are the generations of Isaac. Gen. xxv. 19. Now these are the generations of Esau who is Edom. Gen. xxxvi. 1. 9. And these are the names of the sons of Levi, according to their generations, &c. Exod. vi. 16. Hath the rain a father, or who hath begotten the drops of dew? Out of whose womb came the ice? And the hoary frost of heaven who hath gendered it? Job xxxviii. 28. Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, Ps. xc. 1, 2.

The Lord God, &c.] The Lord is a man of war, the Lord is his name. Exod. xv. 3. And when all the people saw it (the falling of fire from heaven) they fell on their faces, and

the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew for the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon 6 the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground. But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the 7 ground. And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became

they said, The Lord he is the God, The Lord he is the God. 1 Kings xviii. 39. O Lord God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and rulest not thou over all the kingdoms of the heathen? and in thine hand is there not power and might? so that none is able to withstand thee? 2 Chron. xx. 6. For who is God save the Lord? Or who is a rock save our God? Ps. xviii. 31. For thou (O Lord) art great and doest wondrous things, thou art God alone. Ps. lxxxvi. 10. Thus saith the Lord the King of Israel, and his Redeemer the Lord of hosts, I am the first and I am the last, and besides me there is no God. Isa. xliv. 6. I am Alpha, and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. Rev. i. 8. We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come, because thou hast taken to thee thy great power and hast reigned. Rev. xi. 17. And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus. Rev. xvi. 5.

5 Every plant, &c.] See chap. i. 12. He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle and herb for the service of man, that he may bring forth food out of the earth. Ps. civ. 14.

Had not caused, &c.] (I would seek unto God) Who giveth rain upon the earth, and sendeth waters upon the fields. Job v. 10. Who hath divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters, or a way for the lightning of thunder. To cause it to rain on the earth where no man is; on the wilderness wherein there is no man, (said God to Job). Job xxxviii. 25, 26. Thou visitest the earth and waterest it.

Thou greatly enrichest it with the River of God, which is full of water. Thou preparest them corn when thou hast so provided for it. Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly. Thou settlest the furrows thereof. Thou makest it soft with showers. Thou blessest the springing thereof. Thou crownest the year with thy goodness, and thy paths drop fatness. Ps. lxv. 9, 10, 11. He causeth vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth. He maketh lightnings for the rain. Ps. cxxxv. 7. Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles, that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? Jer. xiv. 22. He (God) maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. Matt. v. 45. The earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft

upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them, by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God. Heb. vi. 7.

7 Dust of the ground, &c.] In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground, for out of it wast thou taken : for dust thou art and unto dust shalt thou return. Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. Gen. iii. 19. 23. Behold he put no trust in his servants, and his angels he charged with folly. How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth? Job iv. 18. 19. “I” also (“Elihu," Job's friend) am formed out of the clay. Job xxxiii. 6. For he (God) knoweth our frame, he remembereth that we are dust. Ps. ciii. 14. All go unto one place all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again. Eccl. iii. 20. Then shall the dust return to the earth, as it was. Eccl. xii. 7. We are the clay, and thou (O God) our potter, and we all are the work of thy hand. Isa. Ixiv. 8. Nay but, O man, who art thou, that repliest against God? Hath not the potter power over the clay? Rom. ix. 20, 21. The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven; as is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy. 1 Cor. xv. 47, 48. But we have "this treasure" (“the light of the knowledge of God") in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. 2 Cor. iv. 7. For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. 2 Cor. v. 1.

And breathed, &c.] All the while (that the Lord hath vexed my soul) my breath is in me (said Job), and the Spirit of God is in my nostrils. Job xxvii. 3. The Spirit of God hath made "me" (said “Elihu"), and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life. Job xxxiii. 4. He (Christ) breathed on them (his disciples) and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost. John xx. 22. He (God) giveth to all, life and breath and all things. Acts xvii. 25.

Nostrils, &c.] All (flesh died in the deluge) in whose nostrils was the breath of life. Gen. vii. 22. Who knoweth the spirit of man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth? Eccles. iii. 21. Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils. Isa. ii. 22.


a living soul. And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in 8 Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed. And out 9 of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is plea. sant to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil. And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from 10 thence it was parted, and became into four heads. The name of 11 the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of

of Eden, to dress it and to keep it. Gen. ii.

9 Every tree, &c.] The cedars in the garden of God could not hide "him" (the Assyrian;) nor any tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty. All the trees of Eden that were in the garden of God envied him. Ezek. xxxi. 8, 9.

A living soul, &c.] And they (Moses and Aaron) fell upon their faces, and said, O God, 15. the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man (" Korah") sin, and wilt thou be wroth with all the congregation? Numb. xvi. 22. Let the Lord, (said Moses), the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man (Joshua) over the congregation! Numb. xxvii. 16. The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord, searching all the inward parts. Prov. xx. 27. (The Lord) formeth the spirit of man within him. Zech. xii. 1. And so it is written, the first man, Adam, was made a living soul. 1 Cor. xv. 45. Shall we not be in subjection unto the Father of spirits and live? Heb. xii. 9.

8 A garden, &c.] And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah; even as the garden of the Lord. Gen. xiii. 10. Thou ("Son of Man") hast been in Eden, the garden of God. Ezek. xxviii. 13. The cedars in the garden of God could not hide "him," ("the Assyrian"). I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him. Ezek. xxxi. 8, 9. A fire devoureth before them, (the "locusts") and behind them a flame burneth. The land is as the garden of Eden before them; and behind them a desolate wilderness. Joel ii. 3.

Eastward, &c.] So he (God) drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden, cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life. Gen. iii. 24. And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. Gen. iv. 16. Have the gods of the nations delivered the children of Eden, which were in Thelasar? 2 Kings xix. 12. Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the merchants of Sheba, Ashur, and Chilmad, were thy (the city of Tyre's) merchants. Ezek. xxvii. 23. I made the nations to shake at the sound of his (the Assyrian's) fall and all the trees of Eden shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth. To whom art thou (the Assyrian) thus like in glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden? Yet shalt thou be brought down with the trees of Eden unto the nether parts of the earth. Ezek. xxxi. 16. 18.

Put the man, &c.] And the Lord God took the man, and put him in the garden

The tree of life, &c.] And now, lest he (Adam) put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever, therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, &c. Gen. iii. 22. She (wisdom) is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her. Prov. iii. 18. The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life. Prov. xi. 30. And by the river (of holy waters) shall grow all trees for meat. It shall bring forth new fruit; and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf for medicine. Ezek. xlvii. 12. I am the bread of life (said Jesus). John vi. 48. To him that overcometh, (saith Christ), will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the Paradise of God. Rev. ii. 7. In the midst of the street of it, (the heavenly Jerusalem), and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. Blessed are they that do his (God's) commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life. Rev. xxii. 2. 14.

The tree of knowledge, &c.] But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou (Adam) shalt not eat of it (said God). Gen. ii. 17. But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye (Adam and Eve) die. Gen. iii. 3. And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded us. Deut. vi. 25. (I am the Lord) that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish. Isa. xliv. 25. Thy wisdom (Babylon's) and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee. Isa. xlvii. 10. Knowledge puffeth up. 1 Cor. viii. 1.

10 A river, &c.] There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God. Ps. xlvi. 4. And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. Rev. xxii. 1.

11 Havilah.] And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and

12 Havilah, where there is gold; And the gold of that land is good: 13 there is bdellium and the onyx stone. And the name of the second

river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of 14 Ethiopia. And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it

which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is 15 Euphrates. And the Lord God took the man, and put him into 16 the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it. And the Lord God

commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou 17 mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest 18 thereof thou shalt surely die. And the Lord God said, It is not

Sabtecha. And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan. Gen. x. 7.29. And they (Ishmael's people) dwelt from Havilah to Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria. Gen. xxv. 18. And Saul smote the Amalekites from Havilah, until thou comest to Shur, that is over against Egypt. 1 Sam. xv. 7.

12 Onyx.] And the fourth row (of the breast-plate of judgment shall be) a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper. Exod. xxviii. 20. And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper. Exod. xxxix. 13. "It" ("wisdom") cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx or the sapphire. Job xxviii. 16. Every precious stone was thy covering (Son of Man:) the sardine, topaz, and the diamond; the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper; the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold. Ezek. xxviii. 13.

13 Ethiopia.] And the sons of Ham (were), Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. Gen. x. 6. And it shall come to pass, in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time, to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, &c. Isa. xi. 11.

14 Hiddekel.] And in the four-and-twentieth day of the first month, as I (Daniel) was by the side of the great river which is Hiddekel; then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and, behold, a certain man clothed in linen. Dan. x. 4, 5.

Assyria.] Out of that land went forth Ashur, and builded Nineveh. The children of Shem (are), Elam, and Ashur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. Gen. x. 11. 22. And they (the sons of Ishmael) dwelt from Havilah unto Shur. Gen. xxv. 18.

Euphrates.] Unto thy seed (Abraham's) have I (Jehovah) given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates. Gen. xv. 18. Turn you, and take your journey, (said God by Moses to Israel), and go unto the great river, the river Euphrates. Deut. i. 7. Every place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread, shall be yours. From the wilderness, and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, even unto the utter

most sea, shall your coast be. Deut. xi. 24. (I heard a voice), saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels, which are bound in the great river Euphrates. Rev. ix. 14.

15 The man, &c.] (Or "Adam.") If I (Job) covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding mine iniquity in my bosom; did I fear a great multitude? &c. Job xxxi. 33, 34.

Put him, &c.] (See verse 8). For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou (who fearest the Lord) be; and it shall be well with thee. Ps. cxxviii. 2. Let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. Ephes. iv. 28.

16 Commanded, &c.] Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken, than the fat of rams. 1 Sam. xv. 22.

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Thou mayest freely eat, &c.] And he" ("the serpent") said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden; but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, &c. Gen. iii. 1, 2, 3.

Freely eat, &c.] Every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving; for it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer. 1 Tim. iv. 4, 5. (Trust) in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy. 1 Tim. vi. 17. 17 Of the tree, &c.] (See verse 9.) And "he" ("God") said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat? And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, &c. Gen. iii. 11. 17.

Thou shalt surely die, &c.] Of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, (said Eve to the serpent), God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, lest ye die. Gen. iii. 3. And God said unto "him," ("Abimelech"), If thou restore "her" ("Sarah") not, know thou, that thou shalt surely die. Gen. xx. 7. For the Lord had

good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet

said of them, (who were numbered in Sinai), They shall surely die in the wilderness. Numb. xxvi. 65. Cursed be he that confirmeth not all the words of this law to do them. Deut. xxvii. 26. For as the Lord liveth, which saveth Israel, though "it" ("this sin," of eating food on the day of battle against the Philistines) be in Jonathan my son, (said Saul), he shall surely die. Thou shalt surely die, Jonathan. 1 Sam. xiv. 39. 44. Wherefore, now send and fetch him (the son of Jesse) unto me, (said Saul) for he shall surely die. 1 Sam. xx. 31.

And the "king” (“ Saul”) said, thou shalt surely die, Ahimelech, thou and all thy father's house. 1 Sam. xxii. 16. For it shall be (said Solomon) that on the day thou (Shimei) goest out, and passest over the brook Kidron, thou shalt know, for certain, that thou shalt surely die. And the king sent and called for Shimei, and said (again) unto him, Did I not make thee swear by the Lord, and protested unto thee, saying, Know for a certain, on the day thou goest out, and walkest abroad any whither, that thou shalt surely die. 1 Kings ii. 37. 42. And the prophets and all the people took "him" (“Jeremiah"), saying, Thou shalt surely die. Jer. xxvi. 8. When I (God) say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die, and thou (son of man, Ezekiel,) givest him not warning, the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood will I require at thine hand. Again, when a righteous man doth turn from his righteousness ("righteousnesses") and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling-block before him, he shall die: because thou hast not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he hath done shall not be remembered, but his blood will I require at thine hand. Ezek. iii. 18. 20. The soul that sinneth it shall die. He, (who hath given forth upon usury and hath taken increase) shall surely die. I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord God. Ezek. xviii. 4. 13. 32. O wicked man, thou shalt surely die. Ezek. xxxiii. 8. 14. They which commit such things (being filled with all unrighteousness) are worthy of death. Rom. i. 32. As by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin, so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned. Rom. v. 12. That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord. Rom. v. 21. Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey, whether of sin, unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness? The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 16. 23. For I was alive without the law once, but when the commandment came, sin VOL. I.

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revived and I die; for sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived me, and by it slew me; and the commandment which was ordained to life, I found to be unto death. Was then that which is good made death unto me? Rom. vii. 9. 11. 10. 13. For the law of the spirit of life, in Christ Jesus, hath made me free from the law of sin and death. Rom. viii. 2. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. The sting of death is sin. 1 Cor. xv. 22. 56. as are of the works of the law, are under the curse for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law, to do them. Gal. iii. 10. You hath he quickened who were dead in trespasses and sins. Eph. ii. 1. Awake thou that sleepest, arise from the dead, and Christ shall give the light. Eph. v. 14. And you being dead in your sins, hath he quickened together with "him," (" Christ”) having forgiven you all trespasses. Col. ii. 13. She ("the widow") that liveth in pleasure is dead, while she liveth. 1 Tim. v. 6. Sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death. James i. 15. There is a sin unto death. 1 John v. 16. He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death. Rev. ii. 11. Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection, on such the second death hath no power. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. Rev. xx. 6. 14. But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone, which is the second death. Rev. xxi. 8.

18 Good, &c.] See chap. i. 31. The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree and I did eat. Gen. iii. 12. Then Naomi, her mother-in-law, said unto "her" ("Ruth"), my daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee? Ruth iii. 1. Whoso findeth a wife, findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the Lord. Prov. xviii. 22. Two are better than one. And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him. Eccl. iv. 9. 12. But if any man think that he behaveth himself uncomely toward his virgin, let them marry. 1 Cor. vii. 36. I will make him, &c.] (See verse 18.) For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman, but all things of God. 1 Cor. xi. 12. Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. 1 Tim. ii. 11. For Adam was first formed, then Eve. 1 Tim. ii. 13. Likewise ye husbands dwell with "them" ("your wives"), according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, as being heirs together of the grace of life. 1 Pet. iii. 7.


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