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Genesis 1 Keil and Delitzsch OT Commentary

His exegetical activity began in earnest at Erlangen, where he prepared independently and in connection with Karl Keil some of the best commentaries on the Old Testament Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Song of Qnd, Ecclesiastes, Isaiah, which had been produced in Germany. Grabau Wilhelm Sihler F. The seven days’ works are not so many “prophetico-historical tableaux,” which were spread before the mental eye of the seer, whether of the historian or the first man.

The biblical account of the creation can also vindicate its claim to be true and actual history, in the presence of the doctrines of philosophy and the established results of natural science. These bodies of light received a threefold appointment: In the case of the grass there is no reference either to different commejtary, or to the production of seed, inasmuch as in the young green grass neither the one nor the other is apparent to the eye.

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.

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At commentsry same time, very much has been done during the last thirty years on the part of believers in divine revelation, to bring about a just appreciation and correct understanding of the Old Testament Scriptures. Moreover, we must not picture the work of creation as consisting of the production of the first tender germs which were gradually developed into herbs, shrubs, and trees; on the contrary, commdntary must regard it as one element in the miracle of creation itself, that at the word of God not only tender grasses, delitzscn herbs, shrubs, and trees, sprang out of the earth, each ripe for the formation of blossom and the bearing of seed and fruit, without the necessity of waiting for years before the vegetation created was ready to blossom and bear fruit.

From this it follows, that, according to the creative will of God, men were not to slaughter animals for food, nor were animals to prey upon one another; consequently, that the fact which now prevails universally in nature and the order of the world, the violent delitzscu often painful destruction of deelitzsch, is not a primary law of nature, nor a divine institution commejtary in the creation itself, but entered the world along with death at the fall of man, and became a necessity of nature through commentray curse of sin.

The plural “We” was regarded by the fathers and earlier theologians almost unanimously as indicative of the Trinity: It is only the species that can be shown to differ, either entirely or in the vast majority of cases, from species in existence now. The numerous inventions of the Indians, again, all agree in this, that they picture the origin of the world as an emanation from the absolute, through Brahma’s thinking, or through the contemplation of a primeval being called Tad it.


He came of Hebrew parentage; studied at Leipsic where he became a private lecturer in ; held the position of professor in Rostock in ; then in Erlangen in ; and then again in Leipsic in It is never joined with an accusative of the material, although it does not exclude a pre-existent material unconditionally, but is used for the creation of man Genesis cmomentary But there is no firm ground for the conclusion which they draw, on the basis of this assumption, with regard to the formation or development of the world from its first chaotic condition into a fit abode for man.

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. The first is opposed to the grammar of the language, which would require Delizsch 1: Original in German, published in serial in multi-parts and many volumes.

With the dry land the mountains naturally arose as the headlands of the mainland. Irrelevant we call such considerations, as make interpretation dependent upon natural science, because the creation lies outside the limits of empirical and speculative research, and, as an act of the omnipotent God, belongs rather to the sphere of miracles and mysteries, which can only be received by faith Hebrews Who can set bounds to the divine omnipotence, and determine what and how much it can create in a moment?

The rest of the world exists through the word of God; man through His own peculiar breath. Nor does the fact, that in our account, which was written for inhabitants of the earth and for religious purposes, it is only the utility of the sun, moon, and stars to the inhabitants of the earth that is mentioned, preclude the possibility of each by itself, and all combined, fulfilling other purposes in the universe of God.

Although, therefore, the two periods differ considerably with regard to their scope and contents, in their historical importance to the book of Genesis they are upon a par; and the number ten stamps upon the entire book, or rather upon the early history of Israel recorded in the book, the character of completeness.

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For, to reply to the last objection first, geology has offered no conclusive evidence of its doctrine, that the fossil remains delitzsh beasts of prey and bones with marks of disease belong to a pre-Adamite period, but has merely inferred it from the hypothesis already mentioned of successive periods of creation.

This module is based on the BibleWorks 8 user-created module by Willem Swanepoel, available here: By the heating of the earth and sea there arose winds, clouds and rain, lightning and thunder, the roaring commentarj which wakened up sensitive beings, so that living creatures of both sexes moved in the waters and upon the earth.

The account of paradise exhibits the primary relation of man to God and his position in the world. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth. Delitzsch opposed the idea “of fencing theology off with the letter of the Formula of Concord.

On the second day the firmament or atmosphere is formed; on the fifth, the fish and fowl. Another Christian missionary to the Jews, John Duncanwrote that Delitzsch “stood firm in maintenance of the commsntary authority and inspiration of the whole Old Testament” at a time when many “seemed willing to surrender. The delitzach that the godfather’s given name was the same as his own is a first indication of possible filiation. The Old Testament is the basis of the New.


And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser delitzshc to rule the night: All that is related of the primeval age, from Adam to Noah, is the history of the fall; the mode of life, and longevity of the two families which descended from the two sons of Adam; and the universal spread of sinful corruption in consequence of the intermarriage of these two families, who differed so essentially in their relation to God 2: And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: Ignoring modern criticism almost entirely, all his writings represent the view that the books of the Old and New Testaments are to be retained as the revealed word of God.

All the fossil plants and animals can be arranged in the orders and classes of the existing flora and fauna. There is something striking in the introduction of the expression “and over all the earth,” after the different races of animals have been mentioned, especially as the list of races appears to be proceeded with afterwards. Here is the whole in 6 multi-volumes. The fact that but one human being was created at first, by no means warrants the conclusion that the animals were created singly also; for kil unity of the human race has a very different signification from that of the so-called animal species.

The periods of creation, which modern geology maintains with such confidence, that not a few theologians andd accepted them edlitzsch undoubted and sought to bring them into harmony with the scriptural account of the creation, if not to deduce them from the Bible itself, are inferences partly from the successive strata which compose the crust of the earth, and partly from the various fossil remains of plants and animals to be found in those strata.

Let the waters swarm with swarms, with living beings, and let birds fly above the earth in the face the front, i. The historical events described contain a rich treasury of speculative thoughts and poetical glory; but they themselves are free from the influence of ahd invention and human philosophizing” Delitzsch. From the keiil compilations by Keil and Delitzsch: Tozer Charles Spurgeon Voice of the Lord more. In he founded a seminary at Leipsic commentar which candidates of theology are prepared for missionary work among the Jews, and which in keeil of him is now called Institutum Judaicum Delitzschianum.

At the time of Delitzsch’s baptism Germany was delktzsch French rule and had enacted Jewish emancipationbut the law still excluded Jews from government positions and teaching posts; and after the defeat of Napoleon inthe emancipation edict was repealed.

Man is the image of God by virtue of his spiritual nature.

The first period embraces the development of the human race from its first creation and fall to its dispersion over the earth, and the division of the one race into many nations, with different languages 2: Delitzsch, Professors of Theology.

And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

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: