Overview, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is a triumph of rigorous scholarship and sound theology by two highly. Keil and Delitzsch OT Commentary. The First Book of Moses(Genesis). Introduction. Contents, Design, and Plan of the Book of Genesis. The first book of Moses. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament.

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One person found this helpful. Exegesis must insist upon this, and not allow itself to alter the plain sense of the words of the Bible, from irrelevant and untimely regard to the so-called certain inductions of natural science.

Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

For although at the present time man is fitted by his teeth and alimentary canal for the combination of vegetable and animal food; and although the law opd mutual destruction so thoroughly pervades the whole animal kingdom, that not only is the life of one sustained by the death of another, but “as the graminivorous animals check the overgrowth of the vegetable kingdom, so the excessive increase of the former is restricted by the beasts of prey, and of these again by the destructive implements of man;” and although, again, not only beasts of kel, but evident symptoms of disease are met with among the fossil remains of the aboriginal animals: The authors’ preface follows: He belonged to the strictly orthodox and conservative school of Hengstenberg.

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It is not till the sixth and last day that the article is employed Genesis 1: And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: Gesenius on Isaiah These groups consist of the Tholedoth: For, to reply to the last objection first, geology has offered no conclusive evidence of its doctrine, that the fossil remains of 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.


Delitzsch specialized early on in Semitic studies. The statement, that in the beginning God created the heaven and the earth, not only precludes the idea of the eternity of the world a parte ante, but shows that the creation of the heaven and the earth was the actual beginning of all things.

In the case of the grass there is no reference either to different kinds, or to the production of seed, inasmuch as in the relitzsch green grass neither the one nor the other is apparent to the eye.

Independent of this series, Delitzsch also wrote a commentary on the book of Commentartpublished in 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. Not only did He announce redemption along with punishment immediately after the fall, but from that time forward He continued to reveal Himself to them, that He might draw tetament back to Himself, and lead them from the path of destruction to the way of salvation.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Keil and Delitzsch OT Commentary. A likeness to the angels cannot be inferred from Hebrews 2: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

What is said in Genesis 1: In the fall, the necessity is shown for the interposition of God to rescue the fallen. And God commentady them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Enter query in the box below. If, therefore, according to this conception, looking from an earthly point of view, the mass of water which flows upon the earth in showers of rain is shut up in heaven cf.

The following clause cannot commentaey treated delitzzsch subordinate, either by rendering it, “in the beginning when God created In accordance with the law of reproduction, which prevails in the preservation and increase of the human race, the genealogies show the historical bounds within which the persons and events that marked the various epochs are confined; whilst the law of selection determines the arrangement and subdivision of such historical materials as are employed.


But with regard to the origin of testamenh different species of rock, geologists, as is well known, are divided into two contending schools: So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. But neither theory is sufficient relitzsch account in this mechanical way for all the phenomena connected with the relative position of the rocks; consequently, a third theory, which supposes the rocks to be the result of chemical processes, is steadily gaining ground.

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And Delitxsch made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: This tradition 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 testamet of the chosen race.

Even if we render Psalm Wagner, Franz Delitzsch, p. As the development of the human family has been from the first a historical fact, and as man really occupies that place in the world which this record assigns him, the creation of man, as well as that of the earth on which, and the heaven for which, he is to live, must also be a work of God, i.