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Son of Adam (Genesis 1:26)

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Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” (Genesis 1:26)


Son of Adam is referred to mankind in general and man in the specific.

origin and application

Adam is the first person created by God in the order of creation. Adam was created on the sixth day after the plants and animals were created so that mankind had food to eat.
Originally, the Hebrew word for Adam is Ha’adam, meaning “earthling”. God formed Adam from the dust of the earth, who came to life after God breathed life into its nostrils. After the first generation of man and woman came generations of their offspring. Son of Adam is referred to mankind in general and man in the specific.
In The Chronicles of Narnia written by C.S. Lewis, the four children who penetrated the land of Narnia are called sons of Adam and daughters of Eve.



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