August 25, 2014
Last time we looked at Day Six as expanded in a special way in Genesis 2:4-25. In Genesis 1 the sixth day of creation (1:24-31) relates: (1) the creation of land animals, (2) the creation of and mandate for humans, and (3) the provision of a vegetarian diet. Genesis 2 gives a more detailed treatment of part (2). After a transitional section in 2:4-6 about the unfinished condition of the initial cosmos, the earth and the Eternal One’s careful crafting of and care for the first humans becomes the focus (2:7-25).
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