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Kahnis Theodosius Harnack C. And if natural science cannot boast that in any one of its many branches it has discovered all the phenomena connected with the animal and human organism of the existing world, how could it pretend to determine or limit the changes through which this organism may have passed in the course of thousands of years?

God revealed it to men – not commeentary to Moses or Abraham, but undoubtedly to the first men, since without delotzsch revelation they could not have understood either their relation to God or their true position in the world. Delitzsch’s translation of the New Testament into Hebrew is still considered the standard New Testament edition commmentary Hebrew and in its 10th Edition it was revised by a young Arnold Ehrlich at Delitzsch’s insistence. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

According to these distinct words, the primary material, not only of the earth, but also of the heaven and the heavenly bodies, was created in the beginning. His mother’s name was Susanna Rosina. The flood prefigures the judgment of God upon the ungodly; and the preservation and blessing of Noah, the protection of the godly from destruction.

The first evening was not the gloom, which possibly preceded the full burst of light as it came forth from the primary darkness, and intervened between the darkness and full, broad daylight. Let the waters swarm with swarms, with living beings, and let birds fly above the earth in the face the front, i. As animated beings, the water animals and fowls are endowed, through the divine blessing, with the comentary to be delutzsch and multiply.

It is in or with the upper waters that God layeth the beams of His chambers, from which He watereth the hills Psalm The first thing created by the divine Word was “light,” the elementary light, or light-material, in distinction from the “lights,” or light-bearers, bodies of light, as the sun, moon, and stars, commentaru on the delitzscn day, are called.

Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2 volumes. The fact that the godfather’s given name was the same as his own is a first indication of possible commentart.

commmentary At the time of Delitzsch’s baptism Germany was under 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Jews from government positions and teaching posts; and after the defeat of Napoleon inthe emancipation edict was repealed.

To this work he contributed commentaries on all the books from Genesis through Esther, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, and the minor prophets. Like the numbers of the days which follow, it is without the article, to show that co,mentary different days arose from the constant recurrence of evening and morning.


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And God called the firmament Heaven. In contrast with all these mythical inventions, the biblical account shines out in the clear light of truth, and proves itself by its contents to be an integral part of the revealed history, of which it is accepted as the pedestal throughout the whole of the sacred Scriptures. There are five groups in the first period, and five in the second.

Let us beware of measuring the works of Dslitzsch Omnipotence by the standard of human power. Several years after finishing his theological studys deoitzsch Dorpat and Berlin, he accepted a call to the theological faculty of Dorpat, where he labored for twenty-five years as lecturer and professor of Old and New Testament exegesis and Oriental languages.

The creation of the heaven and the earth, therefore, receives as its centre, paradise; and in paradise, man, created in the image of God, is the head and crown of all created beings. The Old Testament is the basis of the New. If, in consequence of the curse pronounced upon the earth after the sin of man, who was appointed head and lord of nature, the whole creation was subjected to vanity and the bondage of corruption Romans 8: And the evening and the morning were the first day.

And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:. This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat Could not the Almighty create the innumerable host of heaven at the same time as the earthly globe? But with regard to the origin of the different species of rock, geologists, as is well known, are divided into two contending schools: Nicholas Church in central Leipzig, with de,itzsch name “Franz Julius”.

Biblical Commentary Old Testament. Keil and Delitzsch.6 vols.complete.Clark’sFTL.1864.1892.

But the blessing pronounced is omitted, the author hastening to the account of the creation of man, in which the work of creation culminated. 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. And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

Now, if the creation of the fowls which fill the air answers to that of the firmament, the formation of the fish as the inhabitants of the waters ought to be assigned to the sixth day, and not to the fifth, as being parallel to the creation of the seas. 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 them back to Himself, and lead them from the path of destruction to the way of salvation.


For only from such a standpoint could this work of God be made intelligible to all men, uneducated as well as learned, and the account of it be made subservient to the religious wants of all. First published init is still in print. As an old traditional word, it is construed like a proper name without an article Ewald, Gramm. The former are regarded as proofs of successive formation; and from the difference between the plants and animals found in a fossil state and those in existence now, the conclusion is drawn, that their creation must have preceded the present formation, which either accompanied or was closed by the advent of man.

As the earth produced them at the creative word of God, the different individuals and generations would also have passed away and returned to the bosom of the earth, without violent destruction by the claws of animals or the hand of man, as soon as they had fulfilled the purpose of their existence.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Compare also Leviticus 6: And the widely spread notion, that the fossil types are altogether different from the existing families of plants and animals, is one of the unscientific exaggerations of actual facts. Hence, if in the beginning God created the heaven and the earth, “there is nothing belonging to the composition of the universe, either in material or form, which had an existence out of God prior to this divine act in the beginning” Delitzsch.

For, according to the Old Testament representation, whenever it rains heavily, the doors or windows of heaven are opened Genesis 7: It was not till after the light had been created, and the separation of the light from the darkness had taken place, that evening came, and after the evening the morning; and this coming of evening lit.

In the account of the accomplishment of the divine purpose the words swell into a jubilant song, so that we meet here for the first time with a parallelismus membrorum, the creation of man being celebrated in three parallel clauses.

The assertion, so frequently made, that the course of the creation takes its form from the Hebrew week, which was already in existence, and the idea of God’s resting on the seventh day, from the institution of the Hebrew Sabbath, is entirely without foundation. The historical events described contain a rich treasury of speculative thoughts and poetical glory; keeil they themselves are free from the influence of human invention and human philosophizing” Delitzsch.

Franz Delitzsch was a Lutheran, from Leipsic.

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This general survey will suffice to bring out the design of the book of Genesis, viz. Born at Lauterbach, Saxony, Feb.

And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night.