One in Messiah Congregation

Two kinds of people, male and female, but One Race

Acts.17 [26] And hath made of "one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth", and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

mankind & womankind - same words as man and woman

Lev.18 [22] Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.

וְאֶת־ זָכָר־־לֹא תִשְׁכַּב, מִשְׁכְּבֵי אִשָּׁה: תּוֹעֵבָה, הִוא

Lev.20 [13] If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Job.12 [10] In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind .

1Cor.6 [9] Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

1Tim.1 [10] For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;

Jas.3 [7] For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:


male and female

man אָדָם

dust עָפָר

Woman אִשָּׁה

rib צֵּלָע

male and female זָכָר וּנְקֵבָה

help עֵזֶר

meet כְּ נֶגְדּ וֹ

H5048 נגד neged neh'-ghed - From H5046; a front, that is, part opposite; specifically a counterpart, or mate ; usually (adverbially, especially with preposition) over against or before: - about, (over) against, aloof, far (off), from, over, presence, other side, sight, to view


167 occurrences: before 82 -against 34 -over 27-presence 9 -far 3 -other 2 -side 2 -sight 2 -view 2 -about 1-afar 1-aloof 1 -meet 1


the word mate is :

mate, 2 Isa_34:15-16 רְעוּתָהּ her mate - H7468 רעוּת reh uth - reh-ooth' - From H7462 in the sense of H7453; a female associate; generally an additional one: - + another, mate, neighbour. 6 Occurrences: another, 2 - mate, 2 - neighbour, 2


Gen.1[ 26] And God said, Let us make man אָדָם in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

[27] So God created man וַיִּבְרָא אֱלֹהִים אֶת־ הָאָדָם in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them . זָכָר וּנְקֵבָה, בָּרָא אֹתָם

[28 ] And God blessed them, אֹתָם and God said unto them לָהֶם , Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

31] And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day



Gen.2[2 ] And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. [3 ] And God blessed the seven th day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

***recap from chapter one...

[7] And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, הָאָדָם, עָפָר מִן־הָאֲדָמָה and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. נֶפֶשׁ חַיָּה

[18] And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. עֵזֶר כְּנֶגְדּוֹ

[20 ] And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him. עֵזֶר כְּנֶגְדּוֹ

[21 ] And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;[ 22] And the rib, צֵּלָע which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.[ 23] And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman אִשָּׁה , because she was taken out of ( the ) Man. הָאָדָם [24 ] Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.[25 ] And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.

Gen.3[ 20] And Adam called his wife's name Eve ( chavva?h ); חַוָּה because she was the mother of all living. אֵם כָּל־חָי


***recap from chapter 1, verse 27...

Gen.5[ 2] Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam , in the day when they were created.

זָכָר וּנְקֵבָה, בְּרָאָם; וַיְבָרֶךְ אֹתָם, וַיִּקְרָא אֶת־שְׁמָם אָדָם , בְּיוֹם, הִבָּרְאָם


1Tim.2[ 13] For Adam was first formed, then Eve.[ 14] And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression


Adam's transgression was he did not obey God but listen to his wife instead.

Gen.3[ 17] And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

Acts.17[ 26] And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;


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