Proud member We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone. And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed. But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. Genesis 2:15. 18. We recommend to consult our biblical commentaries list one different to get more information.Thanks for use " Bibliatodo Commentary". 5. All rights reserved. But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground. Oct. 16, 2020. Pedigree. 3091. Everything was ready for man’s use, every fruit-bearing tree for his nourishment, every creature to do his bidding, for it was the will of God that he should “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.” God did not place the man formed in his image, after his likeness, in an unfurnished house or an empty world, and leave him to provide for himself all that he required but he prepared everything that man could possibly need, and completed the whole plan by planting “a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.”. 14. his failure involved all his descendants, for he was the federal head of the human race, and “by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin, and so death passed upon all men.” Happily, there is another federal Head, and therefore we read, “For if through the offense of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.”. Paul was proud of his extraction as a Jew. That river in Eden also reminds us of the “pure river of water of life clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb,” of which we read almost at the end of the Revelation that was given to John in Patmos. This is unfortunate, since his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in the ancient writings of the Jews. Rather, it is probably the history of creation from Adam’s perspective. "Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible". 9. In Matthew 19:4-5, Jesus referred to events in Genesis 1 and to events in Genesis 2 as one harmonious account. 7. There was not only liberty allowed to man, in taking the fruits of paradise, but everlasting life made sure to him upon his obedience. And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. This is the 1769 King James Version of the Holy Bible (also known as the Authorized Version). Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. That tree of life in the midst of the earthly paradise was to be symbolic of another tree of life in the paradise above, from which the children of God shall never be driven as Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden. Go to, To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. Used by Permission. And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. Translated by W Heymen. 1. And the fourth river is Euphrates. And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens. And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there he put the man whom he had formed. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 4. The Book of Genesis, and Part of the Book of Exodus (see … 15. The publication in English of this outstanding Dutch commentary makes available to presentday preachers the exegetical insights of a renowned Bible scholar. 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. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 10. And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: 17. And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. 19. 2 vols. 21. And the fourth river is Euphrates. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground. He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. 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. Genesis. And a river went out of Eden to water the garden, and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. 3. Genesis 1. And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil. But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground. 24. Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. "Public Domain". And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia. A river went out of Eden — This river, branching itself into four streams, contributed much both to the pleasantness and fertility of the garden. 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. Thus the beginning and the end of the Bible call our attention to the tree of life and the river of life in the paradise below and the better paradise above. This exposition consisted of readings from Genesis 2:1-17; and Revelation 22. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Commentary on Genesis 2:16,17 (Read Genesis 2:16,17) Let us never set up our own will against the holy will of God. Genesis 2:1-8. And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it. Genesis 2:9. When that “beginning” was, we cannot tell. This is Adam’s experience of creation, which does not contradict the account of Genesis 1:1-2:7 – it fills it out. d. And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden;of Eden to dress it and to keep it. Genesis 2:10-14. And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. The Version (Spurgeon - Matthew Bible Commentary) do not have information to Genesis 2. i. 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. There was a trial appointed of his obedience. The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; 12. Genesis 2:9. Devotionals on Genesis - W H Griffith-Thomas (excellent devotional commentary) Spurgeon's Exposition Genesis. Gen 1:1. God could have made a world of men at first, to replenish the earth, as he replenished heaven with a world of angels: but the place would have been too strait for the designed number of men to live together at once; therefore God saw fit to make up that number by a succession of generations, which, as God had formed man, must be from two, and those male and female; one will be ever one.2. 20. *Alford, Henry. of These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens, And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.