Monday, July 8, 2013

Every איש Reference in the Book of Genesis

I don't know why I did this other than to take another perspective on our problem.  Are there other appearances of the heavenly איש which weren't reported, were forgotten or fell into disuse?  Here are over one hundred references in the Book of Genesis alone.  You decide:

Genesis 2:23: "shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man."
Genesis 2:24: "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave"
Genesis 3:6: "thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat."
Genesis 3:16: "children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he"
Genesis 4:1: "Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD."
Genesis 4:23: "unto my speech: for I have slain a man and a young man to my hurt."
Genesis 6:4: "became mighty men which were of old, men of renown."
Genesis 6:9: "Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked"
Genesis 7:2: "clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of"
Genesis 7:2: "beasts that are not clean by two, the male"
Genesis 9:5: "will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother"
Genesis 9:20: "And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:"
Genesis 10:5: "were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations."
Genesis 11:3: "And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn"
Genesis 11:7: "that they may not understand one another's speech."
Genesis 12:20: "And Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him: and they sent him away, and his wife, and all"
Genesis 13:11: "journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other."
Genesis 13:13: " But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly."
Genesis 13:16: "of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust"
Genesis 14:24: "the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men which went with me, Aner,"
Genesis 15:10: "and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds"
Genesis 16:3: "years in the land and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife."
Genesis 17:23: "with his money, every male among the men house; and circumcised"
Genesis 17:27: "And all the men of his house, born in the house, and bought with money of"
Genesis 18:2: "and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran"
Genesis 18:16: " And the men rose up from thence, and looked toward Sodom:"
Genesis 18:22: " And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: but Abraham stood"
Genesis 19:4: "But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed"
Genesis 19:4: "But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed"
Genesis 19:5: "Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night?"
Genesis 19:8: "which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto"
Genesis 19:8: "ye to them as is good in your eyes: unto these men do nothing;"
Genesis 19:9: "will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, and came near to break"
Genesis 19:10: " But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house"
Genesis 19:11: "And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small"
Genesis 19:12: " And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides a son-in-law,"
Genesis 19:16: "And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two"
Genesis 19:31: "Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner"
Genesis 20:7: "Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray"
Genesis 20:8: "these things in their ears: and the men were sore afraid."
Genesis 23:6: "bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold"
Genesis 24:13: "the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water:"
Genesis 24:16: "to look upon, a virgin, neither had any man known her: and she went down to the well, and filled"
Genesis 24:21: " And the man wondering at her held his peace, to know whether the LORD had made his journey prosperous or"
Genesis 24:22: "the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel"
Genesis 24:26: " And the man bowed down his head, and worshiped the LORD." Genesis 24:29: "ran out unto the man, unto the well."
Genesis 24:30: "saying, spoke the man unto me; that he came unto the man;"
Genesis 24:30: "unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels"
Genesis 24:32: " And the man came into the house: and he ungirded his camels, and gave straw and provender"
Genesis 24:54 Then he and the men who were with him ate and drank and spent the night. When they arose in the morning, he said, "Send me away to my master."
Genesis 24:58 Then they called Rebekah and said to her, "Will you go with this man ?" And she said, "I will go."
Genesis 24:59 Thus they sent away their sister Rebekah and her nurse with Abraham's servant and his men. View in parallelInterlinear viewCompare Translations
Genesis 24:61 Then Rebekah arose with her maids, and they mounted the camels and followed the man. So the servant took Rebekah and departed.
Genesis 24:65 She said to the servant, "Who is that man walking in the field to meet us?" And the servant said, "He is my master." Then she took her veil and covered herself.
Genesis 25:27 When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.
Genesis 26:7 When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say, "my wife," thinking, "the men of the place might kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is beautiful."
Genesis 26:11 So Abimelech charged all the people, saying, "He who touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death."
Genesis 26:13 13 and the man became rich, and continued to grow richer until he became very wealthy 
Genesis 27:11 Jacob answered his mother Rebekah, "Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man and I am a smooth man.
Genesis 29:19 Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you than to give her to another man ; stay with me."
Genesis 29:22 Laban gathered all the men of the place and made a feast.
Genesis 29:32 Leah conceived and bore a son and named him Reuben, for she said, "Because the LORD has seen my affliction ; surely now my husband will love me."
Genesis 29:34 She conceived again and bore a son and said, "Now this time my husband will become attached to me, because I have borne him three sons." Therefore he was named Levi.
Genesis 30:15 But she said to her, "Is it a small matter for you to take my husband ? And would you take my son's mandrakes also ?" So Rachel said, "Therefore he may lie with you tonight in return for your son's mandrakes."
Genesis 30:18 Then Leah said, "God has given me my wages because I gave my maid to my husband." So she named him Issachar.
Genesis 30:20 Then Leah said, "God has endowed me with a good gift ; now my husband will dwell with me, because I have borne him six sons." So she named him Zebulun.
Genesis 30:43 So the man became exceedingly prosperous, and had large flocks and female and male servants and camels and donkeys.
Genesis 31:49 and Mizpah, for he said, "May the LORD watch between you and me when we are absent one from the other.
Genesis 31:50 "If you mistreat my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no man is with us, see, God is witness between you and me."
Genesis 32:6 The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, "We came to your brother Esau, and furthermore he is coming to meet you, and four hundred men are with him."
Genesis 32:24 Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.
Genesis 32:28 He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel ; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed."
Genesis 33:1 Then Jacob lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids.
Genesis 34:7 Now the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry because he had done a disgraceful thing in Israel by lying with Jacob's daughter, for such a thing ought not to be done.
Genesis 34:14 They said to them, "We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us.
Genesis 34:20 So Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city and spoke to the men of their city, saying,
Genesis 34:21 "These men are friendly with us; therefore let them live in the land and trade in it, for behold, the land is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters in marriage, and give our daughters to them.
Genesis 34:22 "Only on this condition will the men consent to us to live with us, to become one people : that every male among us be circumcised as they are circumcised.
Genesis 34:25 Now it came about on the third day, when they were in pain, that two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, each took his sword and came upon the city unawares, and killed every male.
Genesis 37:15 A man found him, and behold, he was wandering in the field ; and the man asked him, "What are you looking for?"
Genesis 37:17 Then the man said, "They have moved from here ; for I heard them say, 'Let us go to Dothan.' " So Joseph went after his brothers and found them at Dothan.
Genesis 37:19 They said to one another, "Here comes this dreamer !
Genesis 37:28 Then some Midianite traders passed by, so they pulled him up and lifted Joseph out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. Thus they brought Joseph into Egypt.
Genesis 38:1 And it came about at that time, that Judah departed from his brothers and visited a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.
Genesis 38:2 Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite whose name was Shua ; and he took her and went in to her.
Genesis 38:21 He asked the men of her place, saying, "Where is the temple prostitute who was by the road at Enaim ?" But they said, "There has been no temple prostitute here."
Genesis 38:22 So he returned to Judah, and said, "I did not find her; and furthermore, the men of the place said, 'There has been no temple prostitute here.' "
Genesis 38:25 It was while she was being brought out that she sent to her father-in-law, saying, "I am with child by the man to whom these things belong." And she said, "Please examine and see, whose signet ring and cords and staff are these ?"
Genesis 39:2 The LORD was with Joseph, so he became a successful man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian.
Genesis 39:11 Now it happened one day that he went into the house to do his work, and none of the men of the household was there inside.
Genesis 39:14 she called to the men of her household and said to them, "See, he has brought in a Hebrew to us to make sport of us; he came in to me to lie with me, and I screamed .
Genesis 40:5 Then the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined in jail , both had a dream the same night, each man with his own dream and each dream with its own interpretation.
Genesis 41:11 "We had a dream on the same night, he and I; each of us dreamed according to the interpretation of his own dream.
Genesis 41:12 "Now a Hebrew youth was with us there, a servant of the captain of the bodyguard, and we related them to him, and he interpreted our dreams for us. To each one he interpreted according to his own dream.
Genesis 41:33 "Now let Pharaoh look for a man discerning and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.
Genesis 41:38 Then Pharaoh said to his servants, "Can we find a man like this, in whom is a divine spirit ?"
Genesis 41:44 Moreover, Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Though I am Pharaoh, yet without your permission no one shall raise his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt."
Genesis 42:11 "We are all sons of one man ; we are honest men, your servants are not spies."
Genesis 42:13 But they said, "Your servants are twelve brothers in all, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan ; and behold, the youngest is with our father today, and one is no longer alive."
Genesis 42:21 Then they said to one another, "Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen ; therefore this distress has come upon us."
Genesis 42:25 Then Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain and to restore every man's money in his sack, and to give them provisions for the journey. And thus it was done for them.
Genesis 42:28 Then he said to his brothers, "My money has been returned, and behold, it is even in my sack." And their hearts sank, and they turned trembling to one another, saying, "What is this that God has done to us?"
Genesis 42:30 "The man, the lord of the land, spoke harshly with us, and took us for spies of the country.
Genesis 42:33 "The man, the lord of the land, said to us, 'By this I will know that you are honest men: leave one of your brothers with me and take grain for the famine of your households, and go.
Genesis 42:35 Now it came about as they were emptying their sacks, that behold, every man's bundle of money was in his sack ; and when they and their father saw their bundles of money, they were dismayed.
Genesis 43:3 Judah spoke to him, however, saying, "The man solemnly warned us, 'You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.'
Genesis 43:5 "But if you do not send him, we will not go down ; for the man said to us, 'You will not see my face unless your brother is with you.' " 6 Then Israel said, "Why did you treat me so badly by telling the man whether you still had another brother ?" 7 But they said, "The man questioned particularly about us and our relatives, saying, 'Is your father still alive ? Have you another brother ?' So we answered his questions. Could we possibly know that he would say, 'Bring your brother down'?"
 Genesis 43:11 Then their father Israel said to them, "If it must be so, then do this : take some of the best products of the land in your bags, and carry down to the man as a present, a little balm and a little honey, aromatic gum and myrrh, pistachio nuts and almonds.
Genesis 43:13 "Take your brother also, and arise, return to the man
Genesis 43:14 and may God Almighty grant you compassion in the sight of the man, so that he will release to you your other brother and Benjamin. And as for me, if I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved."
Genesis 43:15 So the men took this present, and they took double the money in their hand, and Benjamin ; then they arose and went down to Egypt and stood before Joseph. Joseph Sees Benjamin Genesis 43:16 When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to his house steward , "Bring the men into the house, and slay an animal and make ready ; for the men are to dine with me at noon."
Genesis 43:17 So the man did as Joseph said, and brought the men to Joseph's house.
Genesis 43:18 Now the men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph's house ; and they said, "It is because of the money that was returned in our sacks the first time that we are being brought in, that he may seek occasion against us and fall upon us, and take us for slaves with our donkeys."
Genesis 43:19 So they came near to Joseph's house steward , and spoke to him at the entrance of the house,
Genesis 43:21 and it came about when we came to the lodging place, that we opened our sacks, and behold, each man's money was in the mouth of his sack, our money in full. So we have brought it back in our hand. Read Genesis
Genesis 43:24 Then the man brought the men into Joseph's house and gave them water, and they washed their feet ; and he gave their donkeys fodder.
Genesis 43:33 Now they were seated before him, the firstborn according to his birthright and the youngest according to his youth, and the men looked at one another in astonishment. 
Genesis 44:1 Then he commanded his house steward , saying, "Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put each man's money in the mouth of his sack.
Genesis 44:3 As soon as it was light, the men were sent away, they with their donkeys.
Genesis 44:4 They had just gone out of the city, and were not far off, when Joseph said to his house steward , "Up, follow the men ; and when you overtake them, say to them, 'Why have you repaid evil for good ?
Genesis 44:11 Then they hurried, each man lowered his sack to the ground, and each man opened his sack.
Genesis 44:13 Then they tore their clothes, and when each man loaded his donkey, they returned to the city.
Genesis 44:15 Joseph said to them, "What is this deed that you have done ? Do you not know that such a man as I can indeed practice divination ?"
Genesis 44:17 But he said, "Far be it from me to do this. The man in whose possession the cup has been found, he shall be my slave ; but as for you, go up in peace to your father."
Genesis 44:26 "But we said, 'We cannot go down. If our youngest brother is with us, then we will go down ; for we cannot see the man's face unless our youngest brother is with us.'
Genesis 45:1 Then Joseph could not control himself before all those who stood by him, and he cried, "Have everyone go out from me." So there was no man with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers.
Genesis 45:22 To each of them he gave changes of garments, but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five changes of garments.
Genesis 46:32 and the men are shepherds, for they have been keepers of livestock ; and they have brought their flocks and their herds and all that they have.'
Genesis 46:34 you shall say, 'Your servants have been keepers of livestock from our youth even until now, both we and our fathers,' that you may live in the land of Goshen ; for every shepherd is loathsome to the Egyptians."
Genesis 47:2 He took five men from among his brothers and presented them to Pharaoh.
Genesis 47:6 "The land of Egypt is at your disposal ; settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land, let them live in the land of Goshen ; and if you know any capable men among them, then put them in charge of my livestock."
Genesis 47:20 So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh, for every Egyptian sold his field, because the famine was severe upon them. Thus the land became Pharaoh's.
Genesis 49:6 "Let my soul not enter into their council ; Let not my glory be united with their assembly ; Because in their anger they slew men, And in their self-will they lamed oxen.
Genesis 49:28 All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them. He blessed them, every one with the blessing appropriate to him.

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