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Genesis 9

Overview

Genesis 9:1, God blesses Noah and his sons, and grants them flesh for food; Genesis 9:4, Blood and murder are forbidden; Genesis 9:8, God’s covenant, of which the rainbow was constituted a pledge; Genesis 9:18, Noah’s family replenish the world; Genesis 9:20, Noah plants a vineyard; Genesis 9:21, Is drunken, and mocked by his son; Genesis 9:25, Curses Canaan; Genesis 9:26, Blesses Shem; Genesis 9:27, Prays for Japheth, and dies.

Verse 1

blessed: Genesis 9:7, Genesis 1:22, Genesis 1:28, Genesis 2:3, Genesis 8:17, Genesis 24:60, Psalms 112:1, Psalms 128:3, Psalms 128:4, Isaiah 51:2

Be: Genesis 9:7, Genesis 9:19, Genesis 1:28, Genesis 8:17, Genesis 10:32

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:4 - and he Genesis 10:1 - and unto Genesis 28:3 - and make Exodus 1:7 - fruitful Job 20:4 - man Psalms 107:38 - He blesseth Psalms 115:16 - but the earth Isaiah 45:18 - he created Luke 3:36 - Noe Hebrews 1:1 - at

Verse 2

Genesis 1:28, Genesis 2:19, Genesis 35:5, Leviticus 26:6, Leviticus 26:22, Job 5:22, Job 5:23, Psalms 8:4-8, Psalms 104:20-23, Ezekiel 34:25, Hosea 2:18, James 3:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:26 - have dominion Job 39:11 - leave Psalms 8:6 - madest Psalms 50:10 - every Jeremiah 27:5 - and have

Verse 3

Every: Leviticus 11:1-47, Leviticus 22:8, Deuteronomy 12:15, Deuteronomy 14:3-21, Acts 10:12-15, 1 Timothy 4:3-5

even: Genesis 1:29, Genesis 1:30, Psalms 104:14, Psalms 104:15, Romans 14:3, Romans 14:14, Romans 14:17, Romans 14:20, 1 Corinthians 10:23, 1 Corinthians 10:25, 1 Corinthians 10:26, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 2:16, Colossians 2:21, Colossians 2:22, 1 Timothy 4:3, 1 Timothy 4:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:26 - have dominion Psalms 50:10 - every Jeremiah 27:5 - and have

Verse 4

the life: Leviticus 3:17, Leviticus 7:26, Leviticus 17:10-14, Leviticus 19:26, Deuteronomy 12:16, Deuteronomy 12:23, Deuteronomy 14:21, Deuteronomy 15:23, 1 Samuel 14:34, Acts 15:20, Acts 15:25, Acts 15:29, 1 Timothy 4:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:26 - have dominion Exodus 26:33 - within the veil Leviticus 17:14 - General Joshua 22:23 - let the Lord 1 Samuel 14:32 - did eat 2 Samuel 23:17 - the blood Ezekiel 33:25 - Ye eat

Verse 5

every: Exodus 21:12, Exodus 21:28, Exodus 21:29

and at: Genesis 4:9, Genesis 4:10, Leviticus 19:16, Numbers 35:31-33, Deuteronomy 21:1-9, Psalms 9:12, Matthew 23:35

brother: Acts 17:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:14 - that Genesis 27:45 - why Genesis 37:21 - not kill him Genesis 42:22 - his blood Genesis 43:9 - of my hand Exodus 20:13 - General Exodus 26:33 - within the veil Leviticus 24:17 - And he Numbers 35:16 - the 2 Samuel 1:16 - Thy blood 2 Samuel 4:11 - require 2 Samuel 12:9 - despised 1 Kings 2:31 - that thou 2 Chronicles 24:22 - The Lord 2 Chronicles 25:3 - he slew 2 Chronicles 33:25 - slew Psalms 10:13 - Thou Ezekiel 3:18 - but Ezekiel 18:10 - a shedder Ezekiel 33:6 - his blood Matthew 5:21 - Thou Luke 11:50 - the blood Acts 28:4 - a murderer 1 Timothy 1:9 - manslayers Revelation 13:10 - he that killeth

Verse 6

by: Exodus 21:12-14, Exodus 22:2, Exodus 22:3, Leviticus 17:4, Leviticus 24:17, Numbers 35:25, 1 Kings 2:5, 1 Kings 2:6, 1 Kings 2:28-34, Matthew 26:52, Romans 13:4, Revelation 13:10

in: Genesis 1:26, Genesis 1:27, Genesis 5:1, Psalms 51:4, James 3:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:14 - thou art Genesis 4:14 - that Genesis 27:45 - why Genesis 42:22 - his blood Exodus 2:12 - slew Exodus 20:13 - General Exodus 21:20 - he shall Exodus 21:28 - the ox Numbers 35:16 - the Numbers 35:31 - Moreover Deuteronomy 19:11 - But if any Deuteronomy 19:13 - but thou 1 Samuel 15:33 - As thy sword 1 Samuel 19:4 - sin against 2 Samuel 1:16 - Thy blood 2 Samuel 3:28 - guiltless 2 Samuel 4:11 - require 2 Samuel 12:9 - despised 1 Kings 2:31 - that thou 2 Kings 11:16 - there was she slain 2 Kings 14:5 - that he slew 2 Chronicles 25:3 - he slew 2 Chronicles 33:25 - slew Psalms 51:14 - Deliver Proverbs 28:17 - General Jeremiah 27:5 - made Ezekiel 3:18 - but Ezekiel 16:38 - shed Ezekiel 18:10 - a shedder Jonah 1:14 - let Matthew 5:21 - Thou Matthew 23:35 - upon Luke 11:50 - the blood Acts 28:4 - a murderer 1 Corinthians 11:7 - he is 1 Timothy 1:9 - manslayers

Verse 7

Genesis 9:1, Genesis 9:19, Genesis 1:28, Genesis 8:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:21 - brought Genesis 5:4 - and he Genesis 10:1 - and unto Genesis 10:32 - nations Genesis 11:11 - begat sons Jeremiah 29:6 - Take ye

Verse 8

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:18 - made

Verse 9

Genesis 9:11, Genesis 9:17, Genesis 6:18, Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Genesis 22:17, Isaiah 54:9, Isaiah 54:10, Jeremiah 31:35, Jeremiah 31:36, Jeremiah 33:20, Romans 1:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:17 - behold Genesis 9:16 - everlasting Genesis 17:2 - And I Exodus 14:17 - behold Numbers 18:6 - And I Judges 5:3 - even I Psalms 57:10 - truth Isaiah 27:3 - I the Jeremiah 33:25 - If my

Verse 10

Genesis 9:15, Genesis 9:16, Genesis 8:1, Job 38:1-41, Job 41:1-34, Psalms 36:5, Psalms 36:6, Psalms 145:9, Jonah 4:11

Verse 11

And I: Genesis 8:21, Genesis 8:22, Isaiah 54:9

neither shall all: Genesis 7:21-23, Genesis 8:21, Genesis 8:22, 2 Peter 3:7, 2 Peter 3:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:18 - establish Genesis 9:9 - General Job 11:16 - as waters Psalms 104:9 - hast set Revelation 10:1 - a rainbow

Verse 12

Genesis 17:11, Exodus 12:13, Exodus 13:16, Joshua 2:12, Matthew 26:26-28, 1 Corinthians 11:23-25

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:12 - for all Exodus 28:12 - for a memorial

Verse 13

Ezekiel 1:28, Revelation 4:3, Revelation 10:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:14 - and let Genesis 1:17 - General Exodus 31:16 - a perpetual covenant Psalms 89:37 - and as Isaiah 38:7 - General

Verse 14

Reciprocal: Psalms 147:8 - covereth

Verse 15

remember: Exodus 28:12, Leviticus 26:42-45, Deuteronomy 7:9, 1 Kings 8:23, Nehemiah 9:32, Psalms 106:45, Jeremiah 14:21, Ezekiel 16:60, Luke 1:72

the waters: Isaiah 54:8-10

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:10 - General Exodus 6:5 - I have remembered Job 38:10 - brake up for it my decreed place Job 38:37 - or who 2 Peter 3:6 - General

Verse 16

everlasting: Genesis 9:9-11, Genesis 8:21, Genesis 8:22, Genesis 17:13, Genesis 17:19, 2 Samuel 23:5, Psalms 89:3, Psalms 89:4, Isaiah 54:8-10, Isaiah 55:3, Jeremiah 32:40, Hebrews 13:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:12 - for all Genesis 9:10 - General Leviticus 24:7 - a memorial Leviticus 26:42 - will I

Verse 17

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:12 - for all Genesis 9:9 - General

Verse 18

Shem: Genesis 9:23, Genesis 10:1, 1 Chronicles 1:4

Ham: Genesis 10:1, Genesis 10:6

Canaan: Heb. Chenaan

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:32 - Shem Genesis 7:13 - and Shem Luke 3:36 - Sem

Verse 19

These: Genesis 5:32

and of: Genesis 8:17, Genesis 10:2-32, 1 Chronicles 1:4-28

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:13 - and Shem Genesis 9:1 - Be Genesis 9:7 - General Genesis 10:1 - and unto Genesis 10:32 - nations Genesis 11:6 - the people Acts 17:26 - hath made

Verse 20

an husbandman: Genesis 3:18, Genesis 3:19, Genesis 3:23, Genesis 4:2, Genesis 5:29, Proverbs 10:11, Proverbs 12:11, Ecclesiastes 5:9, Isaiah 28:24-26

planted: Deuteronomy 20:6, Deuteronomy 28:30, Proverbs 24:30, Song of Solomon 1:6, 1 Corinthians 9:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 46:32 - their trade hath been to feed cattle Galatians 6:1 - overtaken

Verse 21

and was: Genesis 6:9, Genesis 19:32-36, Proverbs 20:1, Proverbs 23:31, Proverbs 23:32, Ecclesiastes 7:20, Luke 22:3, Luke 22:4, Romans 13:13, 1 Corinthians 10:12, Galatians 5:21, Titus 2:2

and he: Habakkuk 2:15, Habakkuk 2:16, Revelation 3:18

Reciprocal: Numbers 12:15 - and the 2 Samuel 13:28 - heart is merry Proverbs 23:30 - tarry Proverbs 30:17 - eye Ephesians 5:18 - be not

Verse 22

Ham: Genesis 9:25, Genesis 10:6, Genesis 10:15-19, 1 Chronicles 1:8, 1 Chronicles 1:13-16

told: 2 Samuel 1:19, 2 Samuel 1:20, Psalms 35:20, Psalms 35:21, Psalms 40:15, Psalms 70:3, Proverbs 25:9, Proverbs 30:17, Obadiah 1:12, Obadiah 1:13, Matthew 18:15, 1 Corinthians 13:6, Galatians 6:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:32 - Shem 1 Chronicles 4:40 - Ham Psalms 78:51 - tabernacles Micah 7:6 - son Habakkuk 2:15 - that thou

Verse 23

Exodus 20:12, Leviticus 19:32, Romans 13:7, Galatians 6:1, 1 Timothy 5:1, 1 Timothy 5:17, 1 Timothy 5:19, 1 Peter 2:17, 1 Peter 4:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:18 - Shem

Verse 24

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:29 - he called

Verse 25

Cursed: Genesis 9:22, Genesis 3:14, Genesis 4:11, Genesis 49:7, Deuteronomy 27:16, Deuteronomy 28:18, Matthew 25:41, John 8:34

a servant: The devoted nations, which God destroyed before Israel, were descended from Canaan, and so were the Phoenicians and Carthaginians, who were at length subjugated with dreadful destruction by the Greeks and Romans. The Africans, who have been bought and sold like beasts, were also his posterity. Joshua 9:23, Joshua 9:27, Judges 1:28-30, 1 Kings 9:20, 1 Kings 9:21, 2 Chronicles 8:7, 2 Chronicles 8:8, John 8:34

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:4 - they served Genesis 27:12 - and I shall Genesis 27:29 - Let people Genesis 36:2 - Esau Deuteronomy 27:15 - Cursed be Joshua 9:8 - General 2 Kings 2:24 - cursed them 1 Chronicles 1:13 - Canaan Isaiah 23:11 - the merchant city Lamentations 5:8 - Servants Galatians 1:8 - let

Verse 26

Blessed: Deuteronomy 33:26, Psalms 144:15, Romans 9:5

the Lord: Genesis 10:10-26, Genesis 12:1-3, Luke 3:23-36

Shem: Hebrews 11:16

his servant: or, servant to them, Genesis 27:37, Genesis 27:40

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:21 - Shem Genesis 10:22 - children Genesis 14:4 - they served Genesis 14:20 - blessed Genesis 24:27 - Blessed Genesis 27:29 - Let people Deuteronomy 33:20 - Blessed Joshua 9:8 - General Joshua 9:23 - General 1 Kings 9:21 - bondservice 1 Chronicles 1:13 - Canaan Daniel 3:28 - Blessed Luke 1:68 - Blessed Luke 3:36 - Sem

Verse 27

enlarge: or, persuade

Japheth: Japheth denotes enlargement, and how wonderfully have his boundaries been enlarged; for not only Europe, but Asia Minor, part of Armenia, Iberia, the whole of the vast regions of Asia north of Taurus, and probably America, fell to the share of his posterity.

he shall dwell: These words may mean either that God or that Japheth shall dwell in the tents of Shem. In either sense the prophecy has been literally fulfilled.

dwell: Isaiah 11:10, Hosea 2:14, Malachi 1:11, Acts 17:14, Romans 11:12, Romans 15:12, Ephesians 2:13, Ephesians 2:14, Ephesians 2:19, Ephesians 3:6, Ephesians 3:13, Hebrews 11:9, Hebrews 11:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:20 - Blessed Isaiah 60:9 - the isles Luke 3:36 - Sem Luke 16:31 - be persuaded Acts 18:4 - persuaded

Verse 29

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nine: Genesis 5:5, Genesis 5:20, Genesis 5:27, Genesis 5:32, Genesis 11:11-25, Psalms 90:10

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 19:32 - fourscore 1 Chronicles 1:4 - Noah

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Genesis 9". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/genesis-9.html.