'Mankind' in the Bible
Then God said, "Let us make mankind in our image, to be like us. Let them be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, the livestock, everything that crawls on the earth, and over the earth itself!"
So God created mankind in his own image; in his own image God created them; he created them male and female.
This is the historical record of Adam's generations. When God created mankind, he made them in his own likeness.
When mankind began to multiply on the earth and daughters were born to them,
And the Lord said, “My Spirit will not remain with mankind forever, because they are corrupt. Their days will be 120 years.”
So the Lord said, I will destroy, blot out, and wipe away mankind, whom I have created from the face of the ground -- "not only man, [but] the beasts and the creeping things and the birds of the air -- "for it grieves Me and makes Me regretful that I have made them.
Every creature perished—those that crawl on the earth, birds, livestock, wildlife, and those that swarm on the earth, as well as all mankind.
He wiped out every living thing that was on the surface of the ground, from mankind to livestock, to creatures that crawl, to the birds of the sky, and they were wiped off the earth. Only Noah was left, and those that were with him in the ark.
Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.
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.
“Speak to the sons of Israel, ‘When a man or woman commits any of the sins of mankind, acting unfaithfully against the Lord, and that person is guilty,
"Indeed, ask from one end of the heavens to the other about days of old, before your time, when God created mankind on the earth. Did we ever have anything as great as this, or ever hear of anything like it?
For who out of all mankind has heard the voice of the living God speaking from the fire, as we have, and lived?
“I would have said: I will cut them to piecesand blot out the memory of them from mankind,
What You have done so far was a little thing to You, Lord God, for You have also spoken about Your servant’s house in the distant future. And this is a revelation for mankind, Lord God.
The God of Israel said to me, the rock of Israel has spoken; 'He who rules over mankind rules righteously, in the fear of God.
“But will God indeed dwell with mankind on the earth? Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain You; how much less this house which I have built.
‘Can mankind be just before God?Can a man be pure before his Maker?
But mankind is born for troubleas surely as sparks fly upward.
Isn’t mankind consigned to forced labor on earth?Are not his days like those of a hired hand?
"What is mankind that you make so much of them, and that you pay attention to them?
If I have sinned, what have I done to You,Watcher of mankind?Why have You made me Your target,so that I have become a burden to You?
In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.
"What is mankind, that he can be blameless? Or does being born of a woman mean he'll be in the right?
"Haven't you known this from ancient times, since mankind was placed on the earth?
Mankind limits the darkness as they search the deepest depths for ore in unfathomable darkness.
Mankind doesn't appreciate their value; and you won't find it anywhere on earth.
He said to mankind,“The fear of the Lord is this: wisdom.And to turn from evil is understanding.”
However, a spirit exists in mankind, and the Almighty's breath gives him insight."
in a dream or night vision, when a deep sleep falls on mankind while they sleep on their beds.
That's when he opens the ear of mankind, authenticating his messages to them,
"He'll sing to mankind with these words: "I've sinned. I have twisted what is right. Yet he has not repaid me like I deserve.
every living thing would perish togetherand mankind would return to the dust.
He won't examine mankind further, that they would go before God to judgment.
All mankind has seen it;people have looked at it from a distance.
which the clouds pour outand shower abundantly on mankind.
serve as His sign to all mankind,so that all men may know His work.
Of what importance is the human race, that you should notice them? Of what importance is mankind, that you should pay attention to them,
and make them a little less than the heavenly beings? You grant mankind honor and majesty;
As for the ways of mankind, I have, according to the words of your lips, avoided the ways of the violent.
You will destroy their descendants from the earth, even their offspring from the ranks of mankind.
But as for me, I am only a worm and not a man, scorned by mankind and despised by people.
Your justice is like the highest mountains, your fairness like the deepest sea; you preserve mankind and the animal kingdom.
All mankind shall be afraid. They shall declare the work of God, and shall wisely ponder what he has done.
Come and see the wonders of God;His acts for humanity are awe-inspiring.
You ascended to the heights, you took captives. You received gifts among mankind, even the rebellious, so the LORD God may live there.
They have not the hardships of mankind, neither are they plagued like other men:
He abandoned the tent at Shiloh, the tent that he established among mankind.
You return mankind to the dust,saying, “Return, descendants of Adam.”
The one who disciplines nations can rebuke them, can he not? The one who teaches mankind can discern, can he not?
Let them give thanks to the LORD for his gracious love and his awesome deeds for mankind.
Let them give thanks to the LORD for his gracious love, and for his awesome deeds to mankind.
Let them give thanks to the LORD for his gracious love, and for his awesome deeds for mankind.
Let them give thanks to the LORD for his gracious love and for his awesome deeds on behalf of mankind.
The heavens belong to the Lord, but the earth he has given to mankind.
O Lord, of what importance is the human race, that you should notice them? Of what importance is mankind, that you should be concerned about them?
in order to make known your mighty acts to mankind as well as the majestic splendor of your kingdom.
“People, I call out to you;my cry is to mankind.
rejoicing in his inhabitable world and taking delight in mankind."
Surely she lies in wait like a bandit, increasing those who are faithless among mankind.
There is a generation whose teeth are swords,whose fangs are knives,devouring the oppressed from the landand the needy from among mankind.
It is better to go to a house of mourningthan to go to a house of feasting,since that is the end of all mankind,and the living should take it to heart.
Look! This alone I found: God made mankind upright, but they have devised many schemes."
"So mankind is humbled, each human being is brought low, and you won't forgive."
The haughty looks of mankind will be brought low, the lofty pride of human beings will be humbled, and the LORD alone will be exalted at that time.
At that time, mankind will throw their silver and gold idols that their fingers have made as objects of worship to the moles and to the bats.
So man is brought low, mankind is humbled, and the eyes of the arrogant ones are humbled;
I will make man scarcer than gold,and mankind more rare than the gold of Ophir.
On that day, mankind will look to its maker, and its eyes will look to the holy one of Israel;
The afflicted also will increase their gladness in the Lord,And the needy of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
"The Assyrian will fall by the sword, not of man; and the sword, not of mankind, shall devour him. He will flee from the sword, and his young men will become subject to forced labor.
"I'll make those who mistreat you eat their own flesh, and they will get drunk on their own blood, as with new wine. "Then all mankind will know that I am the LORD your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob."
Just as many were appalled at you-- such [was] his appearance beyond human disfigurement, and his form beyond the sons of mankind--
All mankind will come to worship Mefrom one New Moon to anotherand from one Sabbath to another,”says the Lord.
“As they leave, they will see the dead bodies of the men who have rebelled against Me; for their worm will never die, their fire will never go out, and they will be a horror to all mankind.”
This is what the Lord says:The man who trusts in mankind,who makes human flesh his strengthand turns his heart from the Lord is cursed.
A noise will come even to the ends of the earth, for the Lord has a controversy and an indictment against the nations; He will enter into judgment with all mankind; as for the wicked, He will give them to the sword, says the Lord.
"By my great power and outstretched arm I made the earth, mankind, and the animals that are on the face of the earth, and I give it to whomever I see fit.
You performed signs and wonders in the land of Egypt and do so to this very day both in Israel and among mankind. You made a name for Yourself, as is the case today.
All mankind is stupid, devoid of knowledge;Every goldsmith is put to shame by his idols,For his molten images are deceitful,And there is no breath in them.
For He does not enjoy bringing afflictionor suffering on mankind.
"And as for you, my sheep, the flock that I'm pasturing, you are mankind, and I am your God,' declares the Lord GOD."
so that the fish of the sea, and the fowl of the heavens, and the beasts of the field, and all creeping things which creep upon the earth, and all mankind that are upon the face of the earth shall shake at my presence; and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.
“This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchersAnd the decision is a command of the holy ones,In order that the living may knowThat the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind,And bestows it on whom He wishesAnd sets over it the lowliest of men.”
that you be driven away from mankind and your dwelling place be with the beasts of the field, and you be given grass to eat like cattle and be drenched with the dew of heaven; and seven periods of time will pass over you, until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.
and you will be driven away from mankind, and your dwelling place will be with the beasts of the field. You will be given grass to eat like cattle, and seven periods of time will pass over you until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.’
Immediately the word concerning Nebuchadnezzar was fulfilled; and he was driven away from mankind and began eating grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven until his hair had grown like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.
“It will come about after thisThat I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind;And your sons and daughters will prophesy,Your old men will dream dreams,Your young men will see visions.
"You alone have I known from among all of the families of mankind; therefore I will hold you accountable for all your iniquities.'"
Look! The one who crafts mountains, who creates the wind, who reveals what he is thinking to mankind, who darkens the morning light, who tramples down the high places of the land the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies is his name.
Then the remnant of Jacobwill be among many peopleslike dew from the Lord,like showers on the grass,which do not wait for anyoneor linger for mankind.
You have made mankindlike the fish of the sea,like marine creatures that have no ruler.
I will sweep away man and animal;I will sweep away the birds of the skyand the fish of the sea,and the ruins along with the wicked.I will cut off mankindfrom the face of the earth.This is the Lord’s declaration.
I will bring distress on mankind,and they will walk like the blindbecause they have sinned against the Lord.Their blood will be poured out like dustand their flesh like dung.
The burden or oracle (the thing to be lifted up) of the word of the Lord is against the land of Hadrach [in Syria], and Damascus shall be its resting place, for the Lord has an eye upon mankind as upon all the tribes of Israel,
"Ask the LORD for rain in the spring the LORD who fashions lightning thunderstorms, giving rain showers to mankind along with grain in the fields.
"He will say, "I am no mere prophet. A servant of mankind am I, because a man dedicated to this have I been from my youth.'
Then He said to them, "Go the whole world over, and proclaim the Good News to all mankind.
And all mankind shall see (behold and understand and at last acknowledge) the salvation of God (the deliverance from eternal death decreed by God).
In him was life, and the life was the light of mankind.