Mankind - Part New, Part Old

  • Bara (bara) - created new, probably refers to the spiritual qualities, self-awareness, moral understanding

  • Asah (asah), yatsar (yatsar) - made or formed from pre-existing material, probably refers to body and soul - based upon previous biological designs

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The descriptions from Genesis indicate that man is both a new creation and at least partially based upon a previous design. Genesis 2:7 indicates that man was formed from the "dust of the ground" - indicating creation was based upon pre-existing material. What was the nature of this "dust?" It could refer to creation based upon a previously-used body plan or genetic design. This would explain why human Deoxyribonucleic acid: the chemical inside the nucleus of a cell that carries the genetic instructions for making living organisms.DNA shares similarity with the Deoxyribonucleic acid: the chemical inside the nucleus of a cell that carries the genetic instructions for making living organisms.DNA of chimpanzees and other apes.

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