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On the Seventh Day God Continues Finishing His Work

On the Seventh Day of Creation God continues the finishing process by working with Adam and Eve

On the seventh day of Creation, God continued to finish His work with human beings.
On the seventh day of Creation, God continued to finish His work with human beings.

Finished, ended

Genesis 1:31–2.2

31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

2:1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished (H3615), and all the host of them.

2 And on the seventh day God ended (H3615) his work which he had made…


כָּלָה kâlâh kaw-law’; a primitive root; to end, whether intransitive (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitived (to complete, prepare, consume):

KJV — accomplish, cease, consume (away), determine, destroy (utterly), be (when… were) done, (be an) end (of), expire, (cause to) fail, faint, finish, fulfil, ⨯ fully, ⨯have, leave (off), long, bring to pass, wholly reap, make clean riddance, spend, quite take away, waste.

Deuteronomy 32:23 I will heap mischiefs upon them; I will spend (H3615) mine arrows upon them.

Ruth 2:21 And Ruth the Moabitess said, He said unto me also, You shall keep fast by my young men, until they have ended (H3615) all my harvest.

1 Samuel 20:7 If he say thus, It is well; your servant shall have peace: but if he be very wroth, then be sure that evil is determined (H3615) by him.

2 Samuel 13:39 And the soul of king David longed (H3615) to go forth unto Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

1 Kings 17:16 And the barrel of meal wasted (H3615) not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Elijah.

2 Chronicles 36:22 Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD spoken by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished (H3615), the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and put it also in writing, saying…

Job 7:6 My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle, and are spent (H3615) without hope.


מְלָאכָה mᵉlâʼkâh mel-aw-kaw’; from the same as H4397 (מֲלְאָךְ); properly, deputyship, i.e. ministry; generally, employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor):
KJV — business, + cattle, + industrious, occupation, ([phrase] -pied), + officer, thing (made), use, (manner of) work((-man), -manship).


מֲלְאָךְ mălʼâk mal-awk’; from an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy; a messenger; specifically, of God, i.e. an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher):
KJV — ambassador, angel, king, messenger.

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