First Mentions of Important Biblical Words in Genesis


 "First Mentions" of Important Biblical Words in Genesis

One measure of the foundational importance of the Book of Genesis is the fact that allusions and quotations referring to Genesis occur so frequently in the New Testament, as much as or more than any other book of the Old Testament.

Word Text Word Text
Altar 8:20 Light 1:3
Angel 16:7 Love 22:2
Atonement (pitch) 6:14 Make 1:7
Believe 15:6 Man 1:26
Bless 1:22 Mercy 19:16
Blood 4:10 Obey 22:18
Book 5:1 Peace (Salem) 14:18
Choose 6:2 Perfect (complete) 6:9
City 4:17 Power (strength) 4:12
Clothe 3:21 Praise (commend) 12:15
Command (perfect) 2:16 Pray 20:7
Complete 6:9 Prophet 20:7
Conception 3:16 Redeem 48:16
Covenant 6:18 Rest 2:2
Create 1:1 Reward 15:1
Curse 3:14 Righteous (just) 6:9
Darkness 1:2 Righteousness 15:6
Day 1:5 Salvation 49:18
Die 2:17 Sanctify 2:3
Door 4:7 Say 1:3
Drunken 9:21 Science (knowledge) 2:17
Everlasting (forever) 3:22 See 1:4
Evil 2:9 Seed 1:11
Faith 15:6 Send 3:23
Fear (afraid) 3:10 Shed (pour out) 9:6
Fear not 15:1 Shield 15:1
Fire 19:24 Sign 1:14
Forever 3:22 Sin 4:7
Fruit 1:11 Sorrow 3:16
Give 1:29 Soul 1:21
Glory 31:1 Sow 26:12
Good 1:4 Speak (say) 1:3
Grace 6:9 Strength 4:12
Hear 3:8 Tempt 22:1
Heart 6:5 Tithe 14:20
Holy (sanctified) 2:3 Truth 24:27
House 7:1 Vision 15:1
I am 15:1 Will 24:5
Impute (count) 15:6 Wine 9:21
Just 6:9 Woman 2:22
Kingdom 10:10 Word 15:1
Knowledge 2:17 Work 2:2
Law 26:5 Worship (bow down) 18:2
Life 2:7    

Taken from The Genesis Record by Henry M. Morris (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1976), pp. 677-682.