26 Then God said, “Let (A)Us make (B)man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them (C)rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the [a]sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

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  1. Genesis 1:26 Lit heavens

26 Then God said, “Let us(A) make mankind(B) in our image,(C) in our likeness,(D) so that they may rule(E) over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky,(F) over the livestock and all the wild animals,[a] and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”

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  1. Genesis 1:26 Probable reading of the original Hebrew text (see Syriac); Masoretic Text the earth

[a]I (A)said, “You are gods,
And all of you are (B)sons of the Most High.

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  1. Psalm 82:6 Lit I, on my part

“I said, ‘You are “gods”;(A)
    you are all sons of the Most High.’

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