of the physical cosmos (space, mass, time) in Gen. 1:1
(soul, breath of life) in Gen. 1:21
3.Man in “the
image of God” in Gen. 1:27
elements of the universe were created out of nothing on the first day.The “life/soul” principle was created on the fifth day for every living creature, not only of sea
and air creatures.The word life (nephesh) is used for the first time in verse 21.It refers to the soul of man and the life of animals.Plants do not have any consciousness.Man was both made and created in the image of God.