Gen 1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
God blessed Adam and eve with above blessing. With blessing God gave them power of dominion on all animals, birds, all creatures. Which means all living creature must obey Adam and even just like our pet dog obeys, when say sit it sits down, when we say get up it gets up. Adam could have ruled these animals for many years , before he fell.
After Adam and Eve sinned, they lost their perfection. They lost their dominion on all these creatures. Not only Adam was responsible for sin.
In Genesis 6:2,3- That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
Gen 6:5 And GOD saw that the wickedness of man [was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Gen 6:6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
Gen 6:7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
The the above incident of marrying can be compared to love marriage (sin in the sight of God) . The sons of God chose the daughters of man because of beauty ( fair ). God is not pleased with it. Because God gave, Eve to Adam, Rebekah to Isaac, God knows and decides who to be our life partner.
Hence during blessing Noah, God blesses him like this way :
Gen 8:17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.
The missing thing in the second time when God blessed them is the loss of dominion and subdue of all living creature. Which God had given them earlier.
But good news for us today is our ” Lord saviour Jesus Christ “ regained the lost dominion. By the grace and blood of Jesus Christ we get the dominion in eternity. Let us hope for that eternal glory.
Isaiah 11:6 The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.