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Genesis 2 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Creation of Man and Woman

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:1 - Thus the heavens H8064 and the earth H776 were completed, H3615 and all H3605 their hosts. H6635
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:2 - By the seventh H7637 day H3117 God H430 completed H3615 His work H4399 which H834 He had done, H6213 and He rested H7673 on the seventh H7637 day H3117 from all H3605 His work H4399 which H834 He had done. H6213
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:3 - Then God H430 blessed H1288 the seventh H7637 day H3117 and sanctified H6942 it, because H3588 in it He rested H7673 from all H3605 His work H4399 which H834 God H430 had created H1254 [fn]and made. H6213
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:4 - [fn]This H428 is the account H8435 of the heavens H8064 and the earth H776 when they were created, H1254 in the day H3117 that the LORD H3068 God H430 made H6213 earth H776 and heaven. H8064
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:5 - Now no H2962 H3605 shrub H7880 of the field H7704 was yet H2962 in the earth, H776 and no H2962 H3605 plant H6212 of the field H7704 had yet H2962 sprouted, H6779 for the LORD H3068 God H430 had not sent H4305 rain H4305 upon the earth, H776 and there was no H369 man H120 to [fn]cultivate H5647 the ground. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:6 - But a [fn]mist H108 used to rise H5927 from the earth H776 and water H8248 the whole H3605 [fn]surface H6440 of the ground. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - Then the LORD H3068 God H430 formed H3335 man H120 of dust H6083 from the ground, H127 and breathed H5301 into his nostrils H639 the breath H5397 of life; H2416 and man H120 became H1961 a living H2416 [fn]being. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:8 - The LORD H3068 God H430 planted H5193 a garden H1588 toward H4480 the east, H6924 in Eden; H5731 and there H8033 He placed H7760 the man H120 whom H834 He had formed. H3335
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - Out of the ground H127 the LORD H3068 God H430 caused to grow H6779 every H3605 tree H6086 that is pleasing H2530 to the sight H4758 and good H2896 for food; H3978 the tree H6086 of life H2416 also in the midst H8432 of the garden, H1588 and the tree H6086 of the knowledge H1847 of good H2896 and evil. H7451
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:10 - Now a river H5104 [fn]flowed H3318 out of Eden H5731 to water H8248 the garden; H1588 and from there H8033 it divided H6504 and became H1961 four H702 [fn]rivers. H7218
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:11 - The name H8034 of the first H259 is Pishon; H6376 it [fn]flows H5437 around H5437 the whole H3605 land H776 of Havilah, H2341 where H834 H8033 there H8033 is gold. H2091
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:12 - The gold H2091 of that land H776 is good; H2896 the bdellium H916 and the onyx H7718 stone H68 are there. H8033
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:13 - The name H8034 of the second H8145 river H5104 is Gihon; H1521 it [fn]flows H5437 around H5437 the whole H3605 land H776 of Cush. H3568
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:14 - The name H8034 of the third H7992 river H5104 is [fn]Tigris; H2313 it [fn]flows H1980 east H6926 of Assyria. H804 And the fourth H7243 river H5104 is the [fn]Euphrates. H6578
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:15 - Then the LORD H3068 God H430 took H3947 the man H120 and put H5117 him into the garden H1588 of Eden H5731 to cultivate H5647 it and keep H8104 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:16 - The LORD H3068 God H430 commanded H6680 the man, H120 saying, H559 “From any H3605 tree H6086 of the garden H1588 you may eat H398 freely; H398
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:17 - but from the tree H6086 of the knowledge H1847 of good H2896 and evil H7451 you shall not [fn]eat, H398 for in the day H3117 that you eat H398 from it you will surely H4191 die.” H4191
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:18 - Then the LORD H3068 God H430 said, H559 “It is not good H2896 for the man H120 to be alone; H905 I will make H6213 him a helper H5828 [fn]suitable H5048 for him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - Out of the ground H127 the LORD H3068 God H430 formed H3335 every H3605 beast H2416 of the field H7704 and every H3605 bird H5775 of the [fn]sky, H8064 and brought H935 them to the man H120 to see H7200 what H4100 he would call H7121 them; and whatever H3605 H834 the man H120 called H7121 a living H2416 creature, H5315 that was its name. H8034
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:20 - The man H120 gave H7121 names H8034 to all H3605 the cattle, H929 and to the birds H5775 of the [fn]sky, H8064 and to every H3605 beast H2416 of the field, H7704 but for [fn]Adam H121 there was not found H4672 a helper H5828 [fn]suitable H5048 for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:21 - So the LORD H3068 God H430 caused a deep H8639 sleep H8639 to fall H5307 upon the man, H120 and he slept; H3462 then He took H3947 one H259 of his ribs H6763 and closed H5462 up the flesh H1320 at that place. H8478
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:22 - The LORD H3068 God H430 [fn]fashioned H1129 into a woman H802 the rib H6763 which H834 He had taken H3947 from the man, H120 and brought H935 her to the man. H120
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:23 - The man H120 said, H559
“This H2088 is now H6471 bone H6106 of my bones, H6106
And flesh H1320 of my flesh; H1320
[fn]She shall be called H7121 [fn]Woman, H802
Because H3588 [fn]she was taken H3947 out of [fn]Man.” H376
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:24 - For this H3651 reason H5921 H3651 a man H376 shall leave H5800 his father H1 and his mother, H517 and be joined H1692 to his wife; H802 and they shall become H1961 one H259 flesh. H1320
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:25 - And the man H120 and his wife H802 were both H8147 naked H6174 and were not ashamed. H954
NASB Footnotes
Literally: to make
Literally: These are the generations
Literally: work, serve
Or, flow
Literally: face of
Literally: soul
Literally: was going out
Literally: heads
Literally: surrounds
Literally: is the one surrounding
Hebrew: Hiddekel
Literally: is the one going
Hebrew: Perath
Literally: eat from it
Literally: corresponding to
Literally: heavens
Literally: heavens
Or, man
Literally: corresponding to
Literally: built
Literally: This one
Hebrew: Ishshah
Hebrew: Ish

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