Genesis 2:20-25 DBY

20 And Man gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the heavens, and to every beast of the field; but as for Adam, he found no helpmate, his like. a

References for Genesis 2:20

    • v 2:20 - Or 'counterpart.'
      21 And Jehovah Elohim caused a deep sleep to fall upon Man; and he slept. And he took one of his ribs and closed up flesh in its stead.
      22 And Jehovah Elohim built the rib that he had taken from Man into a woman; and brought her to Man.
      23 And Man said, This time it is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh: this shall be called Woman, b because this was taken out of a man. c

      References for Genesis 2:23

        • w 2:23 - Ishshah.
        • x 2:23 - Ish: so husband ch. 3.6,16.
          24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and cleave to his wife; and they shall become one flesh. d

          References for Genesis 2:24

            • y 2:24 - Lit. 'to one flesh.'
              25 And they were both naked, Man e and his wife, and were not ashamed.

              References for Genesis 2:25

                • z 2:25 - Or 'the man;' so chs. 3.20; 4.1