Genesis 2:19 NIV

19 Now the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.

References for Genesis 2:19

Study tools for Genesis 2:19

  • a 2:5 - Or "land" ; also in verse 6
  • b 2:6 - Or "mist"
  • c 2:7 - The Hebrew for "man (adam)" sounds like and may be related to the Hebrew for "ground (adamah)" ; it is also the name "Adam" (see verse 20).
  • d 2:12 - Or "good" ; "pearls"
  • e 2:13 - Possibly southeast Mesopotamia
  • f 2:20 - Or "the man"
  • g 2:21 - Or "took part of the man’s side"
  • h 2:22 - Or "part"