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Genesis 2:21 NIV

21 So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribsa and then closed up the place with flesh.

References for Genesis 2:21

    • h 2:21 - Or "took part of the man’s side"

      Study tools for Genesis 2:21

      • 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"