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Genesis 2:5 NIV

5 Now no shrub had yet appeared on the eartha and no plant had yet sprung up, for the LORD God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no one to work the ground,

References for Genesis 2:5

    • b 2:5 - Or "land" ; also in verse 6

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      • 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"