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Genesis 2:7 NIV

7 Then the LORD God formed a mana from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.

References for Genesis 2:7

    • d 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).

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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"