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Genesis 2:1-8 NIV

1 Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.

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2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.

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3 Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.

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Adam and Eve

4 This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, when the LORD God made the earth and the heavens.

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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
      6 but streamsb came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground.

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        • c 2:6 - Or "mist"
          7 Then the LORD God formed a manc 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).
              8 Now the LORD God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there he put the man he had formed.

              References for Genesis 2:8

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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"