Genesis 2:4-7 NIV

Adam and Eve

4 This is the account1 of the heavens and the earth when they were created.2 When the LORD God made the earth and the heavens--

References for Genesis 2:4

5 and no shrub of the field had yet appeared on the eartha and no plant of the field had yet sprung up,3 for the LORD God had not sent rain on the earthb4 and there was no man to work the ground,

References for Genesis 2:5

    • b 2:5 - Or "land "; also in verse 6
    • c 2:5 - Or "land "; also in verse 6
      6 but streamsc came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground--

      References for Genesis 2:6

        • d 2:6 - Or "mist"
          7 the LORD God formed5 the mand6 from the dust7 of the ground8 and breathed into his nostrils the breath9 of life,10 and the man became a living being.11

          References for Genesis 2:7

            • e 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 Gen. 2:20).