Genesis 2:20-25 NIV

20 So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds of the air and all the beasts of the field. But for Adama no suitable helper1 was found.

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    • h 2:20 - Or "the man"
      21 So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep;2 and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man's ribsb and closed up the place with flesh.

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        • i 2:21 - Or "took part of the man's side"
          22 Then the LORD God made a woman from the ribc3 he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.

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          23 The man said, "This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh;4 she shall be called5 'woman,d ' for she was taken out of man.6"

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            • k 2:23 - The Hebrew for "woman" sounds like the Hebrew for "man."
              24 For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united7 to his wife, and they will become one flesh.8

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              25 The man and his wife were both naked,9 and they felt no shame.

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