Genesis 5:2
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New American Standard Bible
He created them male and female, and He blessed them and named them Man in the day when they were created.

King James Bible
Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.

Darby Bible Translation
Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.

World English Bible
He created them male and female, and blessed them, and called their name "Adam," in the day when they were created.

Young's Literal Translation
a male and a female He hath prepared them, and He blesseth them, and calleth their name Man, in the day of their being prepared.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

And called their name man. - This name seems to connect man אדם 'ādām with the soil from which he was taken ארמה 'ădāmâh Genesis 2:7. It is evidently a generic or collective term, denoting the species. God, as the maker, names the race, and thereby marks its character and purpose.

Genesis 5:2 Parallel Commentaries

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The Neo-Kohlbruggians.
"And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, and after his image; and called his name Seth."--Gen. v. 3. Many are the efforts made to alter the meaning of the word, "Let Us make man in Our image and after Our likeness," (Gen. i. 26) by a different translation; especially by making it to read "in" instead of "after" our likeness. This new reading is Dr. Böhl's main support. With this translation his system stands or falls. According to him, man is not the bearer
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Consolations against the Fear of Death.
If in the time of thy sickness thou findest thyself fearful to die, meditate-- 1. That it argueth a dastardly mind to fear that which is not; for in the church of Christ there is no death (Isa. xxv. 7, 8), and whosoever liveth and believeth in Christ, shall never die (John xi. 26). Let them fear death who live without Christ. Christians die not; but when they please God, they are like Enoch translated unto God (Gen. v. 24;) their pains are but Elijah's fiery chariot to carry them up to heaven (2
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Matthew 19:4
And He answered and said, "Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE,

Mark 10:6
"But from the beginning of creation, God MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE.

Genesis 1:28
God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

Genesis 5:3
When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

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