Genesis 2:22
New International Version
Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.

New Living Translation
Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib, and he brought her to the man.

English Standard Version
And the rib that the LORD God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man.

Berean Study Bible
And from the rib that the LORD God had taken from the man, He made a woman and brought her to him.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD God fashioned into a woman the rib which He had taken from the man, and brought her to the man.

King James Bible
And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD God made the rib he had taken from the man into a woman and brought her to the man.

Contemporary English Version
the LORD made a woman out of the rib. The LORD God brought her to the man,

Good News Translation
He formed a woman out of the rib and brought her to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD God made the rib He had taken from the man into a woman and brought her to the man.

International Standard Version
Then the LORD God formed the rib that he had taken from the man into a woman and brought her to the man.

NET Bible
Then the LORD God made a woman from the part he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.

New Heart English Bible
And he made the rib, which the LORD God had taken from the man, into a woman, and brought her to the man.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the LORD God formed a woman from the rib that he had taken from the man. He brought her to the man.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from the man, made He a woman, and brought her unto the man.

New American Standard 1977
And the LORD God fashioned into a woman the rib which He had taken from the man, and brought her to the man.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and the LORD God built that which he had taken from the side of the man into a woman and brought her unto the man.

King James 2000 Bible
And from the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

American King James Version
And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her to the man.

American Standard Version
and the rib, which Jehovah God had taken from the man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And God formed the rib which he took from Adam into a woman, and brought her to Adam.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord God built the rib which he took from Adam into a woman: and brought her to Adam.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah Elohim built the rib that he had taken from Man into a woman; and brought her to Man.

English Revised Version
and the rib, which the LORD God had taken from the man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, he made woman, and brought her to the man.

World English Bible
He made the rib, which Yahweh God had taken from the man, into a woman, and brought her to the man.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah God buildeth up the rib which He hath taken out of the man into a woman, and bringeth her in unto the man;
Study Bible
Man and Woman in the Garden
21So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep, and while he slept, He took one of the man’s ribs and closed up the area with flesh. 22And from the rib that the LORD God had taken from the man, He made a woman and brought her to him. 23And the man said: “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for out of man she was taken.”…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 11:8
For man did not come from woman, but woman from man.

1 Corinthians 11:9
Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

1 Timothy 2:13
For Adam was formed first, and then Eve.

Treasury of Scripture

And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her to the man.

made.

Psalm 127:1
A Song of degrees for Solomon. Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.

1 Timothy 2:13
For Adam was first formed, then Eve.

brought.

Genesis 2:19
And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.

Proverbs 18:22
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

Proverbs 19:14
House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.







Lexicon
And from the rib
הַצֵּלָ֛ע (haṣ·ṣê·lā‘)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6763: A rib, a side, a, timber, plank

that
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֨ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

God
אֱלֹהִ֧ים ׀ (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

had taken
לָקַ֥ח (lā·qaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

the man,
הָֽאָדָ֖ם (hā·’ā·ḏām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 120: Ruddy, a human being

He made
וַיִּבֶן֩ (way·yi·ḇen)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1129: To build

a woman
לְאִשָּׁ֑ה (lə·’iš·šāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

and brought
וַיְבִאֶ֖הָ (way·ḇi·’e·hā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

her to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

[him].
הָֽאָדָֽם׃ (hā·’ā·ḏām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 120: Ruddy, a human being
(22) Made he a woman.--Heb., he built up into a woman. Her formation is described as requiring both time and care on the heavenly artificer's part. Thus woman is no casual or hasty production of nature, but is the finished result of labour and skill. Finally, she is brought with special honour to the man as the Creator's last and most perfect work. Every step and stage in this description is intended for the ennoblement of marriage. Woman is not made from the adamah, but from the adam. She is something that he once had, but has lost; and while for Adam there is simply the closing of the cavity caused by her withdrawal, she is moulded and re-fashioned, and built up into man's counterpart. She brings back more than the man parted with, and the Creator Himself leads her by the hand to her husband. The anthropomorphic language of these early chapters is part of that condescension to human weakness which makes it the rule everywhere for inspiration to use popular language. He who made heaven and earth by the fiat of His will must not be understood as having literally moulded the side taken from Adam as a sculptor would the plastic clay; nor did He assume human form that He might place her at man's side. Much of this may indeed have been represented to Adam's mind in the trance into which he had fallen; but the whole narrative has a nobler meaning, and the practical result of its teaching was that neither woman nor marriage ever sank into that utter degradation among the Jews which elsewhere aided so greatly in corrupting morals and men.

Verse 22. - And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he (literally, builded into; aedificavit, Vulgate; ὠκοδόμησεν, LXX.) a woman. The peculiar phraseology employed to describe the formation of Adam s partner has been understood as referring to the physical configuration of woman s body, which is broadest towards the middle (Lyra); to the incompleteness of Adam's being, which was like an unfinished building until Eve was formed (Calvin); to the part of the female in building up the family (Delitzsch, Macdonald), to the building up of the Church, of which she was designed to be a type (Bonar); - yet it may be doubted if there is not as much truth in the remark that "by the many words used in the generation of mankind, as creating (Genesis 1:27), making (Genesis 1:26), forming and inspiring (Genesis 2:7), and now building, Moses would set forth this wondrous workmanship for which the Psalmist so laudeth God," Psalm 139:14 (Ainsworth). And brought her unto the man. I.e. led, conducted, and presented her to Adam. "The word implies the solemn bestowment of her in the bonds of the marriage covenant, which is hence called the covenant of God (Proverbs 2:17); implying that he is the Author of this sacred institution" (Bush). On awaking from his slumber Adam at once recognized the Divine intention, and joyfully welcomed his bride. 2:18-25 Power over the creatures was given to man, and as a proof of this he named them all. It also shows his insight into the works of God. But though he was lord of the creatures, yet nothing in this world was a help meet for man. From God are all our helpers. If we rest in God, he will work all for good. God caused deep sleep to fall on Adam; while he knows no sin, God will take care that he shall feel no pain. God, as her Father, brought the woman to the man, as his second self, and a help meet for him. That wife, who is of God's making by special grace, and of God's bringing by special providence, is likely to prove a help meet for a man. See what need there is, both of prudence and prayer in the choice of this relation, which is so near and so lasting. That had need to be well done, which is to be done for life. Our first parents needed no clothes for covering against cold or heat, for neither could hurt them: they needed none for ornament. Thus easy, thus happy, was man in his state of innocency. How good was God to him! How many favours did he load him with! How easy were the laws given to him! Yet man, being in honour, understood not his own interest, but soon became as the beasts that perish.
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