Genesis 2
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1And the heavens and the earth are completed, and all their host; 2and God completes by the seventh day His work which He has made, and ceases by the seventh day from all His work which He has made. 3And God blesses the seventh day, and sanctifies it, for in it He has ceased from all His work which God had created for making.

4These [are] the generations of the heavens and of the earth in their being created, in the day of YHWH God’s making the earth and the heavens; 5and no shrub of the field is yet in the earth, and no herb of the field yet sprouts, for YHWH God has not rained on the earth, and there is not a man to serve the ground, 6and a mist goes up from the earth, and has watered the whole face of the ground. 7And YHWH God forms the man—dust from the ground, and breathes into his nostrils breath of life, and the man becomes a living creature.

8And YHWH God plants a garden in Eden, at the east, and He sets there the man whom He has formed; 9and YHWH God causes to sprout from the ground every tree desirable for appearance, and good for food, and the Tree of Life in the midst of the garden, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.

10And a river is going out from Eden to water the garden, and from there it is parted, and has become four chief [rivers]; 11the name of the first [is] Pison, it [is] that which is surrounding the whole land of Havilah where the gold [is], 12and the gold of that land [is] good; the bdellium and the shoham stone [are] there; 13and the name of the second river [is] Gihon, it [is] that which is surrounding the whole land of Cush; 14and the name of the third river [is] Hiddekel, it [is] that which is going east of Asshur; and the fourth river is the Euphrates.

15And YHWH God takes the man, and causes him to rest in the Garden of Eden, to serve it and to keep it. 16And YHWH God lays a charge on the man, saying, “From every tree of the garden eating you eat; 17but from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, you do not eat from it, for in the day of your eating from it—dying you die.”

18And YHWH God says, “[It is] not good for the man to be alone; I make him a helper as his counterpart.” 19And YHWH God forms from the ground every beast of the field, and every bird of the heavens, and brings [them] to the man, to see what he calls it; and whatever the man calls a living creature, that [is] its name. 20And the man calls names to all the livestock, and to bird of the heavens, and to every beast of the field; but for man a helper has not been found as his counterpart.

21And YHWH God causes a deep sleep to fall on the man, and he sleeps, and He takes one of his ribs, and closes up flesh in its stead. 22And YHWH God builds up the rib which He has taken out of the man into a woman, and brings her to the man;

23and the man says, “This at last! Bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh!” For this is called Woman, for this has been taken from Man;

24therefore a man leaves his father and his mother, and has cleaved to his wife, and they have become one flesh. 25And both of them are naked, the man and his wife, and they are not ashamed of themselves.


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