Then the Lord God formed(A) a man[a](B) from the dust(C) of the ground(D) and breathed into his nostrils the breath(E) of life,(F) and the man became a living being.(G)

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  1. Genesis 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 verse 20).
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22 Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib[a](A) he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.

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  1. Genesis 2:22 Or part
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For man did not come from woman, but woman from man;(A)

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