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genesis Chapter 2

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genesis:2:1 audio   1. The heavens and the earth were finished, and all their vast array.
genesis:2:2 audio   2. On the seventh day God finished his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.
genesis:2:3 audio   3. God blessed the seventh day, and made it holy, because he rested in it from all his work which he had created and made.
genesis:2:4 audio   4. This is the history of the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that Yahweh God made the earth and the heavens.
genesis:2:5 audio   5. No plant of the field was yet in the earth, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for Yahweh God had not caused it to rain on the earth. There was not a man to till the ground,
genesis:2:6 audio   6. but a mist went up from the earth, and watered the whole surface of the ground.
genesis:2:7 audio   7. Yahweh God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
genesis:2:8 audio   8. Yahweh God planted a garden eastward, in Eden, and there he put the man whom he had formed.
genesis:2:9 audio   9. Out of the ground Yahweh God made every tree to grow that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the middle of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
genesis:2:10 audio   10. A river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it was parted, and became four heads.
genesis:2:11 audio   11. The name of the first is Pishon: this is the one which flows through the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
genesis:2:12 audio   12. and the gold of that land is good. There is aromatic resin and the onyx stone.
genesis:2:13 audio   13. The name of the second river is Gihon: the same river that flows through the whole land of Cush.
genesis:2:14 audio   14. The name of the third river is Hiddekel: this is the one which flows in front of Assyria. The fourth river is the Euphrates.
genesis:2:15 audio   15. Yahweh God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
genesis:2:16 audio   16. Yahweh God commanded the man, saying, "Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat;
genesis:2:17 audio   17. but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it; for in the day that you eat of it you will surely die."
genesis:2:18 audio   18. Yahweh God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."
genesis:2:19 audio   19. Out of the ground Yahweh God formed every animal of the field, and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. Whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.
genesis:2:20 audio   20. The man gave names to all livestock, and to the birds of the sky, and to every animal of the field; but for man there was not found a helper suitable for him.
genesis:2:21 audio   21. Yahweh God caused a deep sleep to fall on the man, and he slept; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place.
genesis:2:22 audio   22. He made the rib, which Yahweh God had taken from the man, into a woman, and brought her to the man.
genesis:2:23 audio   23. The man said, "This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh. She will be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man."
genesis:2:24 audio   24. Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh.
genesis:2:25 audio   25. They were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.
noun: Yahweh; noun: Yahveha
form of the Hebrew name of God used in the Bible. The name came to be regarded by Jews ( c. 300 BC) as too sacred to be spoken, and the vowel sounds are uncertain.
noun. Also called: Garden of Eden Old Testament the garden in which Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation. a delightful place, region, dwelling, etc; paradise. a state of great delight, happiness, or contentment; bliss.
noun: serpent; plural noun: serpents
a large snake.
  • a biblical name for Satan (see Gen. 3, Rev. 20).noun: Serpent; noun: the Serpent
  • a dragon or other mythical snake-like reptile.
a winged angelic being described in biblical tradition as attending on God. It is represented in ancient Middle Eastern art as a lion or bull with eagles' wings and a human face, and regarded in traditional Christian angelology as an angel of the second highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.
Phonetic Pronunciation of Habakkuk
  • 1 : a Hebrew prophet of seventh century b.c. Judah who prophesied an imminent Chaldean invasion
  • 2 : a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture
Phonetic Pronunciation of Haggai
  • 1 : a Hebrew minor prophet
  • 2 : an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity

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