Genesis 2 Commentary

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Genesis 2:1-3

God concludes the act of creation by resting on the seventh day. God blesses and sanctifies the seventh day.

Genesis 2:4-6

We begin to see what is happening on the earth. No shrubs or plants had started to grow because it had not yet rained. A mist from the earth waters the surface of the ground.

Genesis 2:7-9

God makes man from the dust of the ground and he becomes a living being. Man is placed in a beautiful garden with food, the tree of life, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:10-14

A river flowed out of Eden and divided into four other rivers, the Pishon, the Gihon, the Tigris, and the Euphrates.

Genesis 2:18-25

Adam names all the living creatures, but a suitable helper was not found for him. God made woman from Adam’s rib and she became his wife.