22 And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made[a] into a woman and brought her to the man. 23 Then the man said,

“This at last is (A)bone of my bones
    and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called Woman,
    because she was (B)taken out of Man.”[b]

24 (C)Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 2:22 Hebrew built
  2. Genesis 2:23 The Hebrew words for woman (ishshah) and man (ish) sound alike

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