2 So the creation of the heavens and the earth and everything in them was completed.2 On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested[a] from all his work.3 And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.
4 This is the account of the creation of the heavens and the earth.
The Man and Woman in Eden
When the Lord God made the earth and the heavens,5 neither wild plants nor grains were growing on the earth. For the Lord God had not yet sent rain to water the earth, and there were no people to cultivate the soil.6 Instead, springs[b] came up from the ground and watered all the land.7 Then the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person.
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