21 And the Lord God caused a (A)deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place. 22 Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He [a]made into a woman, (B)and He (C)brought her to the man.

23 And Adam said:

“This is now (D)bone of my bones
And flesh of my flesh;
She shall be called [b]Woman,
Because she was (E)taken out of [c]Man.”

24 (F)Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and (G)be[d] joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

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  1. Genesis 2:22 Lit. built
  2. Genesis 2:23 Heb. Ishshah
  3. Genesis 2:23 Heb. Ish
  4. Genesis 2:24 Lit. cling

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