but streams[a] came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground. Then the Lord God formed(A) a man[b](B) from the dust(C) of the ground(D) and breathed into his nostrils the breath(E) of life,(F) and the man became a living being.(G)

Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden;(H) and there he put the man he had formed.

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  1. Genesis 2:6 Or mist
  2. Genesis 2:7 The Hebrew for man (adam) sounds like and may be related to the Hebrew for ground (adamah); it is also the name Adam (see verse 20).

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