21 So the Lord God caused a (A)deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. 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 (B)bone of my bones
    and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called Woman,
    because she was (C)taken out of Man.”[b]

24 (D)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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