Flesh of My Flesh

Genesis 2:22-25

“Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He made into a woman, and He brought her to the man. And Adam said: ‘This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman [Heb., ishshah], because she was taken out of Man [Heb., ish].’” Genesis 2:22-23.

Again we look at the woman taken out of the man, her origin is completely different she is not formed of the dust of the ground, but part of the man himself, sharing the same DNA, the same flesh, the same, but different.

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Eve, Mother of All Living

Genesis 2:7-22

“This is the history of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day [at the time] that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens…” Genesis 2:4.

“And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being. The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there He put the man whom He had formed.” Genesis 2:7.

“Then the Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, ‘Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.’” Genesis 2:15-17.

As stated in the last post, Genesis 2:4 is actually where this chapter should have begun, since the previous verses Genesis 2:1-3 finishes up the creation week narrative of Genesis chapter 1.

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