Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- Genesis ~~- chapter 2 of 50 (25 verses.)

Genesis 2:21Wrench

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YAH Separates Adam, Creating โ€˜Wombed-Manโ€™

YHVH Elohim causes a deep slumber to fall upon Adam.
Adam sleeps. Meanwhile, YAH takes one side of Adam, and closes up the โ€˜flesh woundโ€™โ€ฆ

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Note: Eve is not an overgrown rib!
Rather, Woman is mankind's feminine side.
The Creator is whole. He has no gender. Man and Woman are two halves of the image of the whole Creator.
That's part of why we humans get so obsessed with sexual union:
putting together the whole.
In heaven we will be whole beings, non-sexual, like the angels.

Side=#6763 tsela`:
side: literally (of the body) or figuratively (of an object:
door-leaf, quarter of the sky), timber, plank, beam, board, corner or section of a ceiling or floor, etc.;
rib, side-chamber.



Other English Bible translations of Genesis 2:21:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNThen Elohim caused a deep sleep to fall upon the person; and while he was sleeping, he took one of his ribs and closed up the place from which he took it with flesh.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRSo YHVH Elohim caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man's ribs and closed up the place with flesh.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNSo the Adonai Elohim caused him to fall into a deep sleep. While the man was sleeping, the Adonai Elohim took out one of his ribs. He closed up the opening that was in his side.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNSo YHVH Elohim caused Adam to fall into a deep sleep. He took one of Adam's ribs and closed up the place from which he had taken it.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNSo the Adonai Elohim caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then he took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNYHVH put the Man into a deep sleep. As he slept he removed one of his ribs and replaced it with flesh.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNThen the Adonai Elohim made the man fall into a deep sleep, and while he was sleeping, he took out one of the man's ribs and closed up the flesh.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNSo YHVH Elohim caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then He took one of his ribs and closed up the flesh at that place.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;