Bible: Genesis 2:18-24

2:18 The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. 1  I will make a companion 2  for him who corresponds to him.” 3  2:19 The Lord God formed 4  out of the ground every living animal of the field and every bird of the air. He brought them to the man to see what he would 5  name them, and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name. 2:20 So the man named all the animals, the birds of the air, and the living creatures of the field, but for Adam 6  no companion who corresponded to him was found. 7  2:21 So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep, 8  and while he was asleep, 9  he took part of the man’s side 10  and closed up the place with flesh. 11  2:22 Then the Lord God made 12  a woman from the part he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. 2:23 Then the man said,

This one at last 13  is bone of my bones

and flesh of my flesh;

this one will be called 14 woman,’

for she was taken out of 15  man.” 16 

2:24 That is why 17  a man leaves 18  his father and mother and unites with 19  his wife, and they become a new family. 20 

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