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Marriage 101


Last week we looked at how at the end of every day from 1-5, God said it was good. At the end of day 6 God said it is very good. Here we find that God says it is not good that a man should be alone. Is there a discrepancy between chapter 1 and chapter 2? Not when you look in the context of how this is written. In chapter 1 when God looked over all he had created at the end of the 6th day, this is seeing everything including both man and woman.
Genesis 1:27-28
27 So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 28 Then God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it;
Here in chapter 2, the story of how Eve is created for Adam is expounded upon. In other words, chapter 1 gives a summary and chapter 2 breaks it down.


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