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Gen 2:23

(NIV)
The man said,

‘This is now bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called “woman”,
for she was taken out of man.’
(ESV)
Then the man said,

This at last is bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called Woman,
because she was taken out of Man.”

Gen 2:24

(NIV)
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.
(ESV)
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Gen 3:6

(NIV)
When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it.
(ESV)
So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.

Gen 3:16

(NIV)
To the woman he said,

‘I will make your pains in childbearing very severe;
with painful labor you will give birth to children.
Your desire will be for your husband,
and he will rule over you.’
(ESV)
To the woman he said,

“I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing;
in pain you shall bring forth children.
Your desire shall be for your husband,
and he shall rule over you.”

Gen 4:1

(NIV)
Adam made love to his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, ‘With the help of the  Lord I have brought forth a man.’
(ESV)
Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the  Lord.”

Gen 4:23

(NIV)
Lamech said to his wives,

‘Adah and Zillah, listen to me;
wives of Lamech, hear my words.
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for injuring me.
(ESV)
Lamech said to his wives:

Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;
you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for striking me.

Gen 6:9

(NIV)
This is the account of Noah and his family.

Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God.
(ESV)
These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God.

Gen 7:2

(NIV)
Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal, a male and its mate, and one pair of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate,
(ESV)
Take with you seven pairs of all clean animals the male and his mate, and a pair of the animals that are not clean, the male and his mate,

Gen 9:5

(NIV)
And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal. And from each human being, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of another human being.

(ESV)
And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man.

Gen 9:20

(NIV)
Noah, a man of the soil, proceeded to plant a vineyard.
(ESV)
Noah began to be a man of the soil, and he planted a vineyard.

Gen 10:5

(NIV)
(From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)

(ESV)
From these the coastland peoples spread in their lands, each with his own language, by their clans, in their nations.

Gen 11:3

(NIV)
They said to each other, ‘Come, let’s make bricks and bake them thoroughly.’ They used brick instead of stone, and bitumen for mortar.
(ESV)
And they said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly.” And they had brick for stone, and bitumen for mortar.

Gen 11:7

(NIV)
Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.’

(ESV)
Come let us go down and there confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another’s speech.”

Gen 13:11

(NIV)
So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out towards the east. The two men parted company:
(ESV)
So Lot chose for himself all the Jordan Valley, and Lot journeyed east. Thus they separated from each other.

Gen 13:16

(NIV)
I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust, then your offspring could be counted.
(ESV)
I will make your offspring as the dust of the earth, so that if one can count the dust of the earth, your offspring also can be counted.

Gen 14:13

(NIV)
A man who had escaped came and reported this to Abram the Hebrew. Now Abram was living near the great trees of Mamre the Amorite, a brother of Eshkol and Aner, all of whom were allied with Abram.
(ESV)
Then one who had escaped came and told Abram the Hebrew, who was living by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and of Aner. These were allies of Abram.

Gen 15:10

(NIV)
Abram brought all these to him, cut them in two and arranged the halves opposite each other; the birds, however, he did not cut in half.
(ESV)
And he brought him all these, cut them in half, and laid each half over against the other. But he did not cut the birds in half.

Gen 16:3

(NIV)
So after Abram had been living in Canaan ten years, Sarai his wife took her Egyptian slave Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife.
(ESV)
So, after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Sarai, Abram’s wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her servant, and gave her to Abram her husband as a wife.

Gen 19:8

(NIV)
Look, I have two daughters who have never slept with a man. Let me bring them out to you, and you can do what you like with them. But don’t do anything to these men, for they have come under the protection of my roof.’

(ESV)
Behold, I have two daughters who have not known any man. Let me bring them out to you, and do to them as you please. Only do nothing to these men, for they have come under the shelter of my roof.”

Gen 19:9

(NIV)
‘Get out of our way,’ they replied. ‘This fellow came here as a foreigner, and now he wants to play the judge! We’ll treat you worse than them.’ They kept bringing pressure on Lot and moved forward to break down the door.

(ESV)
But they said, “Stand back!” And they said, “This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them.” Then they pressed hard against the man Lot, and drew near to break the door down.

Gen 19:31

(NIV)
One day the elder daughter said to the younger, ‘Our father is old, and there is no man round here to give us children – as is the custom all over the earth.
(ESV)
And the firstborn said to the younger, “Our father is old, and there is not a man on earth to come in to us after the manner of all the earth.

Gen 20:3

(NIV)
But God came to Abimelek in a dream one night and said to him, ‘You are as good as dead because of the woman you have taken; she is a married woman.’

(ESV)
But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, “Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is a man’s wife.”

Gen 20:7

(NIV)
Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, you may be sure that you and all who belong to you will die.’

(ESV)
Now then, return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, so that he will pray for you, and you shall live. But if you do not return her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.”

Gen 23:6

(NIV)
‘Sir, listen to us. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will refuse you his tomb for burying your dead.’

(ESV)
“Hear us, my lord; you are a prince of God among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb to hinder you from burying your dead.”

Gen 24:16

(NIV)
The woman was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had ever slept with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again.

(ESV)
The young woman was very attractive in appearance, a maiden whom no man had known. She went down to the spring and filled her jar and came up.

Gen 24:21

(NIV)
Without saying a word, the man watched her closely to learn whether or not the  Lord had made his journey successful.

(ESV)
The man gazed at her in silence to learn whether the  Lord had prospered his journey or not.

Gen 24:22

(NIV)
When the camels had finished drinking, the man took out a gold nose ring weighing a beka and two gold bracelets weighing ten shekels.
(ESV)
When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing a half shekel, and two bracelets for her arms weighing ten gold shekels,

Gen 24:26

(NIV)
Then the man bowed down and worshipped the  Lord,
(ESV)
The man bowed his head and worshiped the  Lord

Gen 24:29

(NIV)
Now Rebekah had a brother named Laban, and he hurried out to the man at the spring.
(ESV)
Rebekah had a brother whose name was Laban. Laban ran out toward the man, to the spring.

Gen 24:30

(NIV)
As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and had heard Rebekah tell what the man said to her, he went out to the man and found him standing by the camels near the spring.
(ESV)
As soon as he saw the ring and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and heard the words of Rebekah his sister, “Thus the man spoke to me,” he went to the man. And behold, he was standing by the camels at the spring.

Gen 24:32

(NIV)
So the man went to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and fodder were brought for the camels, and water for him and his men to wash their feet.
(ESV)
So the man came to the house and unharnessed the camels, and gave straw and fodder to the camels, and there was water to wash his feet and the feet of the men who were with him.

Gen 24:58

(NIV)
So they called Rebekah and asked her, ‘Will you go with this man?’

‘I will go,’ she said.

(ESV)
And they called Rebekah and said to her, “Will you go with this man?” She said, “I will go.”

Gen 24:61

(NIV)
Then Rebekah and her attendants got ready and mounted the camels and went back with the man. So the servant took Rebekah and left.

(ESV)
Then Rebekah and her young women arose and rode on the camels and followed the man. Thus the servant took Rebekah and went his way.

Gen 24:65

(NIV)
and asked the servant, ‘Who is that man in the field coming to meet us?’

‘He is my master,’ the servant answered. So she took her veil and covered herself.

(ESV)
and said to the servant, “Who is that man, walking in the field to meet us?” The servant said, “It is my master.” So she took her veil and covered herself.

Gen 25:27

(NIV)
The boys grew up, and Esau became a skilful hunter, a man of the open country, while Jacob was content to stay at home among the tents.
(ESV)
When the boys grew up, Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents.

Gen 26:11

(NIV)
So Abimelek gave orders to all the people: ‘Anyone who harms this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.’

(ESV)
So Abimelech warned all the people, saying, “Whoever touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.”

Gen 26:13

(NIV)
The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.
(ESV)
and the man became rich, and gained more and more until he became very wealthy.

Gen 26:31

(NIV)
Early the next morning the men swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they went away peacefully.

(ESV)
In the morning they rose early and exchanged oaths. And Isaac sent them on their way, and they departed from him in peace.

Gen 27:11

(NIV)
Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, ‘But my brother Esau is a hairy man while I have smooth skin.
(ESV)
But Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, “Behold, my brother Esau is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.

Gen 29:19

(NIV)
Laban said, ‘It’s better that I give her to you than to some other man. Stay here with me.’
(ESV)
Laban said, “It is better that I give her to you than that I should give her to any other man; stay with me.”

Gen 29:32

(NIV)
Leah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Reuben, for she said, ‘It is because the  Lord has seen my misery. Surely my husband will love me now.’

(ESV)
And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, “Because the  Lord has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me.”

Gen 29:34

(NIV)
Again she conceived, and when she gave birth to a son she said, ‘Now at last my husband will become attached to me, because I have borne him three sons.’ So he was named Levi.

(ESV)
Again she conceived and bore a son, and said, “Now this time my husband will be attached to me, because I have borne him three sons.” Therefore his name was called Levi.

Gen 30:15

(NIV)
But she said to her, ‘Wasn’t it enough that you took away my husband? Will you take my son’s mandrakes too?’

‘Very well,’ Rachel said, ‘he can sleep with you tonight in return for your son’s mandrakes.’

(ESV)
But she said to her, “Is it a small matter that you have taken away my husband? Would you take away my son’s mandrakes also?” Rachel said, “Then he may lie with you tonight in exchange for your son’s mandrakes.”

Gen 30:18

(NIV)
Then Leah said, ‘God has rewarded me for giving my servant to my husband.’ So she named him Issachar.

(ESV)
Leah said, “God has given me my wages because I gave my servant to my husband.” So she called his name Issachar.

Gen 30:20

(NIV)
Then Leah said, ‘God has presented me with a precious gift. This time my husband will treat me with honour, because I have borne him six sons.’ So she named him Zebulun.

(ESV)
Then Leah said, “God has endowed me with a good endowment; now my husband will honor me, because I have borne him six sons.” So she called his name Zebulun.

Gen 30:43

(NIV)
In this way the man grew exceedingly prosperous and came to own large flocks, and female and male servants, and camels and donkeys.

(ESV)
Thus the man increased greatly and had large flocks, female servants and male servants, and camels and donkeys.

Gen 31:49

(NIV)
It was also called Mizpah, because he said, ‘May the  Lord keep watch between you and me when we are away from each other.
(ESV)
and Mizpah for he said, “The  Lord watch between you and me, when we are out of one another’s sight.

Gen 31:50

(NIV)
If you ill-treat my daughters or if you take any wives besides my daughters, even though no one is with us, remember that God is a witness between you and me.’

(ESV)
If you oppress my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no one is with us, see God is witness between you and me.”

Gen 32:6

(NIV)
When the messengers returned to Jacob, they said, ‘We went to your brother Esau, and now he is coming to meet you, and four hundred men are with him.’

(ESV)
And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We came to your brother Esau, and he is coming to meet you, and there are four hundred men with him.”

Gen 32:24

(NIV)
So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.
(ESV)
And Jacob was left alone. And a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day.

Gen 33:1

(NIV)
Jacob looked up and there was Esau, coming with his four hundred men; so he divided the children among Leah, Rachel and the two female servants.
(ESV)
And Jacob lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two female servants.

Gen 34:14

(NIV)
They said to them, ‘We can’t do such a thing; we can’t give our sister to a man who is not circumcised. That would be a disgrace to us.
(ESV)
They said to them, “We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us.

Gen 34:25

(NIV)
Three days later, while all of them were still in pain, two of Jacob’s sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brothers, took their swords and attacked the unsuspecting city, killing every male.
(ESV)
On the third day, when they were sore, two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brothers, took their swords and came against the city while it felt secure and killed all the males.

Gen 37:15

(NIV)
a man found him wandering around in the fields and asked him, ‘What are you looking for?’

(ESV)
And a man found him wandering in the fields. And the man asked him, “What are you seeking?”

Gen 37:17

(NIV)
‘They have moved on from here,’ the man answered. ‘I heard them say, “Let’s go to Dothan.”’

So Joseph went after his brothers and found them near Dothan.
(ESV)
And the man said, “They have gone away, for I heard them say, ‘Let us go to Dothan.’” So Joseph went after his brothers and found them at Dothan.

Gen 37:19

(NIV)
‘Here comes that dreamer!’ they said to each other.
(ESV)
They said to one another, “Here comes this dreamer.

Gen 38:1

(NIV)
At that time, Judah left his brothers and went down to stay with a man of Adullam named Hirah.
(ESV)
It happened at that time that Judah went down from his brothers and turned aside to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.

Gen 38:2

(NIV)
There Judah met the daughter of a Canaanite man named Shua. He married her and made love to her;
(ESV)
There Judah saw the daughter of a certain Canaanite whose name was Shua. He took her and went in to her,

Gen 38:25

(NIV)
As she was being brought out, she sent a message to her father-in-law. ‘I am pregnant by the man who owns these,’ she said. And she added, ‘See if you recognise whose seal and cord and staff these are.’

(ESV)
As she was being brought out, she sent word to her father-in-law, “By the man to whom these belong, I am pregnant.” And she said, “Please identify whose these are, the signet and the cord and the staff.”

Gen 39:1

(NIV)
Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt. Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there.

(ESV)
Now Joseph had been brought down to Egypt, and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, had bought him from the Ishmaelites who had brought him down there.
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