In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World - Chapters 21 and 22 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 21 and 22 Summary and Analysis

When Yahweh, the Lord God, made the earth and heavens, there was not a single man, plant, or herb. The Lord God made a man out of dust and breathed life into him. The Lord God created the Garden of Eden where he placed the man. He made the tree of life in the garden and the tree of knowledge of good and evil. He made four rivers that flowed from the garden: the Pishon, the Gihon, the Tigris and the Euphrates. He warned the man not to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. If he did, He told him, he would die. God then made the animals and the birds. He took a rib from Adam and created a woman for Adam, called Eve.

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