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Bereshit

  
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2:7 God formed man out of dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils a breath of life. Man [thus] became a living creature.
Vayitser Adonay Elohim et-ha'adam afar min-ha'adamah vayipach pe'apav nishmat chayim vayehi ha'adam lenefesh chayah.
2:8 God planted a garden in Eden to the east. There He placed the man that He had formed.
Vayita Adonay Elohim gan-be'Eden mikedem vayasem sham et-ha'adam asher yatsar.



Commentary:

ground
  Adamah in Hebrew, related to Adam, the Hebrew word for man. Both words are also cognate to adom, meaning red, and dam meaning blood.

breath
  (Septuagint). Or, 'soul' (cf. Targum).

Eden
  Delight in Hebrew.





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