Genesis Chapter Summaries

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Chapter one of Genesis goes over how God created the heavens and the Earth. On the first day he created night and day. On the second he created the sky. On the third day God created the land, the oceans, and the plants. On the fourth day God created the sun, the moon, and the stars. On the fifth day God created the birds, fish and other sea creatures.

The beginning of chapter two of Genesis wraps up chapter one, explaining that on the sixth day God created the rest of the land, animals, and made humans in his own image. And on the seventh day, God ceased from work and rested, and blessed that day. Later in chapter two it begins to explain creation in the garden. It is explained that before any living thing had touched the earth, God created a stream that watered the land and from the soil of the land he created the first human. God planted a garden in Eden that had every fruit bearing tree, and also the tree of knowledge of good and evil, and the human lived there. Then it explains the geography of Eden. God tells the human to have his fill on the fruit trees, but to not eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil because if he did, he would die. God gave the human many helpers but none was the perfect one, so God took from the man a single rib and created a woman from it. …show more content…

He tells her that to eat from the tree they would see the way God sees, with good and evil. The woman picked fruit and ate it, then gave some to her husband. When God came to them he cursed the snake and the humans. The snake would forever slither on his belly, woman's pregnancy would be painful, and where man grew crops, the land would become infertile. Later the man names his wife Eve, and God made them clothes. He cast the humans from Eden and set two winged creatures with flaming swords to guard the way to the tree of life so humans could not eat and then live

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