Genesis 2:18



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."

King James Version

And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

Holman Bible

Then the Lord God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is like him."

International Standard Version

Later, the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make the woman to be an authority corresponding to him."

A Conservative Version

And LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone, I will make a help meet for him.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a help meet for him.

Amplified

Now the Lord God said, It is not good (sufficient, satisfactory) that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper (suitable, adapted, complementary) for him.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord God said, It is not good for the man to be by himself: I will make one like himself as a help to him

Darby Translation

And Jehovah Elohim said, It is not good that Man should be alone; I will make him a helpmate, his like.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a help meet for him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah God will say, It is not good for man to be alone; I will make for him a help as before him.

King James 2000

And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Yahweh God said, "[it is] not good [that] the man is alone. I will make for him a helper {as his counterpart}."

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah God said, It is not good that the man should be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD God said, "It is not good that man should be alone. I will make him a helper to bear him company."

NET Bible

The Lord God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a companion for him who corresponds to him."

New Heart English Bible

The LORD God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."

New simplified Bible

Jehovah God said: It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.

The Emphasized Bible

And Yahweh God said, It is, not good, that the man should remain alone, - I will make for him a helper as his counterpart.

Webster

And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone: I will make him a help meet for him.

World English Bible

Yahweh God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah God saith, 'Not good for the man to be alone, I do make to him an helper -- as his counterpart.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600


Usage: 0

It is not good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

that the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

alone I will make

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

עזר 
`ezer 
Usage: 21

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 2:18

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Images Genesis 2:18

Context Readings

The First Woman

17 but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die." 18 Then the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him." 19 Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name.



Cross References

Genesis 3:12

The man said, "The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me from the tree, and I ate."

Genesis 1:31

God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

1 Corinthians 11:7-12

For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.

1 Peter 3:7

You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

Ruth 3:1

Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you?

Proverbs 18:22

He who finds a wife finds a good thing And obtains favor from the LORD.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor.

1 Corinthians 7:36

But if any man thinks that he is acting unbecomingly toward his virgin daughter, if she is past her youth, and if it must be so, let him do what he wishes, he does not sin; let her marry.

1 Timothy 2:11-13

A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.

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