Here, God’s plan for mankind concerning marriage is laid out – as affirmed by Jesus in Matthew 19:3-9. One man for one woman was always God’s intention.
Genesis 2 is a favorite citation of unbelievers who want to say there are contradictions in the Bible. We should understand that the accounts in Genesis 1 and 2 are not intended to be chronological. Genesis 2 summarizes the entire creation event of the six days and expounds upon it.
Please note: I did not design the reading plan that I am following in my blog. All of my comments in this blog, however, are solely my responsibility. When reading ANY commentary, you should ALWAYS refer first to the scripture, which is God’s unchanging and unfailing word. Reading schedules, as well as a link to the site where you can get the reading plan that I’m currently following for yourself can be found on the “Schedules” page of my website at http://graceofourlord.com. For questions and help, please see the “FAQ” and “Summaries” pages there.