At the beginning of genesis 3, satan appears, and at the end, we find angels (3:24), yet genesis 1 and 2 do not mention the creation of satan, or of angels i believe genesis is the account of man’s beginnings, of israel’s beginnings, and the beginning of god’s redemptive program for man. In genesis chapter 2 the order of creation seems to be different to that in chapter 1 with the animals being created (2:19) after adam (2:7) doesn’t the bible contradict itself here explains the main alleged differences.
Some translations introduce an apparent contradiction between genesis 1 and 2 in genesis 2:19, by rendering the phrase “god formed every beast” that is, genesis 1 states that god made the birds and beasts before man, while genesis 2:19, if translated this way, seems to state that god made birds and beasts after man. Strictly speaking genesis 1 can not be compared with genesis 2, because the first creation account, starting at genesis 1:1 continues through to the first sentence in genesis 2:4 the second creation account begins in the second sentence in genesis 2:4 when the book was divided up into chapters and verses, these issues were not always considered. The controversy between genesis 1 & 2 randy lee and richard anthony order of things made in genesis 1 order of things formed in genesis 2 vegetation (made first - 3rd day) adam (formed first) genesis 2:1-3, thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and the whole order of them.
Genesis 1 vs genesis 2 one major controversy concerning a biblical narrative and its valid or invalid explanation of nature is the dispute over the creation accounts put forth in the first and second chapters of genesis there has been much debate as to whether these two chapters are contradictory or complementary. The scriptures in question are genesis 1:1-2:3 vs genesis 2:4-22 this is a common argument used against the traditional understanding of genesis (ie, god created everything in six normal-length days approximately 6,000 years ago.
The second creation account begins in the second sentence in genesis 2:4 when the book was divided up into chapters and verses, these issues were not always considered so, for simplicity, i will call genesis 1:1-2:4a the first creation account, and refer to genesis 2:4b-2:25 as the second creation account.
Therefore, their premise is that the account of the six day creation (genesis 1:1 through genesis 2:1) is just an overview of the specifics written about from genesis 2:4 through genesis 3:1, which they say were written by a different writer than chapter one. Comparison of genesis 1 & 2 essay 2013 comparison between genesis 1 & genesis 2 the story of creation begins with genesis 1 and 2 , it explains how the world and it’s living inhabitants were created from god’s touch. Without question, the description of creation in genesis 1 is markedly different from that in genesis 2 however, an examination of the point of view in each passage clarifies why genesis 1 focuses on the physical events of creation genesis 2, on the spiritual events.