Genesis 2

I. Introduction
A. Recap of the Creation account in Genesis 1
B. Transition to a more detailed focus on the creation of humanity

II. The Creation of Adam and the Garden of Eden
A. Verses 1-3: God completes His work of creation and rests on the seventh day
B. Verse 4: The specific account of the creation of the heavens and the earth
C. Verses 5-6: Description of the lack of vegetation and rain before Adam’s creation
D. Verses 7-9: God forms Adam from the dust of the ground and places him in the Garden of Eden
E. Verses 10-14: The rivers that flow out of Eden and their locations

III. The Role and Responsibility of Adam
A. Verses 15-17: God commands Adam to work and care for the Garden, with the exception of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil
B. Verses 18-20: God determines that it is not good for Adam to be alone and brings the animals for Adam to name
C. Verses 21-25: God creates Eve from Adam’s rib to be his suitable helper and companion

IV. The Institution of Marriage
A. Verse 24: The declaration of the divine institution of marriage, with a man leaving his parents to be joined to his wife
B. Verse 25: The description of Adam and Eve’s innocence and lack of shame

V. The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil
A. Verses 9-17: God warns Adam about the consequences of eating from the tree
B. Verses 18-25: The establishment of Adam and Eve’s relationship with God, their surroundings, and each other

VI. Conclusion
A. Summary of the events in Genesis 2
B. Transition to the subsequent chapters and further narrative development

Note: This outline provides a general structure of Genesis 2, focusing on the creation of Adam, the establishment of the Garden of Eden, and the institution of marriage. It captures the key points and events, but the actual chapter contains additional details and nuances that are not included in this outline.