Genesis 2:4-2:25 – Performative Statements and Tense/Gender/Number Change

Performative Statements and Tense/Gender/Number Change

  • Performative – Every statement of God is a performative statement leading directly to action.
  • Performative – God also empowered man’s statement with action in the naming responsibility
  • Number – (2:24-25) Intentional change to plural to indicate unity of man and woman.  Similar to 1:27b.

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