in the image
I will praise You, because I have been remarkably and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful, and I know [this] very well.
everyone called by My name and created for My glory. I have formed him; indeed, I have made him."
For we are His creation-- created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk in them.
you put on the new man, the one created according to God's [likeness] in righteousness and purity of the truth.
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation;
the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to His saints.
So the LORD God caused a deep sleep to come over the man, and he slept. God took one of his ribs and closed the flesh at that place.
Then the LORD God made the rib He had taken from the man into a woman and brought her to the man.
And the man said: This one, at last, is bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh; this one will be called woman, for she was taken from man.
This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.
Both the man and his wife were naked, yet felt no shame.
He created them male and female. When they were created, He blessed them and called them man.
Didn't the one [God] make [us] with a remnant of His life-breath? And what does the One seek? A godly offspring. So watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously against the wife of your youth.
"Haven't you read," He replied, "that He who created them in the beginning made them male and female,
But from the beginning of creation God made them male and female.
For man did not come from woman, but woman came from man;
and man was not created for woman, but woman for man.