2 b For he had now finished his creacion, but his prouidence stil watcheth ouer his creatures, and gouerneth them.
2 ! God resteth the seuenth day & sanctifieth it.
3 c Appointed it to be kept holy, that man might therein consider the excellencie of his workes & Gods goodnes towards him.
5 d God onely openeth the heauens and shutteth them, he sendeth drought and raine according to his good pleasure.
7 e He sheweth whereof mans bodye was created, to the intent that man shulde not glorie in the excellencie of his owne nature.
8 f This was the name of a place, as some think, in Mesopotamia, moste pleasant & abundant in all things.
9 h That is, of miserable experience, which came by disobeying God.
14 / Or, Tygris.
14 / Or, Assyria.
15 k God wolde not haue man ydle, thogh as yet there was no nede to labour.
17 m By this death he meaneth the separacion of man from God, who is our life and chief felicitie, and also that our disobedience is the cause thereof.
17 / Ebr. in the day.
22 o Signifying that mankinde was perfit when the woman, was created, which before was like an vnperfit buylding.
22 ! He createth the woman.
22 / Ebr. buylt.
24 p So that marriage requireth a greater dutie of vs towarde our wiues than otherwise we are bounde to shewe to our parents.