Note also the word play: ’a¯da¯m-’ada¯ma (man-soil/earth) and ’isŠ-’isŠsŠâ (man-woman), which identify the woman with the land/earth/soil (Ronald A. Simkins, “Class and Gender in Early Israel” in Mark R. Sneed, ed., Concepts of Class in Ancient Israel [Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1999], pp. 76, 81; Hans Walter Wolff, Anthropology of the Old Testament (London: SCM Press, 1974), pp. 94–95. See also Ferdinand E. Deist, The Material Culture of the Bible, an Introduction (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000), p. 107.