Man knew that The Word of God brought life and order and got their mind wondering if they could not become as wise and mighty as God. The inner voice of man or the nachash is of self-esteem and brings deception when allowing oneself to be carried away by the temptation, falling into trickery, treachery,and insincerity.
Created in the image of God man has 49 sefirot in him or a 49-step process of self-refinement, having received orders from his Maker Who expect to fit man in His holy Plan.
After having brought structure in the cosmic chaos living creatures after their kind, came to populate waters and land. Last but not least human beings got the breath of life in them to multiply on earth.