Genesis 1:1 - 31
NKJV - 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.
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To me, the accounts in the two chapters cited in the question are not redundant or in conflict, but are complementary. I would say that Genesis 1 is meant to be an account or view of creation from a "macro" standpoint (encompassing the entire universe), whereas the information in Chapter 2 is a "micro" view of a portion of that creation (described in Genesis 1:26-30) dealing specifically with earth, and, even more specifically, with the creation of humans (male and female).
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