The Lord God planted a (A)garden toward the east, in Eden; and there He placed the man whom He had formed. Out of the ground the Lord God caused (B)every tree to grow that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; (C)the tree of life was also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

10 Now a (D)river [a]flowed out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it divided and became four [b]rivers. 11 The name of the first is Pishon; it [c]flows around the whole land of (E)Havilah, where there is gold. 12 The gold of that land is good; the bdellium and the onyx stone are there as well. 13 The name of the second river is Gihon; it [d]flows around the whole land of Cush. 14 The name of the third river is [e](F)Tigris; it [f]flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the [g](G)Euphrates.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 2:10 Lit was going out
  2. Genesis 2:10 Lit heads
  3. Genesis 2:11 Lit surrounds
  4. Genesis 2:13 Lit is the one surrounding
  5. Genesis 2:14 Heb Hiddekel
  6. Genesis 2:14 Lit is the one going
  7. Genesis 2:14 Heb Perath