Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden;(A) and there he put the man he had formed. The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees(B) that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life(C) and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.(D)

10 A river(E) watering the garden flowed from Eden;(F) from there it was separated into four headwaters.

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And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.

And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.

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Life in God’s Garden

The Lord God planted (A)a garden (B)eastward in (C)Eden, and there He put the man whom He had formed. And out of the ground the Lord God made (D)every tree grow that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. (E)The tree of life was also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and (F)evil.

10 Now a river went out of Eden to water the garden, and from there it parted and became four riverheads.

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15 The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden(A) to work it and take care of it.

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15 And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

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15 Then the Lord God took [a]the man and put him in the garden of Eden to [b]tend and keep it.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 2:15 Or Adam
  2. Genesis 2:15 cultivate