And the Lord God planted a (A)garden in Eden, in the east, and there he put the man whom he had formed.

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Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden;(A) and there he put the man he had formed.

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13 You were in (A)Eden, the garden of God;
    (B)every precious stone was your covering,
(C)sardius, topaz, and diamond,
    beryl, onyx, and jasper,
sapphire,[a] (D)emerald, and carbuncle;
    and crafted in gold were your settings
    and your engravings.[b]
(E)On the day that you were created
    they were prepared.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 28:13 Or lapis lazuli
  2. Ezekiel 28:13 The meaning of the Hebrew phrase is uncertain

13 You were in Eden,(A)
    the garden of God;(B)
every precious stone(C) adorned you:
    carnelian, chrysolite and emerald,
    topaz, onyx and jasper,
    lapis lazuli, turquoise(D) and beryl.[a]
Your settings and mountings[b] were made of gold;
    on the day you were created they were prepared.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 28:13 The precise identification of some of these precious stones is uncertain.
  2. Ezekiel 28:13 The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.

I made it beautiful
    in the mass of its branches,
and all the trees of (A)Eden envied it,
    that were in the garden of God.

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I made it beautiful
    with abundant branches,
the envy of all the trees of Eden(A)
    in the garden of God.(B)

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(A)Fire devours before them,
    and behind them a flame burns.
The land is like (B)the garden of Eden before them,
    but (C)behind them a desolate wilderness,
    and nothing escapes them.

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Before them fire(A) devours,
    behind them a flame blazes.
Before them the land is like the garden of Eden,(B)
    behind them, a desert waste(C)
    nothing escapes them.

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