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

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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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23 So the Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden(A) to work the ground(B) from which he had been taken.

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24 After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side[a] of the Garden of Eden(A) cherubim(B) and a flaming sword(C) flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 3:24 Or placed in front

16 So Cain went out from the Lord’s presence(A) and lived in the land of Nod,[a] east of Eden.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 4:16 Nod means wandering (see verses 12 and 14).

10 Lot looked around and saw that the whole plain(A) of the Jordan toward Zoar(B) was well watered, like the garden of the Lord,(C) like the land of Egypt.(D) (This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom(E) and Gomorrah.)(F)

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The Lord will surely comfort(A) Zion(B)
    and will look with compassion on all her ruins;(C)
he will make her deserts like Eden,(D)
    her wastelands(E) like the garden of the Lord.
Joy and gladness(F) will be found in her,
    thanksgiving(G) and the sound of singing.

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

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16 I made the nations tremble(A) at the sound of its fall when I brought it down to the realm of the dead to be with those who go down to the pit. Then all the trees(B) of Eden,(C) the choicest and best of Lebanon, the well-watered trees, were consoled(D) in the earth below.(E)

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35 They will say, “This land that was laid waste has become like the garden of Eden;(A) the cities that were lying in ruins, desolate and destroyed, are now fortified and inhabited.(B)

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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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