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

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10 And Lot lifted up his eyes and saw that the (A)Jordan Valley was well watered everywhere like (B)the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, in the direction of (C)Zoar. (This was before the Lord (D)destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)

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For the Lord (A)comforts Zion;
    he comforts all her waste places
and makes her wilderness like (B)Eden,
    her desert like (C)the garden of the Lord;
(D)joy and gladness will be found in her,
    thanksgiving and the voice of song.

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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

(A)The cedars (B)in the garden of God could not rival it,
    nor the fir trees equal its boughs;
neither were the plane trees
    like its branches;
no tree (C)in the garden of God
    was its equal in beauty.

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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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