8 And the Lord God planted a garden Eastward in [a]Eden, and there he put the man whom he had made.
9 (For out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for meat: the [b]tree of life also in the midst of the garden, [c]and the tree of knowledge of good and of evil.
10 And out of Eden went a river to water the garden, and from thence it was divided, and became into four heads.
Genesis 2:8This was the name of a place, as some think in Mesopotamia, most pleasant and abundant in all things.
Genesis 2:9Which was a sign of the life received of God.
Genesis 2:9That is, of miserable experience, which came by disobeying God.
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