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Genesis 2:8 New King James Version (NKJV)

Life in God’s Garden

The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there He put the man whom He had formed.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Genesis 2:8 New International Version (NIV)

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

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Isaiah 51:3 New King James Version (NKJV)

For the Lord will comfort Zion,
He will comfort all her waste places;
He will make her wilderness like Eden,
And her desert like the garden of the Lord;
Joy and gladness will be found in it,
Thanksgiving and the voice of melody.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Isaiah 51:3 New International Version (NIV)

The Lord will surely comfort Zion
    and will look with compassion on all her ruins;
he will make her deserts like Eden,
    her wastelands like the garden of the Lord.
Joy and gladness will be found in her,
    thanksgiving and the sound of singing.

New International Version (NIV)

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Ezekiel 31:8 New King James Version (NKJV)

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide it;
The fir trees were not like its boughs,
And the [a]chestnut trees were not like its branches;
No tree in the garden of God was like it in beauty.

Footnotes:

  1. Ezekiel 31:8 Or plane, Heb. armon
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Ezekiel 31:8 New International Version (NIV)

The cedars in the garden of God
    could not rival it,
nor could the junipers
    equal its boughs,
nor could the plane trees
    compare with its branches—
no tree in the garden of God
    could match its beauty.

New International Version (NIV)

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Ezekiel 31:9 New King James Version (NKJV)

I made it beautiful with a multitude of branches,
So that all the trees of Eden envied it,
That were in the garden of God.’

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Ezekiel 31:9 New International Version (NIV)

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

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Ezekiel 36:35 New King James Version (NKJV)

35 So they will say, ‘This land that was desolate has become like the garden of Eden; and the wasted, desolate, and ruined cities are now fortified and inhabited.’

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Ezekiel 36:35 New International Version (NIV)

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

New International Version (NIV)

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