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Genesis 2:8 NIV

8 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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  • a 2:5 - Or "land" ; also in verse 6
  • b 2:6 - Or "mist"
  • c 2:7 - The Hebrew for "man (adam)" sounds like and may be related to the Hebrew for "ground (adamah)" ; it is also the name "Adam" (see verse 20).
  • d 2:12 - Or "good" ; "pearls"
  • e 2:13 - Possibly southeast Mesopotamia
  • f 2:20 - Or "the man"
  • g 2:21 - Or "took part of the man’s side"
  • h 2:22 - Or "part"