Genesis 2:11-21 NIV

11 The name of the first is the Pishon; it winds through the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold.

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12 (The gold of that land is good; aromatic resina and onyx are also there.)

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    • e 2:12 - Or "good" ; "pearls"
      13 The name of the second river is the Gihon; it winds through the entire land of Cush.b

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        • f 2:13 - Possibly southeast Mesopotamia
          14 The name of the third river is the Tigris; it runs along the east side of Ashur. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
          15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.

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              16 And the LORD God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden;

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              17 but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die.”

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              18 The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”

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              19 Now the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.

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              20 So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals. But for Adamc no suitable helper was found.

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                • g 2:20 - Or "the man"
                  21 So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribsd and then closed up the place with flesh.

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                    • h 2:21 - Or "took part of the man’s side"