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    Garden of Eden

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        • Garden of Eden
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        • Genesis Chapter 2
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        • Genesis 2:8~25 the LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there he placed the man he had created. the LORD God planted all sorts of trees in the garden--beautiful trees that produced delicious fruit. At the center of the garden he placed the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. river flowed from the land of Eden, watering the garden and then dividing into four branches. of these branches is the Pishon, which flows around the entire land of Havilah, where gold is found. gold of that land is exceptionally pure; aromatic resin and onyx stone are also found there. second branch is the Gihon, which flows around the entire land of Cush. third branch is the Tigris, which flows to the east of Asshur. The fourth branch is the Euphrates. LORD God placed the man in the Garden of Eden to tend and care for it. the LORD God gave him this warning: "You may freely eat any fruit in the garden fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. If you eat of its fruit, you will surely die." the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a companion who will help him." the LORD God formed from the soil every kind of animal and bird. He brought them to Adam to see what he would call them, and Adam chose a name for each one. gave names to all the livestock, birds, and wild animals. But still there was no companion suitable for him. the LORD God caused Adam to fall into a deep sleep. He took one of Adam's ribs and closed up the place from which he had taken it. the LORD God made a woman from the rib and brought her to Adam. last!" Adam exclaimed. "She is part of my own flesh and bone! She will be called `woman,' because she was taken out of a man." explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one. although Adam and his wife were both naked, neither of them felt any shame.

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