Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden;(A) and there he put the man he had formed. The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees(B) that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life(C) and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.(D)

10 A river(E) watering the garden flowed from Eden;(F) from there it was separated into four headwaters.

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The Lord will surely comfort(A) Zion(B)
    and will look with compassion on all her ruins;(C)
he will make her deserts like Eden,(D)
    her wastelands(E) like the garden of the Lord.
Joy and gladness(F) will be found in her,
    thanksgiving(G) and the sound of singing.

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The cedars(A) in the garden of God
    could not rival it,
nor could the junipers
    equal its boughs,
nor could the plane trees(B)
    compare with its branches—
no tree in the garden of God
    could match its beauty.(C)
I made it beautiful
    with abundant branches,
the envy of all the trees of Eden(D)
    in the garden of God.(E)

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