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According to the first story of [[Genesis]], the '''Garden of Eden''' is the utopian garden where [[God]] put the first humans [[Adam and Eve]] to live.  The problems associated with the garden are discussed along with [[original sin]].
  
The Garden of Eden is, according to the [[Bible]], the utopian garden where God put the first humans [[Adam and Eve]] to liveThe problems associated with the garden are discussed along with [[original sin]].
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After the exile of Adam and Eve, God posted [[angel]]s and a spinning sword (an object not yet invented at that point in history) to guard the garden and prevent mankind from returning({{bible|Genesis 3:24}})
  
I was then said to be sealed off after [[Adam and Eve]]'s exile, and gaurded by the spinning blade of a sword. (An object that was not yet invented.) And also by angels in order to prevent the humans from returning.
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It is believed to have been located in Mesopotamia, based on the scripture at {{bible|Genesis 2:10-11,13-14}} which says:
 
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{{quote|10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. 11 The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; 13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia. 14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.}}
It's believed to have been located in Mesopotamia based on the scripture at Genesis 2:10-14 which says: "10 Now there was a river issuing out of E′den to water the garden, and from there it began to be parted and it became, as it were, four heads. 11 The first one’s name is Pi′shon; it is the one encircling the entire land of Hav′i‧lah, where there is gold. 12__''irrelevant''__13 And the name of the second river is Gi′hon; it is the one encircling the entire land of Cush. 14 And the name of the third river is Hid′de‧kel; it is the one going to the east of As‧syr′i‧a. And the fourth river is the Eu‧phra′tes."
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Interestingly, if these rivers really did run through the garden, then it would tend to conflict with the concept of the [[Great Flood]] which would most likely have changed the geography to a point that these rivers would be unrecognizable at best.
 
Interestingly, if these rivers really did run through the garden, then it would tend to conflict with the concept of the [[Great Flood]] which would most likely have changed the geography to a point that these rivers would be unrecognizable at best.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:19, 10 February 2011

According to the first story of Genesis, the Garden of Eden is the utopian garden where God put the first humans Adam and Eve to live. The problems associated with the garden are discussed along with original sin.

After the exile of Adam and Eve, God posted angels and a spinning sword (an object not yet invented at that point in history) to guard the garden and prevent mankind from returning. (Genesis 3:24 Bible-icon.png)

It is believed to have been located in Mesopotamia, based on the scripture at Genesis 2:10-11,13-14 Bible-icon.png which says:

"10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. 11 The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; 13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia. 14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates."

Interestingly, if these rivers really did run through the garden, then it would tend to conflict with the concept of the Great Flood which would most likely have changed the geography to a point that these rivers would be unrecognizable at best.

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