Parallel Verses

King James Version

And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.

New American Standard Bible

Now a river flowed out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it divided and became four rivers.

Holman Bible

A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers.

International Standard Version

A river flows from Eden to water the garden, and from there it divides, becoming four branches.

A Conservative Version

And a river went out of Eden to water the garden, and from there it was divided, and became four heads.

American Standard Version

And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became four heads.

Amplified

Now a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it divided and became four [river] heads.

Bible in Basic English

And a river went out of Eden giving water to the garden; and from there it was parted and became four streams.

Darby Translation

And a river went out of Eden, to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became four main streams.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And a river went out of Eden to water the garden, and from there it was divided into four heads.

Julia Smith Translation

And a river shall go out from Eden to water the garden, and from thence it shall be separated into four heads.

King James 2000

And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it was parted, and became four heads.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now a river flowed out from Eden that watered the garden, and from there it diverged and became four branches.

Modern King James verseion

And a river went out of Eden to water the garden. And from there it was divided and became four heads.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there sprung a river out of Eden to water the garden, and thence divided itself, and grew into four principal waters.

NET Bible

Now a river flows from Eden to water the orchard, and from there it divides into four headstreams.

New Heart English Bible

A river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it was parted, and became four heads.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, a river, was coming forth out of Eden, to water the garden, - and, from thence, it parted, and became four heads,

Webster

And a river went out of Eden to water the garden: and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.

World English Bible

A river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it was parted, and became four heads.

Youngs Literal Translation

And a river is going out from Eden to water the garden, and from thence it is parted, and hath become four chief rivers;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 119

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

of Eden
עדן 
`Eden 
Usage: 16

to water
שׁקה 
Shaqah 
Usage: 60

the garden
גּן 
Gan 
Usage: 43

ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

References

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Context Readings

The Generations Of Heaven And Earth

9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil. 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;



Cross References

Psalm 46:4

There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.

Revelation 22:1

And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.

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