58 verses

Gen 2:8

(NIV)
Now the  Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there he put the man he had formed.
(ESV)
And the  Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there he put the man whom he had formed.

Gen 2:9

(NIV)
The  Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground – trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

(ESV)
And out of the ground the  Lord God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Gen 2:10

(NIV)
A river watering the garden flowed from Eden; from there it was separated into four headwaters.
(ESV)
A river flowed out of Eden to water the garden, and there it divided and became four rivers.

Gen 2:15

(NIV)
The  Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.
(ESV)
The  Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

Gen 2:16

(NIV)
And the  Lord God commanded the man, ‘You are free to eat from any tree in the garden;
(ESV)
And the  Lord God commanded the man, saying, “You may surely eat of every tree of the garden,

Gen 3:1

(NIV)
Now the snake was more crafty than any of the wild animals the  Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say, “You must not eat from any tree in the garden”?’

(ESV)
Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the  Lord God had made.

He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?”

Gen 3:2

(NIV)
The woman said to the snake, ‘We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,
(ESV)
And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden,

Gen 3:3

(NIV)
but God did say, “You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.”’

(ESV)
but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’”

Gen 3:8

(NIV)
Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the  Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the  Lord God among the trees of the garden.
(ESV)
And they heard the sound of the  Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the  Lord God among the trees of the garden.

Gen 3:10

(NIV)
He answered, ‘I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid.’

(ESV)
And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid myself.”

Gen 3:23

(NIV)
So the  Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken.
(ESV)
therefore the  Lord God sent him out from the garden of Eden to work the ground from which he was taken.

Gen 3:24

(NIV)
After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.

(ESV)
He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.

Gen 13:10

(NIV)
Lot looked around and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan towards Zoar was well watered, like the garden of the  Lord, like the land of Egypt. (This was before the  Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)
(ESV)
And Lot lifted up his eyes and saw that the Jordan Valley was well watered everywhere like the garden of the  Lord, like the land of Egypt, in the direction of Zoar. (This was before the  Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)

Num 24:6

(NIV)
‘Like valleys they spread out,
like gardens beside a river,
like aloes planted by the  Lord,
like cedars beside the waters.
(ESV)
Like palm groves that stretch afar,
like gardens beside a river,
like aloes that the  Lord has planted,
like cedar trees beside the waters.

Deut 11:10

(NIV)
The land you are entering to take over is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you planted your seed and irrigated it by foot as in a vegetable garden.
(ESV)
For the land that you are entering to take possession of it is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated it, like a garden of vegetables.

1Kgs 21:2

(NIV)
Ahab said to Naboth, ‘Let me have your vineyard to use for a vegetable garden, since it is close to my palace. In exchange I will give you a better vineyard or, if you prefer, I will pay you whatever it is worth.’

(ESV)
And after this Ahab said to Naboth, “Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a vegetable garden, because it is near my house, and I will give you a better vineyard for it; or, if it seems good to you, I will give you its value in money.”

2Kgs 9:27

(NIV)
When Ahaziah king of Judah saw what had happened, he fled up the road to Beth Haggan. Jehu chased him, shouting, ‘Kill him too!’ They wounded him in his chariot on the way up to Gur near Ibleam, but he escaped to Megiddo and died there.
(ESV)
When Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled in the direction of Beth-haggan. And Jehu pursued him and said, “Shoot him also.” And they shot him in the chariot at the ascent of Gur, which is by Ibleam. And he fled to Megiddo and died there.

2Kgs 21:18

(NIV)
Manasseh rested with his ancestors and was buried in his palace garden, the garden of Uzza. And Amon his son succeeded him as king.

(ESV)
And Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his house in the garden of Uzza, and Amon his son reigned in his place.

2Kgs 21:26

(NIV)
He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza. And Josiah his son succeeded him as king.

(ESV)
And he was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza, and Josiah his son reigned in his place.

2Kgs 25:4

(NIV)
Then the city wall was broken through, and the whole army fled at night through the gate between the two walls near the king’s garden, though the Babylonians were surrounding the city. They fled towards the Arabah,
(ESV)
Then a breach was made in the city, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between the two walls, by the king’s garden, and the Chaldeans were around the city. And they went in the direction of the Arabah.

Neh 3:15

(NIV)
The Fountain Gate was repaired by Shallun son of Kol-Hozeh, ruler of the district of Mizpah. He rebuilt it, roofing it over and putting its doors and bolts and bars in place. He also repaired the wall of the Pool of Siloam, by the King’s Garden, as far as the steps going down from the City of David.
(ESV)
And Shallum the son of Col-hozeh, ruler of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate. He rebuilt it and covered it and set its doors, its bolts, and its bars. And he built the wall of the Pool of Shelah of the king’s garden, as far as the stairs that go down from the city of David.

Esth 1:5

(NIV)
When these days were over, the king gave a banquet, lasting seven days, in the enclosed garden of the king’s palace, for all the people from the least to the greatest who were in the citadel of Susa.
(ESV)
And when these days were completed, the king gave for all the people present in Susa the citadel, both great and small, a feast lasting for seven days in the court of the garden of the king’s palace.

Esth 7:7

(NIV)
The king got up in a rage, left his wine and went out into the palace garden. But Haman, realising that the king had already decided his fate, stayed behind to beg Queen Esther for his life.

(ESV)
And the king arose in his wrath from the wine-drinking and went into the palace garden, but Haman stayed to beg for his life from Queen Esther, for he saw that harm was determined against him by the king.

Esth 7:8

(NIV)
Just as the king returned from the palace garden to the banqueting hall, Haman was falling on the couch where Esther was reclining.

The king exclaimed, ‘Will he even molest the queen while she is with me in the house?’

As soon as the word left the king’s mouth, they covered Haman’s face.
(ESV)
And the king returned from the palace garden to the place where they were drinking wine, as Haman was falling on the couch where Esther was. And the king said, “Will he even assault the queen in my presence, in my own house?” As the word left the mouth of the king, they covered Haman’s face.

Job 8:16

(NIV)
They are like a well-watered plant in the sunshine,
spreading its shoots over the garden;
(ESV)
He is a lush plant before the sun,
and his shoots spread over his garden.

Eccl 2:5

(NIV)
I made gardens and parks and planted all kinds of fruit trees in them.
(ESV)
I made myself gardens and parks, and planted in them all kinds of fruit trees.

Song 4:12

(NIV)
You are a garden locked up, my sister, my bride;
you are a spring enclosed, a sealed fountain.
(ESV)
A garden locked is my sister, my bride,
a spring locked a fountain sealed.

Song 4:15

(NIV)
You are a garden fountain,
a well of flowing water
streaming down from Lebanon.
(ESV)
a garden fountain, a well of living water,
and flowing streams from Lebanon.

Song 4:16

(NIV)
Awake, north wind,
and come, south wind!
Blow on my garden,
that its fragrance may spread everywhere.
Let my beloved come into his garden
and taste its choice fruits.
(ESV)
Awake, O north wind,
and come, O south wind!
Blow upon my garden,
let its spices flow.
Let my beloved come to his garden,
and eat its choicest fruits.

Song 5:1

(NIV)
I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride;
I have gathered my myrrh with my spice.
I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey;
I have drunk my wine and my milk.
Eat, friends, and drink;
drink your fill of love.
(ESV)
I came to my garden, my sister, my bride,
I gathered my myrrh with my spice,
I ate my honeycomb with my honey,
I drank my wine with my milk.
Eat, friends, drink,
and be drunk with love!

Song 6:2

(NIV)
My beloved has gone down to his garden,
to the beds of spices,
to browse in the gardens
and to gather lilies.
(ESV)
My beloved has gone down to his garden
to the beds of spices,
to graze in the gardens
and to gather lilies.

Song 6:11

(NIV)
I went down to the grove of nut trees
to look at the new growth in the valley,
to see if the vines had budded
or the pomegranates were in bloom.
(ESV)
I went down to the nut orchard
to look at the blossoms of the valley,
to see whether the vines had budded,
whether the pomegranates were in bloom.

Song 8:13

(NIV)
You who dwell in the gardens
with friends in attendance,
let me hear your voice!
(ESV)
O you who dwell in the gardens,
with companions listening for your voice;
let me hear it.

Isa 1:29

(NIV)
‘You will be ashamed because of the sacred oaks
in which you have delighted;
you will be disgraced because of the gardens
that you have chosen.
(ESV)
For they shall be ashamed of the oaks
that you desired;
and you shall blush for the gardens
that you have chosen.

Isa 1:30

(NIV)
You will be like an oak with fading leaves,
like a garden without water.
(ESV)
For you shall be like an oak
whose leaf withers,
and like a garden without water.

Isa 51:3

(NIV)
The  Lord will surely comfort Zion
and will look with compassion on all her ruins;
he will make her deserts like Eden,
her wastelands like the garden of the  Lord.
Joy and gladness will be found in her,
thanksgiving and the sound of singing.
(ESV)
For the  Lord comforts Zion;
he comforts all her waste places
and makes her wilderness like Eden,
her desert like the garden of the  Lord;
joy and gladness will be found in her,
thanksgiving and the voice of song.

Isa 58:11

(NIV)
The  Lord will guide you always;
he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land
and will strengthen your frame.
You will be like a well-watered garden,
like a spring whose waters never fail.
(ESV)
And the  Lord will guide you continually
and satisfy your desire in scorched places
and make your bones strong;
and you shall be like a watered garden,
like a spring of water,
whose waters do not fail.

Isa 61:11

(NIV)
For as the soil makes the young plant come up
and a garden causes seeds to grow,
so the Sovereign  Lord will make righteousness
and praise spring up before all nations.
(ESV)
For as the earth brings forth its sprouts,
and as a garden causes what is sown in it to sprout up,
so the Lord  God will cause righteousness and praise
to sprout up before all the nations.

Isa 65:3

(NIV)
a people who continually provoke me
to my very face,
offering sacrifices in gardens
and burning incense on altars of brick;
(ESV)
a people who provoke me
to my face continually,
sacrificing in gardens
and making offerings on bricks;

Isa 66:17

(NIV)
‘Those who consecrate and purify themselves to go into the gardens, following one who is among those who eat the flesh of pigs, rats and other unclean things – they will meet their end together with the one they follow,’ declares the  Lord.

(ESV)
“Those who sanctify and purify themselves to go into the gardens, following one in the midst eating pig’s flesh and the abomination and mice, shall come to an end together, declares the  Lord.

Jer 29:5

(NIV)
‘Build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce.
(ESV)
Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat their produce.

Jer 29:28

(NIV)
He has sent this message to us in Babylon: it will be a long time. Therefore build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce.”’

(ESV)
For he has sent to us in Babylon, saying, “Your exile will be long; build houses and live in them, and plant gardens and eat their produce.”’”

Jer 31:12

(NIV)
They will come and shout for joy on the heights of Zion;
they will rejoice in the bounty of the  Lord
the grain, the new wine and the olive oil,
the young of the flocks and herds.
They will be like a well-watered garden,
and they will sorrow no more.
(ESV)
They shall come and sing aloud on the height of Zion,
and they shall be radiant over the goodness of the  Lord,
over the grain, the wine, and the oil,
and over the young of the flock and the herd;
their life shall be like a watered garden,
and they shall languish no more.

Jer 39:4

(NIV)
When Zedekiah king of Judah and all the soldiers saw them, they fled; they left the city at night by way of the king’s garden, through the gate between the two walls, and headed towards the Arabah.

(ESV)
When Zedekiah king of Judah and all the soldiers saw them, they fled, going out of the city at night by way of the king’s garden through the gate between the two walls; and they went toward the Arabah.

Jer 52:7

(NIV)
Then the city wall was broken through, and the whole army fled. They left the city at night through the gate between the two walls near the king’s garden, though the Babylonians were surrounding the city. They fled towards the Arabah,
(ESV)
Then a breach was made in the city, and all the men of war fled and went out from the city by night by the way of a gate between the two walls, by the king’s garden, and the Chaldeans were around the city. And they went in the direction of the Arabah.

Lam 2:6

(NIV)
He has laid waste his dwelling like a garden;
he has destroyed his place of meeting.
The  Lord has made Zion forget
her appointed festivals and her Sabbaths;
in his fierce anger he has spurned
both king and priest.
(ESV)
He has laid waste his booth like a garden,
laid in ruins his meeting place;
the  Lord has made Zion forget
festival and Sabbath,
and in his fierce indignation has spurned king and priest.

Ezek 28:13

(NIV)
You were in Eden,
the garden of God;
every precious stone adorned you:
carnelian, chrysolite and emerald,
topaz, onyx and jasper,
lapis lazuli, turquoise and beryl.
Your settings and mountings were made of gold;
on the day you were created they were prepared.
(ESV)
You were in Eden, the garden of God;
every precious stone was your covering,
sardius, topaz, and diamond,
beryl, onyx, and jasper,
sapphire emerald, and carbuncle;
and crafted in gold were your settings
and your engravings.
On the day that you were created
they were prepared.

Ezek 31:8

(NIV)
The cedars in the garden of God
could not rival it,
nor could the junipers
equal its boughs,
nor could the plane trees
compare with its branches –
no tree in the garden of God
could match its beauty.
(ESV)
The cedars in the garden of God could not rival it,
nor the fir trees equal its boughs;
neither were the plane trees
like its branches;
no tree in the garden of God
was its equal in beauty.

Ezek 31:9

(NIV)
I made it beautiful
with abundant branches,
the envy of all the trees of Eden
in the garden of God.
(ESV)
I made it beautiful
in the mass of its branches,
and all the trees of Eden envied it,
that were in the garden of God.

Ezek 36:35

(NIV)
They will say, ‘This land that was laid waste has become like the garden of Eden; the cities that were lying in ruins, desolate and destroyed, are now fortified and inhabited.’
(ESV)
And they will say, ‘This land that was desolate has become like the garden of Eden, and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are now fortified and inhabited.’

Joel 2:3

(NIV)
Before them fire devours,
behind them a flame blazes.
Before them the land is like the garden of Eden,
behind them, a desert waste –
nothing escapes them.
(ESV)
Fire devours before them,
and behind them a flame burns.
The land is like the garden of Eden before them,
but behind them a desolate wilderness,
and nothing escapes them.

Amos 4:9

(NIV)
‘Many times I struck your gardens and vineyards,
destroying them with blight and mildew.
Locusts devoured your fig and olive trees,
yet you have not returned to me,’
declares the  Lord.
(ESV)
“I struck you with blight and mildew;
your many gardens and your vineyards,
your fig trees and your olive trees the locust devoured;
yet you did not return to me,”

declares the  Lord.

Amos 9:14

(NIV)
and I will bring my people Israel back from exile.
‘They will rebuild the ruined cities and live in them.
They will plant vineyards and drink their wine;
they will make gardens and eat their fruit.
(ESV)
I will restore the fortunes of my people Israel,
and they shall rebuild the ruined cities and inhabit them;
they shall plant vineyards and drink their wine,
and they shall make gardens and eat their fruit.

Luke 13:19

(NIV)
It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds perched in its branches.’

(ESV)
It is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden, and it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air made nests in its branches.”

John 18:1

(NIV)
When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other side there was a garden, and he and his disciples went into it.

(ESV)
When Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the brook Kidron, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered.

John 18:26

(NIV)
One of the high priest’s servants, a relative of the man whose ear Peter had cut off, challenged him, ‘Didn’t I see you with him in the garden?’
(ESV)
One of the servants of the high priest, a relative of the man whose ear Peter had cut off, asked, “Did I not see you in the garden with him?”

John 19:41

(NIV)
At the place where Jesus was crucified, there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had ever been laid.
(ESV)
Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had yet been laid.

John 20:15

(NIV)
He asked her, ‘Woman, why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?’

Thinking he was the gardener, she said, ‘Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him.’

(ESV)
Jesus said to her, Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?” Supposing him to be the gardener, she said to him, “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and I will take him away.”
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