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Genesis 2:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became four heads.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— 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 (NASB ©1995)
— Now a river flowed out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it divided and became four rivers.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And a river went out of Eden to water the garden: and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And a river went out of Eden, to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became four main streams.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now, a river, was coming forth out of Eden, to water the garden,—and, from thence, it parted, and became four heads.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And a river is going out from Eden to water the garden, and from thence it is parted, and hath become four chief [rivers];
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And a river went out of the place of pleasure to water paradise, which from thence is divided into four heads.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And a riuer went out of Eden to water the garden, and from thence it was parted, and became into foure heads.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And a river proceeds out of Eden{gr.Edem} to water the garden, thence it divides itself into four heads.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And a river 5104
{5104} Prime
נָהָר
nahar
{naw-hawr'}
From H5102; a stream (including the sea; especially the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity.
went out 3318
{3318} Prime
יָצָא
yatsa'
{yaw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; to go (causatively bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proximate.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
of `╦­en עֵדֶן 5731
{5731} Prime
עֵדֶן
`Eden
{ay'-den}
The same as H5730 (masculine); Eden, the region of Adam's home.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
to water 8248
{8248} Prime
שָׁקָה
shaqah
{shaw-kaw'}
A primitive root; to quaff, that is, (causatively) to irrigate or furnish a potion to.
z8687
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the garden; 1588
{1588} Prime
גָּן
gan
{gan}
From H1598; a garden (as fenced).
and from thence x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x8033
(8033) Complement
שָׁם
sham
{shawm}
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
it was parted, 6504
{6504} Prime
פָּרַד
parad
{paw-rad'}
A primitive root; to break through, that is, spread or separate (oneself).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
and became x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
into four 702
{0702} Prime
אַרְבַּע
'arba`
{ar-bah'}
The second form is the masculine form; from H7251; four.
heads. 7218
{7218} Prime
רֹאשׁ
ro'sh
{roshe}
From an unused root apparently meaning to shake; the head (as most easily shaken), whether literally or figuratively (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.).
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
a river:

Psalms 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.

Eden:
Eden denotes pleasure or delight; but was certainly the name of a place, and was, most probably, situated in Armenia, near the sources of the great rivers Euphrates, Tigris, Phasis, and Araxes.
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I made a video outlining the messianic prophecies involving the following verses based on Adam as a type of Christ (Romans 5:14):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAskhqJezpc
Genesis 2:10-14
Genesis 2:17
Genesis 2:19-20
Genesis 2:21
Genesis 2:23
Genesis 3:6
Genesis 3:7
Genesis 3:13
Genesis 3:16
Genesis 3:18
Genesis 3:22
Genesis 3:24
Genesis 4:1-8
Matthew 24:9
Matthew 26:63-64
Matthew 26:66
Matthew 27:29
Matthew 27:35
Mark 14:62
Mark 15:17
Mark 15:24
Luke 22:3
Luke 22:70
Luke 23:34
John 13:26-27
John 16:33
John 19:2
John 19:5
John 19:7
John 19:24
John 19:34
Romans 5:14
Romans 8:35-36
Romans 11:17
Ephesians 5:23-24
Colossians 1:18
Revelation 1:9
Revelation 2:9-10

- J. Clontz (5/19/2013 1:37:02 AM)
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