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Garden of God
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Divine garden inhabited and enjoyed by God. Attested in two passages in the book of Ezekiel (28:13; 31:8–9) in direct connection to Eden as a place of luxury and delight. The domain of divinity, containing cosmic significance.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Garden of God
Garden of God (גַּן־אֱלֹהִים‎, gan-elohim). Divine garden inhabited and enjoyed by God. Attested in two passages in the book of Ezekiel (28:13; 31:8–9) in direct connection to Eden as a place of luxury and delight. The domain of divinity, containing cosmic significance.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Garden of God (Place)
GARDEN OF GOD (PLACE) [Heb gan-ʾĕlōhı̂m (גַּן־אֱלֹהִים)]. A phrase occurring only in Ezek 28:13 and 31:8–9. The similar phrase gan-yhwh, “garden of Yahweh,” appears in similies in Gen 13:10 and Isa 51:3. Both phrases indicate a place of great luxury. However, the notion of a divine garden is not restricted
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GARDEN OF GOD
GARDEN OF GOD [גַּן־אֱלֹהִיםgan-ʾelohim]. Ezekiel 28:13 speaks of the placement of a primal-being in “Eden, the Garden of God.” A second occurrence (Ezek 31:8–9) compares Pharaoh, imagined as a tree, with the trees in the Garden of God. Both contexts draw on mythological themes known from other ANE
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