What was the Garden of Eden

Where is the Garden of Eden located?

The only thing that the Bible tells us about the location of the Garden of Eden is in Genesis 2: 10-14: “And a river goes out from Eden to water the garden, and from there it divides into four main branches. The first is called Pishon, which flows around the whole land of Hawila and there is gold to be found; and the land's gold is precious. You can also find Bedolach resin and the gemstone Shoham there. The second river is called Gihon, which flows around the whole land of Kush. The third river is called the Tigris, which flows east of Assyria. The fourth river is the Euphrates. ”An exact determination of the rivers Pishon and Gihon cannot be made, but the Tigris and Euphrates are known.

If the Tigris and Euphrates mentioned were the same rivers as today's, then the Garden of Eden would be somewhere in the Middle East, probably in Iraq. It can't be a mere coincidence that the Middle East area had the most lush vegetation on the planet - the place where the Garden of Eden must have been. If oil consists mainly of decayed plant and animal matter, as most scientists believe, then this area would be where we would find the greatest oil reserves. Since the Garden of Eden was the epitome of perfection, it stands to reason that the decomposition of the most abundant and perfect organic materials would produce the largest and best oil resources on earth.

People have searched for the Garden of Eden unsuccessfully for centuries. There are several places that people refer to as the original location of the Garden of Eden, but we cannot be sure. What happened to the Garden of Eden? The Bible does not give us any specific information here. It can be assumed that the Garden of Eden was completely destroyed by the Flood or that it was buried under centuries-old sand deposits and rotted to form oil.


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Where is the Garden of Eden located?
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