Genesis 2:15
Modern Translations
New International Version
The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.

New Living Translation
The LORD God placed the man in the Garden of Eden to tend and watch over it.

English Standard Version
The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

Berean Study Bible
Then the LORD God took the man and placed him in the Garden of Eden to cultivate and keep it.

New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to cultivate it and tend it.

NASB 1995
Then the LORD God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate it and keep it.

NASB 1977
Then the LORD God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate it and keep it.

Amplified Bible
So the LORD God took the man [He had made] and settled him in the Garden of Eden to cultivate and keep it.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD God took the man and placed him in the garden of Eden to work it and watch over it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD God took the man and placed him in the garden of Eden to work it and watch over it.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD God put the man in the Garden of Eden to take care of it and to look after it.

Good News Translation
Then the LORD God placed the man in the Garden of Eden to cultivate it and guard it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to farm the land and to take care of it.

International Standard Version
The LORD God took the man and placed him in the Garden of Eden in order to have him work it and guard it.

NET Bible
The LORD God took the man and placed him in the orchard in Eden to care for it and to maintain it.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

New King James Version
Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it.

King James 2000 Bible
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to work it and to keep it.

New Heart English Bible
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate it and take care of it.

World English Bible
Yahweh God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

American King James Version
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

A Faithful Version
And the LORD God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and keep it.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah Elohim took Man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to till it and to guard it.

English Revised Version
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to dress it, and to keep it.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then the Lord God tooke the man, and put him into the garden of Eden, that he might dresse it and keepe it.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the Lord God toke the man, and put hym in the garden of Eden, that he myght worke it, and kepe it.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And the LORDE God toke man, & set him in the pleasaunt garden of Eden, to dresse it & to kepe it.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And the LORde God toke Adam and put him in the garden of Eden to dresse it and to kepe it:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And YHWH God takes the man, and causes him to rest in the Garden of Eden, to serve it and to keep it.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah God taketh the man, and causeth him to rest in the garden of Eden, to serve it, and to keep it.

Smith's Literal Translation
And Jehovah God will take the man and will set him down in the garden of Eden to work it and to keep it.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord God took man, and put him into the paradise for pleasure, to dress it, and keep it.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Thus, the Lord God brought the man, and put him into the Paradise of enjoyment, so that it would be attended and preserved by him.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And LORD JEHOVAH God took Adam and he left him in the Paradise of Eden to cultivate it and to keep it.

Lamsa Bible
And the LORD God took the man, and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and to keep it.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord God took the man whom he had formed, and placed him in the garden of Delight, to cultivate and keep it.








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