Genesis 2:5

“And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And euery plant of the field, before it was in the earth, and euery herbe of the field, before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to raine vpon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now no shrub of the field was yet in the earth, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the LORD God had not sent rain upon the earth, and there was no man to cultivate the ground.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And no plant of the field was yet in the earth, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for Jehovah God had not caused it to rain upon the earth: and there was not a man to till the ground;
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the day when the Lord God made earth and heaven there were no plants of the field on the earth, and no grass had come up: for the Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no man to do work on the land.
- Basic English Bible

and every shrub of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew; for Jehovah Elohim had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to till the ground.
- Darby Bible

And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.
- Webster's Bible

No plant of the field was yet in the earth, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for Yahweh God had not caused it to rain on the earth. There was not a man to till the ground,
- World English Bible

and no shrub of the field is yet in the earth, and no herb of the field yet sprouteth, for Jehovah God hath not rained upon the earth, and a man there is not to serve the ground,
- Youngs Literal Bible

No shrub of the field was yet in the earth, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 2

  • Beatrice Laryea
    this is learning me more and more
  • Blessed chipunza
    genesis is our creation
  • Merry
    Hello yes I was raised Seventh-day Adventist says right there the rest of the seventh day and they changed it to Sunday I cannot tell you the suffering and the abuse and the way I was pretty much really made fun of because we went to church on Saturday years of abuse I was called the most weirdest person in the neighborhood on the right forget it and I grew up between Newport and Laguna beach
  • Lu2677
    "host" Joshua 10:5 (trained soldiers) (armed servants) "5 Kings and all their host, encamped before Gibeon."
    "host of heaven" Deuteronomy 4:19 (are god's created angels), Deuteronomy 17:3.
  • THERESA
    On the passage he finished with the host of them is interesting what's the host
  • Kim
    For nanah...verse 8 clearly states that the garden was planted eastward in eden. If you continue to read the scriptures and truely study them...meaning taking each one apart and meditating on them..all of your answers are there!!!!

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