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Genesis 2:11-12

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2:11 The name of the first is Pishon; it runs through 1  the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold. 2:12 (The gold of that land is pure; 2  pearls 3  and lapis lazuli 4  are also there).

1 tn Heb “it is that which goes around.”

2 tn Heb “good.”

3 tn The Hebrew term translated “pearls” may be a reference to resin (cf. NIV “aromatic resin”) or another precious stone (cf. NEB, NASB, NRSV “bdellium”).

4 tn Or “onyx.”



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