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Shadowland: Beginnings: Week 7

Hebrew Lesson: Flash Cards

The Garden of Eden

Genesis 2:4-25

Figurative Meanings

Cursed is he that hangs on a tree. Galatians 3:13
Two Trees, 1 Peter 2:24
Similarities and Contrasts
good for food good for food
knowledge of good and evilknowledge of good and evil
in a garden, 2:9in a garden, John 19:41
planted by God planted by Men
ground cursed with thorns crown of thorns
forbidden to eat commanded to eat
brings death brings life
turned out of paradise entered paradise
pleasant to the eyesHe had no form nor comeliness, Isaiah 53:2
desired to be wiseno beauty that we should desire Him
The second tree sweetens the trial of physical death. "And the LORD shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet." Exodus 15:23-25

Literal Interpretations