I love this blog post, since I’ve been asked several times where the Garden of Eden might be. My answer has been a much less detailed version of this same post. Thanks Bible-Science Guy for the detailed answer.
2 Peter 3:5-6 is so true! We cannot know for certain the location of the Garden of Eden because the flood re-arranged the geography of the entire planet.
“But they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word and heavens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by water. By these waters also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed.”
God’s Word can be trusted about history, and we can trust God’s Word about our future!
According to Mark Twain, the Garden of Eden was in the vicinity of Niagara Falls. In fact Mark Twain first published a version of Extracts from Adam’s Diary (1904) under the title The First Authentic Mention of Niagara Falls in 1893 in Buffalo, NY.
According to Twain’s version of Adam’s Diary, Eve re-named the Garden of Eden Niagara Falls Park.
Early Mormon leaders taught that the Garden of Eden had been situated in Jackson County, Missouri.
These two locations for the Garden of Eden are doubtful. But other locations suggested for Eden by historians and archaeologists are more possible. These include the Arabian peninsula, Iraq, Turkey, Egypt, and Lebanon.
What does the Bible say about the location of Eden?
Where Was the Garden of Eden?
The Lord God planted a garden toward the east, in Eden; and there He placed the man whom He had…
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