- the place where Adam and Eve lived before the Fall. Gen. 2:8–24.
- any delightful region or abode; paradise.
- a state of perfect happiness or bliss.
- a town in N North Carolina.
Origin of Eden1
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Historical Examples of edenic
(Daniel 12:3) The earth has been brought to a condition of Edenic Paradise.
With but one restriction man roams through Edenic beauties, a being good and very good, happy and holy.Is the Devil a Myth?
C. F. Wimberly
The restoration means the bringing back to earth of the Edenic condition for man's benefit.
It admits that man, almost as soon as created, fell from his state of original purity and Edenic bliss.
Formerly for the Negro literary culture was a sort of forbidden fruit in the Edenic South.
- Also called: Garden of Eden Old Testament the garden in which Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation
- a delightful place, region, dwelling, etc; paradise
- a state of great delight, happiness, or contentment; bliss
Word Origin for Eden
- Sir (Robert) Anthony, Earl of Avon. 1897–1977, British Conservative statesman; foreign secretary (1935–38; 1940–45; 1951–55) and prime minister (1955–57). He resigned after the controversy caused by the occupation of the Suez Canal zone by British and French forces (1956)
early 13c., "delightful place," figurative use of the place described in Genesis, usually referred to Hebrew edhen "pleasure, delight," but perhaps from Ugaritic base 'dn and meaning "a place that is well-watered throughout" (see also Aden).