Desolation into Eden

English translation: الأرض الخربة صارت كجنة عدن

Arabic term or phrase:Desolation into Eden
English translation:الأرض الخربة صارت كجنة عدن
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20:24 Jan 5, 2020
Arabic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Poetry & Literature
Arabic term or phrase: Desolation into Eden
Hello! To make a long story short, I have spent some time in the Middle East and from my time there have a phrase that is very dear to my heart.

It is "Desolation into Eden."

Could someone please provide a correct Arabic (Levantine preferred) translation? Or at least something that comes close. Even "Desolate lands into Eden", "Eden from desolation" or anything of that nature that makes the most sense in Arabic. I am not courageous enough to get a tattoo, but I would like to make some artwork around it and display it in my home, so accuracy is desired. Thank you so much in advance!

The phrase comes from Ezekiel 36, but is not in there exactly. The passage says:
"34 The desolate land will be cultivated instead of lying desolate in the sight of all who pass through it.
35 They will say, “This land that was laid waste has become like the garden of Eden; the cities that
were lying in ruins, desolate and destroyed, are now fortified and inhabited.”"
Emily Trense
United States
الأرض الخربة صارت كجنة عدن
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الأرض الخربة صارت كجنة عدن


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agree  Salwa Awaad
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agree  Mohammad Rostami
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agree  Mohammed Abdulla Alahmad
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