Earth, Purpose ofSee also Creationreplenish the earth, and subdue it, Gen. 1:28 (Moses 2:28).put him into the garden of Eden to dress it, Gen. 2:15.ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil, Gen. 3:5 (3:22).he formed it to be inhabited, Isa. 45:18.According to the eternal purpose which he purposed, Eph. 3:11.by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, 2 Pet. 1:4.would have been no purpose in the end of its creation, 2 Ne. 2:12.to bring about his eternal purposes in the end of man, 2 Ne. 2:15.a probationary state; a time to prepare to meet God, Alma 12:24 (42:4).purposes … prepared from the foundation of the world, Alma 42:26.If … not so, the whole earth would be utterly wasted, D&C 2:3.thus did I … appoint unto man the days of his probation, D&C 29:43 (29:39–45).that the earth might answer the end of its creation, D&C 49:16.all things … made for the benefit and the use of man, D&C 59:18.sanctified … that it may be prepared for the celestial glory, D&C 88:18.bodies who are of the celestial kingdom may possess it, D&C 88:20.things of the earth … the purpose and the end, D&C 101:33.ordained in the midst of the Council … before this world was, D&C 121:32.For mine own purpose have I made these things, Moses 1:31.to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life, Moses 1:39.we will make an earth whereon these may dwell, Abr. 3:24.prove them herewith, to see if they will do all things, Abr. 3:25.See also Ps. 24:1; John 16:33; 17:11; Moses 6:48; 7:64.