Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he
said unto the woman, Yea,
hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:
But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat
of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye
shall not surely die:
For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes
shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
And when the woman saw
that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one
wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made
And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the
cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from
the presence of the LORD God amongst the
trees of the garden.
And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked;
and I hid myself.
And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of
the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not
And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I
And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou
hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of
the field; upon thy belly
shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
And I will put enmity
between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception;
in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy
desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife,
and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded
thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is
the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou
art, and unto
dust shalt thou return.
And Adam called his wife's
name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
Unto Adam also and to his wife did
the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.
And the LORD God said, Behold, the
man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and
of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
Therefore the LORD God sent him forth
from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.
So he drove out
the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way,
to keep the way of the tree of life.
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