Genesis 3

Eve Deceived by the Serpent

(1) Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, "Indeed, did God say, 'YOU shall not eat of every tree of the garden?'"

(2) And the woman said unto the serpent, "We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden;

(3) but the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God has said, 'YOU shall not eat of it, neither shall YOU touch it, lest YOU die.'"

(4) And the serpent said unto the woman, "You shall not surely die.

(5) For God knows that in the day YOU eat of it, then your eyes shall be opened, and YOU shall be as gods, knowing good and evil."

Eve and Adam Eat the Fruit

(6) And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a desirable tree to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and gave fruit to her husband with her; and he ate.

(7) And the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

(8) And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day. Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden.

(9) And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said to him, "Where are you?"

(10) And he said, "I heard your voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, so I hid myself."

(11) And he said, "Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat from?"

(12) And the man said, "The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me fruit from the tree, and I ate it."

(13) And the LORD God said to the woman, "What is this that you have done?" And the woman said, "The serpent deceived me, and I ate it."

God’s Judgement

(14) And the LORD God said unto the serpent, "Because you have done this, you are cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field. On your belly you shall go, and dust you shall eat all the days of your life.

(15) And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed. He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel."

(16) To the woman he said, "I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception. In pain you shall bring forth children; and your desire shall be to your husband, and he shall rule over you."

(17) And to Adam he said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground for your sake; in sorrow you shall eat of it all the days of your life.

(18) Thorns and thistles it shall bring forth to you, and you shall eat the herbs of the field.

(19) By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For dust you are, and to dust you shall return."

(20) And Adam called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.

God Clothed Adam and Eve

(21) For Adam and his wife the LORD God made coats of skins, and clothed them.

(22) And the LORD God said, "Behold, the man has become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he put forth his hand, and take of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever."

Adam and Eve Sent Out of the Garden of Eden

(23) Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken.

(24) 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 guard the way to the tree of life.

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