Genesis 3:1-6 CSB

The Temptation and the Fall

1 Now the serpent was the most cunning of all the wild animals that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, "Did God really say, 'You can't eat from any tree in the garden'?"a

References for Genesis 3:1

    • a 3:1 - 2 Co 11:3
      2 The woman said to the serpent, "We may eat the fruit from the trees in the garden.
      3 But about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God said, 'You must not eat it or touch it, or you will die.' "b

      References for Genesis 3:3

        • b 3:3 - Gn 2:17
          4 "No! You will not die," the serpent said to the woman.c

          References for Genesis 3:4

            • c 3:4 - Jn 8:44
              5 "In fact, God knows that whend you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like God,e knowing good and evil."

              References for Genesis 3:5

                • d 3:5 - Lit on the day
                • e 3:5 - Or gods, or divine beings
                  6 Then the woman saw that the tree was good for food and delightful to look at, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom. So she took some of its fruit and ate [it]; she also gave [some] to her husband, [who was] with her, and he ate [it].f

                  References for Genesis 3:6

                    • f 3:6 - Jms 1:14-15; 1 Jn 2:16