Genesis 3:1-8

The Fall

1 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”
2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,
3 but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’ ”
4 “You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman.
5 “For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
6 When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it.
7 Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they realized they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made coverings for themselves.
8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden.

Cross References 13

  • 1. Job 1:7; Job 2:2; 2 Corinthians 11:3; Revelation 12:9; Revelation 20:2
  • 2. S Genesis 2:17
  • 3. Genesis 2:16
  • 4. S Genesis 2:17
  • 5. S John 8:44; 2 Corinthians 11:3
  • 6. S Genesis 1:26; Genesis 14:18,19; Psalms 7:8; Isaiah 14:14; Ezekiel 28:2
  • 7. James 1:14-15; 1 John 2:16
  • 8. Numbers 30:7-8; Jer 44:15,19,24
  • 9. 2 Corinthians 11:3; 1 Timothy 2:14
  • 10. Genesis 2:25
  • 11. ver 21
  • 12. Leviticus 26:12; Deuteronomy 23:14
  • 13. Job 13:16; Job 23:7; Job 31:33; Job 34:22,23; Psalms 5:5; Psalms 139:7-12; Isaiah 29:15; Jeremiah 16:17; Jeremiah 23:24; Jeremiah 49:10; Revelation 6:15-16
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