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katapi HOME Genesis 3:1-24 - The Fall.  Gn.3.1-24

3 1 THE SERPENT WAS MORE CRAFTY than any wild creature that the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, 'Is it true that God has forbidden you to eat from any tree in the garden?' 3 2 The woman answered the serpent,'We may eat the fruit of any tree in the garden, 3 3 except for the tree in the middle of the garden; God has forbidden us either to eat or to touch the fruit of that; if we do, we shall die.' 3 4 The serpent said, 'Of course you will not die. 3 5 God knows that as soon as you eat it, your eyes will be opened and you will be like gods Or God knowing both good and evil.' 3 6 When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good to eat, and that it was pleasing to the eye and tempting to contemplate, she took some and ate it. She also gave her husband some and he ate it. 3 7 Then the eyes of both of them were opened and they discovered that they were naked ; so they stitched fig-leaves together and made themselves loincloths.

3 8 The man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze and hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden. 3 9 But the LORD God called to the man and said to him, 'Where are you?' 3 10 He replied, 'I heard the sound as you were walking in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked, and I hid myself.' 3 11 God answered, 'Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree which I forbade you ?' 3 12 The man said, 'The woman you gave me for a companion, she gave me fruit from the tree and I ate it.' 3 13 Then the LORD God said to the woman, 'What is this that you have done?' The woman said, 'The serpent tricked me, and I ate.' 3 14 Then the LORD God said to the serpent: