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1 Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which YHWH God had made. And he said unto the woman: 'Yea, hath God said: Ye shall not eat of any tree of the garden?'
Gn3:2 Now the serpent was the most crafty of all the brutes on the earth, which the Lord God made, and the serpent said to the woman, Wherefore has God said, Eat not of every tree of the garden?
1 However, the serpent was more crafty than any of the creatures of the earth that the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman, “Why has God instructed you, that you should not eat from every tree of Paradise?”
2 And the woman said unto the serpent: 'Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat;
2 The woman responded to him: “From the fruit of the trees which are in Paradise, we eat.
3 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.'
3 Yet truly, from the fruit of the tree which is in the middle of Paradise, God has instructed us that we should not eat, and that we should not touch it, lest perhaps we may die.”
4 And the serpent said unto the woman: 'Ye shall not surely die;
4 Then the serpent said to the woman: “By no means will you die a death.
5 for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil.'
5 For God knows that, on whatever day you will eat from it, your eyes will be opened; and you will be like gods, knowing good and evil.”
6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.
Gn3:7 And the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes to look upon and beautiful to contemplate, and having taken of its fruit she ate, and she gave to her husband also with her, and they ate.
6 And so the woman saw that the tree was good to eat, and beautiful to the eyes, and delightful to consider. And she took from its fruit, and she ate. And she gave to her husband, who ate.
7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves girdles.
7 Then the eyes of them both 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 YHWH God walking in the garden toward the cool of the day; and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the YHWH God amongst the trees of the garden.
8 And when they had heard the voice of the Lord God taking a walk in Paradise in the afternoon breeze, Adam and his wife hid themselves from the face of the Lord God in the midst of the trees of Paradise.
9 And YHWH God called unto the man, and said unto him: 'Where art thou?'
Gn3:10 And the Lord God called Adam and said to him, Adam, where art thou?
10 And he said: 'I heard Thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.'
Gn3:11 And he said to him, I heard thy voice as thou walkedst in the garden, and I feared because I was naked and I hid myself.
10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and when I saw that I was naked, I hid myself.
11 And He said: 'Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?'
Gn3:12 And God said to him, Who told thee that thou wast naked, unless thou hast eaten of the tree concerning which I charged thee of it alone not to eat?
11 He said to him, “Then who told you that you were naked, if you have not eaten of the tree from which I instructed you that you should not eat?”
12 And the man said: 'The woman whom Thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.'
Gn3:13 And Adam said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me—she gave me of the tree and I ate.
13 And YHWH God said unto the woman: 'What is this thou hast done?' And the woman said: 'The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.'
Gn3:14 And the Lord God said to the woman, Why hast thou done this? And the woman said, The serpent deceived me and I ate.
14 And YHWH God said unto the serpent: 'Because thou hast done this, cursed art thou from among all cattle, and from among all beasts of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life.
Gn3:15 And the Lord God said to the serpent, Because thou hast done this thou art cursed above all cattle and all the brutes of the earth, on thy breast and belly thou shalt go, and thou shalt eat earth all the days of thy life.
15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; they shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise their heel.'
15 I will put enmities between you and the woman, between your offspring and her offspring. She will crush your head, and you will lie in wait for her heel.”
16 Unto the woman He said: 'I will greatly multiply thy pain and thy travail; in pain thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.'
Gn3:17 And to the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy pains and thy groanings; in pain thou shalt bring forth children, and thy submission shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
16 To the woman, he also said: “I will multiply your labors and your conceptions. In pain shall you give birth to sons, and you shall be under your husband’s power, and he shall have dominion over you.”
17 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 toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life.
18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.
18 Thorns and thistles shall it produce for you, and you shall eat the plants of the earth.
19 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.'
19 By the sweat of your face shall you eat bread, until you return to the earth from which you were taken. For dust you are, and unto dust you shall return.”
20 And the man called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
Gn3:21 And Adam called the name of his wife Life, because she was the mother of all living.
21 And YHWH God made for Adam and for his wife garments of skins, and clothed them.
21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.
22 And YHWH 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 take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever.'
Gn3:23 And God said, Behold, Adam is become as one of us, to know good and evil, and now lest at any time he stretch forth his hand, and take of the tree of life and eat, and so he shall live forever—
22 And he said: “Behold, Adam has become like one of us, knowing good and evil. Therefore, now perhaps he may put forth his hand and also take from the tree of life, and eat, and live in eternity.”
23 Therefore YHWH God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.
Gn3:24 So the Lord God sent him forth out of the garden of Delight to cultivate the ground out of which he was taken.
23 And so the Lord God sent him away from the Paradise of enjoyment, in order to work the earth from which he was taken.
24 So He drove out the man; and He placed at the east of the garden of Eden the cherubim, and the flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way to the tree of life.
Gn3:25 And he cast out Adam and caused him to dwell over against the garden of Delight, and stationed the cherubs and the fiery sword that turns about to keep the way of the tree of life.
6e she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat Eve's Responsibility
Eve appears here as the principle agent of the Fall, since she gives the forbidden fruit to her husband. Cranah painted the Fall in 1526, 1528, and 1538. In the last version, Eve even places the apple of discord into the mouth of Adam, while the serpent smiles at this sight.