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Genesis 3 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more subtle than any other wild creature that the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, "Did God say, 'You shall not eat of any tree of the garden'?"

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:2 - And the woman said to the serpent, "We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:3 - but God said, 'You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.'"

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:4 - But the serpent said to the woman, "You will not die.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:5 - For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - So 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 its fruit and ate; and she also gave some to her husband, and he ate.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:7 - Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves aprons.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 - And they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:9 - But the LORD God called to the man, and said to him, "Where are you?"

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:10 - And he said, "I heard the sound of thee in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:11 - He said, "Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?"

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:12 - The man said, "The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:13 - Then the LORD God said to the woman, "What is this that you have done?" The woman said, "The serpent beguiled me, and I ate."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:14 - The LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, cursed are you above all cattle, and above all wild animals; upon your belly you shall go, and dust you shall eat all the days of your life.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:15 - 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."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:16 - To the woman he said, "I will greatly multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children, yet your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - And to Adam he said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, 'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground because of you; in toil you shall eat of it all the days of your life;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:18 - thorns and thistles it shall bring forth to you; and you shall eat the plants of the field.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:19 - In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:20 - The man called his wife's name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:21 - And the LORD God made for Adam and for his wife garments of skins, and clothed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - Then the LORD God said, "Behold, the man has become like one of us, knowing 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"--

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:23 - therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:24 - He drove out the man; and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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