2 The woman said to the serpent, “aFrom the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat;
4 aThe serpent said to the woman, “You surely will not die!
5 “For God knows that in the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and ayou will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
6 aWhen the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
9 Then the Lord God called to the man, and said to him, “aWhere are you?”
10 He said, “aI heard the sound of You in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid myself.”
12 aThe man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me from the tree, and I ate.”
13 Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?” And the woman said, “aThe serpent deceived me, and I ate.”
“aBecause you have done this,
Cursed are you more than all cattle,
And more than every beast of the field;
On your belly you will go,
And bdust you will eat
All the days of your life;
15 And I will put aenmity
Between you and the woman,
And between your seed and her seed;
And you shall bruise him on the heel.”
“I will greatly multiply
Your pain 1in childbirth,
In pain you will abring forth children;
Yet your desire will be for your husband,
And bhe will rule over you.”
aCursed is the ground because of you;
All the days of your life.
And you will eat the 1plants of the field;
You will eat bread,
Till you areturn to the ground,
Because bfrom it you were taken;
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”
22 Then the Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of aUs, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from bthe tree of life, and eat, and live forever”—
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