1 And the two were naked, both Adam and his wife, and were not ashamed.
†† 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? 3 And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat of the fruit
15And 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. 16And I will put enmity between thee and the woman and between thy seed and her seed, he shall 5 watch against thy head, and thou shalt watch against his heel. 17And to the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy pains and thy groanings; in pain thou shalt bring forth children, and thy 6 submission shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee. 18And to Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and eaten of the tree concerning which I charged thee of it only not to eatóof that thou hast eaten, cursed is the ground in thy labours, in pain shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life. 19Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth to thee and thou shalt eat the herb of the field. 20In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat thy bread until thou return to the earth out of which thou wast taken, for earth thou art and to earth thou shalt return. 21And Adam called the name of his wife 7 Life, because she was the mother of all living. 22And the Lord God made for Adam and his wife garments of skin, and clothed them.
23And 8 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
1 Gr. Ye shall not die by death.
2 Or, the sound of thee walking.
3 Gr. am.
4 Gr. art.
5 Gr. keep. Other readings of the passage are pl–xei and pl–xeiv and teir–sei and teir–seiv. See Parkhurst in •S.
6 Gr. turning.
7 Gr. Zoe.
8 Alex. + the Lord.
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