Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die."

King James Version

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Holman Bible

but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for on the day you eat from it, you will certainly die."

International Standard Version

but you are not to eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, because you will certainly die during the day that you eat from it."

A Conservative Version

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shall not eat of it. For in the day that thou eat of it thou shall surely die.

American Standard Version

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Amplified

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil and blessing and calamity you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.

Bible in Basic English

But of the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you may not take; for on the day when you take of it, death will certainly come to you.

Darby Translation

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it; for in the day that thou eatest of it thou shalt certainly die.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it; for in the day that thou dost eat of it thou shalt surely die.

Julia Smith Translation

But from the tree to know good and evil thou shalt not eat from it, for in the day of thy eating from it, dying, thou shalt die.

King James 2000

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it: for in the day that you eat thereof you shall surely die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day {that you eat} from it {you shall surely die}."

Modern King James verseion

but you shall not eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil. For in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But of the tree of knowledge of good and bad see that thou eat not: For even the same day thou eatest of it, thou shalt surely die.

NET Bible

but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will surely die."

New Heart English Bible

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it; for in the day that you eat of it you will surely die."

New simplified Bible

But you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. When you eat of it you will surely die.

The Emphasized Bible

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not cat of it, - for in the day thou eatest thereof, thou shelf die.

Webster

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest of it thou shalt surely die.

World English Bible

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it; for in the day that you eat of it you will surely die."

Youngs Literal Translation

and of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, thou dost not eat of it, for in the day of thine eating of it -- dying thou dost die.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But of the tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

of the knowledge
דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

of good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

and evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

thou shalt not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

of it for in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

that thou eatest
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

מוּת 
Muwth 
die , dead , slay , death , surely , kill , dead man , dead body , in no wise ,
Usage: 839

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 2:17

Images Genesis 2:17

Context Readings

The Generations Of Heaven And Earth

16 The LORD God commanded the man, saying, "From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; 17 but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die." 18 Then the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."



Cross References

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

James 1:15

Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."

Genesis 3:1-4

Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, "Indeed, has God said, 'You shall not eat from any tree of the garden'?"

Genesis 3:11

And He said, "Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?"

Genesis 3:17

Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life.

Deuteronomy 30:15

"See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;

Deuteronomy 30:19

"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,

Ezekiel 18:4

"Behold, all souls are Mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine The soul who sins will die.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death.

1 Timothy 5:6

But she who gives herself to wanton pleasure is dead even while she lives.

Genesis 2:9

Out of the ground the LORD God caused to grow every tree that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 20:7

"Now therefore, restore the man's wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours."

Numbers 26:65

For the LORD had said of them, "They shall surely die in the wilderness " And not a man was left of them, except Caleb the son of Jephunneh and Joshua the son of Nun.

Deuteronomy 27:26

'Cursed is he who does not confirm the words of this law by doing them.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

1 Samuel 14:39

"For as the LORD lives, who delivers Israel, though it is in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die." But not one of all the people answered him.

1 Samuel 14:44

Saul said, "May God do this to me and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

1 Samuel 20:31

"For as long as the son of Jesse lives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established. Therefore now, send and bring him to me, for he must surely die."

1 Samuel 22:16

But the king said, "You shall surely die, Ahimelech, you and all your father's household!"

1 Kings 2:37

"For on the day you go out and cross over the brook Kidron, you will know for certain that you shall surely die; your blood shall be on your own head."

1 Kings 2:42

So the king sent and called for Shimei and said to him, "Did I not make you swear by the LORD and solemnly warn you, saying, 'You will know for certain that on the day you depart and go anywhere, you shall surely die'? And you said to me, 'The word which I have heard is good.'

Jeremiah 26:8

When Jeremiah finished speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak to all the people, the priests and the prophets and all the people seized him, saying, "You must die!

Ezekiel 3:18-20

"When I say to the wicked, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn him or speak out to warn the wicked from his wicked way that he may live, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand.

Ezekiel 18:13

he lends money on interest and takes increase; will he live? He will not live! He has committed all these abominations, he will surely be put to death; his blood will be on his own head.

Ezekiel 18:32

"For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone who dies," declares the Lord GOD. "Therefore, repent and live."

Ezekiel 33:8

"When I say to the wicked, 'O wicked man, you will surely die,' and you do not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require from your hand.

Ezekiel 33:14

"But when I say to the wicked, 'You will surely die,' and he turns from his sin and practices justice and righteousness,

Romans 1:32

and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

Romans 5:12-21

Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned--

Romans 6:16

Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness?

Romans 7:10-13

and this commandment, which was to result in life, proved to result in death for me;

1 Corinthians 15:22

For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive.

1 Corinthians 15:56

The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Ephesians 2:1-6

And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."

Colossians 2:13

When you were dead in your transgressions and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He made you alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our transgressions,

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask and God will for him give life to those who commit sin not leading to death There is a sin leading to death; I do not say that he should make request for this.

Revelation 2:11

'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches He who overcomes will not be hurt by the second death.'

Revelation 20:6

Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection; over these the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years.

Revelation 20:14

Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire This is the second death, the lake of fire.

Revelation 21:8

"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."



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