Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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."

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

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 
Usage: 839

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 2:17

Images Genesis 2:17

Prayers for Genesis 2:17

Context Readings

The Generations Of Heaven And Earth

16 And Jehovah Elohim commanded Man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou shalt freely eat; 17 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. 18 And Jehovah Elohim said, It is not good that Man should be alone; I will make him a helpmate, his like.



Cross References

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death; but the act of favour of God, eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

James 1:15

then lust, having conceived, gives birth to sin; but sin fully completed brings forth death.

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.

Genesis 3:1-4

And the serpent was more crafty than any animal of the field which Jehovah Elohim had made. And it said to the woman, Is it even so, that God has said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

Genesis 3:11

And he said, Who told thee that thou art naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee not to eat?

Genesis 3:17

And to Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed be the ground on thy account; with toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

Deuteronomy 30:15

See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil,

Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to witness this day against you: life and death have I set before you, blessing and cursing: choose then life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed,

Ezekiel 18:4

Behold, all the souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

Romans 8:2

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

1 Timothy 5:6

But she that lives in habits of self-indulgence is dead while living.

Genesis 2:9

And out of the ground Jehovah Elohim made every tree grow that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of life, in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 20:7

And now, restore the man's wife; for he is a prophet, and will pray for thee, that thou mayest live. And if thou do not restore her, know that thou shalt certainly die, thou and all that is thine.

Numbers 26:65

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

Deuteronomy 27:26

Cursed be he that confirmeth not the words of this law to do them! And all the people shall say, Amen.

1 Samuel 14:39

For, as Jehovah liveth, who has saved Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall certainly die. And no one answered him among all the people.

1 Samuel 14:44

And Saul said, God do so to me and more also; thou shalt certainly die, Jonathan.

1 Samuel 20:31

For as long as the son of Jesse lives upon earth, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. And now send and fetch him to me, for he must die.

1 Samuel 22:16

And the king said, Thou shalt certainly die, Ahimelech, thou, and all thy father's house.

1 Kings 2:37

And it shall be that on the day thou goest forth, and passest over the torrent of Kidron, ... know for certain that thou shalt surely die: thy blood shall be upon thine own head.

1 Kings 2:42

And the king sent and called for Shimei, and said to him, Did I not make thee swear by Jehovah, and protest to thee, saying, Know for certain, that on the day thou goest forth, and walkest abroad anywhere, thou shalt surely die? and thou saidst to me, The word that I have heard is good.

Jeremiah 26:8

And it came to pass when Jeremiah had ended speaking all that Jehovah had commanded him to speak unto all the people, that the priests and the prophets and all the people seized him, saying, Thou shalt certainly die.

Ezekiel 3:18-20

When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt certainly die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, that he may live: the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thy hand.

Ezekiel 18:13

given forth upon usury, and taken increase; shall he then live? He shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall certainly die; his blood shall be upon him.

Ezekiel 18:32

For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord Jehovah; therefore turn ye and live.

Ezekiel 33:8

When I say unto the wicked, Wicked man, thou shalt certainly die; and thou speakest not to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thy hand.

Ezekiel 33:14

And when I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt certainly die, and he turneth from his sin, and doeth judgment and justice;

Romans 1:32

who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that they who do such things are worthy of death, not only practise them, but have fellow delight in those who do them.

Romans 5:12-21

For this cause, even as by one man sin entered into the world, and by sin death; and thus death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

Romans 6:16

Know ye not that to whom ye yield yourselves bondmen for obedience, ye are bondmen to him whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?

Romans 7:10-13

And the commandment, which was for life, was found, as to me, itself to be unto death:

1 Corinthians 15:22

For as in the Adam all die, thus also in the Christ all shall be made alive.

1 Corinthians 15:56

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

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are on the principle of works of law are under curse. For it is written, Cursed is every one who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them;

Ephesians 2:1-6

and you, being dead in your offences and sins --

Ephesians 5:14

Wherefore he says, Wake up, thou that sleepest, and arise up from among the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.

Colossians 2:13

And you, being dead in offences and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, he has quickened together with him, having forgiven us all the offences;

1 John 5:16

If any one see his brother sinning a sin not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life, for those that do not sin unto death. There is a sin to death: I do not say of that that he should make a request.

Revelation 2:11

He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the assemblies. He that overcomes shall in no wise be injured of the second death.

Revelation 20:6

Blessed and holy he who has part in the first resurrection: over these the second death has no power; but they shall be priests of God and of the Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

Revelation 20:14

and death and hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death, even the lake of fire.

Revelation 21:8

But to the fearful and unbelieving, and sinners, and those who make themselves abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.

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