Parallel Verses

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."

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.”

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."

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 The LORD God commanded the man: "You may freely eat from every tree of the garden, 17 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." 18 Later, the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make the woman to be an authority corresponding to him."



Cross References

Romans 6:23

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

James 1:15

When that desire becomes pregnant, it gives birth to sin; and when that sin grows up, it gives birth to death.

Genesis 3:19

You will eat food by the sweat of your brow until you're buried in the ground, because you were taken from it. You're made from dust and you'll return to dust."

Genesis 3:1-4

Now the Shining One was more clever than any animal of the field that the LORD God had made. He asked the woman, "Did God actually say, "You are not to eat from any tree of the garden'?"

Genesis 3:11

"Who told you that you are naked?" Godasked. "Did you eat fruit from the tree that I commanded you not to eat?"

Genesis 3:17

He told the man, "Because you have listened to what your wife said, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, "You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground because of you. You'll eat from it through pain-filled labor for the rest of your life.

Deuteronomy 30:15

"Look! Today I have set before you life and what is good, along with death and what is evil.

Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to testify against you today! I've set life and death before you today: both blessings and curses. Choose life, that it may be well with you you and your children.

Ezekiel 18:4

Look! Every living soul belongs to me the father's as well as the son's. So pay attention! The person who keeps on sinning is going to die."

Romans 8:2

For the Spirit's law of life in the Messiah Jesus has set me free from the Law of sin and death.

1 Timothy 5:6

But the self-indulgent widow is just as good as dead.

Genesis 2:9

The LORD God caused every tree that is both beautiful and suitable for food to spring up out of the ground. The tree of life was also in the middle of the garden, along with the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 20:7

Now then, return the man's wife. As a matter of fact, he's a prophet and can intercede for you so you'll live. But if you don't return her, be aware that you and all who are yours will certainly die."

Numbers 26:65

because the LORD had said about them, "They'll certainly die in the wilderness. No man will survive from them except Jephunneh's son Caleb and Nun's son Joshua."

Deuteronomy 27:26

""Cursed is the one who doesn't uphold the words of this Law and observe them.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'"

1 Samuel 14:39

Indeed, as the LORD who delivers Israel lives, even if the sin is with my son Jonathan, he will surely die!" Not a single one of the soldiers answered him.

1 Samuel 14:44

Saul said, "May God do this to me and even more, if you don't surely die, Jonathan!"

1 Samuel 20:31

As long as Jesse's son lives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established! Now send someone and bring David to me. He's a dead man!"

1 Samuel 22:16

The king said, "Ahimelech, you will surely die, you and all your father's family!"

1 Kings 2:37

If you ever leave and cross the Kidron Brook, you can be sure that you'll die. You'll be responsible for your own death."

1 Kings 2:42

so the king sent for Shimei and asked him, "Didn't I make a promise to the LORD and warn you, "The day you leave and go anywhere else, you can be sure you'll die'? And you told me, "What your majesty has decreed is acceptable to me.'

Jeremiah 26:8

As soon as Jeremiah finished saying everything that the LORD had commanded him to say to all the people, the priests, the prophets, and all the people seized him, telling him as they did: "You must certainly die!

Ezekiel 3:18-20

"So when I say to a wicked person, "You're about to die,' if you don't warn or instruct that wicked person that his behavior is wicked so he can live, that wicked person will die in his sin, but I'll hold you responsible for his death.

Ezekiel 18:13

loans with usury, and exacts interest; will he live? He certainly will not! He has done all these detestable practices. He will certainly die, and his guilt will be his own fault."

Ezekiel 18:32

I don't take pleasure in the death of anyone who dies," declares the LORD. "So repent, so you may live!"

Ezekiel 33:8

If I should say to a certain wicked person, "You wicked man, you're certainly about to die,' but you don't warn him to turn from his wicked behavior, he'll die in his guilt, but I'll seek retribution for his bloodshed from you.

Ezekiel 33:14

"If I tell the wicked person that he will certainly die, if he turns from his sin and acts with justice and righteousness,

Romans 1:32

Although they know God's just requirement that those who practice such things deserve to die they not only do these things but even applaud others who practice them.

Romans 5:12-21

Just as sin entered the world through one man, and death resulted from sin, therefore everyone dies, because everyone has sinned.

Romans 6:16

Don't you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

Romans 7:10-13

and I died. I found that the very rule that was intended to bring life actually brought death.

1 Corinthians 15:22

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

1 Corinthians 15:56

Now death's stinger is sin, and sin's power is the Law.

Galatians 3:10

Certainly all who depend on the actions of the Law are under a curse. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who does not obey everything that is written in the Book of the Law!"

Ephesians 2:1-6

You used to be dead because of your offenses and sins

Ephesians 5:14

for the light is making everything visible. That is why it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Arise from the dead, and the Messiah will shine on you.''

Colossians 2:13

Even when you were dead because of your offenses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive with him when he forgave us all of our offenses,

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin that does not lead to death, he should pray that God would give him life. This applies to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not telling you to pray about that.

Revelation 2:11

"Let everyone listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who conquers will never be hurt by the second death.'"

Revelation 20:6

How blessed and holy are those who participate in the first resurrection! The second death has no power over them. They will be priests of God and the Messiah, and will rule with him for a thousand years.

Revelation 20:14

Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. (This is the second death the lake of fire.)

Revelation 21:8

But people who are cowardly, unfaithful, detestable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars will find themselves in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."

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