Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil.

New American Standard Bible

For God knows that in the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.

King James Version

For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Holman Bible

“In fact, God knows that when you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”

International Standard Version

"Even God knows that on the day you eat from it, your eyes will be opened and you'll become like God, knowing good and evil."

A Conservative Version

For God knows that in the day ye eat of it, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Amplified

For God knows that on the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened [that is, you will have greater awareness], and you will be like God, knowing [the difference between] good and evil.”

Bible in Basic English

For God sees that on the day when you take of its fruit, your eyes will be open, and you will be as gods, having knowledge of good and evil.

Darby Translation

but God knows that in the day ye eat of it, your eyes will be opened, and ye will be as God, knowing good and evil.

Julia Smith Translation

For God is knowing in the day of your eating from it, and your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil.

King James 2000

For God does know that in the day you eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and you shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For God knows that on the day you [both] eat from it, then your eyes will be opened and you [both] shall be like gods, knowing good and evil."

Modern King James verseion

for God knows that in the day you eat of it, then your eyes shall be opened, and you shall be as God, knowing good and evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but God doth know, that whensoever ye should eat of it, your eyes should be opened and ye should be as God and know both good and evil."

NET Bible

for God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will open and you will be like divine beings who know good and evil."

New Heart English Bible

for God knows that in the day you eat it, your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

The Emphasized Bible

For God doth know, that in the day ye eat thereof, then shall your eyes be opened, - and ye shall become like God, knowing good and evil.

Webster

For God doth know, that in the day ye eat of it, then your eyes shall be opened: and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

World English Bible

for God knows that in the day you eat it, your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

Youngs Literal Translation

for God doth know that in the day of your eating of it -- your eyes have been opened, and ye have been as God, knowing good and evil.'

Themes

Adversary » Power of » Tempting to disobedience

Adversary » The arch deceiver attempts to ruin men » By lying promises

Ambition » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Ambition » Instances of » Eve

Arch deceiver » The arch deceiver attempts to ruin men » By lying promises

Bible stories for children » The woman who exchanged her home and all she had for an apple

Common delusions » Thinking that sin will give fulness of life

Craftiness » Instances of » Satan, in the temptation of eve

Deceit » Exemplified

Fall of man » Through temptation of the devil

Falsehood » Instances of » Satan » In deceiving eve

Influence » Evil » Instances of » Satan over adam and eve

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Desire for, a source of temptation

Knowledge » Danger of » Desire for, a source of temptation

Man » Disobeyed God by eating part of the forbidden fruit

Presumption » Instances of » Satan, when he said to eve, "you will surely not die,"

Satan » Vanquished promises of ultimate triumph » Tempting to disobedience

Satan » The arch deceiver attempts to ruin men » By lying promises

Satan's » Work » Tempting to disobedience

Serpent » Power of » Tempting to disobedience

Serpent » Satan appears to eve in the form of

Serpent » The arch deceiver attempts to ruin men » By lying promises

Sin » How sin entered into the world

Temptation » Exemplified

Temptation » Yielding to temptation » Adam

Tempter » Power of » Tempting to disobedience

Tempter » The arch deceiver attempts to ruin men » By lying promises

Trees » Of knowledge

Truth » Of God » Is denied by » The Devil

the Truth of God » Is denied by » The Devil

Unbelief » Exemplified

Unbelief » Instances of » Eve

Woman » Deceived by satan

Women » Why women should not have authority over men

Women » Fall of, and curse upon

satan's Work » Tempting to disobedience

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

that in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

ye eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

פּקח 
Paqach 
Usage: 20

and ye shall be as gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Genesis 3:5

References

Morish

Smith

Images Genesis 3:5

Prayers for Genesis 3:5

Context Readings

The Fall

4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: 5 for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil. 6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.


Cross References

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art man, and not God, though thou didst set thy heart as the heart of God;-

Genesis 2:17

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

Genesis 3:7

And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

Genesis 3:10

And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.

Genesis 3:22

And Jehovah God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever-

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh said, Who is Jehovah, that I should hearken unto his voice to let Israel go? I know not Jehovah, and moreover I will not let Israel go.

Exodus 20:7

Thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

1 Kings 22:6

Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said unto them, Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall I forbear? And they said, Go up; for the Lord will deliver it into the hand of the king.

2 Chronicles 32:15

Now therefore let not Hezekiah deceive you, nor persuade you after this manner, neither believe ye him; for no god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people out of my hand, and out of the hand of my fathers: how much less shall your God deliver you out of my hand?

Psalm 12:4

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; Our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Isaiah 14:14

I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.

Jeremiah 14:13-14

Then said I, Ah, Lord Jehovah! behold, the prophets say unto them, Ye shall not see the sword, neither shall ye have famine; but I will give you assured peace in this place.

Jeremiah 28:2-3

Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, saying, I have broken the yoke of the king of Babylon.

Ezekiel 13:2-6

Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel that prophesy, and say thou unto them that prophesy out of their own heart, Hear ye the word of Jehovah:

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies ye have grieved the heart of the righteous, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, and be saved alive:

Ezekiel 28:9

Wilt thou yet say before him that slayeth thee, I am God? but thou art man, and not God, in the hand of him that woundeth thee.

Ezekiel 29:3

speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great monster that lieth in the midst of his rivers, that hath said, My river is mine own, and I have made it for myself.

Daniel 4:30

The king spake and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Daniel 6:7

All the presidents of the kingdom, the deputies and the satraps, the counsellors and the governors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a strong interdict, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Matthew 6:23

But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is the darkness!

Acts 12:22-23

And the people shouted,'saying , The voice of a god, and not of a man.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn upon them .

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity and the purity that is toward Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, fashioning themselves into apostles of Christ.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

he that opposeth and exalteth himself against all that is called God or that is worshipped; so that he sitteth in the temple of God, setting himself forth as God.

Revelation 13:4

and they worshipped the dragon, because he gave his authority unto the beast; and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? And who is able to war with him?

Revelation 13:14

And he deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by reason of the signs which it was given him to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast who hath the stroke of the sword and lived.

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