Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Then the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: 5 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. 6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes, and a tree of covetousness to understand, she took of its fruit and ate and gave also unto her husband with her; and he ate.


Cross References

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because thy heart has lifted thee up and thou hast said, I am God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas (yet thou art man, and not God); and thou hast set thine 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 dost eat of it thou shalt surely die.

Genesis 3:7

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

Genesis 3:10

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

Genesis 3:22

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, knowing 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 the LORD, that I should hearken to his voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Exodus 20:7

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain for the LORD will not hold guiltless anyone that takes 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 Ramothgilead to battle, or shall I forbear? And they said, Go up, for the Lord shall deliver it into the hand of the king.

2 Chronicles 32:15

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

Psalm 12:4

Who have said, With our tongue we will 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 be like the most High.

Jeremiah 14:13-14

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

Jeremiah 28:2-3

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts the God of Israel spoken, 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 unto those that prophesy out of their own hearts, Hear ye the word of the LORD:

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and ye strengthen the hands of the wicked that he should not leave his wicked way, encouraging him:

Ezekiel 28:9

Wilt thou yet say before him that slays thee, I am God? but thou shalt be a man, and not God, in the hand of him that slays thee.

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak and say, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great dragon that lies in the midst of his rivers, who has said, My river is my own, and I have made it for myself.

Daniel 4:30

the king spoke and said, Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my greatness?

Daniel 6:7

All the presidents of the kingdom, magistrates, governors, great ones, and captains have agreed in common accord to promote a royal decree and to confirm it that whoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, except of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Matthew 6:23

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

Acts 12:22-23

And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of god, and not of man.

Acts 26:18

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

2 Corinthians 4:4

In whom the god of this age has blinded the understanding of those who do not believe, that the light of the gospel of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine in them.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear that as the serpent deceived Eve through his craftiness, so your senses should be corrupted in some way, and ye should fall from the simplicity that is in the Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For these false apostles are deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

opposing and exalting himself against all that is called God, or divinity, so that he as God sits in the temple of God, making himself appear to be God.

Revelation 13:4

And they worshipped the dragon which had given the authority unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast; saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with it?

Revelation 13:14

and deceives those that dwell on the earth by those signs which were given unto him to do in the presence of the beast, commanding those that dwell on the earth to make an image of the beast, which has the wound by the sword, and did live.

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