Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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 said the serpent unto the woman, "Tush, ye shall not die: 5 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." 6 And the woman saw that it was a good tree to eat of, and lusty unto the eyes, and a pleasant tree for to make wise. And took of the fruit of it and ate, and gave unto her husband also with her, and he ate.


Cross References

Ezekiel 28:2

"Thou son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Because thou hast a proud heart and hast said, 'I am a God, I have my seat in the midst of the sea like a God,' whereas thou art but a man, and not God, and yet standest in thine own conceit, that thou art God:

Genesis 2:17

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.

Genesis 3:7

And the eyes of both them were opened, that they understood how that they were naked. Then they sewed fig leaves together and made them aprons.

Genesis 3:10

And he answered, "Thy voice I heard in the garden, but I was afraid because I was naked, and therefore hid myself."

Genesis 3:22

And the LORD God said, "Lo, Adam is become as it were one of us, in knowledge of good and evil. But now lest he stretch forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live ever -"

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh answered, "What fellow is the LORD, that I should hear his voice for to 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 him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

1 Kings 22:6

And then the king of Israel gathered of the Prophets together, upon a four hundred men, and said unto them, "Shall I go to Ramoth in Gilead to battle, or be still?" And they said, "Go: for the Lord shall deliver it into the hands of the king."

2 Chronicles 32:15

Wherefore now let not Hezekiah deceive you, either persuade you of this fashion, nor yet believe him. For as no god among so many nations and kingdoms, was able to rid his people out of mine hand and the hands of my fathers: even so much less shall your God keep you out of mine hand!"

Psalm 12:4

Which have said, "With our tongue will we prevail; we are they that ought to speak; Who is lord over us?"

Isaiah 14:14

I will climb up above the clouds; and will be like the highest of all."

Jeremiah 14:13-14

Then answered I, "O LORD God, the prophets say unto them, 'Tush, ye shall see no sword, and no hunger shall come upon you, but the LORD shall give you continual rest in this place.'"

Jeremiah 28:2-3

"Thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts the God of Israel: I have broken the yoke of the king of Babylon,

Ezekiel 13:2-6

"Thou son of man, speak prophecy against those prophets that preach in Israel: and say thou unto them that prophesy out of their own hearts, 'Hear ye the word of the LORD.

Ezekiel 13:22

Seeing that with your lies ye discomfort the heart of the righteous, whom I have not discomforted: Again, forsomuch as ye courage the hand of the wicked, so that he may not turn from his wicked way, and live:

Ezekiel 28:9

as they that be slain. Let see, if thou wilt say then, before them that slay thee, 'I am God' - whereas thou art but a man and not God, in the hands of them that slayeth thee.

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak, and tell him, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, O Pharaoh thou king of Egypt, I will upon thee, thou great dragon that liest in the waters; thou that sayest, 'The water is mine; I have made it myself.'

Daniel 4:30

and said, "This is the great city of Babylon, which I myself, with my power and strength, have made a king's court, for the honour of my majesty."

Daniel 6:7

All the great estates of the realm - as the princes, dukes, senators and judges - are determined to put out a commandment of the king, and to make a sure statute. Namely, that whoso desireth any petition, either of any god or man within this thirty days, except it be only of thee, O king: the same person may be cast into the lions' den.

Matthew 6:23

But and if thine eye be wicked, then all thy body shall be full of darkness. Wherefore if the light that is in thee, be darkness: how great is that darkness?

Acts 12:22-23

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

Acts 26:18

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

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest should shine unto them the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, which is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear, lest as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, even so your wits should be corrupt from the singleness that is in Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For these false apostles are deceitful workers, and fashion themselves like unto the apostles of Christ.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

which is an adversary, and is exalted above all that is called God, or that is worshipped: so that he shall sit as God in the temple of God, and show himself as God.

Revelation 13:4

and they worshipped the dragon, which gave power unto the beast, and they worshipped the beast, saying, "Who is like unto the beast? who is able to war with him?"

Revelation 13:14

And deceived them that dwelt on the earth, by the means of those signs which he had power to do in the sight of the beast, saying to them that dwelt on the earth: that they should make an image unto the beast, which had the wound of a sword, and did live.

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