Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

New American Standard Bible

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 desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

King James Version

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

Holman Bible

Then the woman saw that the tree was good for food and delightful to look at, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom. So she took some of its fruit and ate it; she also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it.

International Standard Version

When the woman saw that the tree produced good food, was attractive in appearance, and was desirable for making one wise, she took some of its fruit and ate it. Then she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate some, too.

A Conservative Version

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 wise, she took of the fruit of it, and ate. And she also gave to her husband with her, and h

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was delightful to look at, and a tree to be desired in order to make one wise and insightful, she took some of its fruit and ate it; and she also gave some to her husband with her, and he ate.

Bible in Basic English

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and a delight to the eyes, and to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit, and gave it to her husband.

Darby Translation

And the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a pleasure for the eyes, and the tree was to be desired to give intelligence; and she took of its fruit, and ate, and gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

Julia Smith Translation

And the woman will see that the tree is good for food, and that it is a desire to the eyes, and a tree desired to make wise; and she will take from its fruit and will eat, and will give also to her man with her, and he will eat

King James 2000

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When the woman saw that the tree [was] good for food and that it [was] a delight to the eyes, and the tree was desirable to make [one] wise, then she took from its fruit and she ate. And she gave [it] also to her husband with her, and he ate.

Modern King James verseion

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasing to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make wise, she took of its fruit, and ate. She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate.

NET Bible

When the woman saw that the tree produced fruit that was good for food, was attractive to the eye, and was desirable for making one wise, she took some of its fruit and ate it. She also gave some of it to her husband who was with her, and he ate it.

New Heart English Bible

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 its fruit, and ate; and she gave some to her husband with her, and he ate.

The Emphasized Bible

And, when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes and the tree was pleasant to make one knowing, then took she of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and she gave to her husband also, along with her, and he did eat.

Webster

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise; she took of its fruit, and ate, and gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

World English Bible

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 its fruit, and ate; and she gave some to her husband with her, and he ate.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the woman seeth that the tree is good for food, and that it is pleasant to the eyes, and the tree is desirable to make one wise, and she taketh of its fruit and eateth, and giveth also to her husband with her, and he doth eat;

Themes

Adam » Fall of

Ambition » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Ambition » Instances of » Eve

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

Covetousness » Instances of » Eve, in desiring the forbidden fruit

Curiosity » Instances of » Of eve

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Disobedience to God » Instances of » Of adam and eve, eating the forbidden fruit

Earthly » Vision a source of temptation » To eve

Error » Known to God » Allurements of

Error » Definition of » Origin of

Evil » Temptresses, examples of women who have enticed men to sin » Eve

Fall » Of adam

Fall of man » By the disobedience of adam

Influence » Evil » Eve over adam

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

Notable women » Eve, the woman of curiosity

Serpent » Satan appears to eve in the form of

Sin » Allurements of

Sin » Of youth, results of » Origin of

Sin » The wicked » Tempt others to

Sin » How sin entered into the world

Sin » Entered into the world by adam

Sins » Increment » Origin

Temptation » Voluntary entering into

Temptation » Yielding to temptation » The lure of forbidden fruit

Temptation » Yielding to temptation » Adam

Temptresses » Eve

Transgression » Known to God » Allurements of

Transgression » Sin, definition of » Origin of

Trees » Of knowledge

Unbelief » Exemplified

Unbelief » Instances of » Eve

Vision » Earthly, a source of temptation » To eve

Woman » Creation and temptation of

Woman » Deceived by satan

Woman » Led man to disobey God

Women » Counsel of » Creation and temptation of

Women » Why women should not have authority over men

Women » Fall of, and curse upon

Women » Instances of » Eve, in yielding to temptation and seducing her husband

Women » Temptresses » Eve

Women » Notable » Eve, the woman of curiosity

Women » First to sin

Yielding to temptation » The lure of forbidden fruit

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And when the woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

that the tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

מאכל 
Ma'akal 
Usage: 30

and that it
היא הוּא 
Huw' 
Usage: 1716

תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

to the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

and a tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

to be desired
חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

of the fruit thereof
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

and did eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and gave
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

גּם 
Gam 
also, as, even, again, and,
Usage: 761

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Images Genesis 3:6

Prayers for Genesis 3:6

Context Readings

The Fall

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. 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.


Cross References

1 Timothy 2:14

Also Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived, and was in transgression.

1 John 2:16

For all that is in the world - as the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of goods - are not of the father: but of the world.

Joshua 7:21

I saw among the spoil a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundredth sicles of silver, and a tongue of gold of fifty sicles weight: and I coveted them, and I took them. And behold they lie hid in the earth in my tent and the silver thereunder."

Genesis 3:12

And Adam answered, "The woman which thou gavest to bear me company, she took me of the tree, and I ate."

Genesis 3:17

And unto Adam he said, "Forasmuch as thou hast obeyed the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying 'See thou eat not thereof' cursed be the earth for thy sake. In sorrow shalt thou eat thereof all days of thy life:

Hosea 6:7

But even like as Adam did, so have they broken my covenant, and set me at naught.

Romans 5:12-19

Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by the means of sin; And so death went over all men, insomuch that all men sinned.

Genesis 6:2

the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair, and took unto them wives, which they best liked among them all.

Genesis 39:7

And it fortuned, after this, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph and said, "Come lie with me."

Judges 16:1-2

Then went Samson to Gaza, and saw there an whore, and went in unto her.

2 Samuel 11:2

And it chanced in an evening that David arose from his couch and walked upon the roof of the king's palace; and from the roof saw a very beautiful woman washing herself. And he sent to enquire what woman it should be.

Job 31:1

I made a covenant with mine eyes, that I would not look upon a damsel.

Ezekiel 24:16

"Thou son of man, behold, I take away the pleasure of thine eyes with a plague: yet shalt thou neither mourn, nor weep, nor water thy cheeks therefore.

Ezekiel 24:21

'Tell the house of Israel, thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, I will suspend my sanctuary: even the glory of your power, that pleasure of your eyes, and the thing that ye love: your sons and daughters whom ye have left, shall fall through the sword.

Ezekiel 24:25

"But behold, O thou son of man: In the day when I take from them their power, their joy and honour, the lust of their eyes, the burden of their bodies - namely, their sons and daughters -

Matthew 5:28

But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a wife lusting after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

James 1:14-15

But every man is tempted, drawn away, and enticed of his own concupiscence.

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