Genesis 3:2
New International Version
The woman said to the serpent, "We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,

New Living Translation
“Of course we may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,” the woman replied.

English Standard Version
And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden,

Berean Study Bible
The woman answered the serpent, “We may eat the fruit of the trees of the garden,

New American Standard Bible
The woman said to the serpent, "From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat;

New King James Version
And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat the fruit of the trees of the garden;

King James Bible
And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

Christian Standard Bible
The woman said to the serpent, "We may eat the fruit from the trees in the garden.

Contemporary English Version
The woman answered, "God said we could eat fruit from any tree in the garden,

Good News Translation
"We may eat the fruit of any tree in the garden," the woman answered,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The woman said to the serpent, "We may eat the fruit from the trees in the garden.

International Standard Version
"We may eat from the trees of the garden," the woman answered the serpent,

NET Bible
The woman said to the serpent, "We may eat of the fruit from the trees of the orchard;

New Heart English Bible
And the woman said to the serpent, "Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The woman answered the snake, "We're allowed to eat the fruit from any tree in the garden

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the woman said unto the serpent: 'Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat;

New American Standard 1977
And the woman said to the serpent, “From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat;

King James 2000 Bible
And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

American King James Version
And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

American Standard Version
And the woman said unto the serpent, Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the woman answered him, saying: Of the fruit of the trees that are in paradise we do eat:

Darby Bible Translation
And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden;

English Revised Version
And the woman said unto the serpent, Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat:

Webster's Bible Translation
And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

World English Bible
The woman said to the serpent, "Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat,

Young's Literal Translation
And the woman saith unto the serpent, 'Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we do eat,
Study Bible
The Serpent's Deception
1Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field that the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden?’” 2The woman answered the serpent, “We may eat the fruit of the trees of the garden, 3but about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God has said, ‘You must not eat of it or touch it, or you will die.’”…
Cross References
Genesis 2:16
And the LORD God commanded him, "You may eat freely from every tree of the garden,

Genesis 2:17
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil; for in the day that you eat of it, you will surely die."

Genesis 3:3
but of the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God has said, 'You must not eat of it or touch it, or you will die.'"

Treasury of Scripture

And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

serpent.

Psalm 58:4
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;









Lexicon
The woman
הָֽאִשָּׁ֖ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

answered
וַתֹּ֥אמֶר (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

the serpent,
הַנָּחָ֑שׁ (han·nā·ḥāš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5175: A serpent

“We may eat
נֹאכֵֽל׃ (nō·ḵêl)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

the fruit
מִפְּרִ֥י (mip·pə·rî)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6529: Fruit

of the trees
עֵֽץ־ (‘êṣ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6086: Tree, trees, wood

of the garden,
הַגָּ֖ן (hag·gān)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1588: An enclosure, garden
Verses 2, 3. - And the woman said unto the serpent. Neither afraid of the reptile, there being not yet any enmity among the creatures; nor astonished at his speaking, perhaps as being not yet fully acquainted with the capabilities of the lower animals; nor suspicions of his designs, her innocence and inexperience not predisposing her to apprehend danger. Yet the tenor of the reptile's interrogation was fitted to excite alarm; and if, as some conjecture, she understood that Satan was the speaker, she should at once have taken flight; while, if she knew nothing of him or his disposition, she should not have opened herself so freely to a person unknown. "The woman certainly discovers some uuadvisedness in entertaining conference with the serpent, in matters of so great importance, in so familiar a manner" (White). We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden.

(1) Omitting the Divine name when recording his liberality, though she remembers it when reciting his restraint;

(2) failing to do justice to the largeness and freeness of the Divine grant (cf. with Genesis 2:16); - which, however, charity would do well not to press against the woman as symptoms of incipient rebellion. But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it. An addition to the prohibitory enactment, which may have been simply an inaccuracy in her understanding of Adam's report of its exact terms (Kalisch); or the result of a rising feeling of dissatisfaction with the too great strictness of the prohibition (Delitzsch), and so an indication "that her love and confidence towards God were already beginning to waver" (Keil); or a proof of her anxiety to observe the Divine precept (Calvin); or a statement of her understanding "that they were not to meddle with it as a forbidden thing" (Murphy). Lest ye die. Even Calvin here admits that Eve begins to give way, leading פֶן־ as forte, with which Macdonald appears to agree, discovering "doubt and hesitancy in her language; but -

(1) the conjunction may point to a consequence which is certain - indeed this is its usual meaning (cf. Genesis 11:4; Genesis 19:5; Psalm 2:12);

(2) Where there are so many real grounds for condemning Eve's conduct, it is our duty to be cautious in giving those which are problematical" (Bush); and,

(3) "she would have represented the penalty in a worse rather than a softened form had she begun to think it unjust" (Inglis).
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