Genesis 3:7

“And the eyes of them both were opened, & they knew that they were naked, and they sewed figge leaues together, and made themselues aprons.”

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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.
- King James Version

Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loin coverings.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And their eyes were open and they were conscious that they had no clothing and they made themselves coats of leaves stitched together.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked: and they sewed fig-leaves together, and made for themselves aprons.
- Webster's Bible

The eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked. They sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.
- World English Bible

and the eyes of them both are opened, and they know that they [are] naked, and they sew fig-leaves, and make to themselves girdles.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves girdles.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 3

  • Yous Rasiel
    To all of you in the discussion on the tree of life, read up on Kabbalah. That is not only the hebrew word for receive but also for tradition. It is the faith of Adam and Abraham, the original patriarchs of the faith. In that understanding of the word of God, the numerals are "blocks" and letters are "beams", which the tree of life is formed. Read Aryeh Kaplan's translation of Sefer Yetzirah.
  • Susan
    Seems like the animal skins for covering was the first animal sacrifice for sins.
    Also, the tree of Life would have been destroyed by the Flood when the entire world was covered with water.
  • JJ
    Chico,
    The tree of knowledge wasn't supernatural. It represented God's sovereignty like a king uses a crown or sceptre to symbolize their authority. This tree which was guarded by cherubs (Genesis 3:24) would have eventually withered away.
  • Chico
    3:22- so what happened to the tree of life? Does it still exist? Or did it go extinct with the dinosaurs? Plus, God says "became as one of us, to know good n evil" it is possible Eve didn't know the serpent was purposely trying to cause their downfall if the knowledge of evil didn't exist? And hence may not have been coerced over a period of time, as we assume?
  • Osayo
    God still made coats of skin for them.............Merciful Father
  • Marian
    Man's best defense against evil will be to resist having a conversation with evil. If Eve had said NO to the serpent at the very onset of the conversation , and refused to hear anything coming from the serpent , this sin will not have happened .
    Lesson learnt for me is to watch thought closely and ask myself if that on coming conversation is from God or not. I will dismiss the evil's chat.

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