Genesis 3:10

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden: and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid my selfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He said, "I heard the sound of You in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid myself."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, Hearing your voice in the garden I was full of fear, because I was without clothing: and I kept myself from your eyes.
- Basic English Bible

And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I feared, because I am naked; and I hid myself.
- Darby Bible

And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden: and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
- Webster's Bible

The man said, "I heard your voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself."
- World English Bible

and he saith, `Thy sound I have heard in the garden, and I am afraid, for I am naked, and I hide myself.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he said: 'I heard Thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 3:10


3:10 I heard thy voice in the garden: and I was afraid - Adam was afraid because he was naked; not only unarmed, and therefore afraid to contend with God, but unclothed and therefore afraid so much as to appear before him.


Discussion for Genesis 3

  • Dusty
    There's a grave misunderstanding of truth so plainly written in KJV. God's word so simply put, still widely and wildly misinterpreted. The evidence -our suffering in this present day, just as yesterday, and all the days since our departure from paradise -our division from oneness with God. We were NOT banished, but sent forth. The tree of life is still here, its fruit still waiting for the hungry.
  • Jeff Berry
    The "coats of skins" in verse 21 (among other things) represent God's wonderful grace! With a grateful heart you can experience God's grace every day and in every trial.
  • Bruce
    Irene:Snake in Hebrew:Nachash / Snake in Greek:Ophis. Translated as serpent. 8 times in the New Testament,26 times in the Old
  • Irene123
    Gloria - childbirth is part of life; it always has been. I don't understand why you question it.
  • Irene123
    I just got curious about the - serpent. Nowhere in the Bible is the word - snake. So, I th'ot - lots of reptiles crawl on their belly. Eve talked with the serpent so at that time he probably appeared to her as something she could handle in her mind - not 'scary'. satan was the 'Angel of Light' before being cast out - and still is, 2 Cor. 11:14. We do a lot of 'creating' in our minds about things.
  • Irene123
    " ... it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise His heel". The first "it" is Jesus, on the cross, sin (satan) put Him there. When Jesus said, "It is finished" and DIED - then Jesus bruised satan's head. Jesus then had the power to enter hell and get the KEYS. He then could give those keys to Peter (spiritually) when Peter preached Acts 2:38, the 3 keys to salvation.

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