Genesis 3:5

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For God doeth know, that in the day ye eate thereof, then your eyes shalbee opened: and yee shall bee as Gods, knowing good and euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's 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."
- World English Bible

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.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 3

  • BSP
    In verse 21 God made sure they had good coverage and not just bare coverage.
  • Troy
    The scripture you are referring to is GOD Letting us know that its punishment for disobedience satan bruising our heels and Victory When Jesus Come and Bruise his head Victory over Death, Hell and The Grave
  • Ersatzangel
    Tyrone - The enmity between the serpent and the descendants of Eve will lead to a fight to the death - Through Eve's Seed the head of the serpent will be crushed but not without bruising. See also Romans 16:20.
  • Deborah
    concerning Gen 3:15 see commentary on this sight
  • Tyrone Wilkins
    Will someone show me where God promised man a savior in the book of Genesis they say it is chapt 3 v 15 but I do not get that understanding


















  • Ersatzangel
    Read Rev 12:7-9. Satan was cast out of heaven

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