The Lord God took the man and placed him in the garden of Eden to work and attend to it. The Lord God commanded the man, saying, “Of every tree in the garden you may freely eat, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat, for on the day you eat of it you shall surely die.”
Now the serpent was more cunning than any land animal that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You shall not eat from any tree in the garden?'” And the woman said to the serpent, “God said, ‘We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden, but of the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, you shall not eat, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.
But the serpent said to the woman, “You shall not surely die, for God knows that on the day you eat of it, you eyes shall be opened, and you shall become like God, knowing good and evil.
The woman saw that the tree was good for food, that it was pleasing to the eyes, and a tree to be coveted to make one wise; she took from its fruit and ate. She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate. The eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked. They sewed fig leaves together and made themselves clothes.