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Genesis 3:2

    Genesis 3:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the woman said, We may take of the fruit of the trees in the garden:

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Barnes' Notes on Genesis 3:2

    The woman gives the natural and distinct answer of unaffected sincerity to this suggestion. The deviations from the strict letter of the law are nothing more than the free and earnest expressions of her feelings. The expression, "neither shall ye touch it," merely implies that they were not to meddle with it, as a forbidden thing.