But the serpent said to the woman, You shall not surely die, [2Co_11:3]. For the Master Creator knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like the Master Creator knowing the difference between good and evil and blessing and calamity.
And when the woman saw that the tree was good (suitable, pleasant) for food and that it was delightful to look at, and a tree to be desired in order to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate; and she gave some also to her husband, and he ate.
Then the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves apron like girdles.
And they heard the sound of the Master Creatorwalking in the garden in the cool of the day, and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Master Creatoramong the trees of the garden.
But the Master Creator called to Adam and said to him, Where are you?
He said, I heard the sound of You [walking] in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; and I hid myself.
And He said, Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you that you should not eat?
And the man said, The woman whom You gave to be with me–she gave me [fruit] from the tree, and I ate.
And the Master Creator said to the woman, What is this you have done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled (cheated, outwitted, and deceived) me, and I ate.
And the Master Creator said to the serpent, Because you have done this, you are cursed above all [domestic] animals and above every [wild] living thing of the field; upon your belly you shall go, and you shall eat dust [and what it contains] all the days of your life.
And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her Offspring; He will bruise and tread your head underfoot, and you will lie in wait and bruise His heel. [Gal_4:4]
To the woman He said, I will greatly multiply your grief and your suffering in pregnancy and the pangs of childbearing; with spasms of distress you will bring forth children. Yet your desire and craving will be for your husband, and he will rule over you.