Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking(A) in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid(B) from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, “Where are you?”(C)

10 He answered, “I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid(D) because I was naked;(E) so I hid.”

11 And he said, “Who told you that you were naked?(F) Have you eaten from the tree that I commanded you not to eat from?(G)

12 The man said, “The woman you put here with me(H)—she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.”

13 Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?”

The woman said, “The serpent deceived me,(I) and I ate.”

14 So the Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this,

“Cursed(J) are you above all livestock
    and all wild animals!
You will crawl on your belly
    and you will eat dust(K)
    all the days of your life.
15 And I will put enmity
    between you and the woman,
    and between your offspring[a](L) and hers;(M)
he will crush[b] your head,(N)
    and you will strike his heel.”

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  1. Genesis 3:15 Or seed
  2. Genesis 3:15 Or strike

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