2:3 He said to me, “Son of man, I am sending you to the house 1 of Israel, to rebellious nations 2 who have rebelled against me; both they and their fathers have revolted 3 against me to this very day. 2:4 The people 4 to whom I am sending you are obstinate and hard-hearted, 5 and you must say to them, ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says.’ 6 2:5 And as for them, 7 whether they listen 8 or not – for they are a rebellious 9 house 10 – they will know that a prophet has been among them. 2:6 But you, son of man, do not fear them, and do not fear their words – even though briers 11 and thorns 12 surround you and you live among scorpions – do not fear their words and do not be terrified of the looks they give you, 13 for they are a rebellious house!
3:4 The serpent said to the woman, “Surely you will not die, 1 3:5 for God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will open 2 and you will be like divine beings who know 3 good and evil.” 4
3:6 When 5 the woman saw that the tree produced fruit that was good for food, 6 was attractive 7 to the eye, and was desirable for making one wise, 8 she took some of its fruit and ate it. 9 She also gave some of it to her husband who was with her, and he ate it. 10 3:7 Then the eyes of both of them opened, and they knew they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made coverings for themselves.
The Judgment Oracles of God at the Fall
3:8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God moving about 11 in the orchard at the breezy time 12 of the day, and they hid 13 from the Lord God among the trees of the orchard. 3:9 But the Lord God called to 14 the man and said to him, “Where are you?” 15 3:10 The man replied, 16 “I heard you moving about 17 in the orchard, and I was afraid because I was naked, so I hid.”