Genesis 3:21
New International Version
The LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them.

New Living Translation
And the LORD God made clothing from animal skins for Adam and his wife.

English Standard Version
And the LORD God made for Adam and for his wife garments of skins and clothed them.

Berean Study Bible
And the LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and He clothed them.

King James Bible
Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

New King James Version
Also for Adam and his wife the LORD God made tunics of skin, and clothed them.

New American Standard Bible
And the LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.

NASB 1995
The LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.

NASB 1977
And the LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.

Amplified Bible
The LORD God made tunics of [animal] skins for Adam and his wife and clothed them.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD God made clothing from skins for the man and his wife, and he clothed them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD God made clothing out of skins for Adam and his wife, and He clothed them.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah God made for Adam and for his wife coats of skins, and clothed them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH God made for Adam and his wife coats of leather, and he clothed them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord God made for Adam and his wife garments of skin, and clothed them.

Contemporary English Version
Then the LORD God made clothes out of animal skins for the man and his wife.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord God made for Adam and his wife, garments of skins, and clothed them.

English Revised Version
And the LORD God made for Adam and for his wife coats of skins, and clothed them.

Good News Translation
And the LORD God made clothes out of animal skins for Adam and his wife, and he clothed them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD God made clothes from animal skins for the man and his wife and dressed them.

International Standard Version
The LORD God fashioned garments from animal skins for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD God made for Adam and for his wife garments of skins, and clothed them.

Literal Standard Version
And YHWH God makes coats of skin [for] the man and his wife, and clothes them.

NET Bible
The LORD God made garments from skin for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD God made clothing out of skins for Adam and for his wife, and clothed them.

World English Bible
Yahweh God made coats of skins for Adam and for his wife, and clothed them.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah God doth make to the man and to his wife coats of skin, and doth clothe them.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Expulsion from Paradise
21And the LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and He clothed them. 22Then the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil. And now, lest he reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever...”…

Cross References
Genesis 3:20
And Adam named his wife Eve, because she would be the mother of all the living.

Genesis 3:22
Then the LORD God said, "Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil. And now, lest he reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever..."


Treasury of Scripture

To Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

make.

Genesis 3:7
And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

Isaiah 61:10
I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.

Romans 3:22
Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:









(21) Coats of skins.--Animals, therefore, were killed even in Paradise; nor is it certain that man's diet was until the flood entirely vegetarian (see Note on Genesis 1:29). Until sin entered the world no sacrifices could have been offered; and if, therefore, these were the skins of animals offered in sacrifice, as many suppose, Adam must in some way, immediately after the fall, have been taught that without shedding of blood is no remission of sin, but that God will accept a vicarious sacrifice. This is perhaps the most tenable view; and if, with Knobel, we see in this arrival at the idea of sacrifice a rapid development in Adam of thought and intellect, yet it may not have been entirely spontaneous, but the effect of divinely-inspired convictions rising up within his soul. It shows also that the innocence of our first parents was gone. In his happy state Adam had studied the animals, and tamed them and made them his friends; now a sense of guilt urges him to inflict upon them pain and suffering and death. But in the first sacrifice was laid the foundation of the whole Mosaical dispensation, as in Genesis 3:15 that of the Gospel. Moreover, from sacrificial worship there was alleviation for man's bodily wants, and he went forth equipped with raiment suited for the harder lot that awaited him outside the garden; and, better far, there was peace for his soul, and the thought--even if still but faint and dim--of the possibility for him of an atonement.

Verse 21. - Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats (cathnoth, from cathan, to cover; cf. χιτών; Sanscrit, katam; English, cotton) of skin (or, the skin of a man, from ur, to be naked, hence a hide). Neither their bodies (Origen), nor garments of the bark of trees (Gregory Nazianzen), nor miraculously-fashioned apparel (Grotius), nor clothing made from the serpent's skin (R. Jonathan), but tunics prepared from the skins of animals, slaughtered possibly for food, as it is not certain that the Edenie man was a vegetarian (Genesis 1:29), though more probably slain in sacrifice. Though said to have been made by God, "it is not proper so to understand the words, as if God had been a furrier, or a servant to sew clothes" (Calvin). God being said to make or do what he gives orders or instructions to be made or done. Willet and Macdonald, however, prefer to think that the garments were actually fashioned by God. Bush finds in the mention of Adam and his wife an intimation that they were furnished with different kinds of apparel, and suggests that on this fact is based the prohibition in Deuteronomy 22:5 against the interchange of raiment between the sexes. And clothed them.

1. To show them how their mortal bodies might be defended from cold and other injuries.

2. To cover their nakedness for comeliness' sake; vestimenta honoris (Chaldee Paraphrase).

3. To teach them the lawfulness of using the beasts of the field, as for food, so for clothing. . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The LORD
יְהוָ֨ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

God
אֱלֹהִ֜ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

made
וַיַּעַשׂ֩ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

garments
כָּתְנ֥וֹת (kā·ṯə·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 3801: A shirt

of skin
ע֖וֹר (‘ō·wr)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5785: Skin, hide, leather

and clothed
וַיַּלְבִּשֵֽׁם׃ (way·yal·bi·šêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3847: Wrap around, to put on a, garment, clothe

Adam
לְאָדָ֧ם (lə·’ā·ḏām)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

and his wife.
וּלְאִשְׁתּ֛וֹ (ū·lə·’iš·tōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female


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