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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.
The LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.
And the LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.
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.
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.
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 ...
ContextThe 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...”…
And Adam named his wife Eve, because she would be the mother of all the living.
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.
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:
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.
4. To give a rule that modest and decent, not costly or sumptuous, apparel should be used.
5. That they might know the difference between God's works and man's invention - between coats of leather and aprons of leaves; and,
6. To put them in mind of their mortality by their raiment of dead beasts' skins - talibus indici oportebat peccatorem ut essent mortalitatis indi-cium: Origen" (Wilier).
7. "That they might feel their degradation - quia vestes ex ca materia confectae, belluinum quiddam magis saperent, quam lineae vel laneae - and be reminded of their sin" (Calvin). "As the prisoner, looking on his irons, thinketh on his theft, so we, looking on our garments, should think on our sins" (Trapp).
8. A foreshadowing of the robe of Christ's righteousness (Delitzsch, Macdonald, Murphy, Wordsworth, Candlish; cf. Psalm 132:9, 16; Isaiah 61:10; Romans 13:14; Ephesians 4:24; Colossians 3:10). Bonar recognizes in Jehovah Elohim at the gate of Eden, clothing the first transgressors, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, as the High Priest of our salvation, had a right to the skins of the burnt offerings (Leviticus 7:8), and who, to prefigure his own work, appropriated them for covering the pardoned pair.
Parallel Commentaries ...
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 3801: A shirt
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5785: Skin, hide, leather
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
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being
and his wife.
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female
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