Genesis 3:4
New International Version
"You will not certainly die," the serpent said to the woman.

New Living Translation
“You won’t die!” the serpent replied to the woman.

English Standard Version
But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die.

Berean Study Bible
“You will not surely die,” the serpent told her.

King James Bible
And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

New King James Version
Then the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die.

New American Standard Bible
The serpent said to the woman, “You certainly will not die!

NASB 1995
The serpent said to the woman, "You surely will not die!

NASB 1977
And the serpent said to the woman, “You surely shall not die!

Amplified Bible
But the serpent said to the woman, “You certainly will not die!

Christian Standard Bible
“No! You will certainly not die,” the serpent said to the woman.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No! You will not die," the serpent said to the woman."

American Standard Version
And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Serpent said to the Woman, “You shall not really die:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the serpent said to the woman, Ye shall not surely die.

Contemporary English Version
"No, you won't!" the snake replied.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the serpent said to the woman: No, you shall not die the death.

English Revised Version
And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

Good News Translation
The snake replied, "That's not true; you will not die.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"You certainly won't die!" the snake told the woman.

International Standard Version
"You certainly will not die!" the Shining One told the woman.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the serpent said unto the woman: 'Ye shall not surely die;

Literal Standard Version
And the serpent says to the woman, “Dying, you do not die,

NET Bible
The serpent said to the woman, "Surely you will not die,

New Heart English Bible
And the serpent said to the woman, "You won't surely die,

World English Bible
The serpent said to the woman, "You won't surely die,

Young's Literal Translation
And the serpent saith unto the woman, 'Dying, ye do not die,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Serpent's Deception
3but about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God has said, ‘You must not eat of it or touch it, or you will die.’ ” 4“You will not surely die,” the serpent told her. 5“For God knows that in the day you eat of it, your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”…

Cross References
John 8:44
You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out his desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, refusing to uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, because he is a liar and the father of lies.

2 Corinthians 11:3
I am afraid, however, that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent's cunning, your minds may be led astray from your simple and pure devotion to Christ.

Genesis 3:3
but about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God has said, 'You must not eat of it or touch it, or you will die.'"


Treasury of Scripture

And the serpent said to the woman, You shall not surely die:

serpent.

John 8:44
Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Ye.

Genesis 3:13
And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

Deuteronomy 29:19
And it come to pass, when he heareth the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of mine heart, to add drunkenness to thirst:

2 Kings 1:4,6,16
Now therefore thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed…









Verse 4. - And the serpent said unto the woman. "As God had preached to Adam, so Satan now also preaches to Eve... The object of Satan was to draw away Eve by his word or saying from that which God had said" (Luther). Ye shall not surely die. Lo-moth temuthun (the negative 16 preceding the infinitive absolute, as in Psalm 49:8 and Amos 9:8; its position here being determined by the form of the penalty, Genesis 2:17, to which the devil's language gives the direct negative. Vide Ewald, 'Hebrews Synt.,' § 312). Thus the second step in his assault is to challenge the Divine veracity, in allusion to which it has been thought our Savior calls Satan a liar (cf. John 8:44: ὅταν λαλῇ τὸ ψεῦδος ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων λαλεῖ ὁτι ψεύστης ἐστιν καὶ ὁ πατὴρ αὐτοῦ). "Here, as far as we know, is his first begottten lie" (Bush).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“You will not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

surely
מ֖וֹת (mō·wṯ)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

die,”
תְּמֻתֽוּן׃ (tə·mu·ṯūn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural | Paragogic nun
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

the serpent
הַנָּחָ֖שׁ (han·nā·ḥāš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5175: A serpent

told
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

[her].
הָֽאִשָּׁ֑ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female


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