Genesis 3:20
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now the manהָֽאָדָ֛ם
(ha·'a·dam)
120: man, mankindfrom an unused word
calledוַיִּקְרָ֧א
(vai·yik·ra)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
his wife'sאִשְׁתֹּ֖ו
(ish·tov)
802: woman, wife, femalefrom an unused word
nameשֵׁ֥ם
(shem)
8034: a nameof uncertain derivation
Eve,חַוָּ֑ה
(chav·vah;)
2332: "life," the first womanfrom an unused word
becauseכִּ֛י
(ki)
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
she was the motherאֵ֥ם
(em)
517: a motherfrom an unused word
of allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
[the] living.חָֽי׃
(chai.)
2416a: alive, livingfrom chayah







KJV Lexicon
And Adam
'adam  (aw-dawm')
ruddy i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.) -- another, + hypocrite, + common sort, low, man (mean, of low degree), person.
called
qara'  (kaw-raw')
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
his wife's
'ishshah  (ish-shaw')
irregular plural, nashiym {naw-sheem'}; a woman
name
shem  (shame)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
Eve
Chavvah  (khav-vaw')
life-giver; Chavvah (or Eve), the first woman -- Eve.
because she was the mother
'em  (ame)
a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively) -- dam, mother, parting.
of all living
chay  (khah'-ee)
age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the man called his wife's name Eve, because she was the mother of all the living.

King James Bible
And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Adam named his wife Eve because she was the mother of all the living.

International Standard Version
Now Adam had named his wife "Eve," because she was to become the mother of everyone who was living.

NET Bible
The man named his wife Eve, because she was the mother of all the living.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Adam named his wife Eve [Life] because she became the mother of every living person.

King James 2000 Bible
And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
Links
Genesis 3:20
Genesis 3:20 NIV
Genesis 3:20 NLT
Genesis 3:20 ESV
Genesis 3:20 NASB
Genesis 3:20 KJV
Genesis 3:19
Top of Page
Top of Page