New American Standard Bible
He said, "I heard the sound of You in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid myself."
King James Bible
And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I feared, because I am naked; and I hid myself.
World English Bible
The man said, "I heard your voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself."
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith, 'Thy sound I have heard in the garden, and I am afraid, for I am naked, and I hide myself.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Adam confesses that he was afraid of God, because he was naked. There is an instinctive hiding of his thoughts from God in this very speech. The nakedness is mentioned, but not the disobedience from which the sense of it arose. To the direct interrogatory of the Almighty, he confesses who made him acquainted with his nakedness and the fact of his having eaten of the forbidden fruit: "The woman" gave me of the tree, and "I did eat."
LibraryIgnorance of Evil.
"And the Lord God said, Behold, the man is become as one of Us, to know good and evil."--Gen. iii. 22. It is plain that the temptation under which man fell in paradise was this, an ambitious curiosity after knowledge which was not allowed him: next came the desire of the eyes and the flesh, but the forbidden tree was called the tree of knowledge; the Tempter promised knowledge; and after the fall Almighty God pronounced, as in the text, that man had gained it. "Behold, the man is become as …
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII
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And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.
And He said, "Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?"
All the people perceived the thunder and the lightning flashes and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood at a distance.
Then they said to Moses, "Speak to us yourself and we will listen; but let not God speak to us, or we will die."
'Now then why should we die? For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any longer, then we will die.
"Have I covered my transgressions like Adam, By hiding my iniquity in my bosom,
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