Genesis 2:16
Text Analysis
6680 [e]וַיְצַו֙
And commandedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֣ה
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֔ים
5921 [e]עַל־
120 [e]הָֽאָדָ֖ם
the manArt | N-ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֑ר
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3605 [e]מִכֹּ֥ל
of everyPrep-m | N-msc
6086 [e]עֵֽץ־
1588 [e]הַגָּ֖ן
of the gardenArt | N-cs
398 [e]אָכֹ֥ל
398 [e]תֹּאכֵֽל׃
you may eatV-Qal-Imperf-2ms

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 2:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְצַו֙ יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהִ֔ים עַל־הָֽאָדָ֖ם לֵאמֹ֑ר מִכֹּ֥ל עֵֽץ־הַגָּ֖ן אָכֹ֥ל תֹּאכֵֽל׃

בראשית 2:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויצו יהוה אלהים על־האדם לאמר מכל עץ־הגן אכל תאכל׃

בראשית 2:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויצו יהוה אלהים על־האדם לאמר מכל עץ־הגן אכל תאכל׃

בראשית 2:16 Hebrew Bible
ויצו יהוה אלהים על האדם לאמר מכל עץ הגן אכל תאכל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The LORD God commanded the man, saying, "From any tree of the garden you may eat freely;

King James Bible
And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And the LORD God commanded the man, "You are free to eat from any tree of the garden,
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