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Adam and Eve

'Pew group' with Adam and Eve
'Pew group' with Adam and Eve

The story of the creation of Adam and Eve and their original sin in the Garden of Eden is told in the first three chapters of the Book of Genesis.

The passage most relevant to the Fitzwilliam's Pew group is found at Genesis, 3, 1-7:

Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall surely not die: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. And the eeys of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

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