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What the serpent said to Eve?

The serpent tempts Eve to eat of the Tree, but Eve tells the serpent what God had said (Genesis 3:3). The serpent replied that she would not surely die (Genesis 3:4) and that if she eats the fruit of the tree "then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil."

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Keeping this in view, what does a serpent mean spiritually?

Fertility and rebirth Historically, serpents and snakes represent fertility or a creative life force. As snakes shed their skin through sloughing, they are symbols of rebirth, transformation, immortality, and healing. The ouroboros is a symbol of eternity and continual renewal of life.

One may also ask, what does the Bible say about Eve? Eve is known also as Adam's wife. According to the second chapter of Genesis, Eve was created by God (Yahweh) by taking her from the rib of Adam, to be Adam's companion. She succumbs to the serpent's temptation to eat the forbidden fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Keeping this in view, what is the story of Adam and Eve and the forbidden fruit?

In Abrahamic religions, forbidden fruit is a name given to the fruit growing in the Garden of Eden which God commands mankind not to eat. In the biblical narrative, Adam and Eve eat the fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil and are exiled from Eden.

What did God say to Adam when Eve ate the apple?

“For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” Man and woman both eat the forbidden fruit, and neither die. The serpent was right.

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