A-Z: General definitions: Forbidden fruit


Fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (often called an 'apple' although this does not appear in the Bible), which God commanded Adam and Eve not to eat. After being deceived by the serpent, Eve ate the fruit and gave some to Adam who also ate. This first act of disobedience among humankind death and sin into human experience.

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Big idea: Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve, 'Second Adam'

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