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- Genesis 3:10
“I was afraid, because I was naked”
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After God asks where Adam is, he responds “I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid” (NIV)
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“And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.”
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Genesis 3:10 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“And he said,” ||וַיֹּ֕אמֶר ||To say (used with great latitude) || said |
|“I heard” ||שָׁמַ֖עְתִּי ||To hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.) || heard |
|“thy voice” ||קֹלְךָ֥ ||A voice or sound || voice |
|“in the garden,” ||בַּגָּ֑ן ||A garden (as fenced) || garden |
|“and I was afraid,” ||וָאִירָ֛א ||To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten || afraid |
|“because” ||כִּֽי ||(by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed ||because |
|“I” ||אָנֹ֖כִי ||I ||I |
|“was” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
|“naked;” ||עֵירֹ֥ם ||Nudity ||naked |
|“and I hid myself.” ||וָאֵחָבֵֽא׃ ||To secrete || hid |
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8 And they heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God amongst the trees of the garden.
9 And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
11 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?
12 And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
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