Essay on Biblical Story Of Adam And Eve

1002 Words Oct 27th, 2015 5 Pages
In Hebrew, Eden directly translates to delight, so the Garden of Eden is literally the garden of delight. The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible contains the book of Genesis where the creation story of Adam and Eve is told. In the biblical story of Adam and Eve, they live in the paradise of Eden until they commit the original sin. Living in the Garden of Eden seemed difficult to Adam and Eve until they came to the realization of the many other challenges life has to offer outside of the garden. Paradise is not appreciated until it is taken away because it goes unknown until an unperfect life is introduced. The biblical story of Adam and Eve tells of God’s first creations living in the Garden of Eden. The story starts with God creating Eve for Adam to have another human companion along with all the animals created. He gives them lots of freedom except they are told not to eat from the tree of knowledge. God says to Adam, “You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall die” (2:16-17). God says this right before creating Eve. This was a simple rule for Adam and Eve that they never questioned. They were living happily in Eden so not being allowed to eat the fruit off of one tree was no big deal. One day while living in the garden, though, a serpent persuaded Eve into breaking God’s rule. The serpent said to Eve, “You will not die; for God knows that when…

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