Why did Adam and Eve eat the fruit of the tree?

Why did Adam and Eve eat the fruit of the tree?

Adam and Eve are God’s priests who were explicitly created in order to offer unto God the sacrifice of praise. They had to make themselves ready to eat the fruit of that Tree by fasting and contemplation. Having been created in the image of God, Adam and Eve were to enter the fullness of Divinity.

Why did God give Adam and Eve a diet?

Well, because God said that what He created was good. It defies logic that He would design people, design the perfect environment for them to live in, and then design a diet that would not meet their needs at that point in their lives. That makes absolutely no sense. It’s not until AFTER the fall that God chose to expand the dietary guidelines.

Why was Adam and Eve cast away from the Garden of Eden?

We often hear that Adam and Eve were cast away from the Garden of Eden for their disobedience, namely, because they ate the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, which God had ordered them not to eat. What kind of tree was it? What did it look like and why do we often see it portrayed as an apple tree?

What did God say about eating fruit in the garden?

The woman answered, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘ You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” The serpent replied, “You will not surely die.

Why did Adam and Eve cover themselves with fig leaves?

As Rashi points out in his commentary on Bereishis 3:, Adam and Eve covered themselves with a fig leave after they sinned. The fact that they did this right after they ate the mysterious fruit, seems to suggest some correlation between the leaves and the fruit.

What kind of fruit did Eve eat in the Bible?

He may eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy. Say ye of the righteous, that it shall be well with him; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings. The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

Why did Adam and Eve sew leaves together?

The Bible tells us “the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked” and they sewed leaves together to cover their nakedness. They instantly knew after eating the fruit that they were naked, and needed to be clothed. The reason for Adam and Eve’s shame

Why did Adam and Eve open their eyes?

It has been explained that ‘their eyes were opened’ means they realized the full power of the creative potential G-d endowed them with and they were “afraid”- because of the responsibility and vulnerability they now experienced.

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