Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil


Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil
tree in the Garden of Eden which from which Adam and Eve were forbidden to eat (Biblical)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil — In the Book of Genesis, the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (and occasionally translated as the Tree of Conscience, ). A serpent later tempted Eve, who was aware of the prohibition, to eat the forbidden fruit from the Tree of Knowledge… …   Wikipedia

  • tree of knowledge of good and evil — tree′ of knowl′edge of good′ and e′vil n. bib the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit that was tasted by Adam and Eve. Gen. 2:17; 3:6–24. Also called tree′ of knowl′edge • Etymology: 1535 …   From formal English to slang

  • tree of knowledge of good and evil — the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit that was tasted by Adam and Eve. Gen. 2:17; 3:6 24. Also called tree of knowledge. [1525 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • tree of knowledge of good and evil — the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit that was tasted by Adam and Eve. Gen. 2:17; 3:6 24. Also called tree of knowledge. [1525 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tree of the knowledge of good and evil —    Stood in the midst of the garden of Eden, beside the tree of life (Gen. 2, 3). Adam and Eve were forbidden to take of the fruit which grew upon it. But they disobeyed the divine injunction, and so sin and death by sin entered our world and… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • tree of the knowledge of good and evil —  Древо познания добра и зла …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • of good and evil — the tree of knowledge (of good and evil) The tree in the Garden of Eden which bore the forbidden fruit eaten by Adam and Eve (Bible, Genesis 2.17) • • • Main Entry: ↑tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tree of Knowledge — may refer to: NOTOC Religion and mythology* Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, a tree in the Garden of Eden, mentioned in the Book of GenesisPublications* The Tree of Knowledge , a novel by Pío Baroja * Drvo Znanja , a Croatian magazine * Tree… …   Wikipedia

  • tree of knowledge — n. Bible the tree whose fruit Adam and Eve tasted in disobedience of God: Gen. 2, 3: in full tree of knowledge of good and evil * * * …   Universalium

  • tree of knowledge — n. Bible the tree whose fruit Adam and Eve tasted in disobedience of God: Gen. 2, 3: in full tree of knowledge of good and evil …   English World dictionary


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