The Fall

Now the serpent(A) was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?(B)

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but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’”(A)

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Altogether, Adam lived a total of 930 years, and then he died.(A)

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29 Noah lived a total of 950 years, and then he died.(A)

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15 See, I set before you today life(A) and prosperity,(B) death(C) and destruction.(D)

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19 This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you(A) that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses.(B) Now choose life, so that you and your children may live

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16 then the sword(A) you fear(B) will overtake you there, and the famine(C) you dread will follow you into Egypt, and there you will die.(D)

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18 When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,(A)’ and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for[a] their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 3:18 Or in; also in verses 19 and 20
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Death Through Adam, Life Through Christ

12 Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man,(A) and death through sin,(B) and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned(C)

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23 For the wages of sin is death,(A) but the gift of God is eternal life(B) in[a] Christ Jesus our Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 6:23 Or through
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