Tree of The Knowledge of Good and Evil

The Tree of the knowledge of good and evil (Hebrew: עֵץ הַדַּעַת טוֹב וָרָע / Etz haDaat tov V'ra, ) is one of two mythical trees in the story of the Garden of Eden in Genesis 2-3, along with the Tree of life. The Mercer Dictionary of the Bible speculates the knowledge the tree gave humankind was sexual awareness.

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... The Qur'an does not name this tree and it is always referred to as "the tree" ... Adam and Eve, He told them that they could enjoy everything in the Garden but this tree, and so, Satan appeared to them and told them that the only reason God forbade them to eat from that tree is that they ... When they ate from this tree their nakedness appeared to them and they began to sew together, for their covering, leaves from the Garden ...

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