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Genesis 3:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The serpent said to the woman, “You surely will not die!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the serpent said to the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the serpent said to the woman, Ye will not certainly die;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the serpent said unto the woman,—Ye shall not, die.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the serpent saith unto the woman, 'Dying, ye do not die,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the serpent said to the woman: No, you shall not die the death.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the Serpent said vnto the woman, Ye shall not surely die.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the serpent said to the woman, Ye shall not surely die.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the serpent 5175
{5175} Prime
נָחָשׁ
nachash
{naw-khawsh'}
From H5172; a snake (from its hiss).
said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the woman, 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
Ye shall not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
surely y4191
[4191] Standard
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
die: 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 3:4

_ _ Ye shall not surely die — He proceeded, not only to assure her of perfect impunity, but to promise great benefits from partaking of it.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 3:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

See commentary on Genesis 3:1-5.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 3:4

And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely (d) die:

(d) This is Satan's chiefest subtilty, to cause us not to fear God's warnings.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
serpent:

John 8:44 Ye are of [your] father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Ye:

Genesis 3:13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What [is] this [that] thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.
Deuteronomy 29:19 And it come to pass, when he heareth the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of mine heart, to add drunkenness to thirst:
2 Kings 1:4 Now therefore thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.
2 Kings 1:6 And they said unto him, There came a man up to meet us, and said unto us, Go, turn again unto the king that sent you, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, [Is it] not because [there is] not a God in Israel, [that] thou sendest to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron? therefore thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.
2 Kings 1:16 And he said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Forasmuch as thou hast sent messengers to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron, [is it] not because [there is] no God in Israel to enquire of his word? therefore thou shalt not come down off that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.
2 Kings 8:10 And Elisha said unto him, Go, say unto him, Thou mayest certainly recover: howbeit the LORD hath shewed me that he shall surely die.
Psalms 10:11 He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see [it].
2 Corinthians 2:11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
2 Corinthians 11:3 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
1 Timothy 2:14 And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.
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Gn 3:13. Dt 29:19. 2K 1:4, 6, 16; 8:10. Ps 10:11. Jn 8:44. 2Co 2:11; 11:3. 1Ti 2:14.

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