tree of knowledge of good and evil(redirected from Fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil)
tree of knowledge of good and evil
(Bible) Old Testament the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit that Adam and Eve ate, thus incurring loss of primal innocence (Genesis 2:9; 3:2–7)
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tree′ of knowl′edge of good′ and e′vil
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.
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