Introduction to Genesis Chapter 3

In this chapter an account is given of the temptation of our first parents, of the instrument of it, and of their fall into it, and of the effect of it, Genesis 3:1 their summons upon it to appear before God, against whom they had sinned, Genesis 3:8 their examination by him, and the excuses they made, Genesis 3:11 the various sentences passed of the serpent, the woman, and the man, Genesis 3:14 some incidental things recorded, expressive of faith and hope in man, and of favour to him, Genesis 3:20 and his expulsion from the garden of Eden, Genesis 3:22.