A Women’s Lectionary – Second Sunday in Lent
2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruitXII of the trees in the garden; 3 but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the middleXIII of the garden, nor shall you touchXIV it, or you shall die.’”XV
6 So when the woman sawXXIII that the tree was good for food,XXIV and that it was a delightXXV to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desiredXXVI to make one wise,XXVII she took of its fruit and ate; and she also gave some to her husband,XXVIII who was with her, and he ate.
Image credit: “Tree of Eden” at the Palatine Chapel in Aachen, Germany. Photo by Jose Luiz, 2017.