(also tree of the knowledge of good and evil)
(In the Bible) the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit that Adam and Eve disobediently ate (Gen. 2:9, 3).
More example sentences
- It was the demon in the form of a snake that pursued Eve to eat the apple from the forbidden tree of knowledge and convinced Adam on doing the same later on.
- What God wanted to keep them from was a tree that the Bible describes as ‘the tree of knowledge of good and bad.’
- Why did God give Adam the commandment not to eat from the tree of knowledge even before Eve had been created?
Definition of tree of knowledge in:
- The British & World English dictionary