Definition of tree of knowledge in English:

tree of knowledge

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(also tree of knowledge of good and evil)


(In the Bible) the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit which 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?

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