There is more involved in Adam and Eve’s choice to eat from the “tree of knowledge of good and evil,” as being a sin. It is not like the act of a child stealing a piece of fruit from a fruit stand. This was a rebellion against their Creator, Jehovah God. What escapes most humans... Continue Reading →
Some have suggested that the prohibition against the fruit of this tree is symbolic, the fruit standing for sexual intercourse. Others have suggested that it stood for having a knowledge of or an awareness of right and wrong. Still, others have suggested that it stood for the knowledge that they would have attained upon reaching maturity, by way of experience, which could be used for good or bad.