Adam and Eve saw and heard evidence of impending judgment. No wonder they ran into hiding!
Even as they fled, they likely suspected that one cannot escape from God.
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a) Read Gen 3:8. Why were Adam and Eve so frightened? How would you have reacted?
[Related posts include Serpents in the Ancient Near East (Gen 3:1); A World-Altering Conversation (Gen 3:2–5); Succumbing to Temptation (Gen 3:6); Their Eyes Are Opened (Gen 3:7); and A Day of Reckoning (Gen 3:9–13)]
[Click here to go to Chapter 6: A Serpent in the Garden (Genesis 3:1–13)]
S. Tengström, and H.-J. Fabry, “רוּחַ” (ruakh) TDOT 13:365–402, 383–4.
 Walton, Genesis, 224.
 Matthews, Chavalas, and Walton, IVPBBCOT, Gen 3:8.
 Bonhoeffer, Creation and Fall: A Theological Exposition of Genesis 1–3, 129.