And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat (Gen 3:13 [KJV])

The English word “beguiled” means “to charm someone, perhaps deceptively”. The Hebrew word here is nasha meaning “to lead astray”, “to delude” or “to seduce”. Other translations render this “deceived” (NKJV) or “tricked” (GNT). Young’s Literal Translation has “hath caused me to forget”.

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