forbidden fruit


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forbidden fruit

fruit that God forbade Adam and Eve to eat; byword for tempting object. [O.T.: Genesis 3:1–6]
See: Apple

forbidden fruit

God prohibits eating from Tree of Knowledge. [O.T.: Genesis 2:16–17]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Tickets for Forbidden Fruit Friday go on sale at 9am tomorrow priced [euro]59.50 including booking fee and weekend tickets are already on sale through Ticketmaster.
Launching into his retelling of the Creation story in the Book of Genesis, the President recounted how Adam and Eve came to be, sans the malice that came from the forbidden fruit.
In the story, the snake convinces Eve and then Adam into eating the forbidden fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, an act which leads to God expelling them from the Garden of Eden.
"It's forbidden fruit for me, so I feel it would be nice to do a bit of galloping across the range.
Philadelphia, PA, January 10, 2014 --(PR.com)-- On Saturday, February 15, 2014, from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am, Luis Marrero, founder, Voices in Power, will host the art troupes' inaugural masquerade ball, entitled Forbidden Fruit, wherein more than 200 guests are expected to attend, to raise funds for heart disease research, which will be donated to Women Heart, and to support local artists and entrepreneurs, here.
Germans used to host a procession on Feast Day of Adam and Eve carrying "paradise trees" with apples representing the forbidden fruit.
At the moment he's forbidden fruit. You need to imagine how things are going to be if his girlfriend finds out.
109), Hamlet's state as defined through music, arrangements for piano four hands in his creative work and performance, eros as forbidden fruit in the realm of communal communism, and a Soviet opera in America.
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MUZAFFARGARH -- Around 30 per cent increase in tuition fee and other expenses by noted English medium private schools has made quality education a forbidden fruit for the lower middle class and poor segments of the society, says a PML-N leader here Wednesday.
God gave them everything they needed for a happy life, but asked them not to eat the forbidden fruit. They were easily persuaded that eating the forbidden fruit would make them as great as God and they would therefore have no further need of him.
Now, she is the forbidden fruit that reminds Iranians of what many recall as the good old days.