THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI
And because he had fallen from heaven, and had become miserable forever, he asought
also the misery of all mankind. Wherefore, he said unto Eve, yea, even that old serpent, who is the devil, who is the father of all , wherefore he said: Partake of the forbidden fruit, and ye shall not die, but ye shall be as God, cknowing
good and evil.