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THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI
CHAPTER 2
  18 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 blies, wherefore he said: Partake of the forbidden fruit, and ye shall not die, but ye shall be as God, cknowing good and evil.

Footnotes
18a
Luke 22: 31.
  31 ¶ And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, aSatan hath desired to bhave you, that he may sift you as wheat:
Rev. 13: 7.
  7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and apower was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
2 Ne. 28: 20 (19-23)
  20 For behold, at that day shall he arage in the bhearts of the children of men, and stir them up to anger against that which is good.
3 Ne. 18: 18.
  18 Behold, verily, verily, I say unto you, ye must watch and pray always lest ye enter into temptation; for aSatan desireth to have you, that he may sift you as wheat.
D&C 10: 22 (22-27)
  22 aSatan stirreth them up, that he may blead their souls to destruction.
D&C 50: 3.
  3 And also aSatan hath sought to deceive you, that he might overthrow you.
D&C 76: 29.
  29 Wherefore, he maketh awar with the saints of God, and encompasseth them round about.
b
2 Ne. 28: 8.
  8 And there shall also be many which shall say: aEat, drink, and be bmerry; nevertheless, fear God—he will cjustify in committing a little dsin; yea, elie a little, take the advantage of one because of his words, dig a fpit for thy neighbor; there is gno harm in this; and do all these things, for tomorrow we die; and if it so be that we are guilty, God will beat us with a few stripes, and at last we shall be saved in the kingdom of God.
Moses 4: 4.
  4 And he became aSatan, yea, even the bdevil, the father of all clies, to ddeceive and to blind men, and to lead them ecaptive at his will, even as many as would not fhearken unto my voice.
c
Gen. 3: 5.
  5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your aeyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, bknowing good and cevil.
Mosiah 16: 3.
  3 For they are acarnal and devilish, and the devil has power over them; yea, even that old serpent that did bbeguile our first parents, which was the ccause of their fall; which was the cause of dall mankind becoming carnal, sensual, devilish, eknowing evil from good, fsubjecting themselves to the devil.
Alma 29: 5.
  5 Yea, and I know that good and evil have come before all men; he that knoweth not good from evil is ablameless; but he that bknoweth good and evil, to him it is given according to his desires, whether he desireth good or evil, life or death, joy or remorse of cconscience.
Moro. 7: 16 (15-19)
  16 For behold, the aSpirit of Christ is given to every bman, that he may cknow good from evil; wherefore, I show unto you the way to judge; for every thing which inviteth to do good, and to persuade to believe in Christ, is sent forth by the power and gift of Christ; wherefore ye may know with a perfect knowledge it is of God.