Gen 2:15 And the Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to tend and guard and keep it. Gen 2:16 And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; Gen 2:17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil and blessing and calamity you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die. These two scriptures reveal that Adam had two responsibilities. (1) To do something (protect and tend the garden) (2) Not to do something, not to eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. What was his first failure (transgression)?