Why were Adam and Eve ashamed of their nakedness?

Also why did they only realise they were naked after they ate the forbidden fruit? What does the nakedness represent?

Genesis 3:10

ESV - 10 And he said, "I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid myself.

Clarify Share Report Asked August 12 2017 Final avatar Nicola Calitz

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