Tag Archives: Genesis 3:16

Revised by Rashi

To the woman he said, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children.  Genesis 3:16 ESV Pain – We have examined this verse in some detail in the past (it is also analyzed in my book, Guardian Angel).  We pointed out that a small emendation in the syllabication… Read More »

A History of Confusion

“If you do well, is here not acceptance?  And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door.  And its desire is for you, but you should master it.” Genesis 4:7 (ISR) Desire – Our translations often depend on previous scholarship and church history.  The translation decisions made in the past influence… Read More »

David and Eve

He lies in wait secretly, like a lion in his den; he lies in ambush to catch the poor, drawing him into his net; Psalm 10:9 Lies In Wait – The NASB does us no favors by translating this Hebrew verb “lurks.” “He lurks in a hiding place” certainly does not convey the connection to… Read More »

Vowel Problems

To the woman He said, “I will greatly increase your sorrow and your conception – bring forth children in pain. And your desire is for your husband, and he does rule over you.” Genesis 3:16 (SRI) Greatly Increase – Perhaps we have become so numb to this story that we just don’t ask any questions… Read More »

Problemas de Vocales

A la mujer dijo: En gran manera multiplicaré tu dolor en el parto, con dolor darás a luz los hijos; y con todo, tu deseo será para tu marido, y él tendrá dominio sobre ti. Génesis 3:16 Gran Manera Multiplicaré – Quizás nos hemos entumecido tanto a esta historia que ya ni hacemos preguntas. Hemos… Read More »

Diseño Italiano

Y tu deseo será para tu marido, y él tendrá dominio sobre ti. Génesis 3:16 Deseo – Este versículo ha creado una cantidad increíble de dolor al Cuerpo. Por siglos la Iglesia ha interpretado este versículo como una maldición prescriptiva, declarando que Dios ha volteado la mesa sobre la igualdad de la creación como castigo… Read More »

Italian Design

And your desire is for your husband, and he does rule over you. Genesis 3:16 Desire – This verse has created an incredible amount of grief within the Body. For centuries the Church interpreted the verse as a prescriptive curse, claiming that God intentionally turned the tables on the equality of creation as punishment for… Read More »

Redeemed Marriage

Usually I don’t hear much from the Today’s Word audience.  But in the last few days, as we examined several passages dealing with the idea of a redeemed relationship between a man and a woman, I am suddenly getting a lot of replies. We looked at several powerful and interesting verses in the Bible that… Read More »