“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]