Tag Archives: Génesis 4:7

Exit Wound

At the entrance, sin lies in wait.  Talmud, B. Sanhedrin 91b. In wait – Commenting on Genesis 4:7, the rabbis note that sin takes opportunity to entice us from the moment of entrance into the world.  “To be born is to leave the simplicity, the ‘sincerity,’ of life-with-mother and to cross a threshold into a… Read More »

Sin in Repose

sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it.   Genesis 4:7  NASB Crouching – Genesis chapter 4 is the story of Cain and Abel.  It is a story that we have probably known since childhood.  It is the story of the results of allowing the yetzer ha’ra… 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 »

“Sin Lies At Your Door”

Genesis chapter 4 is the story of Cain and Abel.  It is a story that we have probably known since childhood.  I can remember the picture Bible that I had.  In it was a page about Cain and Abel, arguing in a field before the murder occurred.   My Sunday school instruction was focused on that… Read More »

Principio #7

Si haces bien, ¿no serás aceptado? Y si no haces bien, el pecado yace a la puerta y te codicia, pero tú debes dominarlo.  Génesis 4:7 A La Puerta – “El momento exacto cuando al ser humano de le es otorgado el impulso humano fue discutido por Antonius y R. Judah el Príncipe, y la… Read More »

Principle #7

“and if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it.” Genesis 4:7 At The Door – “The exact moment when the human being becomes endowed with the evil impulse was discussed by Antonius and R. Judah the Prince, and the decision… Read More »

The Will To Power

June 22  “If you do well, shall you not be accepted?  And if you do not well, sin lies at the door.  And to you shall be its desire, and yet you may rule over it.”  Genesis 4:7 Desire – Friedrich Nietzsche was a godless man, but godless men may still see quite clearly the… Read More »

Instinto de Sobrevivencia

f 18 de junio Si haces bien, ¿no serás aceptado? Y si no haces bien, el pecado yace a la puerta y te codicia, pero tú debes dominarlo. Génesis 4:7 Haces Bien – Nahun Sarna tiene el comentario apropiado sobre este texto. El dice que “brota con dificultades.”  Ésta bien puede ser una subestimación.  Lo… Read More »

Survival Instinct

“If you do well, shall you not be accepted?  And if you do not well, sin lies at the door.  And to you shall be its desire, and yet you may rule over it.”  Genesis 4:7 Do Well – Nahum Sarna has the appropriate comment about this text.  He says that “it bristles with difficulties.” … Read More »

Giving Up and Giving In

“If you do well, shall you not be accepted?  And if you do not well, sin lies at the door.  And to you shall be its desire, and yet you may rule over it.”  Genesis 4:7 Sin – The first time we read the Hebrew word hatat (sin) is here in the story of Cain. … Read More »