Genesis 3:16 ESV

To the woman he said, I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be contrary to your husband, but he shall rule over you.

Message: Love's Disciplines (Genesis 3:16-19)
In our previous studies in this series we have seen that the matter of pain, toil, subjection, and death are the inevitable consequences of human disobedience to God. They were in the beginning, they are yet today. These are what the Bible speaks of as "death," in its w...
Lesson 10: The Curse and The Covering (Genesis 3:16-24)
Expository study of Genesis: God allows us to suffer consequences for our sin but also He provides salvation from sins ultimate consequences.
The Curse on the Woman, Part 2
Well tonight, as we have our Bible study, we return to the third chapter of Genesis and the sixteenth verse. We are looking at the series on origins. As I mentioned to you a few weeks ago,
The family is under attack today like never before. The Bible provides solid answers and Gods design for family, parenting, and marriage.
Problems with a New Reading of an Old Verse
Wendy Alsup shares two views on the meaning of Genesis 3:16 and discusses the problems with a new reading of an old verse.
On the ESVs New Rendering of Genesis 3:16 (Contrary Wives) Blogs
First, the change: Previous ESV translation of Genesis 3:16: Your ... words like  head into headship and then substitute headship with the ...
A Sidebar Named Desire
In this article, Claire Smith discusses Genesis 3:16, when God curses the woman and says, Your desire will be for your husband.
How is a womans desire for her husband a curse (Genesis 3:16)?
How is a womans desire for her husband a curse (Genesis 3:16)? Does a womans desire in Genesis 3:16 refer to her desire to rule her husband?
God multiplies the pain of women in child bearing. |
Why would God increase the pain of childbirth because of Eve's disobedience to Him? Some think it is an unfair penalty to make all women suffer for Eve's sin.
What about gender roles and equality in Genesis 1-3? |
Wives are to submit to their husbands rather than seeking control in the home and the church, and husbands are to love their wives, leading with grace and greater care for their wives than themselves. This was God's intent from the beginning that was strained at the fall and was ...

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