Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

Thy desire

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Bible References

In sorrow

Genesis 35:16
And they journeyed from Bethel. And there was still some distance to come to Ephrath, and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labor.
1 Samuel 4:19
And his daughter-in-law, Phinehas' wife, was with child, near to be delivered. And when she heard the news that the ark of God was taken, and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she bowed herself and brought forth, fo
Psalm 48:6
Trembling took hold of them there, pain, as of a woman in travail.
Isaiah 13:8
And they shall be dismayed. Pangs and sorrows shall take hold. They shall be in pain as a woman in travail. They shall look in amazement one at another, their faces, faces of flame.
Isaiah 21:3
Therefore my loins are filled with anguish. Pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman in travail. I am pained so that I cannot hear. I am dismayed so that I cannot see.
Isaiah 26:17
As a woman with child, who draws near the time of her delivery, is in pain and cries out in her pangs, so we have been before thee, O LORD.
Isaiah 53:11
He shall see of the travail of his soul, [and] shall be satisfied. By the knowledge of himself shall my righteous servant justify many, and he shall bear their iniquities.
Jeremiah 6:24
We have heard the report of it. Our hands grow feeble. Anguish has taken hold of us, [and] pangs as of a woman in travail.
Jeremiah 13:21
What will thou say when he shall set over thee as head those whom thou thyself have taught to be friends to thee? Shall not sorrows take hold of thee as of a woman in travail?
Jeremiah 22:23
O inhabitant of Lebanon, who makes thy nest in the cedars, how greatly to be pitied thou shall be when pangs come upon thee, the pain as of a woman in travail!
Jeremiah 49:24
Damascus has grown feeble. She turns herself to flee, and trembling has seized on her. Anguish and sorrows have taken hold of her, as of a woman in travail.
Micah 4:9
Now why do thou cry out aloud? Is there no king in thee. Has thy counselor perished, that pangs have taken hold of thee as of a woman in travail?
John 16:21
When a woman brings forth she has pain because her hour has come. But when she has given birth to the child she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a man was born into the world.
1 Thessalonians 5:3
For when they say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction approaches them, as the woman having birth pangs in her womb, and they will, no, not escape.
1 Timothy 2:15
But she will be saved through childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and sanctification with sobriety.

Thy desire

Genesis 4:7
If thou do well, shall thou not be accepted? And if thou do not well, sin crouches at the door. Its desire shall be for thee, and thou shall rule over it.


Numbers 30:7
and her husband hears it, and remains silent at her in the day that he hears it, then her vows shall stand, and her bonds with which she has bound her soul shall stand.
Esther 1:20
And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his kingdom (for it is great), all the wives will give to their husbands honor, both to great and small.
1 Corinthians 7:4
The wife has not the right of her private body, but the husband, and likewise also the husband has not the right of his private body, but the wife.
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to know that the head of every man is the Christ, and the head of a woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.
1 Corinthians 14:34
As in all the churches of the sanctified, let the women keep silent in the churches. For it is not permitted for them to speak, but to be subordinate, as the law also says.
Ephesians 5:22
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord.
Colossians 3:18
Wives, be ye submissive to your own husbands as is proper in Lord.
1 Timothy 2:11
Let a woman learn in silence in all subjection.
Titus 2:5
to be serious-minded, pure, homemakers, good, submissive to their own husbands, so that the word of God may not be blasphemed.
1 Peter 3:1
Likewise the wives, being subordinate to their own husbands, so that even if any are disobedient to the word, they will be gained without a word by the behavior of the wives,

General references

Numbers 30:8
But if her husband disallows her in the day that he hears it, then he shall make void her vow which is upon her, and the rash utterance of her lips, with which she has bound her soul. And LORD will forgive her.
1 Timothy 2:11
Let a woman learn in silence in all subjection.