Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

To the woman he said, Multiplying, I will multiply thy pain and thy conception; in pain thou shalt bring forth children; and to thy husband thy desire, and he shall rule over thee.

New American Standard Bible

To the woman He said,
“I will greatly multiply
Your pain in childbirth,
In pain you will bring forth children;
Yet your desire will be for your husband,
And he will rule over you.”

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

He said to the woman:

I will intensify your labor pains;
you will bear children in anguish.
Your desire will be for your husband,
yet he will rule over you.

International Standard Version

He told the woman, "I'll greatly increase the pain of your labor during childbirth. It will be painful for you to bear children, "since your trust is turning toward your husband, and he will dominate you."

A Conservative Version

To the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy pain and thy childbearing, in pain thou shall bring forth children. And thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

To the woman He said,
“I will greatly multiply
Your pain in childbirth;
In pain you will give birth to children;
Yet your desire and longing will be for your husband,
And he will rule [with authority] over you and be responsible for you.”

Bible in Basic English

To the woman he said, Great will be your pain in childbirth; in sorrow will your children come to birth; still your desire will be for your husband, but he will be your master.

Darby Translation

To the woman he said, I will greatly increase thy travail and thy pregnancy; with pain thou shalt bear children; and to thy husband shall be thy desire, and he shall rule over thee.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase {your pain in childbearing}; in pain you shall bear children. And to your husband [shall be] your desire. And he shall rule over you."

Modern King James verseion

To the woman He said, I will greatly increase your sorrow and your conception. In pain you shall bear sons, and your desire shall be toward your husband, and he shall rule over you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And unto the woman he said, "I will surely increase thy sorrow and make thee oft with child, and with pain shalt thou be delivered: And thy lusts shall pertain unto thy husband and he shall rule thee."

NET Bible

To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase your labor pains; with pain you will give birth to children. You will want to control your husband, but he will dominate you."

New Heart English Bible

To the woman he said, "I will greatly multiply your pain in childbirth. In pain you will bring forth children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you."

The Emphasized Bible

Unto the woman, he said, I will, increase, thy pain of pregnancy, In pain, shalt thou year children, - Yet, unto thy husband, shall be thy hinging, Though, he, rule over thee.

Webster

To 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.

World English Bible

To the woman he said, "I will greatly multiply your pain in childbirth. In pain you will bring forth children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you."

Youngs Literal Translation

Unto the woman He said, 'Multiplying I multiply thy sorrow and thy conception, in sorrow dost thou bear children, and toward thy husband is thy desire, and he doth rule over thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Unto the woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

he said

Usage: 0

I will greatly
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

עצּבון 
`itstsabown 
Usage: 3

הריון הרון 
herown 
Usage: 3

in sorrow
עצב 
`etseb 
Usage: 7

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

and thy desire
תּשׁוּקה 
T@shuwqah 
Usage: 3

shall be to thy husband
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and he shall rule
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

References

Images Genesis 3:16

Prayers for Genesis 3:16

Context Readings

God Pronounces Judgment

15 And I will put enmity between thee and between the woman, and between thy seed and between her seed; it shall lie in wait for thee as to the head, and thou shalt lie in wait for him as to the heel. 16 To the woman he said, Multiplying, I will multiply thy pain and thy conception; in pain thou shalt bring forth children; and to thy husband thy desire, and he shall rule over thee. 17 And to Adam he said, Because thou didst listen to the voice of thy wife, and thou wilt eat from the tree which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat from it; cursed the earth for thy sake; in labor shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;



Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:3

And I will you to know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman the man; and the head of Christ God.

1 Corinthians 14:34

Let your women be silent in the churches: for it has not been committed to them to speak; but to be subjected, as also says the law.

John 16:21

A woman when she should bring forth, has grief, because her hour has come: and when the child should be born, she no more remembers the anguish, for the joy that a man was born into the world.

1 Timothy 2:11-12

Let the woman, in freedom from care, learn in all subjection.

1 Timothy 2:15

And she shall be saved through the bringing forth children, if they remain in faith and love and consecration with discretion.

Genesis 4:7

If thou shalt do well thou shalt be lifted up; and if thou shalt not do well, sin lies at the entrance; and to thee his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

Ephesians 5:22-24

Women, yield ye obedience to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Colossians 3:18

Women, place yourselves under your own husbands, as was permitted in the Lord.

Titus 2:5

Of sound mind chaste, remaining at home, good subordinates to their own husbands, that the word of God be not defamed.

Genesis 35:16-18

And they will remove from the House of God; and there will be yet a measure of land to come to Ephrath: and Rachel will bring forth, and she will be hard in bringing forth.

Numbers 30:7-8

And her husband heard in the day of his hearing, and was silent to her: and her vows stood, and the binding which she bound upon her soul shall stand.

Numbers 30:13

Every vow, and every oath of binding to afflict the soul, her husband shall cause it to stand, and her husband shall annul it

1 Samuel 4:19-21

And his daughter-in-law, the wife of Phinehas, conceived to bring forth: and she will hear the message of the taking of the ark of God, and the death of her father-in-law and her husband, and she will bow and bring forth, for her pains turned upon her.

Esther 1:20

And the decree of the king which he shall make being heard in all his kingdom, (for it is great,) and all the women shall give honor to their husbands, to the great and even to the small.

Psalm 48:6

Trembling seized them there, pain as of her bringing forth.

Isaiah 13:8

And they trembled; pains and writhings will lay hold of them; as she bringing forth they will be in pain: they shall wonder a man at his neighbor; their faces the face of flames.

Isaiah 21:3

For this, my loins were filled with pain: distress took hold of me as the pains of her bringing forth: I was shaken from hearing; I trembled from seeing

Isaiah 26:17-18

As she conceiving will draw near to bring forth, she will be pained and cry out in her pangs, thus were we from before thee, O Jehovah.

Isaiah 53:11

And be shall see of the labor of his soul, he shall be satisfied: by his knowledge my just servant shall justify for many; and he shall bear their iniquities..

Jeremiah 4:31

For I heard. the voice as of her bringing forth, the anguish as of her bearing her first child; the voice of the daughter of Zion, she will sigh, she will spread forth her hands, Wo now to me for my soul fainted for those slaying.

Jeremiah 6:24

We heard its report: our hands were relaxed; straits held us, pain as of her bringing forth

Jeremiah 13:21

What wilt thou say when he shall review upon thee? and thou didst teach them the chiefs for head over thee: shall not pains lay hold of thee as a woman bringing forth?

Jeremiah 22:23

Thou dwelling in Lebanon, building a nest in the cedars, how being compassionated in pangs coming to thee the pain as of her bringing forth.

Jeremiah 49:24

Damascus was relaxed, she turned back to flee, and terror laid hold of her, and pain and sorrows seized her, as she bringing forth.

Micah 4:9-10

Now wherefore wilt thou cry out with an outcry? is no king in thee? or thy counselor perished? for pain laid hold of thee as she bringing forth.

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife of her own body has not power, but the husband: and likewise also the husband of his own body has not power, but the wife.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

For when they say, Peace and security; then sudden ruin is upon them, as anguish in her with child; and they may not escape.

1 Peter 3:1-6

Likewise, wives being subject to their own husbands; that also, if any believe not the word, by the turning back of wives might be gained without the word;

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