Anf-01 ix.iv.xxiv Pg 8 But man received, as the punishment of his transgression, the toilsome task of tilling the earth, and to eat bread in the sweat of his face, and to return to the dust from whence he was taken. Similarly also did the woman [receive] toil, and labour, and groans, and the pangs of parturition, and a state of subjection, that is, that she should serve her husband; so that they should neither perish altogether when cursed by God, nor, by remaining unreprimanded, should be led to despise God. <index subject1="Serpent, the" subject2="cursed" title="456" id="ix.iv.xxiv-p8.2"/>But the curse in all its fulness fell upon the serpent, which had beguiled them. “And God,” it is declared, “said to the serpent: Because thou hast done this, cursed art thou above all cattle, and above all the beasts of the earth.”3761
Gen. iii. 16, etc.
Anf-03 v.iv.iii.xi Pg 3 although before she had heard without pain the increase of her race proclaimed with the blessing, Increase and multiply, and although she had been destined to be a help and not a slave to her male partner. Immediately the earth is also cursed,2845
Gen. iii. 16.
Anf-03 v.iv.vi.viii Pg 46 Now this law, let me say once for all, he ought to have made no other acquaintance with, than to destroy it. But that we may now leave the subject of spiritual gifts, facts themselves will be enough to prove which of us acts rashly in claiming them for his God, and whether it is possible that they are opposed to our side, even if5573
1 Cor. xiv. 34; where Gen. iii. 16 is referred to.
5573 Et si: These words introduce the Marcionite theory. the Creator promised them for His Christ who is not yet revealed, as being destined only for the Jews, to have their operations in His time, in His Christ, and among His people. Let Marcion then exhibit, as gifts of his god, some prophets, such as have not spoken by human sense, but with the Spirit of God, such as have both predicted things to come, and have made manifest5574
5574 Traduxerint. the secrets of the heart;5575
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 3
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Ge 35:16-18 1Sa 4:19-21 Ps 48:6 Isa 13:8; 21:3; 26:17,18; 53:11