b) Gen 3:20: Moses wrote, “Now, the man called the name of his wife “Eve,” for she became the mother of all the living.”
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Read Gen 3:20. Why did naming the woman indicate that Adam’s relationship with her had changed? Do you think his renewed covenant with her reflected his desire to protect her or to exploit her? Why? How do you relate to people with whom you have made a covenant?
[Related posts include Not Good! (Gen 2:18); A Parade of Animals (Gen 2:19–20); An Equal and Adequate Partner (Gen 2:21–23); A Transfer of Loyalty (Gen 2:24); Serpents in the Ancient Near East (Gen 3:1); A World-Altering Conversation (Gen 3:2–5); Succumbing to Temptation (Gen 3:6); Their Eyes Are Opened (Gen 3:7); Hiding from God (Gen 3:8); A Day of Reckoning (Gen 3:9–13); An Anguishing Process (Gen 3:16); and Author and Date of Genesis]
 Smith, Micah–Malachi, 232.
 Bonhoeffer, Creation and Fall: A Theological Exposition of Genesis 1–3, 97.
 Brown, Driver, and Briggs, “אִשָׁה” (ishah), BDB, 61, https://archive.org/stream/hebrewenglishlex00browuoft#page/60/mode/2up.
 Brown, Driver, and Briggs, “אִישׁ” (ish), 35, https://archive.org/stream/hebrewenglishlex00browuoft#page/34/mode/2up.
 Hamilton, Genesis, Chapters 1–17, 180.
 Waltke and Fredricks, Genesis: A Commentary, 95.