Women's Character In The Book Of Genesis

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Weakness and Negativity of Women's Character in the Book of Genesis Women have been playing a big role in different important events in the world. The presence of women made many alternation of the men's reaction to the actions and they encouraged men to have different approaches to the problems especially in the Book of Genesis. Women played a negative role in the significant actions that displayed in the Book of Genesis. Women's weakness encouraged men to deviate god's orders, they encroached other's rights in order to rich their own desire and they were the reason to pose many problems among society. It cannot be said that every single woman had a bad characteristic, but we will focus on three different women character of the book, Eve, …show more content…
When both sons of Judah died after they married Tamar, Judah told Tamar, "Remain a widow in your father's house till my son Shelah is grown ." (Genesis. 38,1 to 30) After Judah decided to go to Timnah in order to shear his cattle, Tamar did something that had a really bad outcomes which leaded to spread prostitution among other women. She disguised herself in order to sleep with her father-in-law which is a very bad decision and it counted as a sin. In this case, Tamar should be blamed more than Judah because Judah was not aware that she was his daughter-in-law. The Tamar's weakness is that she could not negotiate with Judah to find someone for her to marry with or propose something that not negatively affect both of them. Instead, she chose the worst way to solve her problem. Thus, Tamar played an awful role in this story and encouraged Judah as a man to commit a sin. It does not mean that all the fault relates to the woman or Judah is innocent, he is mistaken too, but Tamar has a major role in committing the sin according to what were claimed …show more content…
The reason for focusing and analyzing character of Eve, Tamar and Potiphar's wife is to demonstrate the badness and the weakness of those characters. According to what were discussed above, these woman had a negative role in approaching the problem or they were main reasons to pose the problems that are mentioned in the book. The idea of being fallible does not all of the women in the book. Therefore, only the quality of these women were discoursed that were the reason to commit sinful actions by other

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