Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Performative Statements and Tense/Gender/Number Change

Performative Statements and Tense/Gender/Number Change

  • Performative – God’s commands in judgment and expulsion are the only statements leading to action.
  • Gender – (3:8) Hid is singular.  Could be generalized to mean both Man and Woman hid by themselves.  Or that Man hid himself and his wife.

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