Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
THE SENTENCE. (Genesis 3:14-24)
And the Lord God said unto the serpent—The Judge pronounces a doom: first, on the material serpent, which is cursed above all creatures. From being a model of grace and elegance in form, it has become the type of all that is odious, disgusting, and low [LE CLERC, ROSENMULLER]; or the curse has converted its natural condition into a punishment; it is now branded with infamy and avoided with horror; next, on the spiritual serpent, the seducer. Already fallen, he was to be still more degraded and his power wholly destroyed by the offspring of those he had deceived.
Other Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown entries containing Genesis 3:14:
1 Corinthians 15:55
1 Timothy 2:14
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