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God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it.Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground." (NRSV, Genesis -28) When God created man, he made him in the likeness of God. And when they were created, he called them "man." (NIV, Genesis 5:1-2) To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase your pains in childbearing; with pain you will give birth to children.The punishments on both Adam and Eve were clearly imposed by God Himself; God did not reduce women to inferior status, nor did He command men to rule harshly over their wives.
The information provided on this website is a collection of materials submitted by the ACI-NA membership.God created the woman as a "helper" for the man: However, being a "helper" does not imply that the woman was inferior or subservient to the man; the same Hebrew word, `ezer, translated as "helper," is used to describe God, Himself, in Psalms , 70:5, 115:9-11.In fact, God created both men and women in His own image and made them equal custodians of all His creation: So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.Most of the Bible's teachings about women are based upon the foundation laid in Genesis.