Rom 5:12 – Would Eve had died if Adam did not sin?

Rom 5:12 – Would Eve had died if Adam did not sin?

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Would Eve have died if Adam did not sin?

In Romans 5:12 death is blamed as originating exclusively from Adam and it is Adam from whom death is spread to everyone else.

12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned

In Gen 3,
God declares, "because you have" done xyz before naming the consequences of their action to the serpent and Adam, but not to Eve. To her, consequences are simply meted out. Also, only Adam is told he will die by returning to the dust. Death for Eve is not referred to.

Genesis 3:14-19 14 The Lord God said to the serpent,
“Because you have done this,
cursed are you above all livestock
and above all beasts of the field;
on your belly you shall go,
and dust you shall eat
all the days of your life.
15 I will put enmity between you and the woman,
and between your offspring and her offspring;
he shall bruise your head,
and you shall bruise his heel.”
16 To the woman he said,
“I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing;
in pain you shall bring forth children.
Your desire shall be for your husband,
and he shall rule over you.”
17 And to Adam he said,
Because you have listened to the voice of your wife
and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you,
‘You shall not eat of it,’

cursed is the ground because of you;
in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;
18 thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you;
and you shall eat the plants of the field.
19 By the sweat of your face
you shall eat bread,
till you return to the ground,
for out of it you were taken;
for you are dust,
and to dust you shall return.”

It’s as if she is not fully responsible for the punishment she received, but the serpent and Adam are.

Lastly, we are only told that God commanded Adam not to eat of the tree and only Adam is told by God that he would die if he did.

Genesis 2:17 17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.”

Did death only come to Eve through Adam and not through herself from God directly?

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