16:38 bring upon you the blood. For the wrath of a jealous husband, see Prov. 6:34. The wealth and garments of the woman will be taken, and she will be left as naked as she was when the story began. She would be covered not with the blood of childbirth (v. 6) but the blood from her wounds. Adultery was a capital offense, punishable by stoning (Lev. 20:10; Deut. 22:21–24; cf. John 7:53–8:11).