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I saw a similar question But the answers wasn't clear to me. Simply how did Cain and Abel have children?

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See also Is incest a sin? –  Caleb Apr 4 '14 at 14:44

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Genesis 5:4 "And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters"


They had children by their sisters.

(Incest was not prohibited at the time since genetic decay had not set in yet)

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Now that explains missing part. But sisters !!! Thank for your time mister. –  nidhinpd Apr 4 '14 at 10:53

Genesis 1:27 says that

So God created mankind in his own image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

Genesis 2: 18 says that

The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”

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That was about adam and eve.. right? –  nidhinpd Apr 4 '14 at 6:49
No. It is not specific for adam and eve. It is for all –  johnrose Apr 4 '14 at 7:06
How can you say that . I read it too. But those words are spoken before creating adam and eve. –  nidhinpd Apr 4 '14 at 10:46
Paul also mentioned in his letter. Man should not live alone. In creation God made both men and women. –  johnrose Apr 4 '14 at 10:54
Yep god made adam and eve. Then adam and eve has three kids. Right –  nidhinpd Apr 4 '14 at 10:55

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