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Do we have any idea how long Adam and Eve were together sinless in the Garden of Eden before they sinned?

They were created on the sixth day. They sinned before they had children.

Any other clues as to how long they were sinless together?

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Genesis 5:3 says:

When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth.

By virtue of this, we know that Cain killed Abel within 130 years of Adam being born, because Seth was not born until after that occurred. This means that the Fall had to occur within that time. Other than that, the Bible is silent.

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Although personally, based on how I've stuck to my diet this year, if I were Eve, it probably would have been about 32 minutes. – Affable Geek Jan 10 '12 at 13:58
I think we may also say that it was before Adam and Eve had the opportunity to eat from the tree of life (if eating once from it would enable them to live forever, thus necessitating their immediate banishment from Eden, Gen. 3:22). That doesn't help with a concrete date, but does suggest it may have been sooner rather than later. – Muke Tever Jan 10 '12 at 14:29
@MukeTever: plus, if the perfect man is alone with the perfect woman, how long before she gets pregnant? – Wikis Jan 10 '12 at 20:15

It took all of 31 years for Adam and Eve to sin 4000 years later Jesus died in the year 31ad that is one reason methulsala did nothing t live to be 1000 years old he only lived to be 969 the differance of the 31 years and I pretty sure Christ return will be sometime around 2031ad which will mark 6000 years of sin and that is allocated to this earth.

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Where's your evidence? – curiousdannii Sep 11 at 6:13
Never mind whether your theory is true or not; in order to answer an this site you have to demonstrate that the answer you are presenting is representative of Christian beliefs on the matter. I've never heard if this theory. Which Christian groups believe this and where have they documented it? – Caleb Sep 11 at 7:14

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