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I believe, people used apple to symbolize the fruit because of its uniqueness, and the mentality that the condition "eat" synonymous to taking a "bite". Also the fruit was attractive as the bible mentioned that the woman saw that it was "pleasant" to the eyes... "And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, ...


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You seem to be laboring under a misconception. God did not make Adam as dominant over Eve. They were created as equals. All Scripture is quoted from the King James translation. Genesis 2:18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. the original word used here was: עֵזֶר ...


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This is a very good question that goes straight to the root cause of our need for Salvation. First, what does it mean "The fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil?" When I was young, this confused me. What could be so bad about knowing what is good and what is evil? Adam was created first. Eve was created by using one of Adam's ribs. Adam and Eve ...


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You appear to be confusing the knowledge of good and evil with knowledge in general. Adam and Eve had knowledge, but not the knowledge of good and evil as is shown in the following Scriptures. Genesis 2:15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it. Genesis 2:19 And out of the ground the LORD ...


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What God sought from Adam and Eve was faith in his words--not to judge whether what God said was right or wrong for HIM. Faith does not depend on foreknowledge of right or wrong. It depends on trusting the source. It is like giving the benefit of the doubt. If I point fire to a child and tell him that it will burn him if he touches it, he has two ...



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