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Is there any evidence in the Bible to say that the rest of Seth's ancestors were righteous rather than just being sinful like everyone else? Potential Answer: Embedded at the end of both the genealogies are poetic references to what appear to be a pre-Noahetic bronze age. One ancestor Lamech from the Cain side brags to his wives that he can use this new ...


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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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We cannot know. We know nothing about Noah's female ancestors or his sons' wives. Maybe one (or more) of them was a descendant of Cain, maybe not. The Bible simply doesn't tell us enough to know either way. The idea that Seth's righteous family wouldn't intermarry with Cain's unrighteous family is unsupportable from the Bible, because Seth's righteous ...


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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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I can only offer in form of an interpretation: Genesis 1:1—2:3 is a picture of God's purpose [which is to express Himself through man and to exercise His dominion with man (Gen 1:26)], and 2:4-25 is a portrait of the way to fulfill God's purpose. This is why we have the second record of creation in Genesis 2. Genesis 1 reveals God's purpose in creating ...


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Yes, there are 2 creation accounts. According to commentator and foremost authority on Genesis Gordon J. Wenham in Story as Torah, this is because Genesis 1 is a response to the Enûma Eliš while Genesis 2 is a response to the Egyptian creation accounts. Wenham believes that the first account was added after the second account. Furthermore, it became common ...


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In Chapter 2 of A.W. Tozer's "Knowledge of the Holy" he puts it this way: "When the Scripture states that man was made in the image of God, we dare not add to that statement an idea from our own head and make it mean "in the exact image." To do so is to make man a replica of God, and that is to lose the unicity of God and end with no God at all. It is to ...


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Genesis Chapter 9 tells of God speaking to Noah about what happens after the flood. Chapter 10 Table of Nations is the lineage of Noah's sons that spread throughout the world after the flood. In Chapter 9 God told Noah that his seed would be spread throughout the world. So after the flood the decedents of Noah (Table of Nations) spread throughout the ...


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I agreed with most of what LCIII said, so to add to the answer, I would suggest that the curse that Cain received doesn't matter anymore since all of his decendants are dead. They died in the Flood. I've had to explain that to a few people since they don't realize the flood killed everyone but Noah and his family. All of us are decendants of Noah. Canaan was ...


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It could be that he was alive before the time was shortened, and as you can see if you read through the chronology, the shortening of the lifespan happened slowly, generation by generation. This is backed up by how it coincides with the flood, at which point the level of oxygen in the air depleted (perhaps to do with the increase in water for the flood, ...


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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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Your question amounts to: "Why do the punishments of original sin remain after baptism?" The punishments are, as Gen. 3:16-19, says: For women: painful childbirth subjection to man For men: hard work, toil, etc. for bread-wining St. Thomas Aquinas addresses the question of "Whether Baptism should take away the penalties of sin that belong to this ...


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A common Evangelical answer to your question would be that even though Christ's work on the cross was* to redeem mankind from the effects of the fall, there is a now-and-not-yet-ness in regard to the complete outworking of the victory won at Calvary (*ie 'was' is really 'was'/'is'/'will be') . In particular, the physical creation in general and our mortal ...


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You are mistaken in stating that the pain of childbirth is in retribution for eating the fruit, That punishment was given by God as a punishment for the sin of disobeying his command not to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. The reason that the punishment continues today is not because of Eve's original sin, but instead would appear to be ...



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