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How should Genesis 3:20 be rendered?

Should it be “And Adam called his wife’s name Eve, because she WAS the mother of all living”? Or should it be “And Adam called his wife’s name Eve, because she WOULD BECOME the mother of all living”? ...
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Why is ‘woman’ pluralized in Genesis 3?

Chapters 1, 2, 4, 6, 12, 13, 15, and 16 of Genesis 3 have “the women” הָאִשָּׁ֣ה as one of the characters included in the conversation. Both the serpent and YHWH address the women, the women reply, ...
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Why didn't God return to the dust to create woman?

I've wondered this for quite a while. In Genesis 2:7 NKJV we read: 7 And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living ...
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The serpent told Eve she would not die from eating the forbidden fruit; How does Eve know what death is?

Genesis 3:4 CSB “No! You will certainly not die,” the serpent said to the woman. How would Eve know what death was?
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Why would Paul consider Eve sinned before Adam?

In Genesis 3:6, Adam was apparently with Eve together when Eve was deceived by the serpent. 6 When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also ...
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Is Eve's testimony in Genesis 3:3 reliable?

In Genesis 3:3 ESV Eve said: but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” So, according to Eve, God not ...
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How do we understand Youngs Translation of Gen 3:22?

Nigel J in answering a Question about Gen 3: 22 Translation said: The big question is 'How does God live ? By the knowledge of good and evil ? ' This is answered by Young's Literal Translation (see ...
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What is the main reason that God created the woman? [closed]

The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” Now the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He ...
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Are the Hebrew words for ‘woman’ and ‘make’ related?

In Genesis 2, God says: “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make [עָשָׂה ; strongs H6213: to fashion, bring forth, make or do] him a helper fit for him.”” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭2:18‬ ‭ESV‬‬ He ...
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Romans 5:12 - Did Adam cover Eve, until he didn't?

Romans 5:12 12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned Romans 5:12 states sin came into the world through ...
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Rom 5:12 - Did death come to Eve through Adam?

Was Eve's death a consequence of the sin of Adam and not a direct result of her own sin? In Romans 5:12, death is blamed as originating exclusively from Adam, and it is Adam from whom death has spread ...
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Does a word deceived in Genesis 3:13 mean that the serpent lied to Eve? Some translations say,"the serpent caused me to forget"

I'm doing the study and I just had the question because we're talking about God's calling for remembrance by his people. God's constantly telling us to remember the things he's done because we tend as ...
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Why would it take Adam and Eve 130 years to have Seth when God's command was to "be fruitful and multiply" (Gen. 1:28)?

In the first chapter of the Book of Genesis we read: Genesis 1:27-28: "God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 28God blessed them; ...
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Does Romans 5:12 say that we inherit the sin of Adam and Eve?

Romans 5:12 New International Version Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people because all sinned It seems that we ...
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What does Chuwa mean?

And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord. Gen 4:1 Alive/life = חי (chai). .... = חוה (chuwa) ?
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Would Adam have (spiritually) died if he merely touched the Tree of Knowledge? (Gen. 2:16-17 vs. 3:2-3)

It is hardly surprising that most believe God spoke directly to Eve concerning the Tree of the Knowledge. We tend to assume, based on Eve's own words to the serpent, that is precisely what God did. ...
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