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Cain’s Wife – Part 2

Q.    Where did Cain get his wife from? A.   This old perennial crops up every now and then but, sometimes, is a really serious enquiry. So I’ll not use the sarcastic comment one guy made, “I’ve got enough trouble looking after my own wife; there’s no time to worry about Cain’s!” It’s really very simple. When God made Adam and Eve, they were genetically, physically and…

Cain’s Wife – Part 1

Q.    Where Did Cain Get His Wife? A.    The answer is in Genesis 5:4. “And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters.” Adam and Eve had many sons and daughters that are not named in Genesis and Cain obviously married one of his sisters. This was not wrong in the early days of the human race, because the…

Abel and Sheep

Q. Why Did Vegetarian Abel “Keep Sheep”? – Gen 4:2 A. Adam and Eve, according to Gen 1:29-30, were vegetarians. Only 1,657 years later did God give Noah permission to eat meat after the Flood – Gen 9:3-4. So Abel’s keeping sheep was not for food, and a few reasons for his occupation present themselves. Firstly, when Adam and his family were required to…