Tag Archives: Adam and Eve

Genesis 4:25-26, The Gateway Transgression

Recently I suggested that the words of Lamech the descendant of Cain signaled “the beginning of the End.”  In spite of Lamech being a brutal tyrant incapable of accepting any responsibility for his injustices, he and his sons were still … Continue reading

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Genesis 4:3-7, There Was Nothing Wrong with Cain’s Offering…

As time passed, Cain brought an offering to the LORD from the fruit of the ground. Abel also brought some of the firstborn of his flock and of its fat. The LORD respected Abel and his offering, but he didn’t … Continue reading

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Genesis 4:1-2, Cain and Abel’s Backstory

The man had relations with Eve his wife and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, “I produced a man with Adonai.” Then she gave birth again, to his brother Abel. Abel became a shepherd of flocks … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:22-25, Answering Uncomfortable Questions

“The LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us, knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand, and also take of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever—” Therefore the LORD … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:21,Yes, There is Hope for Us Yet

“Yahweh God made coats of skins for Adam and for his wife, and clothed them.” (Genesis 3:21, WEB) We’ve now come full circle from the start a theme beginning in Genesis 2:25: “The man and his wife were both naked, … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:20, Life in a Dying World

“The man called his wife Havah [life], because she was the mother of all living.” (Genesis 3:20, CJB) Doesn’t this seem like an awkward insert to the story? It’s sandwiched between the judgment of Adam and Chavah (Eve), and “YHVH … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:17-19, Adam’s Intentions Led to his Downfall

“And to Adam he said: Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, which I commanded you, saying ‘you shall not eat from it’, cursed is the ground in your cause. In stress will you eat from it … Continue reading

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