Old Testament

The Pentateuch

If the only people created at this point are Adam, Eve, Cain, and Abel, of whom was Cain afraid? How did Cain get a wife if the only people alive were he and his parents?

Readers have speculated about this for centuries. One theory is that Cain married a sister whose birth is not mentioned. Another theory is that God created other people shortly after he created Adam and Eve.


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