Genesis NIV - Adam and Eve - This is the account of - Bible GatewayAdam and Eve lived in the Garden of Eden. God and Jesus came and talked to them. There were many trees in the garden. God said Adam and Eve could eat fruit from all the trees but one. Genesis ; —
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All rights reserved. Adam, Eve, and the serpent in the garden in Eden. Therefore, Adam was created from the soil, which is actually reflected in his name. Many centuries later during the exile, when the Genesis tradition came under Persian influence, the Garden of Eden acquired a new name: Paradise. As long as Adam was content to live in a state of perpetual innocence, all of his physical needs would be met.
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Adam and Eve usually get a pretty bad rap. After all, their story is normally referred to as The Fall—that can't be good. See, these two are leading a totally idyllic existence: in the buff with no shame ; and in a garden, with fruit trees , cool breezes , rivers , and a deity who's known to visit them while strolling in the evening The one thing that's off limits is the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, whose fruit God forbids them to eat But eat they do. Surprise, surprise.
Adam and Eve , according to the creation myth of the Abrahamic religions ,   were the first man and woman. They are central to the belief that humanity is in essence a single family, with everyone descended from a single pair of original ancestors. In the Book of Genesis of the Hebrew Bible , chapters one through five, there are two creation narratives with two distinct perspectives. In the first, Adam and Eve are not named. Instead, God created humankind in God's image and instructed them to multiply and to be stewards over everything else that God had made. In the second narrative, God fashions Adam from dust and places him in the Garden of Eden. Adam is told that he can eat freely of all the trees in the garden, except for a tree of the knowledge of good and evil.