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Genesis 4

This is an interesting chapter. It starts with the story of Cain and Abel and then seems to be a randomly thrown together list of who marries who and gives birth to who, starting with Cain’s descendants and then backtracking back to Adam and Eve having another son to replace Abel. I guess it makes more sense in the context of people having longer lives back then. It’s not so weird to jump in the narrative between Adam and Eve and their great-grandchildren if Adam and Eve are still alive all this time. Continue reading

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