12 Facts About Adam


Genesis creation myth was adopted by both Christianity and Islam, and the name of Adam accordingly appears in the Christian scriptures and in the Quran.

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God notes that "It is not good that the man should be alone" and brings the animals to Adam, who gives them their names, but among all the animals there was not found a companion for him .

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Woman convinces Adam to do likewise, whereupon they become conscious of their nakedness, cover themselves, and hide from the sight of God.

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God passes judgment, first upon the serpent, condemned to go on his belly, then the woman, condemned to pain in childbirth and subordination to her husband, and finally Adam, who is condemned to labour on the earth for his food and to return to it on his death.

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The chapter notes that Adam had other sons and daughters after Seth, but does not name them.

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Adam ate the fruit unaware of what he was doing, and was filled with grief.

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Adam did not conceive of this original sin of Adam as being biologically transmitted or that later generations were to be punished for the deeds of a remote ancestor.

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In Mandaeism, Adam is considered the founder of the religion and the first prophet.

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Adam is viewed as the propagator of kushta or divine truth.

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Adam fell on an Adam's Peak mountain located in central Sri Lanka, the tallest in the world and so the closest to Heaven, and from there God sent him to Mecca, where he repented and was forgiven.

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Adam writes that Adam was the first enunciator of divine revelation and Seth was his legatee .

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Adam is considered an important prophet of God in Druze faith, being among the seven prophets who appeared in different periods of history.

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