A-Z: General definitions: Eve


According to the book of Genesis in the Bible the first woman, said to have been created by God out of Adam's rib, to be his companion (Genesis 2:21-25). She was persuaded by the serpent to use her freewill to choose to eat the forbidden fruit and, as a result, was banished with Adam from the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:1-24). Adam and Eve are held to be the first parents of the human race.

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