Tthe first woman, created by God (Gen 2:21-22). The meaning of the name is uncertain. In sound, but not in derivation, the name resembles the Hebrew word “life.” The association pertains in Gen 3:20, where the primal woman is designated the “mother of all living.” Eve also appears in Gen 4:1; 2Cor 11:3; and 1Tim 2:13.
21So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then he took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh.22And the rib that the ... View more
20The man named his wife Eve, because she was the mother of all living.
Cain Murders Abel
1Now the man knew his wife Eve, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have produced a man with the help of the Lord.”
3But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by its cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.
13For Adam was formed first, then Eve;