Eve

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We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

Eve (Hebrew: חַוָּה‎, Classical Hebrew: Ḥawwāh, Modern Israeli Hebrew: Khavah, Arabic: حواء‎, Syriac: ܚܘܐ, Tigrinya: ሕይዋን? or Hiywan) is a figure in the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible, in most Abrahamic traditions identified as the first woman. "Eve" in the Hebrew language is Ḥawwāh, meaning: "living one" or "source of life", and is related to ḥāyâ, "to live", derived from the Semitic root ḥyw.

See also:
Adam
Adam and Eve
Lilith

Quotes[edit]

Quotes from works of literature of the character "Eve"
  • We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
  • And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

Quotes about Eve[edit]

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When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. ~ Genesis
The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. ~ Genesis
  • “Had it not been for Eve, woman would have never acted unfaithfully towards the husband.” (3471).
    • Sahih Muslim. Quoted from Ram Swarup, Understanding Islam through Hadis, 1983. [1]

All Church Humour[edit]

As soon as Eve ate the apple of wisdom, she reached for the fig leaf.

Anonymous All Church Humour.

  • Surely God must have been disappointed in Adam: He made Eve so different.
    • In p. 11
  • While Adam slept, Eve from his side arose, Strange, his first sleep should be his last repose.
    • In p. 11
There was a lady of Eden,
Who on apples was quite fond of feeding.
  • There was a lady of Eden,
    Who on apples was quite fond of feeding.
    She gave one to Adam
    Who said, “Thank you, Madam”,
    And then both skeddaled from Eden
    • In p. 12

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