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Bible Q

Who did Cain marry?

In Genesis chapter 2 we are told that God created one man (Adam) and one woman (Eve).  Adam is reported as having sons and daughters in Genesis 5:4.  Cain must have married one of these or another close relative descended from Adam.  By the time Adam died, he not only had children and grand-children, but he had great-great-great-great-great-great grandchildren.

There is evidence that marriage between brothers and sisters was allowed in the Genesis period. For example, Abraham married his half-sister Sarah (Genesis 20:2,12).

For an alternative view, see Did God create other people besides Adam and Eve?.

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