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by Micha F. Lindemans
"Red earth". The first human being, who was created by God on the final day of Creation (Genesis 1-2). He was made in the image of God from the dust of the earth. From his rib, a female, Eve, was later formed and made his wife. Adam and Eve had power over all living things, but as a result of disobedience they were expelled from the Garden of Eden and condemned to work for a living. He died at the age of 930 years.

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