Did God create ANOTHER Adam?
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Question: Did God create another or a second Adam? If not, how did the human race get so BIG so quickly?
Answer: Some people believe Adam and Eve were just two representative people among many, but that is not what the Bible says. The Bible reveals only TWO people were specially and personally created by the hand of God. Additionally, evidence to support the fact that God created only two original humans can be found in the meaning of Eve's name.
After God created Eve He brought her to Adam. Upon meeting his helpmate for the first time he named her in the Hebrew 'ishshâh, or "woman" (Strong's Concordance #H802), which is the generic designation of all females (Genesis 2:23). Interestingly, it was only AFTER they sinned that Adam gave his wife a personal name (Genesis 3:20).
Eve's name in the above verse is translated from the Hebrew word chavvâh, Strong's Concordance #H2332 and literally means "life" or "living." Inserting the actual Hebrew meaning of Eve's name into Genesis 3:20 gives us below.
"And Adam called his wife's name LIFE, because she was the mother of ALL LIVING."
Eve was named LIFE, or the mother of ALL living, because out of her would spring the ENTIRE (not just some of or most of) human race! Eve's name does not leave any room for human beings to BEGIN to come into existence by any other woman or means.
Now let us answer your second question regarding how the human family could have gotten progressively bigger if only two humans were originally created.
The Bible mentions, by name, three children of Adam and Eve. Cain was the firstborn. Seth came into the world sometime after Cain killed Abel, when Adam was one hundred and thirty years old. Genesis 5 tells us that after Seth was born our first parents had other children.
"After he begot Seth, the days of Adam were eight hundred years; and he had SONS and DAUGHTERS." (Genesis 5:4)