Amazing Facts

Adam Facts

1. The Bible tells us that Adam was the first man.

1 Corinthians 15:45- "And so it is written, "The first man Adam
became a living being." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit."

2. There is some difference as to what the word
Adam really means. It is closely related to a Hebrew word that means "dust." The name
Adam literally means, "man" or "mankind." 

3. Adam was created full grown and able to reproduce offspring. 

a.Genesis 1:28- "Then God blessed them, and God said to
them, "Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion
over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every
living thing that moves on the earth. 

b. How old was Adam on the day he was created? 

4. Where was Eden, the first home of Adam? 

a. The Bible tells us in general
terms. It was somewhere in the Tigris/Euphrates
River valley, in the area we now call the "Fertile
Crescent." See Genesis 2:14. 

5. How long did Adam live? 

a. Genesis 5:5- "So all the days
that Adam lived were nine hundred and
thirty years; and he died." 

b. We do not know how long Adam
lived in Garden of Eden. It would simply
be a matter of speculation. 

6. Adam was no prehistoric man-ape creature. 

a. The Scriptures suggest a high
level of intelligence. He named all
of the animals that were brought to him - Genesis 2:19-20.

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