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Before Adam and Eve sinned, what was outside of the Garden of Eden?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by Nowhere Man, Jan 17, 2018.

  1. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Were there other people living outside the garden? A Barren Wasteland?
     
  2. Srivijaya

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    An industrial estate, retail park, eateries, housing developments and lots of concrete.
     
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  3. Anto

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    Just regular old Earth with animals and plants but no humans, I guess...
     
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  4. sandy whitelinger

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    My supposition is that the natural world was outside the garden.
     
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  5. Grandliseur

    Grandliseur Well-Known Member

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    Dinosaur and all other animals we are used to plus fauna. Perhaps even places of high technology.

    If you read scripture you'll see where we are told that there is nothing new under the sun. I wouldn't be surprised if the earth was already under development in various ways.
     
  6. BSM1

    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    If you read the Creation story carefully you'll see that it never says that Adam was the first man. Humans had already been created before the Garden and/or Adam existed. Therefore there were cavemen outside the Garden. This is where Cain found his wife and why most of us are so ugly today.
     
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    The story is an allegory.
     
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    Cain after he was expelled from place called ha·'a·da·mah went to the place called ba·'a·retz of Nod, east of Eden.
    17Cain had relations with his wife and she conceived, and gave birth to Enoch; and he built a city, and called the name of the city Enoch, after the name of his son
    Gen 4

    Looks like civilization of some sort existed.
     
  9. Srivijaya

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    Yeah... Cain's wife. Never considered that. Good point.

    Adam: "So what, she's a Neanderthal! You done got no choice son - get mating!"
    neanderthal.woman.1.jpg
     
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  10. David T

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    There was no outside outside did not exist. Outside was the result of eating the apple for petes sake. Apparently this story is impossible for smart right handeded people to remotely understand. Normals you are crazy!!!! LOL
    Question reminds me of someone chopping on an apple wondering what existed before I realized it existed. IT EXISTED... Normals sheesh. Before Adam and eve realized they were naked what existed? NAKED! So now the question becomes what the hell is the text actually about. That requires a neutrino of self awareness. I know I know that's a lot. It generally does not exist in religion so to expect others outside religion to have it is demanding a lot.
     
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  11. Faithofchristian

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    Sure there was other people who lived outside of the garden of Eden.

    If you look at Genesis 1:26-27, God created male and female, which are all the races. That lived outside of the garden of Eden.

    This was all done on the 6th day
    Genesis 1:31.

    Then after God created those on the 6th day. Then God rested on the 7th day
    Genesis 2:2.
    And then on the day after the 7th day had pass, Then God created Adam,Gen 2:7,
    And then after some time had pass, Then God caused a deep sleep on Adam and then God made a woman Genesis 2:21-22.

    Therefore, there was People of races on the outside of the garden of Eden.
    That From these people is where Cain got his wife from.

    Alot of Christians are taught, that
    Genesis 1:26-27 and Genesis 2:7 are all one and the same, unto which they are not.

    You have those created on the 6th day and then you have the 7th day As a Separation between the those created on the 6th day and those created on the day following the 7th day.
     
  12. Muffled

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    I believe there were people who were sinners long before A & E living in the world. I don't believe the world has changed much so there would be the usual things, pasture, trees, natural fruits and vegetables and barren wastes also.
     
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    I believe that must have been a previous cycle.
     
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    I believe most dinosaurs were extinct by 5,000 BC.
     
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    Please then explain the Cambodian temple, Egyptian hieroglyph, the South American toys and stones depicting these obviously living at the same time as we do. Even the Western stories of dragons and monsters must not be forgotten.
     
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    Ever seen the gag where a shipwrecked person struggles to survive on a lonely island beach, not knowing there's a resort just a mile or two away on the other side?
     
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    I'm pretty sure a better paradise since it had no humans in it to cause problems
     
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    God was hoping to replace it all with A&E. . . . . . . .maybe next time.

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    Maybe it's all a myth written by nomadic herdsman...just saying.:cool:
     
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