The Hebrew Script: The King James Bible

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Written between the years of tenth century B.C.E and fourth century B.C.E, the Hebrew Script became the most popular book on our planet. The Hebrew Script has been modified by many different religions over the course of the last thousands of years, with one of the most popular being the King James Bible. The King James Bible is composed of two parts the Old Testament which is thirty-nine books long and the New Testament which is 27 books long. Located within the Old Testament is the book of Genesis, which is primarily composed of myths about why things are the way they are and are known as etiologies. The most popular etiology among Christianity is the story of Adam and Eve. Eve is one of the most important fictional women as she has high significance and offers important life lessons throughout her story. …show more content…
This one is bone from my bone, and flesh from my flesh! She will be called ‘woman,’ because she was taken from ‘man.’” (Genesis 2:23). Consequently, making Eve the first woman to have ever be created. Adam also had the pleasure of naming his new companion and wife calling “his wife 's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living” (Genesis 3:20). With this all being said it can be concluded that Eve plays a major role in solidifying the creation and role of women in history.

The figure of Eve in Christianity offers up significant background as to how humans became the way we are today. During Eve’s time in the Garden of Eden, she unintentionally became the first person to have ever disobeyed God. Prior to the creation of Eve, Adam was told by God “But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die” (Genesis 2:17). Later when Eve was created, she was made aware of Gods order to not consume the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. However, one day in the Garden of Eden a Serpent appeared and said “You will not certainly die… For God knows that when you eat

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