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04-06-2007, 02:33 PM
Source: WordNet (r) 1.7
n 1: (Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man
and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human
race [syn: Adam]
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Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Adam \Ad"am\, n.
1. The name given in the Bible to the first man, the
progenitor of the human race.

2. (As a symbol) ``Original sin;'' human frailty.

And whipped the offending Adam out of him. --Shak.

Adam's ale (http://dict.die.net/adams%20ale/), water. [Coll.]

Adam's apple (http://dict.die.net/adams%20apple/).

1. (Bot.)
(a) A species of banana (Musa paradisiaca (http://dict.die.net/musa%20paradisiaca/)). It attains a
height of twenty feet or more. --Paxton.
(b) A species of lime (Citris limetta (http://dict.die.net/citris%20limetta/)).

2. The projection formed by the thyroid cartilage in the
neck. It is particularly prominent in males, and is so
called from a notion that it was caused by the forbidden
fruit (an apple) sticking in the throat of our first

Adam's flannel (http://dict.die.net/adams%20flannel/) (Bot.), the mullein (Verbascum thapsus (http://dict.die.net/verbascum%20thapsus/)).

Adam's needle (http://dict.die.net/adams%20needle/) (Bot.), the popular name of a genus (Yucca (http://dict.die.net/yucca/))
of liliaceous plants.
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Source: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)
Adam, earthy; red
Source: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
red, a Babylonian word, the generic name for man, having the
same meaning in the Hebrew and the Assyrian languages. It was
the name given to the first man, whose creation, fall, and
subsequent history and that of his descendants are detailed in
the first book of Moses (Gen. 1:27-ch. 5). "God created man
[Heb., Adam] in his own image, in the image of God created he
him; male and female created he them."

Adam was absolutely the first man whom God created. He was
formed out of the dust of the earth (and hence his name), and
God breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and gave him
dominion over all the lower creatures (Gen. 1:26; 2:7). He was
placed after his creation in the Garden of Eden, to cultivate
it, and to enjoy its fruits under this one prohibition: "Of the
tree of the knowledge of good and evil thou shalt not eat of it;
for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die."

The first recorded act of Adam was his giving names to the
beasts of the field and the fowls of the air, which God brought
to him for this end. Thereafter the Lord caused a deep sleep to
fall upon him, and while in an unconscious state took one of his
ribs, and closed up his flesh again; and of this rib he made a
woman, whom he presented to him when he awoke. Adam received her
as his wife, and said, "This is now bone of my bones, and flesh
of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken
out of Man." He called her Eve, because she was the mother of
all living.

Being induced by the tempter in the form of a serpent to eat
the forbidden fruit, Eve persuaded Adam, and he also did eat.
Thus man fell, and brought upon himself and his posterity all
the sad consequences of his transgression. The narrative of the
Fall comprehends in it the great promise of a Deliverer (Gen.
3:15), the "first gospel" message to man. They were expelled
from Eden, and at the east of the garden God placed a flame,
which turned every way, to prevent access to the tree of life
(Gen. 3). How long they were in Paradise is matter of mere

Shortly after their expulsion Eve brought forth her
first-born, and called him Cain. Although we have the names of
only three of Adam's sons, viz., Cain, Abel, and Seth, yet it is
obvious that he had several sons and daughters (Gen. 5:4). He
died aged 930 years.

Adam and Eve were the progenitors of the whole human race.
Evidences of varied kinds are abundant in proving the unity of
the human race. The investigations of science, altogether
independent of historical evidence, lead to the conclusion that
God "hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on
all the face of the earth" (Acts 17:26. Comp. Rom. 5:12-12; 1
Cor. 15:22-49).

04-06-2007, 02:41 PM
Now this is the account of how Adamu by name was called,
And how Ti-Amat as a counterpart female for him was fashioned.

The newborn's visage and limb the leaders carfully examined:
Of good shape were his ears, his eyes were not clogged,
His limbs were proper, hindparts like legs, foreparts like hands were shaped.
Shaggy like the wild ones he was not, dark black his head hair was,
Smooth was his skin, smooth as the Anunnaki skin it was,
Like dark red blood was its color, like the clay of the Abzu (red clay in Zulu) was its hue.