New Living Translation
Then the man--Adam--named his wife Eve, because she would be the mother of all who live.
King James Bible
And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
Darby Bible Translation
And Man called his wife's name Eve; because she is the mother of all living.
World English Bible
The man called his wife Eve, because she was the mother of all living.
Young's Literal Translation
And the man calleth his wife's name Eve: for she hath been mother of all living.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:20 God having named the man, and called him Adam, which signifies red earth, he in farther token of dominion named the woman, and called her Eve - That is, life. Adam bears the name of the dying body, Eve of the living soul. The reason of the name is here given, some think by Moses the historian, others by Adam himself, because she was - That is, was to be the mother of all living. He had called her Isha, woman, before, as a wife; here he calls her Evah, life, as a mother. Now,
LibraryThe Voice of the Lord God
(Preached also at the Chapel Royal, St. James, Sexagesima Sunday.) GENESIS iii. 8. And they heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day. These words would startle us, if we heard them for the first time. I do not know but that they may startle us now, often as we have heard them, if we think seriously over them. That God should appear to mortal man, and speak with mortal man. It is most wonderful. It is utterly unlike anything that we have ever seen, or that any …
Charles Kingsley—The Gospel of the Pentateuch
The God of Nature (Preached During a Wet Harvest. )
His Past Work.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I fear that somehow your pure and undivided devotion to Christ will be corrupted, just as Eve was deceived by the cunning ways of the serpent.
1 Timothy 2:13
For God made Adam first, and afterward he made Eve.
And the LORD God made clothing from animal skins for Adam and his wife.
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