Where did Cain's wife come from?

Where did Cain's wife come from?

Scripture: Genesis 4:17
Where did Cain's wife come from? Later in Genesis 5 Adam and Eve had sons and daughters so he evidently married his sister.
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Caller:  I have a question in Genesis 4 where Cain is expelled and then shortly thereafter, in chapter 4, it says he laid with his wife…

Pastor Doug:  And you wonder, where’d she come from?

Caller:  Yeah.  Where did Cain get a wife from?

Pastor Doug:  Alright.  You read later in Genesis 5 it tells you Adam and Eve not only had Cain and Abel and Seth, it says they had other sons and daughters.  Back in the beginning—you know Adam married his sister, basically, they both had the same Creator.  They married their sisters.  You have to keep reading to find out where they came from.  He took one of his sisters with him.  It’s kind of yucky to think about that, but they did back then.

Caller:  I guess they’d have to.

Pastor Doug:  Abraham married his half sister, Sara.



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