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The First Book of Adam and Eve
It recounts the lives of Adam and Eve from after their expulsion from the Garden of Eden to their deaths. It provides more detail about the Fall of Man , including Eve's version of the story. Satan explains that he rebelled when God commanded him to bow down to Adam. After Adam dies, he and all his descendants are promised a resurrection. These texts are usually named as Primary Adam Literature to distinguish them from subsequent related texts, such as the Cave of Treasures that includes what appears to be extracts. They differ greatly in length and wording, but for the most part appear to be derived from a single source that has not survived,  : and contain except for some obvious insertions no undeniably Christian teaching. While the surviving versions were composed from the early 3rd to the 5th century,  : the literary units in the work are considered to be older and predominantly of Jewish origin.
God sends His Word to encourage them. Chapter III - Concerning the promise of the great five and a half days. Chapter IV - Adam mourns over the changed conditions. Adam and Eve enter the Cave of Treasures. Chapter V - Eve makes a noble and emotional intercession, taking the blame on herself. Chapter X - Their bodies need water after they leave the garden.