Table of Contents

Index of Creation Answers Book chapters

Lesson 1

Does God exist?
(Chapter 1)

Lesson 2

Did God really take six days?
(Chapter 2)

Lesson 3

What about the ‘gap theory’?
(Chapter 3)

Lesson 4

What about carbon dating?
(Chapter 4)

Lesson 5

How can we see distant stars in a young universe?
(Chapter 5)

Lesson 6

How did bad things come about?
(Chapter 6)

Lesson 7

What about arguments for evolution?
(Chapter 7)

Lesson 8

Who was Cain’s wife?
(Chapter 8)

Lesson 9

Were the Nephilim extraterrestrials?
(Chapter 9)

Lesson 10

Was Noah’s Flood global?
(Chapter 10)

Lesson 11

What about continental drift?
(Chapter 11)

Lesson 12

Noah’s Flood-what about all that water?
(Chapter 12)

Lesson 13

How did the animals fit on Noah’s Ark?
(Chapter 13 &
Chapter 14)

Lesson 14

Where are all the human fossils?
(Chapter 15)

Lesson 15

What about the Ice Age?
(Chapter 16)

Lesson 16

How did animals get to Australia?
(Chapter 17)

Lesson 17

How did all the different ‘races’ arise?
(Chapter 18)

Lesson 18

What happened to the dinosaurs?
(Chapter 19)
The Creation Answers Book
The Creation Answers Book

Study guide

Creation Answers Book

by Dr Don Batten, Dr David Catchpoole, Dr Jonathan Sarfati, and Dr Carl Wieland

Lesson 8: Who was Cain’s wife?


The Creation Answers Book, Chapter 8


Introduction (pp. 127–128)

Discussion questions

  1. List the biblical passages from which we derive the idea that Adam and Eve were the first two people.
  2. Who was Cain’s wife, according to the Bible?
  3. What are the two apparent problems with the biblical answer to this question?


The ‘other people’ escape hatch—does it work? (pp. 128–131)

Discussion questions

  1. What is “the ‘other people’ escape hatch”?
  2. Explain why is it important to understand that there was only one man—Adam—in the beginning.
  3. Why is Jesus called the ‘last Adam’?
  4. Compare and contrast the First Adam and the Last Adam. (See First Adam-Last Adam;
  5. Why should Christians be able to answer the question Who was Cain’s wife?


First, the biological issue (pp. 132–136)

Discussion questions

  1. Why do we all marry our relatives?
  2. Why was a brother marrying a sister not a biological problem during the first few generations of mankind?
  3. Explain what genetic mutations have to do with why we can’t marry close relatives today.
  4. What other puzzle in the early part of Genesis does this help to explain? (see Living for 900 years;
  5. When was the Jewish law against intermarriage implemented? Why?
  6. How is this relevant to Cain and his wife?


God changing His mind? (pp. 136–137)

Discussion question

  1. Why was a brother marrying a sister not a moral problem during the first few generations of mankind?
  2. Why is God not being inconsistent regarding the difference between Cain’s day and Moses’ day on brother-sister intermarriage?


But what about the land of Nod? (pp. 137–138)

Discussion question

Who was Cain afraid of when he fled to the land of Nod? Why?

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