Glossary for Lessons 1-3

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In the Hebrew language, it means a delightful place.


In the Babylonian language, it means plain or flatland.


Name given both to a son of Cain and to a descendant of Seth. The son of Cain was a murderer and the descendant of Seth "walked with God."

Enuma Elish

An ancient Babylonian story about the creation


Fourth of the four headwaters flowing out of the river from the Garden of Eden