Awan (religious figure)

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According to the Book of Jubilees, Awan (also Avan or Aven, from Heb. אָוֶן aven - "vice", "iniquity", "potency") was the wife and sister of Cain and the daughter of Adam and Eve.[1] Similarly, her sister Azura (עֲצֻרָה atzurah - "restraint") was the wife of Cain's two brothers - Abel and after Abel's murder, Seth.

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Adam
 
 
 
Eve
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Awân
 
 
 
Cain Abel
 
Azûrâ
 
 
 
Seth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enoch Enosh
 
 
 
Nâôm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kenan
 
Mûalêlêt Baraḫa
 
 
Irad
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mahalalel
 
Dinah Rasujel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mehujael Daniela Jared
 
Baraqa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edna
 
 
 
Enoch
 
 
 
 
Methusael
 
 
 
 
Edna
 
Methuselah
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adah
 
 
 
Lamech
 
 
 
Zillah Lamech
 
Betenos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jubal
 
 
Naamah
 
 
 
 
 
Noah
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jabal Tubal-cain Japheth Shem Ham

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  1. ^ The Empowerment of Women in the Book of Jubilees - Page 17, Betsy Halpern Amaru - 1999