Awan (religious figure)
|Other names||Jumelia, Balbira|
|Parent(s)||Adam and Eve|
According to various Abrahamic traditions, Awan (also Avan or Aven, from Hebrew אָוֶן aven "vice", "iniquity", "potency") was the wife and sister of Cain and the daughter of Adam and Eve. In the Book of Jubilees she is called Awan; however, in other Abrahamic texts she is called Jumelia. Similarly, her sister Azura (עֲצֻרָה atzurah "restraint") was the wife of Cain's two brothers: Abel and after Abel's murder, Seth. In one Hebrew chronological work, she is called Balbira.
- The Empowerment of Women in the Book of Jubilees - Page 17, Betsy Halpern Amaru - 1999
- Seder Hadorot 8a
- Abarbanel Gen. 4,1 as cited by Codex Judaica
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