Asked in Religion & Spirituality
Who are the descendants of Cain?
There are a couple different genealogies given for the descendants of Cain. These appear in Genesis (4:16-23; 5:21-29). One reason for this may be that those recording the genealogy did not want to have heros such as Enoch and Noah to be known descendants of the first murder, Cain; so they instead made them descendants of Cain's brother, Seth (Adam and Eve's third son). The most reliable genealogy seems to go: Adam Cain Enoch Irad Mehujael Methusael Lamech Noah There are a couple different genealogies given for the descendants of Cain....
Asked in Old Testament
Who are the living family from Seth and Cain?
One thought: Cain's family all died in the flood. And everyone on earth are Seth's descendants, because Noah was a descendant of Seth(1Chronicles 1:1-4) and all humans on earth came from Noah's sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Demographics, Population, Percentages, Fractions, and Decimal Values
What percentage of people alive today are descendants of Cain?
There is no way to know with certainty the exact percentage. God took from Cain the ability to till the ground productively and made him a wandering vagabond. Not a successful way to start building a family lineage. Another perspective: 0%. The descendants of Cain all perished in the flood. People alive today are descendants of Noah, who was a descendant of Adam and Eve's third son, Seth (Genesis 5). ...