Lilith: Adam’s First Wife in Eden or A diabolical demoness?

Lilith: Adam’s First Wife in Eden or A diabolical demoness?

Lilith is first mentioned in ancient Babylonian texts as being a winged female demon that assaults expecting mothers and babies. From Babylonia, the legend of “the lilith” spread to Anatolia that is ancient, Israel, Egypt, and Greece. A wilderness demoness—she appears in Isaiah 34:14 among a list of nocturnal creatures who will haunt the destroyed Kingdom of Edom in this guise—as. This really is her only mention when you look at the Bible, but her legend proceeded to cultivate in ancient Judaism.

Throughout the dark ages, Jewish sources begun to claim her as Adam’s bold and separate wife that is first. Exactly How did Lilith evolve from being truly a backwoods demoness into Adam’s wife that is first? Continue reading Lilith: Adam’s First Wife in Eden or A diabolical demoness?