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How many wives did Adam have?

The mythology of Lilith is first mentioned in ancient Babylonian demonology as a class of winged female demons that attacks pregnant women and infants. The myth migrated to the world of the ancient Hittites, Egyptians and Greeks.
The earliest surviving mention of her name appears in the Sumerian epic poem, Gilgamesh, a hero who slays monsters and assists a goddess.  A dragon and “Zu-bird” appear as well. Her appearance in various folklore goes on, and sometime in the Middle Ages around the year 1000, a new twist was added to the mythology by Jewish sources – that she was Adam’s first – and terrifying – wife who left Eden because she was treated as man’s inferior. Unwholesome sexual practices are linked to Lilith as she powerfully embodies the demon-lover myth.
None of the Patriarchs made mention of Lilith, nor do Jesus or the apostles.  The Apostle Paul, arguably the chief of Gentile conversions, never even hints at the idea of Adam having a bitterly-estranged wife who inhabits the darkness and is responsible for the primal deception of mankind.
Lilith is found in Jewish mysticism, the sort one would find in the Zohar, because these are the doctrines of Kabbalah–the Synagogue of Satan mentioned in Revelation 2:9.
Kabbalah absorbed the ancient mysteries of Babylon.  Kabbalistic doctrines and practices are so pervasive in modern culture, you can find them in movies, literature, and even corporate logos—all of which devout Christians avoid.
The point is: traditions such as Lilith were adopted by Jews who practiced witchcraft and sorcery, Jews who would later deny Christ and clamor to have him killed, as Paul wrote in 1 Thessalonians 2:14-16. Kabbalah is a different religion, one that the Bible specifically forbids, along with all of its myths and traditions.
Just as you should not be deceived by stories of Zeus and Aphrodite, or the Babylonian gods of Anu, Enlil or Shamash, or their many demons we should  stay away from the satanic mythological stories of Lilith and any other entities or principles that are unscriptural and dangerous to your spiritual health.
To learn more about what the Bible says about demons listen to, “How Do Demons Influence Our World?”

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