Εὔα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew חַוָּה (Ḥawwā) "life".

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Εὔα (Eua) (genitive Εὔας) f, first declension

  1. Eve (wife of Adam)

Usage notes[edit]

There are two references to Adam's wife by name in the Old Testament. The LXX translates the first occurrence (Genesis 3:20) with ζωή (zōē) "life", and transliterates the second (Genesis 4:1) with Εὔα. Both New Testament references use Εὔα.

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