Adam’s DNA

According to the Bible, Adam was created in God’s image  approximately 6000 years ago. Now that we are beginning to understand DNA, we can determine Adam’s DNA; and by understanding Adam’s DNA, and how it relates to us, we can make some significant progress in understanding who we really are and how we fit into the Kingdom of God.

Genesis 2:7  And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. (KJV)

So, Adam became a living soul, the first living soul. This means that he necessarily had all of the human genetic variations in his DNA. Everyone, including Eve, came from Adam’s DNA.

(Note: If the Bible proclaimed that the first human were a woman, the Bible would be in error since women do not have the Y-Chromosome, without which man could not have been formed from the woman’s rib DNA. This is why it is called the Bible.)

Every human being has two sets of genes, one from their father and one from their mother. These genes are generally dominant or recessive. If you get two dominant genes, that trait will be dominant. If you get two recessive genes, that trait will be recessive. If you get one dominant and one recessive gene, that trait will be dominant. This means that Adam had one dominant and one recessive gene for each trait; so, in effect, we know Adam’s DNA and we have an idea what he looked like: he had dominant genetic traits.

Humans have approximately 22,000 genes and combinations of these genes give us variation in physical appearance such as eye color, nose shape, foot size, etc. These genes also affect our abilities and personality.

So, we know that Adam had all human variation in him and therefore one dominant and one recessive gene for each of the genes. Based on current understanding of dominant traits, we can be reasonably sure that Adam had unattached earlobes, dimples, was right handed, had a widow’s peak hairline, and curly hair. All of these traits are dominant traits.

This is all very interesting, but, now we need to get into the spiritual: Adam embodied all of humanity, including Eve and you and me. Please read this one very carefully, the key word here is “them”:

Genesis 5:2  Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.(KJV)

So, all of humanity was created on day six. Adam was formed and given life after God’s rest, Eve was formed and given life shortly thereafter, and you and I were formed and given life in our mother’s womb. This is why God said to Jeremiah:

Jeremiah 1:4  Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

Jeremiah 1:5  Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee . . . (KJV)

When Adam sinned, he became corruptible and took on the sin nature. Since Adam embodied all of humanity, we all went down with him and also took on the sin nature. Part of this sin nature is the corruption of our genes in the form of mutations. Today, every generation has approximately 70 more genetic mutations than the previous generation. These mutations can result in deformation, disorders and disease; genetic mutations are never good. This is a bit discouraging, but we have the promise that in a twinkling of an eye, our DNA will be restored to the day 6 splendor. This is good news, this is the Gospel.

I Corinthians 15:51  Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

I Corinthians 15:52  In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

I Corinthians 15:53  For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. (KJV)

My dear friends and children, we have gone through much here on earth, but our future is very bright: We have the hope of being redeemed and restored to our original , day six, self.

To do: Study some basic biology with your children in the context of the Bible:

   (1) Learn about recessive and dominant genes.

   (2) Put together a list of Adam’s probable physical traits.

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40 thoughts on “Adam’s DNA

  1. would you explain about the genetic of “nephilim”/giants in genesis 6 that told in the book of Enoch as the descendant of fallen angels and man’s daughters ?thank you. and God bless you

    1. It is our opinion that the nephilim/giants were the first genetic mutations recorded in the Bible which resulted from Adam eating the first GMO food. We also believe that the “sons of God” were those defined in the parable of the “wheat and tares.” They are the righteous line from Adam. The daughters of men were those born in the line of Cain. We will be releasing a teaching on this soon. It is a fascinating account and we believe that the genetic mutations and the sons of God marrying the daughters of men helped lead God to stating that He was sorry He had mad man-kind.

      1. why not straight way give reply to tumpak and francis, you said niphilims are descendants of adam resulting to eating the fruit then why giants only born after the angels seduced the daughters of men? the bible said the cause are fallen (evil)angels not adam, but u admitted something in “fruit” that is not good, who put it there? GOD? you said daughters are line of Cain seduced by evil-angels,resulting giants. This you admit the first earth generations are Cain’s not Seth’s are you saying something of who CAIN is?
        to francis- outside genesis or the First Book of Adam and Eve (life in the Garden) said Cain hav twin sister LULUWAH he married and carried away after killing Abel. The seduction of angels is in the Second book of Adam and Eve(life outside the garden)or life on earth after the Fall. DEAR ADMIN, MY QUEST IS WHAT IS “PUT”‘IN THE FRUIT THAT IS THE START OF SIN? WHO PUT-IT-THERE? THE DEVIL IS TEMPTING HUMANS FROM ADAM AND EVE TO THE GENERATIONS, EVEN AFTER NOAH AND THE PREACHERS SAID UNTIL TODAY, QUESTION IS WHY CAN’T GOD STOP HIM BUT ONLY SAVING HUMANS? IS CAIN SON OF THE SERPENT UNDER SATAN’S SPIRIT? NO QUESTION ALL ARE CREATED BUT WERE ADAM AND EVE WE “CREATED” OR “FORMED” FROM THE DUST OF THE “CREATED” EARTH?

        1. Wow, you have a lot of comments; here are our answers:
          (1) The serpent put the evil and DNA mutations in the fruit. We can prove this by the scriputures where on day 6 God said everything was very good, implying that the evil had not yet been planted. It was planted on day 7 during the rest.
          (2) We will have a blog on this, but the Nephalim existed when the sons of God saw the daughters of men were fair and took them as wives. The Nephalim were not angel half breeds, but were the first documented case of genetic mutations. The sons of God were the righteous line through Seth, the daughters of men were the offspring of Cain. Angels do not have DNA, they are spirits; they must borrow bodies.
          (3) We do not accept any writings other than the Bible – that is what we have decided, but we respect any other opinions; we fiercely defend the right to free will.
          (4) Cain was a “bad seed” and Seth a “good seed” (See the parable of the wheat and the tares – it is explained) When the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were fair, the seeds were irreveribly mixed and that is what we have today. This is why God was sorry he had made mankind.
          (5) God is in control, totally, but has elected to wait a spell before the judgement.

          Thank you so much for your great questions

          1. If angels do not have body,how then did they eat d food Abraham served them with after d came with d news of sarah being pregnant?

        1. A Genetically Modified Organism is and organism that has been modified by a geneticist for some purpose. For instance, if you take a gene from a turnip and put it into a tomato in hopes of having a longer shelf life. The world presently has many GMOs especially in corn and soybeans.

          1. Thanks, now i can understand what you mean by GMO. But back to the Bible,Genesis 2:17 – the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Eve and Adam knew that they were naked after eating the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden GOD told them not to eat(Genesis 2:17). the consequent of eating the fruit brought them coursed (Genesis 3:14-19).the result of Eve listening to serpent brought Cain (serpent Seed)tree yielding fruit after his kind. Could GMO food caused conception?

          2. “Then came the serpent who injected something (the first GMO – genetically modified organism) into man using the forbidden fruit; this fruit changed man’s DNA, man now had the “sinful nature;” he was “carnal” and driven by his “flesh.””

            Absolute rubbish,that statement it’s more pro gmo than anything else.

  2. Your teaching and the messages in the Bible are quiet difficult to understand Among many other questions I have this particular one: It appears like a part from The descendandts of Adam there were some other human beeing on earth. Where did Cains wife come from?

    1. Dear Francis,
      We at Genesis and Genetics are confident that Cain married his sister. This was not a problem from a genetic standpoint since there were probably very few genetic mutations in those days. Genetic mutations are the reason for siblings and cousins not inter marrying. Even Abraham married his half sister. Also, both genesis (Genesis 3:20) and genetics (Mitochondrial DNA) maintain that we all came from one woman. We will write a blog on this with details.

  3. since god made adam from the earth then would’ent his blood type also be earth bound since our blood has Iron and zing and water like the says in genesis god gave adam breath and he became a living soul does not mention if the blood line or dna is earth bound or heavenly…positive or negative…can you answer and back it up with the kjv bible please…thank you…and god bless.

    1. Mary,

      This is a great question and this is what we think based on our present understanding of the scriptures:
      1. When Adam was created, he was immortal (Genesis 3:3).
      2. Jesus, in earthly body form, was immortal (John 10:17).
      3. Jesus and Adam had the same DNA. and therefore the same blood type (1 corinthians 15:45).
      4. Present day blood types, A,B,AB, and O are results of mutations. (our analysis)
      5. The life is in the blood (John 6:54).
      6. The four blood types could not come from two humans (Adam and Eve) with the same DNA (our analysis).
      7. Our conclusion is that the DNA of Jesus’ holds the key to immortality and is unknown at this time. However, we at genesisandgenetics are trying to understand it better, based on what we know about modern blood types and ancient, pre-flood, blood types.

      Thank you for your comment and your interest in the kingdom of God.

      1. bible verses saying Cain is the “son of the wicked One” even Jesus said, ” if i say that the father is in me, i in the father and you still ask for the father, your FATHER IS THE DEVIL (SATAN), HE IS A KILLER OF OLD TIMES(CAIN), A LIAR AND FATHER OF IT” IF admin found out CAIN “realy” son of the serpent (cum SATAN)to EVE and SETH is the son of ADAM to EVE
        questions now lies what line I,you,me,even mary mcpeter come from? if we all come from SETH line no need for Jesus but Jesus identifies all from Judas to all the apostles who are they (Gospel of Judas)even he identifies his body or the sacrificial lamb. Paul in one of your given verses here, identifies himself in the line of Cain, Paul fully understand Jesus and the scriptures identification of flesh and spirit and the in-fighting within him “doing sin is flesh” and doing good is spirit” in every human, no hypocrites in Paul like Judas, its not betrayal but to become holy as they were sinful-representatives-apostles when Jesus said on him, “identify them when they will replace you without my command” after that you will become the 13th apostle outside of sinful-12, which Judas understood and accepted Jesus command to surrender him to the “religious priest” to order his killing by blasphemy and not to the Romans, jesus knew no roman law has he violated that will cause his death. this is the Age of TRUTH, where lies will be exposed and the TRUTH came out. Psalm 85.11 “the truth must spring out of this earth, (so that) righteousness (will come) in heaven” MORE TRUTH COMING
        Founder: TRUTH 4A CHANGE, Philippines

  4. You said man was created before 6000 years. But we got scientific evidence that human and Neanderthals lived before that nearly 12000 years ago(Source: “Scientific America” ). So there is a conflict in this I think so. Pardon me if I were wrong,I don’t mean to falsify Bible, but to have clear truth about Bible.

    1. Antony,
      We feel that the Bible is correct in its timeline in that the world is approximately 6000 years old. We also feel that the scientific evidence supports this. Secular scientist have accepted the hypothesis that the world is billions of years old. However, it is all based on circular reasoning, loose statements, and lies. Please research this on your own and you will see. Let me give you just a couple of reasons that we believe the earth is young. (1) There is only 5000 years of human history. Humans, by nature, are historians and would have recorded it 12000 years ago, 20,000 years ago, and 100,000 years ago. The other reason we believe the earth is young is there is evidence all over the world of a world wide flood. There are mud, sedimentary rock, deposits everywhere. The proof of the flood destroys all possibilities of evolution and also places Neanderthal as pre-flood man. But, don’t believe us, and definitely don’t believe evolutionist, but find out for yourself.

  5. hi i am very interested about the Bible truth.and information from you are satisfying Biblical FAQ scientifically analyzed its i just thought I had to tell you.thanks! and also those who ask questions here are very clever too i am learning a lot here.if it is not too much could you give me some advice on how to study more about the the science of the Bible some books,sites,articles,people,info,topics.thanks and ill be a regular visitor here hope to learn more.

  6. James Ussher gave us the 6000 year earth. Consider the fact that his calculations did not take into account all the people in the world. ignoring all other truth is the only way you can say that god made 2 people 6000 years ago and now we have 7 billion. there are other calendars that this guy knew nothing about that were all over Africa. Lets not forget the Mayan Calendar which list 4 cycles of about 6400 years. Not to make this cultural, but the only way you get this is by ignoring every other relevant culture before Europe. I mean the 6000 year earth can’t exist before this guy made it up. lets be logical. this guy was born around 1580. So what was in the bible before he came up with the calculation? Also, he made the calculation in the 1600. how did the calculation end up in a bible that was written 1600 years before that? That in itself shows that the 6000 year earth has been INCLUDED in canonical scripture via RECENT MAN. This guy is not listed as an apostle in any scripture so how does it (6000 year earth) get in the bible? I listed how he made the calculation below. I look forward to your answer.

    But Ussher’s last extra-biblical co-ordinate was the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar, and beyond this point he had to rely on other considerations. Faced with inconsistent texts of the Torah, each with a different number of years between Flood and Creation, Ussher chose the Masoretic version. Partly his reasons were sound scholarly ones [citation needed]— the Masoretic text claims an unbroken history of careful transcription stretching back centuries — but his choice was confirmed for him, because it placed Creation exactly four thousand years before 4 BC, the generally accepted date for the birth of Christ; moreover, he calculated, Solomon’s temple was completed in the year 3000 from creation, so that there were exactly 1000 years from the temple to Christ, who was the fulfillment of the Temple.[7]

    1. Darnell,

      I love when people are interested in the scriptures and spend some time at them. Keep it up and thank you for the very good question.

      Here is our logic for the 6000 year old earth:

      It is all about the Hebrews. God chose Moses to lead Israel out of captivity. He spent time with Moses on the mountain and when Moses returned from the meeting with God, he, Moses, had the first five books of the Bible. As you read them you see that they came directly from God through Moses. Therefore, at that time, they were as perfect as could be in the form of human written language. We are not sure if Adam wrote any of Genesis or not, but it doesn’t matter, when Moses brought them down from the mountain, they were correct. These books contain the time frame of the creation. There were no gaps in the first six days of creation due to Exodus 20:9-11. Then came Jesus approximately 2000 years ago; He validated the Holy Scriptures as they existed in the synagogues. Jesus read the scriptures and never edited or criticized them. So, whatever the scriptures said in the Hebrew synagogues was validated by Jesus and we can be assured they were correct. We have those same scriptures now. If you go to a modern-day synagogue and ask to buy a “Holy Scriptures,” you will see they have them for sale and there is only one version. The are the same scriptures Jesus had, only translated into English. The Dead Sea Scrolls support this as well. By the way, the King James is very close to the Hebrew “Holy Scriptures.”

      So, our conclusion is that the Torah is clear and accurate on the dates. There is a bit of confusion concerning the captivity, but I won’t go into that now; but, we feel that the 6000 year age of the earth is quite close and that is our reasoning.


    1. Dominic,
      The word “trinity” is not a Biblical word; however, most Christians believe in the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, all of whom are God. Trinity is just a convenient word to use to describe the three.
      Thank you for your interest,

  7. But anger can also motivate constructive and creative behavior.

    I mean, the Malibu Surfing Association just took me in as an Honorary Member.
    Sandra Dee stars in the title role, with Darren as her leading man.

  8. What do you think of Gregg Braden’s God code book and the DNA message he decoded in the DNA “God eternal within the body”?

  9. If the first GMO was in the garden then what is satanically inspired Monsanto doing feeding the population with GMOs that cross animals, insects and virus DNA into the plants DNA altering mankind DNA when we eat the GMO foods?

  10. I am connecting the dots to the sickness storm in America and I see GMOS being the great pressure that causes our DNA to be destroyed, making us susceptible to sickness and disease as never before. I am gathering information on what we can do to protect ourselves and our future generations. Any input would be greatly appreciated.

    1. We try to always keep things in perspective. On day six of creation God said that the entire creation was “very good;” He didn’t say it was perfect nor did He say optimum. We are currently studying hybrids and realize that there is much stability in the creation so that everything, in general, reverts to stable and very good. We know that hybrid apples are better, at least tasting, than heritage apples. We also know that hybrid corn, soybeans and wheat improve yields. God could have very easily made it impossible to hybridize the species, but He didn’t. So, concerning the GMOs, they are potentially very dangerous and we need to use caution; but, the creation was designed to allow humanity to create GMOs. Life is very complex, and we who believe must rely on the Holy Spirit to guide us in all things. This is what we suggest: allow the Holy Spirit to teach you about GMOs and guide you in your actions. This is what we are doing.

    1. Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
      Gen 1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
      Gen 1:3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
      Gen 1:4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
      Gen 1:5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
      Gen 1:6 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
      Gen 1:7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.
      Gen 1:8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.

  11. What about polydactyly? If Adam and Jesus had only the dominant traits shouldn’t they have had polydactyly? Btw I really appreciate your articles they are really interesting and I also believe that there is a strong connection between science and God

    1. First of all Adam, just like us, had two copies of each gene. However, each of his genes had one dominant and one recessive copy. He didn’t have just dominant genes; he had to have them all. This is the case if you accept the Bible, or if you accept evolution.

      Also, polydactyly, e.g. six fingers or toes, is a result of genetic mutations; and neither Adam nor Jesus had any mutations. Adam probably did have mutations after the original sin, but to what extent we are not sure. Thank you for your interesting question


      1. That’s it!I’ve read in your article about mutations but didn’t know that polydactyly is a mutation I didn’t really have time to read about it I only knew that it was a dominant gene from school so the question came in my mind from nowhere so I decided to ask you about this. Thank you for clarifying me. One curiosity: are you geneticists or anything related to this domain?

          1. It is one of my biggest dreams to become a geneticist, I am a teenager from Romania and I would appreciate if you could offer some help and guidance about good universities in this domain and also scholarships that can help me sustain myself there. My email is please write me or offer me some contact details. I would be deeply grateful.

    1. WP,
      This is not a technical document, but rather the opinion of the author. The opinion is backed up by scriptures which we consider the best of all references. The rest is generally accepted. Dominant and recessive genes are much more complicated, but it this blog becomes too complicated, we will lose everyone and won’t get our point across.

      If you have any problem with any specific portion of the science, please let me know and I will either supply you with a reference or change the blog.

      The number of human genes in the genome and the number of additional genetic mutations per generation change in the scientific community from time to time, but generally the consensus is close to the numbers I have given.

      Thank you for your comments and interest

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