Eve (Hebrew: חַוָּה, Ḥawwāh in Classical Hebrew, Khavah in Modern Israeli Hebrew, Arabic: حواء, Syriac: ܚܘܐ, Tigrinya: ሕይዋን Hiywan) was, according to the creation myth of Abrahamic religions, the first woman created by God.
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Famous quotes containing the word eve:
“Mrs. Finney: Cant we have some peace in this house, even on New Years Eve?
Sadie: You got it mixed up with Christmas. New Years Eve is when people go back to killing each other.”
—Joseph L. Mankiewicz (19091993)
“Eminent spiritualists shall have an incapacity of putting their act or word aloof from them, and seeing it bravely for the nothing it is. Beware of the man who says, I am on the eve of a revelation.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“When Adam delved and Eve span,
Who was then the gentleman?”
—John Ball (hanged 1381)