I. Platt . The First Book of Adam and Eve . 21 . Adam and Eve attempt suicide . The Voynich Manuscript

1 Then Adam and Eve went in search of the garden.

2 And the heat beat like a flame on their faces; and they sweated from the heat, and cried before the Lord.

3 But the place where they cried was close to a high mountain, facing the western gate of the garden.

4 Then Adam threw himself down from the top of that mountain; his face was torn and his flesh was ripped; he lost a lot of blood and was close to death.

5 Meanwhile Eve remained standing on the mountain crying over him, thus lying.

6 And she said, "I don't wish to live after him; for all that he did to himself was through me."

7 Then she threw herself after him; and was torn and ripped by stones; and remained lying as dead.

8 But the merciful God, who looks over His creatures, looked at Adam and Eve as they lay dead, and He sent His Word to them, and raised them.

9 And said to Adam, "O Adam, all this misery which you have brought on yourself, will have no affect against My rule, neither will it alter the covenant of the 5, 500 years."

  1. The Crystal Sea
  2. Adam and Eve Faint Upon Leaving the Garden
  3. Concerning the Promise of the Great Five Days and A Half
  4. Adam Laments the Changed Conditions
  5. In which Eve makes a noble and emotionable intercession, taking the blame on herself
  6. God's admonition to Adam and Eve in which He points out how and why they sinned
  7. The beasts are reconciled
  8. The "Bright Nature" of man is taken away.
  9. Water from the Tree of Life. Adam and Eve near drowning
  10. Their bodies need water after they leave the Garden
  11. A recollection of the glorious days in the Garden
  12. How darkness came between Adam and Eve
  13. The fall of Adam Why night and day were created
  14. The earliest prophecy of The Coming of Christ
  15. The Promise for The Cross
  16. The first sunrise, Adam and Eve think it is a fire coming to burn them
  17. The Chapter of the Serpent
  18. The mortal combat with the serpent
  19. Beasts made subject to Adam
  20. Adam wishes to protect Eve
  21. Adam and Eve attempt suicide
  22. Adam in a Gracious Mood
  23. Adam and Eve Strengthen Themselves and Make The First Altar Ever Built
  24. A Vivid Prophecy of The Life and Death of Christ
  25. God Represented As Merciful and Loving, The Establishing of Worship
  26.  A Beautiful Prophecy of Eternal Life and Joy, The fall of Night
  27. The Second Tempting of Adam and Eve. The devil takes on the form of a beguiling light
  28. The Devil pretends to lead Adam and Eve to the water to bathe
  29. God tells Adam of the devil's purpose
  30. Adam receives The First Worldly Goods
  31. They make Themselves more Comfortable in The Cave of Treasures on The Third Day
  32. Adam and Eve go into The Water to Pray
  33. satan falsely promises the "bright light”
  34. Adam Recalls The Creation of Eve, He Eloquently Appeals for Food and Drink
  35. God's Reply
  36. Figs
  37. Forty-Three Days of Penance Do Not Redeem One Hour of sin
  38. When 5500 Years are Fulfilled
  39. Adam is Cautious-But Too Late

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