How did Cain's descendants survive the flood that only Noah's family supposedly survived?
- MarkLv 75 years ago
Cain was before Noah. Only Noah's family survived. Cain's descendants drowned.
- Anonymous5 years ago
Intermarriage between the descendents of Cain and the descendents of Seth makes these things possible. It doesn't matter because the Creation-flood story is not solid history as modern people understand history. Not until the story of Abraham is anything e en close to what a modern person reading history would expect.
Don't read Chapters 1 to 11 of Genesis as historical fact.
- LindaLv 75 years ago
Noah's family were descendants of Cain.
- Tony RLv 75 years ago
Is there a verse in the bible that says Cain's descendants are suppose to live on into the future? I would think this would only be a problem if it did. Otherwise these descendants being wiped out in the flood, would not be a problem.
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- UserLv 75 years ago
None of Cain's descendants survived the Deluge.
The Kenites were descendants of Noah, who was a descendant of Seth.
- HorsenseLv 75 years ago
Are you perhaps thinking of *Canaan* . . . rather than 'Cain' . . . ?
CANAAN was the fourth-listed **son of Ham** and **grandson of Noah**, born *after* the flood. (Genesis 9:18; 10:6; 1Chronicles 1:8)
He was the progenitor of 11 tribes who eventually inhabited the region along the eastern Mediterranean between Egypt and Syria, thereby giving it the name “the land of Canaan.”
'Cain', on the other hand, was the first child born to the original human pair,
Adam and Eve. *None* of his descendants survived the world-wide flood.
- pugjw9896Lv 75 years ago
No one else survived. Noah and his family WERE the descendants of Cain.
- HonestlyLv 75 years ago
Noah's son Ham married a Canaanite girl named Egyptus. They had a daughter who they also named Egyptus. It was she who started Egypt. The original Egyptians were black.
- 5 years ago
They did not survive the flood. Only Noah and his family did
- G CLv 75 years ago
Who was the ancestors of Noah's son's wives, and Noah's wife? No one knows who they were.