If Adam and Eve were the first people on Earth how do we have so many people living on the Earth?

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Adam and Eve were mythological. The most recent common female ancestor, trace through mitochondrial DNA, (we will call her "Eve") would have lived about 150 to 230 thousand years ago, in southeast Africa.

The most recent common male ancestor, traced through the Y chromosome, (we will call him "Adam") was between 60 and 140 thousand years ago. It is therefore highly unlikely Adam and Eve ever met.

Regardless of whether there was only one family or one small group of humans, the reason that there are vastly more people today is that the birth rate exceeded the death rate. When that happens, a population expands.
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By the time Adam and Eve died how many people lived on earth?

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Where did Adam and Eve come from if they were the first people to step on earth?

It would be best if you would open your Bible to the beginning, Genesis and go to chapter 2 and read the account of God creating Adam and Eve I will post it for you to read an

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If Adam and Eve were the first humans on earth then how did so many ethnic groups come about?

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When did people first live on earth?

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Were Adam and Eve the very first people on earth?

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Why do Christians believe that Adam and Eve were the first people on earth?

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