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Dwelling in the Land of Nod – Was it a Real City?

February 5, 2019 - General
Sacrifices of Cain and Abel. Fresco from Chiesa di San Lorenzo in Palatio ad Sancta Sanctorum, Rome.

The Land of Nod is not just a place we go to catch a few winks but was mentioned in Genesis as the place where Cain, the firstborn son of Adam and Eve, was cast away after murdering his brother Abel. Although the Land of Nod is mentioned only once, it has intrigued Biblical scholars for centuries – was it a real place, and if so, where was it?


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