According to genesis, God gave humanity plants, seeds, and fruit of the trees in the Garden of Eden to eat.
“My ancestors are guayusa,” posits Frederico, with a more mystical approach to the genesis theory.
Gowan, Donald E. From Eden to Babel: A Commentary on the Book of genesis 1-11.
And they begin to count the passage of time from the First Day, just like in the book of genesis.
The Hebrew word used in genesis for the sky is “raqia” which means “bowl” or “dome.”
genesis knows all about it, because he was thinkin' of doin' it himself, only he says it would be too slow.
Where here is the similarity between genesis and the Avesta?
The Danes are heathens, as one is told presently; but this lay of beginnings is taken from genesis.
In genesis the creation ends with the creation of man, so it does in the Avesta.
To the methodologist of science in genesis it appeared altogether to fail to satisfy any practical interest.
Old English Genesis, first book of the Pentateuch, from Latin genesis, adopted as title of first book of Old Testament in Vulgate, from Greek genesis "origin, creation, generation," from gignesthai "to be born," related to genos "race, birth, descent" (see genus). As such, it translated Hebrew bereshith, literally "in the beginning," which was the first word of the text, taken as its title. Extended sense of "origin, creation" first recorded in English c.1600.
genesis gen·e·sis (jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. gen·e·ses (-sēz')
The coming into being of something; the origin.
Origin; production: biogenesis.
The first book of the Old Testament; its first words are “In the beginning” (genesis is a Greek word for “beginning”). It covers the time from the beginning of the world through the days of the patriarchs, including the stories of the Creation, Adam and Eve, the Fall of Man, Cain and Abel, Noah and the Flood, God's covenant with Abraham, Abraham and Isaac, Jacob and Esau, and Joseph and his brothers.