Lilith and Adam were created out of the “dust from the earth” and Eve was created from the rib of the man…
Eve and Adam took care of the first mentioned offspring namely Caïn and Abel.
At that time, Adam and Eve were already banned from the Garden of Eden (also called Paradise) , as they had eaten from “The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil” while that was forbidden by God.
According to Ben Sira’s alphabet, Lilith disappeared from Paradise before Eve existed as she did not want to submit herself to the man, and she strongly believed that men and women were equal to each other.
After all, they were made by God from the same dust, so how could they be different?
The by Lilith created situation caused her to flee the Garden of Eden. God then instructed three angels to convince her to come her back, but Lilith did not relent. In Genesis 2, Adam gets a second opportunity to have a woman by his side. This woman, later called Eve, is made from Adam’s rib.
While in the first creation story man and woman were made from the same “dust from the earth” (Genesis 2 verse 7), Eve is not equal to Adam in that regard.
After centuries of myths, legends and stories about Lilith being a Demon, or being the avenger of the children of Adam and Eve, or being the “male seducer” only to reproduce her species and even being named the “mother of the Vampires”, nowadays Lilith is known as the main symbol for feminists …