Did Adam and Eve's children breed through incest?

Hi :slight_smile:

If God does not want humans to engage in incest, why then did He create humanity through incest via the interbreeding of Adam and Eve’s children?

This was on a recent thread but the thread was closed because it said “the question had been answered”. But I still didn’t understand exactly what the right answer was…

Can you help me understand better?

Thanks! God Bless!

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