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Asked by Mrsp1 - 5 years ago
I want to know all types of twins in the Bible. fraternal, animal, human, and identical
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Richard Level 73 / Retired Dentist
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Jacob and Esau were the twin sons of Isaac & Rebecca. They are the first mentioned.
Zerah and Perez are the second set of twins in the Old Testament (Genesis 38:27-30).
The name Thomas means twin and the Bible says that Thomas was called the twin.
Castor and Pollux, the Gemini twins are also mentioned in the Bible. They were the figurehead on the bow of the ship that took Paul away from Malta (Acts 28:11). According to one tradition in Greek mythology Castor and Pollux were the twin sons of Zeus and a human mother.
Source my memory. not an exhaustive list.
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