The Torah tells us that Adam HaRishon lived for 930 years. Is there a source that tells us for how long Chava (Eve) lived?

I have been unable to find any source that discusses how old Chava was when she was buried. However I have heard there is a Medrash that Chanoch buried Chava. According to Otzar Hayedios Chanoch was born in year 622 and died in the year 987. Perhaps this can help with finding an answer.

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There is a conflict in the Midrashim as to who she was buried by.

According (to the footnotes in) Seder Olam (Bereishis 1) she was buried by Chanoch. This presumes that she outlived Adam.

Yet, the Sefer Tziyoni (Vayerah ) writes that it was Adam, so she clearly died first.

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    Why does it presume she outlived Adam?
    – Double AA
    Jul 27, 2014 at 14:53
  • Or else Adam would have buried her. Spouses were the primary 'mourners' in those days..
    – Zvi
    Jul 27, 2014 at 17:16
  • Is R. Menachem Tziyoni marketed as a Midrash?
    – mevaqesh
    Oct 28, 2015 at 4:17
  • The footnote in Seder Olam is a referring to a different Girsa of Seder Olam.
    – user8726
    May 15, 2017 at 6:19

It says in Bava Basra 58a that she was buried in Hebron, but it does not say an age. And I was looking in different places to, and I do not think anyone says the age of Chava when she died, but I could be easily be wrong.


Both Yalkut Reuveni, Parshas Chayei Sara and Zohar 3:164a doesn't mention how long Chava lived, but says that she died before Adam and he was the one who buried her.

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