The valley surrounded by mountains, in it huts and altar of Abel. Adam prays at the altar, and his son, Seth, and one of the great-granddaughters, Zelima, speak to each other. Zelima is happy – after all, today Adam must “bring her into the marriage room”, she goes beyond the wise Heman, whom she herself chose as her husband. But Seth can not rejoice with her, because he has seen recently that his father, Adam, is sad that his face is covered with deathly pallor, and “his feet hardly cross.”
Adam exclaims: “A gloomy day, awful.” He sends Zelima to his mother and, left alone with Seth, says that he had a vision. The Angel of Death and the rivers appeared to him that Adam would soon see him again. The thought of a near death, that he must die,
Adam beckons to his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Together with Eve, who will soon unite with Adam in another life, he blesses his descendants and informs them that he is forgiven, and together with him the whole human race is forgiven. “You will die, but you will die for immortality,” he instructs his children. He punishes them to be wise, noble, to love one another and to thank those who created them in the hour of life and the hour of death.
The noise is heard in the distance, the rocks are overthrown.
Adam dies with the words: “Great Judge, I am coming to You!”