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Genesis 4:1-6 (Common English Bible)

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Cain and Abel

1 The man Adam knew his wife Eve intimately. She became pregnant and gave birth to Cain, and said, "I have given life toa a man with the LORD's help." 2 She gave birth a second time to Cain's brother Abel. Abel cared for the flocks, and Cain farmed the fertile land. 3 Some time later, Cain presented an offering to the LORD from the land's crops 4 while Abel presented his flock's oldest offspring with their fat. The LORD looked favorably on Abel and his sacrifice 5 but didn't look favorably on Cain and his sacrifice. Cain became very angry and looked resentful. 6 The LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry, and why do you look so resentful?
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