Genesis 4:1-6 CEB

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."

References for Genesis 4:1

    • q 4:1 - Or <i>created; </i>Heb sounds similar to <i>Cain</i>.
      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?