Genesis 4:1-6 CSB

Cain Murders Abel

1 Adam knew his wife Eve intimately, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain. She said, "I have had a male child with the Lord's help."a

References for Genesis 4:1

    • a 4:1 - Lit the Lord
      2 Then she also gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel became a shepherd of a flock, but Cain cultivated the land.
      3 In the course of time Cain presented some of the land's produce as an offering to the Lord.b

      References for Genesis 4:3

        • b 4:3 - Ex 23:19; 34:26; Neh 10:35
          4 And Abel also presented [an offering]-some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,
          5 but He did not have regard for Cain and his offering. Cain was furious, and he was downcast.c

          References for Genesis 4:5

            • c 4:5 - Lit and his face fell
              6 Then the Lord said to Cain, "Why are you furious? And why are you downcast?d

              References for Genesis 4:6

                • d 4:6 - Lit why has your face fallen