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Genesis 4:2 ESV

2 And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground.

Study tools for Genesis 4:2

  • a 4:1 - Cain sounds like the Hebrew for gotten
  • b 4:7 - Hebrew will there not be a lifting up [of your face]?
  • c 4:7 - Or against
  • d 4:8 - Hebrew; Samaritan, Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate add Let us go out to the field
  • e 4:13 - Or My guilt is too great to bear
  • f 4:16 - Nod means wandering
  • g 4:25 - Seth sounds like the Hebrew for he appointed