Genesis 4:1-6 ESV

Cain and Abel

1 Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, "I have gottena a man with the help of the LORD."

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    • y 4:1 - Cain sounds like the Hebrew for gotten
      2 And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground.
      3 In the course of time Cain brought to the LORD an offering of 1the fruit of the ground,

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      4 and Abel also brought of 2the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the LORD 3 had regard for Abel and his offering,

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      5 but 4for Cain and his offering he had no regard. So Cain was very angry, and his face fell.

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      6 The LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen?