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Genesis 4:4 NIV

4 And Abel also brought an offering—fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock. The LORD looked with favor on Abel and his offering,

References for Genesis 4:4

Study tools for Genesis 4:4

  • a 4:1 - Or "The man"
  • b 4:1 - "Cain" sounds like the Hebrew for "brought forth" or "acquired."
  • c 4:1 - Or "have acquired"
  • d 4:8 - Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Masoretic Text does not have "“Let’s go out to the field.”"
  • e 4:15 - Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew "Very well"
  • f 4:16 - "Nod" means "wandering" (see verses 12 and 14).
  • g 4:22 - Or "who instructed all who work in"
  • h 4:25 - "Seth" probably means "granted."
  • i 4:26 - Or "to proclaim"