Cain and Abel

1 Adama made love to his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain.b She said, “With the help of the LORD I have brought forthc a man.”
References for Genesis 4:1
    • o 4:1 - Or "The man"
    • p 4:1 - "Cain" sounds like the Hebrew for "brought forth" or "acquired."
    • q 4:1 - Or "have acquired"
      2 Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil.
      References for Genesis 4:2
      3 In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the LORD.
      References for Genesis 4:3
      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,
      5 but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favor. So Cain was very angry, and his face was downcast.
      6 Then the LORD said to Cain, “Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast?
      References for Genesis 4:6