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?

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7 If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it.”
8 Now Cain said to his brother Abel, “Let’s go out to the field.”a While they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.

References for Genesis 4:8

    • r 4:8 - Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Masoretic Text does not have "“Let’s go out to the field.”"
      9 Then the LORD said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s keeper?”

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      10 The LORD said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.
      11 Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.

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      12 When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth.”

      References for Genesis 4:12

      13 Cain said to the LORD, “My punishment is more than I can bear.
      14 Today you are driving me from the land, and I will be hidden from your presence; I will be a restless wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me.”