Genesis 4:1-6 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And the man had connection with Eve his wife, and she became with child and gave birth to Cain, and said, I have got a man from the Lord. 1 Adam lay with his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, "With the help of the LORD I have brought forth a man."
2 Then again she became with child and gave birth to Abel, his brother. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a farmer. 2 Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil.
3 And after a time, Cain gave to the Lord an offering of the fruits of the earth. 3 In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the LORD.
4 And Abel gave an offering of the young lambs of his flock and of their fat. And the Lord was pleased with Abel's offering; 4 But Abel brought fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock. The LORD looked with favor on Abel and his offering,
5 But in Cain and his offering he had no pleasure. And Cain was angry and his face became sad. 5 but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favor. So Cain was very angry, and his face was downcast.
6 And the Lord said to Cain, Why are you angry? and why is your face sad? 6 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast?