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Genesis 4

TNIV 1 Adam made love to 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." NIV 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." TNIV 2 Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. NIV 2 Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. TNIV 3 In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the LORD. NIV 3 In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the LORD. TNIV 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, NIV 4 But Abel brought fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock. The LORD looked with favor on Abel and his offering, TNIV 5 but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favor. So Cain was very angry, and his face was downcast. NIV 5 but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favor. So Cain was very angry, and his face was downcast. TNIV 6 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast? NIV 6 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast? TNIV 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." NIV 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 master it." TNIV 8 Now Cain said to his brother Abel, "Let's go out to the field." While they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him. NIV 8 Now Cain said to his brother Abel, "Let's go out to the field." And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him. TNIV 9 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" "I don't know," he replied. "Am I my brother's keeper?" NIV 9 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" "I don't know," he replied. "Am I my brother's keeper?" TNIV 10 The LORD said, "What have you done? Listen! Your brother's blood cries out to me from the ground. NIV 10 The LORD said, "What have you done? Listen! Your brother's blood cries out to me from the ground. TNIV 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. NIV 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. TNIV 12 When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth." NIV 12 When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth." TNIV 13 Cain said to the LORD, "My punishment is more than I can bear. NIV 13 Cain said to the LORD, "My punishment is more than I can bear. TNIV 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." NIV 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." TNIV 15 But the LORD said to him, "Not so; anyone who kills Cain will suffer vengeance seven times over." Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him. NIV 15 But the LORD said to him, "Not so; if anyone kills Cain, he will suffer vengeance seven times over." Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him. TNIV 16 So Cain went out from the LORD's presence and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden. NIV 16 So Cain went out from the LORD's presence and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden. TNIV 17 Cain made love to his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Cain was then building a city, and he named it after his son Enoch. NIV 17 Cain lay with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Cain was then building a city, and he named it after his son Enoch. TNIV 18 To Enoch was born Irad, and Irad was the father of Mehujael, and Mehujael was the father of Methushael, and Methushael was the father of Lamech. NIV 18 To Enoch was born Irad, and Irad was the father of Mehujael, and Mehujael was the father of Methushael, and Methushael was the father of Lamech. TNIV 19 Lamech married two women, one named Adah and the other Zillah. NIV 19 Lamech married two women, one named Adah and the other Zillah. TNIV 20 Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and raise livestock. NIV 20 Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and raise livestock. TNIV 21 His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and pipes. NIV 21 His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play the harp and flute. TNIV 22 Zillah also had a son, Tubal-Cain, who forged all kinds of tools out of bronze and iron. Tubal-Cain's sister was Naamah. NIV 22 Zillah also had a son, Tubal-Cain, who forged all kinds of tools out of bronze and iron. Tubal-Cain's sister was Naamah. TNIV 23 Lamech said to his wives, "Adah and Zillah, listen to me; wives of Lamech, hear my words. I have killed a man for wounding me, a young man for injuring me. NIV 23 Lamech said to his wives, "Adah and Zillah, listen to me; wives of Lamech, hear my words. I have killed a man for wounding me, a young man for injuring me. TNIV 24 If Cain is avenged seven times, then Lamech seventy-seven times." NIV 24 If Cain is avenged seven times, then Lamech seventy-seven times." TNIV 25 Adam made love to his wife again, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, saying, "God has granted me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him." NIV 25 Adam lay with his wife again, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, saying, "God has granted me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him." TNIV 26 Seth also had a son, and he named him Enosh. At that time people began to call on the name of the LORD. NIV 26 Seth also had a son, and he named him Enosh. At that time men began to call on the name of the LORD.