Parallel Bible results for Genesis 4:1-7

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Genesis 4:1-7

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." 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." NIV 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. NIV 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. 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, 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, NIV 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. NIV 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? 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." 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."